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back in the blog saddle?

what a great weekend already! we’ve been in southern california for a friends bday (happy birthday girl!), and had a total blast last night. so amazing to see such great friends- we miss them. if only we could live in the bay area, but still see LA friends daily- that would rock. maybe the high-speed train will help with that… yea, when is that supposed to be “done”. surely it wont be as fast as californua voters would like.

i have been thinking about blogging more recently and realized i could blog from my iphone with the wordpress app. love it!

wishing you in whatever universe you find yourself in currently, a lovel saturday afternoon. peace, love, and happiness. (no, im not on drugs… just appreciating the good in my life.)

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people, er bloggers who need bloggers

Decided to jump on the Z-list bandwagon to see if I could actually drive more traffic to my blog. Here goes! (For info on this whole Z-list thing, check out The Viral Garden and this blog). My additions are at the top.

This Girl’s Weblog (yep thats me!! shameless self promotion)
André Benjamim
Chowhound
CNN Political Ticker
Copywrite, Ink.
La Vie Quotidienne
Lonman’s Blog
MediaBlab
No Name Blog
Rainn Wilson fan site
Roberta Ferguson
The Leaky Brain
The Making of a Cook
TLE’s LOST Blog Podcast

Creative Think
Soloride
Movie Marketing Madness
Blog Till You Drop!
Get Shouty!
One Reader at a Time
Critical Fluff
The New PR
Own Your Brand!
OTOInsights
bizandbuzz
Work, in Plain English
Buzz Canuck
New Millenium PR
Pardon My French
Troy Worman’s Blog
The Instigator Blog
AENDirect
Diva Marketing
Marketing Hipster
The Marketing Minute
Funny Business
The Frager Factor
Mindblob
Open The Dialogue
Word Sell
Note to CMO:
That’s Great Marketing!
Shotgun Marketing Blog
BrandSizzle
bizsolutionsplus
Customers Rock!
Being Peter Kim
Pow! Right Between The Eyes! Andy Nulman’s Blog About Surprise
Billions With Zero Knowledge
Working at Home on the Internet
MapleLeaf 2.0
darrenbarefoot.com
Two Hat Marketing

The Engaging Brand
The Branding Blog
CrapHammer
Drew’s Marketing Minute
Golden Practices
Viaspire
Tell Ten Friends
Flooring the Consumer
Kinetic Ideas
Unconventional Thinking
Buzzoodle
Conversation Agent
The Copywriting Maven
Hee-Haw Marketing
Scott Burkett’s Pothole on the Infobahn
Multi-Cult Classics
Logic + Emotion
Branding & Marketing
Popcorn n Roses
On Influence & Automation
Bullshitobserver
Servant of Chaos
converstations
eSoup
Presentation Zen
Dmitry Linkov
aialone
John Wagner
Nick Rice
CKs Blog
Design Sojourn
Frozen Puck
The Sartorialist
Small Surfaces
Africa Unchained
Perspective
gDiapers
Marketing Nirvana
Bob Sutton
¡Hola! Oi! Hi!
Shut Up and Drink the Kool-Aid!
Women, Art, Life: Weaving It All Together
Community Guy
Social Media on the fly
Jeremy Latham’s Blog
SMogger Social Media Blog
Masey.com

too many websites

I sat down today to get logged into Flickr and start using the service since its all the rage. As I looked through the forums on Flickr, I noticed people saying things like “I’m over Flickr, what else is out there I can use” from the post here. I’ve used the Kodak Gallery service for about 2-3 years and have a lot of albums stored there. Its disappointing that I can’t upload those to Flickr.

Which, brings me to my other question- is there a program out there that will allow me to manage all my social networking sites, emails, IM’s, discussion groups, forums, blogging etc. ? An all-in-one if you will. I have tried Trillian for instant messaging, and it works fine although the smiley’s are not as fun as AIM or Yahoo. But then I have a Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn account- which all take up way too much of my time. Can’t some software genius create a program that lets me access all three- or at least Facebook and MySpace together… I’ve got different friends on both.

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What are the alternatives?

Furthermore, when can the blogging universe unite? I don’t want to have to sign-in to my Blogger account just to post on someone’s page, while I’m still logged into WordPress, and in the meantime have to create a new account to post a message on a specific company’s site. Can’t we all just get along and unite to streamline social networking?

Maybe I’m missing the point here- but hopefully you’ll help shed some light on this conundrum! Look forward to your thoughts.

how long have you been blogging?

now its only been a few months for me, but i start to think throughout my regular day about what i can blog; taking pictures to post, or watching tv and checking out youtube for new videos to post.

how long have you been blogging?