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Aaron Brazell

Passion, Relationships and Thought Leadership

Back in the bad old days of blogging, the way to get attention was simple. Flame someone long enough and hard enough and they would take notice and respond in comments, or otherwise. Bloggers realized their power for change and took their platforms seriously, calling into question media accounts in politics, public relations nightmares such […]

Aaron Brazell

Consolidation in the Blogosphere – Part II

Yesterday, I posted a video that suggested that perhaps a little consolidation needs to happen in the blogosphere. I was not the first. At the time of that recording, it had slipped my mind that Mike Arrington predicted a roll-up of blogs back in March. Regardless, the issue has sparked a very interesting discussion around […]

Aaron Brazell

How to be a Whore the Linkbaiting Way

Linkbaiting is the term used to describe activity the bloggers use to attract attention to posts. It is a popular trend with an unpopular connotation. Particularly when the linkbaiting is overtly negative. Some people can positively linkbait. Brian Clark of Copyblogger is a master. Other people, like Duncan Riley, link bait in such a negative […]