In a not so surprising move, Google finally released a URL shortener. To start, it is available in the Google Toolbar as well as Feedburner. This will likely spell doom for TwitterFeed unless they come up with some seriously interesting features. Earlier in the day, Facebook decided it wanted to get in on the analytics… Read More The Fight For Data Intensifies
It was two years ago today that I started this blog and it feels like ages ago. I am not sure if year 2 was more interesting than year 1, but the blog has been a lot of fun. Also of note, this is post 299, so in a few days I will be at… Read More Happy 2nd Birthday Regular Geek
Ever since FriendFeed added their subscriber counts to FeedBurner (with my complaints), I have been wondering how we should really deal with the different audiences that consume the content that we create. As I sat down to write some thoughts, Chris Brogan posted a similar idea. Thankfully, he took his post in a different direction,… Read More Who Is Your Audience And Are Audiences Different?
I normally start my day by reading my RSS feeds and checking my blog stats and assorted other things. Imagine my surprise this morning when I checked my blog subscriber count. I glanced at the number and was shocked that it was almost double. I figured there was something being double counted, so I continued… Read More Subscriber Counts Now Mean Nothing
First, I wanted to apologize for not posting much lately. Life has gotten in the way, and I have not been able to get much time to sit and write much of anything. This includes development on YackTrack, which brings me to the point of this post. YackTrack now has its own feed flare! Many… Read More YackTrack Gets a FeedFlare
Before I get to the tips, let me give you a little background on why this post is written. A few days ago, Greg Linden posted about research regarding Google PageRank. The actual research paper can also be found as a pdf here. While the heart of the paper is a bit heavy on the… Read More 7 Sources Where Your Users Will Come From