Dave Taylor and Robert Scoble are arguing about feeds. Full feeds vs. partial feeds, connectors and readers, ads vs no ads. Bob Wyman is saying partial feeds don’t matter, because you should be putting as much effort into your partial feed as into your full feed, don’t auto-generate excerpts. (Like most blog software does automatically.Continue reading “BBS: Building Traffic: Posting Isn’t Enough”
Matt Marshall’s idea: rank auto-suggested categories by popularity.
Comments were missing because I had accidentally deactivated the option that tells me when a comment is held for moderation. They’re all approved now so go crazy. I thought it was odd that this entry didn’t get any comments before. 🙂
I have a meeting at CNET I have to head to so I’m actually going to miss the parts of Dave’s session where he talks about Blogger and Typepad and “Smart Blogging Techniques.” I’ll update this post with links to people who did blog it when they surface on the search engines.
Dave Taylor is doing a fairly good talk, though I disagree with much of what he’s saying. (But most of the points he’s getting at are good.) However some human error I lost my first 20 minutes of notes, so I’m going to restart in the middle. “Home pages don’t matter.” “The design of myContinue reading “BBS: Definitions and Explanations”
I’m here at the Blog Business Summit and since the WYSIWYG has gotten pretty nice in WP I’m going to blog what I can from my spot in the back. We’ll see if it helps me follow things or just ends up being distracting.
I just opened up every single blog on WordPress.com in a tab, and checked on each one. I’m not going to be able to do that for much longer.
New servers are so yummy. We just got started but we already have some new ones on the way to replace the 3 that WordPress.com is currently running on. The details aren’t too interesting, unless you get excited by terabytes of storage, but let’s just say that Dell and Textdrive are my favorite companies rightContinue reading “New Servers”
One thing we’re doing different around here, at least for now, is that each person invited only gets 1 invite to pass along. The idea is for people to use their “golden ticket” for the person who is most likely to really take advantage of the service, rather than spraying invites willy-nilly across the internets.Continue reading “Invites”