I’ve Been Robbed!!!

Human Pyramid

That low down scoundrel Andy Beal, you know the one? Yeah the one who goes around confusing people with an almost identical name.

Well anyway I realised a few minutes ago that he had somehow got hold of one of my articles before it was published, and left me with only part of it.

Techmeme Goes SEO

Techmeme SEO Story 1

In the past I have mentioned that often on Techmeme somehow search marketing blogs that cover Google news extensively weren’t gaining a huge share of the limelight as the “lead” for stories, even if they were first to break the news.

Typepad AntiSpam

Typepad Key

I have switched Spam Karma off… temporarily, to test Typepad’s new Antispam plugin

As is well known I am not a huge fan of collective intelligence as the sole arbiter of whether a comment is “spam or ham”, and long term I am most likely to switch back to Spam Karma, possibly using Typepad Antispam as an additional filter.

Hated Or Loved? Get Front Paged After Being Buried

Hated or Loveed

Sadly this isn’t possible on Digg, though it would be interesting if they provided a page with the most buried or hated stories. After all, just because you don’t like a story doesn’t mean it is spam, but it is still news.

You Can’t Charge For Twitter Popularity

There are a number of fundamental flaws in many of the “calculations” being floated as a business model for Twitter.

I am just going to revert to bullets to make this easier to digest.

How To Find FriendFeed Rooms With Google

How To Find FriendFeed Rooms With Google

I noticed within the new Problogger room on FriendFeed, Darren mentioned the following:-

“feel free to invite others to this room – as long as they are bloggers and/or are interested in the ProBlogger type topic I’m happy for anyone and everyone to join. I’ve invited all my contacts on FF. Pity there’s no list of public groups for people to join.”

Google Double or Indented Listings

Players With Money Indented Listing

Whilst I gain tons of Google indented listings for money terms, and I can achieve them quite often in minutes, rather than days, they are almost always achieved using a few simple steps.

Affiliate Evolution With Ustream

Affiliate Evolution

A number of internet marketers are now using Ustream extensively for training.

  • Ed Dale with the 30 Day Challenge
  • Sherman Hu with his WordPress Huddles
  • Michael Cheney frequently holds free training sessions combined with special offers (I sat through 2 hours of one the other night)