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The bottom line on blogging

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March 14th, 2006
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The bottom line on blogging

He’s been known to openly criticize the company he works for, with thousands of opinion-leaders listening in. In the process, he’s become one of his company’s most publicly recognizable employees. But, at the same time, Scoble and a group of employees like him have done something millions of dollars in advertising couldn’t.

The purpose of this link is two fold. The topic of the article is interesting in its own right, but the author’s style really made me think. Write the gist of your article in two short lines at the beginning of your post and make it really interesting.

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  1. Rob Cottingham (5 comments.) says:

    Heh… the hook and the inverted pyramid writing style. Maybe the mainstream media has something to teach us after all!

  2. Geren (14 comments.) says:

    The inverted pyramid is just plain old-school journalism, as practiced by the best newspaper writers for years. It works every time to get a point across. It’s also a treat for print editors, as they don’t have to worry about chopping important content when they need to shorten an article up to save space.



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