John Battelle has hit YellowPages with the clue stick “You’re asking me to tell my advertisers to invite criticism? You’re asking me to actually create a platform that lets that criticism happen? Are you nuts?” General nodding and murmurs of assent followed. “Er…yes,” I answered. “Yahoo already does. And Google does too (though not as […]
Aaron has an Exclusive Podcast with David Krug on the purchase of Performancing. Congratulations to all concerned! Update: David has more details over at Performancing.com New York,NY —” February 14th,2007 —” SplashPress Media, owner of numerous sites including The Blog Herald, one of the oldest sites on the internet covering blogging news and new media, […]
Are You Burning Blog Bridges?
Snark, criticism, attack-bait, poking wasps nests, call it what you want, while it might be an effective “link bait” strategy, it’s not one I would recommend. This is the path to the dark side. First let’s look at why someone might be tempted to use this tactic. It’s quick and easy It works Takes little […]
20,000 Visitors, 500 Subscribers, in 7 Days
It’s now 7 days since I uploaded WordPress two over my chrisg.com domain. Time for a one-week-birthday update. Since launch this blog has: Had over 20,000 visitors (according to FeedBurner, Analog reports many more but I don’t trust log analysers). Most of these visitors arrived because the blog has … Been Dugg twice. Added over […]
The Problem With Metrics in a Web2.0 World
Vista, One Windows Too Many?
Mark is asking When Will You Upgrade to Vista? To answer your question Mark, not any time soon. Microsoft hasn’t exactly completely lost me as a customer but neither have they done anything at all that makes me want to upgrade. I will elaborate but first here is what Mark has to say Is there […]