To continue on the topic from the two previous posts, the blog is definitely not dead. It is changing and evolving, but I see few signs of its demise. Let me give you a short overview of the situation in Sweden. Back in early 2004, when I started blogging, the typical blogger was a man… Read More »
In order to survive blogs and blogging will have to change (and have already been changing for a while) by integrating other social media channels and APIs and whathaveyou. In the end, even as an aggregating and integrating nucleus of online communication – or as a black hole sucking in all the sparkling fanciness of modern times SM means –, blogging will have dissolved, i.e. transitioned into something that reflects the whole range of social interactions.
Maybe it’s not really the best option to write about the future of blogs on a blog, but from other point of view it is the best place for this post as they are not dead, wright? Many have discussed the state of the blogosphere and the future of blogs lately, even here on this… Read More »
Early last year at a conference, I held a talk on “5 Years of Web 2.0–A Look Back”. Based on this talk I will shortly summarize what exactly the phenomenon we call Web 2.0 is and how the Internet got there. From there I will try to outline two possible scenarios for the future.
24 000 followers on the corporate Twitter account, 15 000 friends on Facebook….hundreds of DMs, questions, complaints, congratulations…this is what a social community manager has to deal with every single day. No matter the size, businesses and organizations nowadays have understood that social media marketing is an essential part of their brand. And one of… Read More »
Thanks to the WBF2010 I’ve been thinking about my new job description. Many proposals have been received. It was voted on. Personal preferences have been proposed. The final result: Now I call myself a “digital mobilist” (in Austrian: “digitaler Mobilist”). “Mobilist” is a word creation, composed of “mobility” and “journalist”. Probably the first on our… Read More »
“(…) high-tech or digital products would be regarded as essentially culture-free products (…)” – “However, this notion needs to be revised.”
This post is a follow up to Susanne’s earlier post. It was great. It is an extremely important notion that we should focus our attention on where the masses are where WE are instead of where the masses are somewhere else.
Hang on – There is still culture, there are still habits
The main thesis to be discussed here, revolves around the idea that even though the Internet is said of being global and international, it just isn’t.
There is not much that does not fit in a blog: That’s one if the big advantages. But still, sometimes, other publication channels might be interesting: Some postings are too long – it’s hard to read them (that’s what I suffer from with my one writing, and I guess it’s one of the most popular… Read More »
The Digitalist will be the journalist, report and blogger of the future with his own costless digital distribution of content and alternative streams of income.
The media house may consider to keep the intimacy with the content consumer as the media aggregator of choice.