Meeting in Person
Blogging and the interaction ofÂ social communities is the foundation to the blogosphere’s success. But one thing that doesn’t happen to often is meeting other bloggers face-to-face and only recently have I begun to get out there and professionally socialize with other bloggers in the community.
I have met most of the founders from ActiveRain and one from Social Media Systems but haven’t extended it more due to work and other obligations. But on Thursday the 17th, I had the opportunity to meet up with a blogger from Las Vegas News blog for lunch while spending some time in Las Vegas. It gave us more time to ask questions and pursue discussions in a shorter time frame than what usually happens in the blogosphere.
Social networking is nothing new but blogging has given people another avenue to connect on and I encourage anyone who has taken up blogging to get connected to also get out and meet other bloggers face-to-face. Start small by asking someone to a cup of coffee at the local Starbucks and let the conversation begin.
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Toby graduated from the University of Washington and likes to blog about marketing ideas, stuff he is doing, and sometimes writes gibberish on his personal blog. You can follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and Google +.