If you are a serious blogger, or just a sociable sort who loves the Internet, then you probably know all about the large number of social networking sites out there. I am a member of dozens of them, and while some are better than others, depending on what it is you're looking for, I would like to show you a few that I visit often. Below is a list of only a handful of sites that I use regularly and highly recommend—there are lots more, and I will eventually make videos about some of them as well. Yes, videos. On my video site, I have a section called Mike Recommends…, which I use to endorse products, blogs, and websites. In this post, I would like to call attention to that section of my site, along with my favorite blogs and networking sites.
You see, I am a man torn between two worlds, that of the blogger and vlogger. I love my vid site and enjoy the process of creating videos to share with the masses. But, being a writer for years, I have discovered that writing a blog is also an incredibly satisfying experience. The solution: do both! Which I am attempting to do. But it's like being a parent with more than one child, trying to allot equal time to each—you must be careful to make sure one does not get more attention than the other. Or worse, one is not being treated better than the other. It's a juggling act of my time and creative energies, but one I thoroughly enjoy.
So, I hope while you enjoy this post, you also learn a bit more about what makes me and livelife365 tick. Just as I hope you take the time to click on the links below and enjoy a mere handful from the hundreds of videos available at livelife365.com. Also, please check out the new What's Happening box at the top of the site page.
These are some (and by no means all) of the social networking sites I use and highly recommend:
I'm a member of this community, a wonderful site that shares lots of my ideals about health, fitness, and exercise. If you like livelife365, you will enjoy Iowa Avenue.
One site loaded with dozens of health and fitness bloggers? Yup, this is the place . I am a member and visit daily--you should too.
I love to read and talk about the books I have read, am reading, and want to read. You can do all that, and more, at this site.
A great site it you love blogs and blogging. As the site itself notes, "whether you are looking to search blogs, connect with bloggers, learn more about blogging, or promote your own blog, BlogCatalog is for you."
Check out this great news and entertainment sharing site. I use it just about every day. Digg it!
Another great social networking site that I visit all the time. If you enjoy websurfing and interacting with people, this is the place.
Both are video sharing sites that I use extensively. One you've probably heard about, the other one is pretty good too.
Here are some websites and blogs that I recommend:
One of the many excellent blogs out there that focuses on healthy lifestyle and fitness. This one is one of the better ones.
If you're looking for a great video site that is all about environmental issues, this is the place to visit.
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