Latest Interview: Bill Flitter Podcast

Recently I put a podcast together with Pheedo's Bill Flitter. Bill is the CEO of Pheedo and shared his insights on how RSS is being used, and also provides advice on promotion of your feed. Once you are done reading or listening, you can comment on the podcast below. … [Read more...]

Latest Interview: Avinash Kaushik

Avinash Kaushik and I sat down recently to discuss key blogging tips. This is my third discussion and interview with Avinash. Last year we did a Podcast about competitive intelligence tools, and after that we had a detailed discussion about web analytics. Avinash is one of the brightest people in our industry, and is very enjoyable … [Read more...]

Upgrading to WordPress 2.3.1

For the longest time I let my blog remain on the 2.02 version of Wordpress. One of the reasons that this was the case is that upgrading Wordpress used to feel like a potential nightmare. While I am moderately technical, I am no web server geek by any means, and in the past there were steps in the process that felt like they would … [Read more...]

Latest Interview: Bloglines Eric Engleman

I recently had the chance to interview Eric Engleman of Bloglines. We discussed the blog market, recently released features, and more. Check it out, and feel free to comment below if you want to discuss it. … [Read more...]

Two Golden Rules of Blogging

Our blog is now more than 1 year old. In fact, our first post took place on August 5th, 2006, just before last year's SES San Jose. This post represents the 181st post on the blog. So to commemorate the anniversary of the blog, I thought I'd share a few metrics on how it's worked out for us, and then the why of it all. First, the … [Read more...]

Why You Want to Use Your Blog to Build Trust

Rand just put up a post about The Vast Ocean Between Shoemoney & SEOmoz and Why You Should Be Able To Trust Blog Links. Other than the fact that he singled me out in it, I think it's a great post. I started to write this post as a comment on SEOmoz, but it just got way too long. If you want to read about this topic, read Rand's … [Read more...]

Technorati Overtaken by Google BlogSearch

Recently, I came across this post at Read/WriteWeb about Technorati's declining traffic. Evidently, Google BlogSearch has overtaken Technorati. The article arrtibutes this happening because Google began promoting Google BlogSearch on the Google home page. One thing that is for certain, when you take a look at the chart they offer … [Read more...]