November 2, 2006
Newsweek dives into Barry Diller’s $20b web portfolio which includes ask.com, match.com, and others.
The US intelligence community is now using a wiki for collaboration.
More and more campaigns are hiring bloggers to build their communities, rapidly respond to attacks, and move their campaigns forward.
Jamsi looks at the right way to request link exchanges.
Business 2.0 launches their blog network.
October 28, 2006
WordPress v2.0.5 is out. Upgrade now…
Michael Arrington shares his Carsdirect experience. As someone who only buys a car every 8 years or so – I absolutely hate car dealers. With a major passion…
Jason Calacanis shares an email interview with a journalist about blogging and various business models.
Darren Rowse talks about having realisitic expectations when setting out to be a problogger.
October 23, 2006
Hugh MacLeod takes on the Wal-Mart/Edelman mess in his usual style, with a cartoon.
TechCrunch Network may soon be launching TuneCrunch, according to this post at Valleywag.
Feedburner adds a few more featurettes.
Digg has relaunched their blog, and in the process, broken all of their links and created a new feed location. Irritating.
Matt links to a great resource on anonymous blogging.
b5media is seeking an online ad manager.
October 22, 2006
Future Space covers a wired article outlining how an investigation has revealed more than 744 sex offenders with Myspace profiles.
Paul Colligan takes a look at the economics of videoblogging in response to Scoble’s post on the same issue.
Business Week outlines that we knew would happen – a look at how internet gambling is moving underground. It’s the internet, you idiots, you won’t be able to regulate it.
The Washington Post writes about click fraud online…. again.
Michael Arrington confirms that Google didn’t buy SpaceShipOne – which should have been obvious, because it’s hanging in the Smithsonian in Washington, DC.
And now that I’ve seen it in person, Salvador Dali’s The Persistance of Memory remains one of my favorite pieces of art.
October 10, 2006
fiftyfoureleven features a look at how to write more effective copy using CrazyEgg.
Jon Watson talks about 5 Podcast Newbie Lessons.
BizNicheMedia awakes from the dead.
Loren Feldman thinks that Jason Calacanis is a moron.
My favorite TV show, Battlestar Galactica is back in its third season. One of our own columnists talks about what bloggers can learn from Battlestar Galactica.
September 5, 2006
Some things we didn’t have time to cover in detail today that are still worth mentioning:
August 21, 2006
Darren Rowse takes a look at the new Amazon aStores.
Search Engine Journal reviews their first 7 days running ads from the Yahoo Publisher Network:
The results of that week were quite revealing as when digging through the numbers we encountered some untargeted advertisements, RSS feed ads, behavioral targeted ads in the Denver Airport, growing eCPM and click value for the ads, and some sporadic under-performance at times. We’€™ve also been surprised to login occasionally to find earnings and CPM numbers for off-days or weekends shoot through the roof, which is the opposite of most advertising trends on this site.
$170 million dollars later and the FBI still doesn’t have a usable case management system. Did I mention we do consulting?
Jeremy Wright posts his thoughts on the TechCrunch party.
Chris Pearson asks when does a blog become a magazine?
Robert Young, blogging at GigaOM, suggests that Steve Jobs buy YouTube.