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He's a dinosaur

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Share this post “I’m a dinosaur, part of a shrinking generation of daily print newspaper readers who likely will disappear in a few decades. And we’re being replaced by folks who “consume media” through the use of RSS feeders, Web … Continue reading

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Full RSS feeds have issues

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Share this post As my article in The Guardian today shows, putting the full content of your site into the RSS feed is a tricky business. The main problem is from unsavoury characters taking feeds and using them on splogs. … Continue reading

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Blogging for Business – February event

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Share this postThe guys over at Custom Communication are organising an event called Blogging for Business: How Blogs Can Help and Hurt Your Business in February next year. Out of a lot of events about blogs (and believe me, I’ve … Continue reading

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Apple event could see Vcasting take off

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Share this postI’m going to the Apple event tonight. Think Secret has changed its mind about it just being upgrades to the Powerbooks and now admits it may actually be the video iPod. I think the telling sentence is this: … Continue reading

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Berners-Lee was the original blogger

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Share this postTaken from the worlds first ever web page by Tim Berners Lee: “As I write Jean-Francois is presenting it live…”. Blimey… that’s kind’ve spooky… But then he did originally envision the Web to be a “read AND write” … Continue reading

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AOL buys Weblogs Inc for $25m

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Share this postIn 1998 I sat across a desk from Jason Calacanis in his Manhattan office. At the time he was riding an upward curve (in fact his company was called Rising Tide Studios). His magazine, Silicon Alley Reporter – … Continue reading

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Talk about small pieces loosley joined

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Share this postI’m at a conference for editors at a large traditional business publisher, Reed Business Information. I’m here to about how blogs have successfully used personality, character and attitude to gain attention (that’s a simplification – obviously there’s the … Continue reading

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Blogging for MocoNews

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Share this postI’ll be blogging for MocoNews.net (news about mobile content btw) this week at Mobile Content World in London this week. Come say hi, if you’re around. I’ll be in the press office.

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Channel 4 gets it wrong

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Share this postI’d like to be able to register on the Channel 4 Dispatches web site forum to discuss the programme on right now. I’d like to. But guess what? You have to register (fine) but your registration “may take … Continue reading

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Just another Joe Bloggs

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Share this postThe following is an article by a journalist colleague, Robert Dwek. He doesn’t have a blog, but as this is such a good article (first published in Marketing Week magazine), I offered to post it here. Enjoy. Read … Continue reading

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