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Many corporations large and small use blogs to communicate new products and services. Some use them in combination with or instead of press releases. Here is the latest coverage of corporate blogs from The Write News:

Study Finds Inc. 500 Companies Are Blogging Less
A study of the blogging habits of the 2011 Inc. 500 companies found that they are blogging less than last year. (January 30, 2012)

LinkedIn Launches LinkedIn Today
LinkedIn has launched a new feature called LinkedIn Today. (March 10, 2011)

Official Gmail Blog Not For Posting About Gmail Problems
Google's popular Gmail email website went down for a couple hours earlier today and TechCrunch noted that Google hadn't even posted anything yet on the Official Gmail Blog. (August 11, 2008)

Ebay To Launch Ebay Ink Blog in May
Ebay is going to be getting a new blog named Ebay Ink. (March 11, 2008)

British Companies Slow to Launch Blogs
An article in the Independent Online says British companies have been slow to blog and that only two FTSE 100 companies have blogs. (January 31, 2007)

Marriott International CEO is Blogging
The Washington Post reports that 74-year-old Marriott International CEO J. (January 17, 2007)

Starbucks Launches a Podcast
Starbucks has launched a podcast called Coffee Conversations. (September 8, 2006)

Yahoo Launches Corporate Blog Called Yodel Anecdotal
Yahoo has launched a new corporate blog called Yodel Anecdotal. (August 2, 2006)

Study: 70% of Large Companies to Have Blogs by End of 2006
It is not a surprise but it is worth reporting that there are more corporate blogs coming. (June 29, 2006)

Blogging Interns Annoy Some Corporations
The New York Times has an article about some corporations that don't want interns blogging about work. (May 31, 2006)

The Pink Panther Blogs for Owens Corning
The Pink Panther now has an energy blog where he tells people how to save money using products from Owens Corning. (April 20, 2006)

McDonald's Corporate Responsibility Blog
McDonald's has a new corporate responsibility blog called Open for Discussion. (January 24, 2006)

Are Blogs a Corporate Security Risk?
An article on Physorg. (January 23, 2006)

15,000 Workers Blogging at IBM
CNN has another story on corporate blogging at IBM. (November 11, 2005)

Are Fortune 1000 CEOs Too Busy to Blog?
Joe Queenan explains why CEOs should not blog in an article in Chief Executive magazine. (October 28, 2005)

Blogs, Podcasting, RSS All Just Fads?
An article on Publish. (October 13, 2005)

Corporate Blog Tracks Company's Demise
In May, Paul Purdue, the president of ecommerce shipping company iFulfill. (August 4, 2005)

What are Dark Blogs?
Dark blogs are the blogs hidden behind corporate firewalls that the public does not have access to. (June 27, 2005)

IBM Tells Employees to Blog Away
The Silicon Valley Watch (SVW) reports that IBM is going to encourage its 130,000 employees to start blogs. (May 15, 2005)

Fortune 1000 CEOs Not Blogging
USA Today has an interesting article about why there are few blogging CEOs. (May 11, 2005)