Your challenge for today: what points about community was I trying to illustrate with this?
New video podcast about the social web, and interaction between social sites.
A blog service I really must experiment with.
I’ve always assumed that, by nature of being from niche B2B titles, our blogs were significantly less popular than those from national newspapers. And then I saw a story on journalism.co.uk reporting on The Times’ blogs and their traffic figures. Here’s the graph:
I feel much better now.
Another sign that blogging is in the mainstream now:
How corporate focus can stifle innovation.
I returned some years later, and you can see the results elsewhere on this blog, but, while the later pictures are objectively better, I kinda like the colourful simplicity of the earlier ones. It does catch the mood of the city at the time, as you can see in the next shot:
Tough times at AOL’s blogs, by the look of it.
Yeah, and we’ve done it, too. But no-one cares about B2B. 🙂
I read a blog post by The Telegraph's Shane Richmond a couple of days ago that has been bugging me ever since. Not because I disagree with it, because on the whole I think he's right. It's just that something seemed "off" about it. Shane suggest that mainstream media blogs might have a role to play in promoting middle-ranking bloggers:
The conclusion is this: perhaps MSM blogs, often seen as the cuckoo in
the nest by those who are going it alone, have a role to play here.
Perhaps our position gives us the opportunity, maybe even the
responsibility, to help drive more "non-crazies" into the top tier of
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