What's Hot in Blogging: October 2011

The first week of every month, contributor Amy Phillips will recap what made waves in blogging for the previous month. October saw many of us entering fall and cooler temperatures, but blogs have been heating up. Stories on true crime in Italy, financial greed in the US, and the future of the European Union are […]

What's Hot in Blogging: September 2011

  The first week of every month, contributor Amy Phillips will recap what made waves in blogging for the previous month. September is when those of us in the Northern Hemisphere finally got a break from the heat. But the political situation around the world remained red hot.  Once of the most unexpected stories that […]

Baltimore and social media: A perfect fit

By the spring of 2010, social media enthusiast and Baltimore resident Amy Phillips was tired of driving all the way to Washington, D.C. when she wanted to attend a Social Media Club meeting.  Baltimore was certainly big enough and digitally savvy enough to support its own chapter, so Phillips—by day a SharePoint developer for Booz […]

What's Hot in Blogging: July 2011

The first week of every month, contributor Amy Phillips will recap what made waves in blogging for the previous month. July 2011 will be remembered for two things; the debt ceiling debate in Untied States and the massacre by a Christian extremist in Norway. The temperature climbed all over Northern Hemisphere as summer took hold. […]

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What's Hot in Blogging: May 2011

The first week of every month, contributor Amy Phillips will recap what made waves in blogging for the previous month. Try as hard as I could I couldn’t come up with one theme for May. However, by far, the biggest story occurred less than a week into the month; the death of Bin Laden in […]

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What's Hot in Blogging: April 2011

The first Wednesday of every month, contributor Amy Phillips will recap what made waves in blogging for the previous month. This month was the month to for mommy blogs to talk about extreme couponing. Yes, you read that right- extreme couponing. It seems that our recession has spawned a hobby (obsession?) where people try to […]

What's Hot in Blogging: March 2011

The first week of every month, contributor Amy Phillips will recap what made waves in blogging for the previous month. March online was all about Libya and Japan. Disasters captured our attention and our blog posts. First, the disaster in Japan. On the morning of March 11 the earth shook for a terrifying two minutes, […]

What's Hot in Blogging: February 2011

The first Wednesday of every month, contributor Amy Phillips will recap what made waves in blogging for the previous month. February 2011 was all about revolution. The Jasmine revolution that we talked about in January’s “What is Hot in Blogging” has spread like a wildfire across the middle east. It cannot be an understatement to […]

What's Hot in Blogging: January 2011

The first Wednesday of every month, contributor Amy Phillips will recap what made waves in blogging for the previous month. Social Media has taken center stage in two government uprisings this month, Egypt and Tunisia. We’ll cover Egypt next month, but this month Tunisia had a sudden revolution. Tunisia may seem like a small African […]