Archive for the Tag 'Google'

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Certifying Wine Writers… Are you kidding me?

I just came across this idea, again, for the umpteenth time on Enobytes. I have to hand it to Pamela Heiligenthal, the site’s senior editor. She spent a lot of time and energy putting her thoughts into words. She had read something by someone who wasn’t well schooled in mechanical harvesting, and began to wonder […]

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How do you feel about being aggregated? I know how I do…

I just got another Dear Jo Email that touched on a wine blogging subject. Here’s the question: Hi Jo, I need to know what you know about a European website Polskiewinnice.eu. I have found all my post and many other wine blog posts copied and posted on this site. I am listed as a contributor […]

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Top 100 Wine Blogs in a Google Search: Reveals about 40,400,000 entries for wine blog

I just searched Google for the term “wine blog.” The search revealed that there are now 40,000,000 entries that qualify under “wine blog.” Some of them, of course, are duplicates, but still… this number is astounding. It’s no accident that wine-blog.org is on that first page. When it came time for me to pick a […]

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American Squirrel Awards – Wine-Blog is a Winner

American Squirrel Awards… Just as I was contemplating that we need another wine blog awards system, that would be something equivalent to a “Festivus” (Frank Costanza, George’s father on Seinfeld who created a “Festivus,” a Festival for the Rest of Us), along came the American Squirrel Awards. The reason this was spinning through my head […]

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Some Truths Behind the Wine Industry and Social Media

Open Wine Consortium is one of the social networks where I find myself visiting with frequency. One can’t be left behind, once one knows there’s a movement afoot. Open Wine Consortium was the support system behind the Wine Bloggers Conference, and I find myself drawn in, a bit like a moth to a flame. As […]