Latest media technology showcased at Vegas expo

LAS VEGAS – Hundreds of bloggers, freelance writers and anyone interested in “new media” converged on Sin City last week to get into the 3-day BlogWorld Media Expo, and see the latest and greatest in new media technology.
 
The expo included dozens of vendor booths that attracted to many of today’s bloggers, as well as keynote speakers from successful new media companies. These speakers are accomplished CEOs who know how to take technology and turn it into a moneymaker and forgo the traditional ways of media.
 
Of all the information at the expo, there were five that truly stood out.
 
ManoftheHouse.com
Man of the House is an online magazine for men that covers a wide variety of topics for today’s new generation father. It’s like a Como for dad’s who want advice on relationships, looking good, feeling good and raising children.
 
Infolinks.com
While attending the expo, one vendor introduced a way to add a “pay wall” to bloggers’ sites. That may work if you have exclusive and great content readers can’t find anywhere else, or are willing to forgo the free sites to pay to read your stuff.
 
Good luck with that.
 
Info Links offers a way to add advertising to your blog or site without large display ads. When someone is reading your content, a line appears under key words. If the reader wants to click on the ad, you get paid. You won’t become rich, but it’s a nice way to make a little money without losing your readers over a pay wall.
 
Blog2Print.com
Attention bloggers, if you’ve ever wanted to see your work in print, there’s an easy way to convert your blog into a book. Simply visit the Blog2Print website, enter your blog’s URL, select the date range, layout, cover and then click “Create My Book.”
 
Blog2Print let’s you personalize your book before you print it. You can order one, or several copies of your book. Check the website for details if you plan to sell your book.
 
MyOwnSports.com
This is a site for sports fans and coaches alike. For the sports enthusiasts, you can enter your favorites NBA, MLB and NFL sports teams and track scores, schedules, news and photos, and share with other fans.
 
The site is also great for coaches who want to manager their team like a pro. Coaches can create schedules, track stats, share scorecards and let players and fans know about upcoming events.
 
For the avid golfer, set up your tee times and enter your score after each game. You can track averages by course and hole.
 
BlogTalkRadio.com
A personal favorite for Dixie Press, Blog Talk Radio allows you to create your own radio show anywhere you want and stream it live. Dixie Press took their radio show from Fox News and moved it Blog Talk Radio after discovering all the great features: The ability to do live remotes, play the show live on the Dixie Press website and the Blog Talk website, automatic archives on Blog Talk so fans who missed it live can go back and hear it. Plus, you can connect it with your Youtube and Facebook accounts.

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