Archive | February, 2008

links for 2008-02-29

Comparing Six Ways to Identify Top Blogs in Any Niche – ReadWriteWeb Superb overview of the best tools currently available for identifying top bloggers. As they themselves say: nobody quite does what we need. You need to use them all, and spend time doing so, (tags: blogger blogging internet marketing metrics pr ranking social socialmedia […]

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Mark but the badges of these men (and women), my lords (and ladies)

Gratuitous politically-corrected Shakespearean quotes aside, I just thought you might like to know that I knocked up some badges for the PR Friendly Index last night. I’ve listed them below with suggested HTML below each image. Just copy and paste the HTML into your own page, and it should work. You can also find the […]

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links for 2008-02-26 More than Just Another Blog Search Tool? Another search tool, more akin to Blogcatalog than Technorati, So it says here. I haven’t had the chance to look at it yet. (tags: blogger technorati blogcatalog measurement pneo001)

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The Friendly Chat: Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy has been working in both agency and in-house PR roles across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America since 1991 and is currently responsible for Public Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility for Microsoft in Ireland. Prior to joining Microsoft in August 2005, Tom was director of corporate communications for Cape Clear Software and […]

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So, did you get the latest PR Friendly Index then?

My assumption is: no. Because it hasn’t appeared in my feed, and I’ve sounded other people out who also cannot see it. This has happened the past three issues of the index. I can only assume it’s something to do with the content. Perhaps it’s too long? Maybe it contains too many links? So possibly, […]

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The PR Friendly Index for February 2008

All change! Key below, index below that, explanation below that. You might also find the FAQ useful.   KEY     Technorati Authority – blogs (not links) linking to a site in the last six months     Technorati Inlinks – links coming into a site according to Technorati     Yahoo Inlinks – links […]

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links for 2008-02-23

Nick Carr: How many computers does the world need? | Technology | The Guardian The more things change, the more they stay the same. It seems like we shift between dumb terminals and powerful end-user PCs in ‘ripples’, as processing power outstrips network speed and vice versa. Now, the web is one huge virtual machine, […]

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Flockovery: the Flock browser, and musicovery music, um, thing

Two discoveries: the Flock browser; and musicovery. First, Flock. Bills itself as ‘the social web browser.’ What this means is that it integrates itself into your social media. You log into Twitter using Flock, and it imports the people you’re following. You log into Facebook, and it pulls in your Facebook friends. It also grabs […]

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CNN’s new citizen-journalism site: beta, or blur?

What on earth is CNN playing at? It has a history of sacking or proscribing employees who had the temerity to blog, and yet it has just launched a beta website based on user-produced news. Neville Hobson recently posted on the plight of ex-CNN employee Chez Pazienza who was sacked for covertly running his own […]

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