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This non-existent study was produced in jest, but “Surface knowledge”–the knowledge one acquires when focusing only on titles and headlines to get an understanding of the world–is how blogger “Mark” calls this type of activity in the book Edublogging: A Qualitative Study of Training and Development Bloggers.

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Reporting a growth rate of nearly 3 million blogs per month, Technorati’s 2011 State of the Blogosphere Report has chosen this year to display their results according to five different types of bloggers:  Hobbyist, Professional Part-time, Professional Full-time, Corporate and Entrepreneur.

The latter 4 types make up 40% of the blogging population and comprise individuals who in one […]

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I recently came across an update of a longitudinal study on the use blogs and twitter of Fortune 500 companies that was published almost a year ago now by Nora Ganim Barnes and Eric Mattson at the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. A few years back, I had […]

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In a blog post entitled The Future Of Blogging Might Surprise You, august blogger Mitch Joel comments on the findings of last week’s The Blogosphere – Colliding With Social And Mainstream Media report published by the eMarketer. Joel first gives us a snapshop in time of the emergence of […]

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(Republished from The CSTD Website)

CSTD Québec is proud to announce the launching of its book club: a new series of events where we invite a distinguished author to deliver a brief presentation of their book that discusses hot topics that have a tremendous impact on the T&D industry. We then open the […]

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