Best Of Blogs Awards – For those struggling to have their voice heard

The one thing that irritates me about all the “Best of” blogging awards is that they are always, without exception won by the blog that can encourage enough of their own readership to vote for them. Obviously they have the high readership because they write quality content, and have been established for a lot longer to build up their readership, but in some cases that means they win the prizes, year on year, almost by default.

How to Make Corrections When Blogging

Sometimes you make a mistake when blogging and get the facts wrong. How do you follow up with a correction?

I don’t know the exact terminology that press guidelines or rules use, but generally it is something like

Linking Strategy – Link to Feeds

Feedburner Squeeze Page

Mike Sansone in a recent comment over on his blog, after I gave a tagging example of [a href="http://www.converstations.com" rel="tag"]Blog Coach[/a] in his comments, replied

Can I start using “generous genius” when I point to your site?

Terapad Review | Overview and Bugs

Terapad Legal Terms

A new blogging platform has recently launched called Terapad, so I thought I would take a look.

It is designed to be a complete all in one solution, with not only blogging but also more advanced features such as forums and Paypal support.

WordPress 2.1 Launch date set

During an interview with Shoemoney(listen to it here), Matt Mullenweg mentioned that WordPress 2.1 will be released on January 22nd.
It is available as a beta version, and a believe beta2 is due any day now. Lots of people in the WordPress development community have been running WordPress 2.1 beta on production blogs, and a lot of the code is shared with WordPress.com.

MyBlogLog Traffic

Zenrob has been checking his MyBlogLog stats to see how much traffic MyBlogLog is actually bringing him. His conclusion is 6 percent of unique visitors.

Checking my own stats the results are actually very similar.

Blogger on own domain

Amit Agarwal and Ionut have both posted about Blogger on your own domain.

The problem is you have to be using the new blogger, and there seems to be some access restriction for existing Bloggers.