Founder of Triberr. Lousy Mixed Martial Artist and a recovering Network Engineer. Pretty good singer/songwriter, trainer of dogs, and a blogger of biz. Fun at parties and a global force for badassery.
So, I'm reading a book by Nate Silver called The Signal and the Noise.
Initially, Triberr was built to enable bloggers who use Twitter to group up with one another and share each other’s content across their respective Twitter audiences.
But imagine for a second, if Triberr enabled bloggers to connect their email lists and enable cross-promotion that way. It wouldn’t have worked. Why?
Email lists are closely guarded, highly
There are two things you need to do as the Founder of a multi author blog in order to take full advantage of Triberr.
Build a blog-wide tribe, and
Instruct your writers to build their own tribal network.
Let's cover both.
Build a Blog-Wide Tribe
It's a simple 3 step process.
I will use my favorite new multi author blog as an example in order to keep things concrete,
Do you want people to leave a comment on your post? Of course you do, here's why.
When a potential client -or even your mom- comes to your blog, they are unable to tell how much traffic you get. Instead, they infer how "well" you're doing by two things:
Number of comments
Triberr get's you plenty of shares, but it's up to you to get comments. Here's
Did you know that the very first blog post was published way earlier than previously thought?
And did you know that all major blogs have something in common?
How about the fact that we are about to enter an unprecedented shift in the way blogs are monetized that will change EVERYTHING?
These and other nuggets are presented here for your edutainment.
It took less than an hour for the dogs of karma to bite back.
NBCNews wrote an article about the TurboTax's #EPICFAIL of automating tweets while some of their services were down.
The article was far from favorable, and yet, there it was, a giant ad inserted by the NBC's automated ad system recommending TurboTax.
Sometimes karma works slowly, and sometimes it snaps right
I learned this from the always insightful Tom Webster about two years ago when he did a keynote at BlogWorld.
Spam comments are a pain in the ass, they are made of evil, evil stuffs, and they suck monkey balls. But, if you bring them out in the open, they can be quite funny.
Tom read bunch of spammy spam spam comments during his keynote, and since we could all relate to