Long Sales Letters and Social Networking Clash

I just gave Brian a Digg on this, as it is a subject rarely discussed.

A thought provoking post by Brian addressing quite a major issue.
As the marketing world comes to terms with social networking, and social networks get invaded or enhanced by marketers there are many aspects that both sides have to address to come to some form of consensus and safe middle ground.

Google are killing the future of RSS

An RSS feed which you subscribe to is your personal subscription to a service, just like email.

A private subscription service for text, audio and video content, even involving a paid subscription fee has been possible for more than a year, based upon RSS.

Disclosure Policy Generator

Payperpost have launched a new site DisclosurePolicy.org, which features a very simple disclosure policy generator.

They provide you with a series of example phrases which you select, and eventually generate a final Disclosure Policy.

Exploiting Google Co-op CSE

Google have just launched the Google Co-op Custom Search service.

The initial feedback I have seen from many bloggers is “more of the same”.

Google Co-op is not the same as Google Adsense for Search in many ways, and the new service can be used / abused in ways that Adsense for Search could not.

Technorati Favorites

I was just browsing Technorati.

It would only take 67 favorites to get in their top 100 favorites

Top 50 – currently only 115 favorites

327 Favorites to get in their Top 10 !

Google Reader, Splogs, Linkblogs, Blog Readership

Google can do nothing wrong… or can they?

The press and “A” list bloggers have been constantly touting the use of Google Reader over the past few weeks. Overall it is a useful piece of software, and might even become my permanent rss reader in the future.