Archive for the ‘Web 2.0’ Category

6 reasons RSS is a non-stop marketing tool

Saturday, May 27th, 2006

Why is RSS one of the most powerful marketing tools currently at your disposal? RSS has a number of great features, which can only assist a blogger in growing her readership. Email is dead, and it's never coming back. If you're serious about making real money from ...

The needs of the individual blogger versus the needs of the blogging community

Thursday, May 25th, 2006

Almost everyone online likes to "self-promote", but most people realize there's a fine line between self promotion and manipulation. Lauren at coComment's official blog noticed my post about acquiring easy "Web 2.0" links, and she wondered if my discovery of exploitable search engine love was "a good thing". ...

The area in which blogging excels the most

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

If I had to name one single benefit from blogging that outweighs the others, I'd probably say that blogging can help communicate who you are better than other website formats. Since bloggers tend to update daily, and are in touch with their personal lives, you get to know people ...

Web 2.0: easy source of backlinks

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

One of the best things about many new "Web 2.0" style sites is they offer a ton of unique opportunities for link building. Here's a nice one I saw because of the presence of legendary uber-Commenter Easton Ellsworth. CoComment is a great way to keep of ...

RSS kills traditional email lists in functionality

Thursday, May 11th, 2006

And in form, IMHO. The old process of using a Desktop-based client to retrieve your email from mailing lists is pretty cumbersome when you think about it. Using an RSS Reader makes your life a lot simpler. You can quickly look at tons of different feeds, and ...

Technorati performs too poorly to be successful

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

The website is just too slow for me to take them seriously. I'm sure I'm not alone, as most users of web services become users due to solid and continous service. Google made themselves into the most successful web company by performing solidly. It's rare that you'll ...

User Generated Content - the fatal flaw of Web 2.0?

Friday, May 5th, 2006

Web 2.0 is the poster boy of the new online revolution. Web 2.0 is the Timothy Leary of the digital age. But one big problem lies in wait on the road to Nirvhana. Web 2.0 has an over-reliance on submissions from untrusted users, many of whom are idiots ...