PR pros and bloggers love to complain about each other. At the same time, both groups sometimes need each other. But are the complaints and demands of either group fair or realistic?
Should bloggers be treated as journalists? Do they even want to be? Darren Rowse of ProBlogger.net shares his thoughts in the first of a two-part interview.
As a new blogger in the PR community, it can be easy to get sucked into cliques that go from courting to a perpetual echo chamber. If you want to stand out, consider less ass-kissing and more thinking for yourself.
No matter what your reason, deleting blog comments after they’ve been published is rarely a good idea. And your readers will notice. Sometimes they’ll even have copies. This is what happens when they do.
Two things make a blog a blog: content posted in reverse consecutive order, and a social component (the comments). It’s that simple. But if comments are part of what make a blog the social medium it is, why do some bloggers feel compelled to close them? And should they?