"Years ago, if I wanted to place a bad story, I
would have bribe an investigative reporter.
He'd resist due to
He'd have to spend weeks, if not months, on the
research." - Eric
Think that blog opinion is
of thousands of bloggers are writing sponsored posts.
"Using a blog
to attract and engage customers is fast becoming a popular marketing strategy."
- Karen E. Klein
Check out PayPerPost Inc. which states on it's web
"PayPerPost is the leading marketplace for Consumer Generated
Advertising. The PayPerPost platform connects advertisers and Consumer Content
Creators to deliver compelling marketing
The marketplace is fueled by
the self-expression of
bloggers, videographers, photographers, podcasters and
participants in social networks."
A blogger convention teaches
bloggers how to "monetize your voice."
"Why should you attend PostieCon
Two words: Rock
Bloggers and Internet personalities are Rock Stars of the information
Bloggers reach millions of dedicated fans on a day to day
basis, it's easy to see why today's humble blogger could potentially be
tomorrow's Rock Star.
That's why PostieCon '07's theme is "You're A
We are here to educate bloggers on how to build traffic and
readership, use your notoriety
and unique brand to create value and monetize your voice."
"Advertisers are trying to buy a blogger's voice, and once they've
bought it they own it." - Jeff Jarvis
"PayPerPost versus authentic
blogging is like comparing prostitution with
making love to someone you care for
deeply." - Jason MaCabe Calacanis
Pay per post sites include
ReviewMe, Loud Launch, SponsoredReviews.com.
Blogging ? Just
another way for corporate endeavors to
are giving established companies and
brands alike the
ability to connect with their audiences on a more personal level, collect
valuable feedback and foster strengthened business relationships.
importantly, these companies are
enjoying tangible returns in their blogging investment in the form of increased
sales, partnerships, business opportunities, press coverage and lead
generation." - backbonemedia.com
CEO and exec bloggers include:
David Sifry = Technorati;
Alan Meckler =
Marriott = Marriott International;
Bob Langert = Director
Robert "Bob" A. Lutz =
David Bain = 'viral marketing'
Jean-Luc Collet = IBM Academy
Jonathan Ian Schwartz = CEO Care Zone;
Karen Christensen = CEO Berkshire Publishing Group;
Richard Edelman = CEO Edelman, first use Web in crisis management;
Leonsis = Vice Chairman of America Online;
Zane Safrit, CEO Conference
"Amazon.com runs a business called
Mechanical Turk where people get paid to do little tasks
that computers can't do." - Arlen Parsa
"Parsa saw a request to review
Belkin International's consumer electronics products.
were to "give a 100% rating (as high as possible)," "write as if you own the
product and are using it," and to mark any negative reviews as "not helpful."
The request was posted by Belkin's business development representative,
Mike Bayard, who offered 65 cents for each positive review.
that the product Bayard was paying people to praise "has consistently gotten
bad reviews" from real users.
Belkin responded by saying it "does not
participate in, nor does it endorse, unethical practices like this." - The
Daily Background, January 16, 2009
Official Blog of the US Air Force
"Capt. Faggard writes The Official Blog of the US Air Force; has
pages on YouTube, MySpace and Facebook; helps publicize a Second Life area
called Huffman Prairie; contributes to iReport (user name USAFPA); and is on
Friendfeed, Digg, Delicious, Slashdot, Newsvine, Reddit. There's Air Force
widgets. And there's even a video mashup contest for high schools to show
school spirit sponsored by the Air Force."
- David Meerman Scott
"Other branches of the military are also getting
into the social networking
game, along with other branches of government. The Army also has its own
Twitter feed, as does the Department of Homeland Security,
the Bush White House, and
the Joint Forces Command, the
Department, and the Israeli Consulate in New York." - Sheldon
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