links for 2008-03-12

Ping the hell out of Technorati’s reputation algo (tags: technorati blogging tools blog+boost) Twitter / Sheryl NussbaumBeach: What if we did a community ... (tags: innovation idea education) Bitstrips: Page One Create a comic strip to help get your message across. Characters are generated - you supply the words. (tags: graphics social tools web2.0 content cartoon … [Read more...]

Twitter + Yahoo Pipes = Signal

In my last post about Twitter, I shared my No. 1 reason for using Twitter is for the resources shared, including blog posts, news items and cool tools people find on the web. The challenge for me is twofold: I don't want to miss anything that's shared I don't have time to watch Twitter all day long (let alone some-of-the-day long) A few days ago, Ryan Anderson (@ryananderson) … [Read more...]

Why I Use Twitter – Increase Infosumption without a Headache

Twitter has quickly become on of my favorite tools. It allows me to do several things at once -- and any tool that can synchronize my efforts is a winner. I use Twitter for three reasons (listed n my order of importance): Keep my finger on the pulse. Lots of valuable information flies across Twitterati in the form of tinyurls as people share new blog posts, results from their … [Read more...]

Glossary of Blogging and Social Media Terms – D

This is part of a series of posts (and a project-in-progress), compiled as a glossary of terms and phrases used in blogging and social media, that will continually be added to and modified. Dashboard: The administration area on your blog software that allows you to post, check traffic, upload files, manage comments, etc. Date-Based Archives: The archives of a blog site, … [Read more...]

What Time Do You (RSS) Feed Your Audience?

Everyone I coach uses FeedBurner's email option in addition to the RSS Button. Some folks (depending on their business), have a majority of readers subscribing via email. Last week, I overheard two subscribers to one blog discussing the email subscription:One subscriber said, "I never get the email updates. When does do they get sent?" "Early in the morning, … [Read more...]

Glossary of Blogging and Social Media Terms – S

This is part of a series of posts (and a project-in-progress), compiled as a glossary of terms and phrases used in blogging and social media, that will continually be added to and modified. SEO: Acronym for Search Engine Optimization A good beginner's guide to SEO can be found at SEOmoz.Sidebar:A column (or multiple columns) along either or both sides of a blog site's main … [Read more...]

February Reflections and Gratitude

Reflections on February this and past: Top Posts: February 2008 - Feed Reading Strategy: Skim, Scan & Save - Typepad Blogs: Create a Table of Contents Page - Don't Blow Your Wad in One Post Top Posts: February 2007 - Porch Your Elevator Pitch - "But it's Just a Blog" - Surf Smarter With These Buttons - A Blogger, a Baker, and a Relationship Maker Top … [Read more...]