What are we talking about? Part III.

A week ago I published the results of tag analysis of the blogs in the PR Friendly Index, and then looked at the frequencies of usage of those tags.

So, let’s now look at who is talking – or, at least, tagging – about what, exactly. Click the blog link to go to the blog, or the tag links to see what else is tagged with that on Technorati.

BLOG TAGS
A PR Guy’s Musings pr, business, technology, blogs, web
a shel of my former self for immediate release, blogging, podcasting, media blogging, technology
Alan Weinkrantz PR alan weinkrantz, client news, technology pr, israel technology, media coverage
All Things PR pr, technology, politics, facebook, social media
Beyond PR google, facebook, second life, youtube, myspace
bitemarks soapbox, media, communications, the wonderful world of tech, marketing
Blogging Me, Blogging You pr, social media, agency life, marketing, blogging
Brendan Cooper pr, social media, blogging, web 2.0, technology
Canuckflack marketing, media, varia, pr, design
Change & internal communications humour, facebook, google, battlefield, bumpf
Common Sense PR pr, business, social media, communications, communication tactics
Communication Overtones texas, san antonio, myprpro, social media, blogging
Cooler Insights personal, marketing, attractions, word of mouth, holiday
Corporate PR communications evolution, events, blogging, tools, newcomm forum
Corporati korea, corporate communications, pr, edelman, communications
CustomScoop’s PR Blog Jots social media, news briefs, social networking, pr blog jots, features
Don’t eat the shrimp pr, crisis communications, marketing, tax, social media
Drew B’s take on tech PR twitter, myspace, google, sam sethi, marketing
DummySpit pr, pr evaluation, pr measurement, social media, corporate communications
Engage in PR pr, social media, twitter, prfung, video
First Person PR pr, social media, web 2.0, prfung, firstpersonpr
Flack Life media, ipod, blogging, pr, social media
Fleet Street PR social media, tools, miscellaneous, twitter, utterz
Fusion PR Forum pr, social networking, new york times, press releases, social media
Getting Ink hacks, journalism, flaks, bunny sightings, 101 updates
Glass House msm, youtube, blogs, google, wikipedia
GREENblog blogs, green communications, pr, social media, facebook
Heather Yaxley pr, motoring, thinking, education, watch
In Front of Your Nose technology pr, technology, web, cliff saran, pr
Indian and Global PR pr, student, bloggers, social media, blogging
IndiaPRBlog! pr, indian pr industry, industry, prfung, media relations
KDPaine’s PR Measurement social media measurement, pr measurement, customer service, hp, blog measurement
Media Artifacts social media, communications, pr, ethics, blogging
Media Guerrilla pr, blogging, social media, events, marketing
media mindshare pr, social media, journalism, media, social media
Media Orchard pr, marketing, media, blogs, journalism
Micro Persuasion blogs, pr, marketing, search, podcasting
Murphy’s Law pr, technology, personal, humour, ireland
my(PR)palette blogging, social media, pr, agencies, media
Naked PR featured, online pr, press releases, naked pr, pr blogs
nerd-in-residence technology, techgadgets, charlottesville, music, pr
NevilleHobson.com communications, web, for immediate release, business, technology
note to editors… uk, media, technology, music, random
Occam’s RazR communications, ike pigott, occam’s razr, personal, philosophy
On Message Wagner Comms pr, marketing, blogging, houston agencies, media relations
Onalytica measuring influence, sentiment, edelman, impact, sony
Online Marketing Blog search engine marketing, social media marketing, optimization, online pr, seo
Paul Gillin – Social Media social media, blogging, pgillin, mainstream media, journalism
Peter Shankman personal, images from the road, summits, conferences, trade shows
Piaras Kelly PR piaras kelly, e-pr, pr, pr in ireland, personal
point being: web 2.0, marketing, the technology biz, media, pr
Point oh social media, pr, word of mouth, web x.0, ethics
Pop! PR Jots pr, communications, marketing communications, marketing, citizen marketing
PR (in a jar) current affairs, events, technology, web, environment
PR 2.0 social media, web 2.0, work, social media, apropos of nothing
PR 2.0 Silicon Valley media, 2, social media, pr 2.0, pr
PR Blogger blogging, tags, journalism, podcasting, podcasts
PR Communications corporate blogs, marketing, social media, internet pr, corporate blogging
PR Conversations pr, communications, the profession, debate, dialogue
PR Disasters articles, pr disasters, business, pr, technology
PR Girlz social media, agency life, media, casual fridays, life outside pr
PR Meets Marketing pr, marketing, pr, social media, weekly articles
PR Meets the WWW pr, pr blogging, business blogging, blogging, quote of the day
PR Newser news, politics, pitches, media people, damage control
PR Squared pr, marketing, social media, social media news release, pr 2.0
PR Studies students, careers, blogs, profession, academic
PR Voice cipr, pr, social media, international, world pr festival
PR Watch pr, u.s. government, media, corporations, international
PR Works pr, blogs, agencies, prfung, inside pr
Priscilla’s World social media, new media, pr, web 2.0, pr 2.0
Pro PR pr, conferences, social media, blogging, wikis
Public Relations Rogue web 2.0, corporations, strategy, marketing, social networks
Simonsays technology, social media, blogging, blogs, pr
Small Business PR/Marketing pr tips, events, articles, blog tips, case studies
Spinwatch blogs – nicholas jones, blogs – andy rowell, articles – middle east, articles – british politics, reviews – books
Strategic Public Relations marketing, pr, media, blogs, technology
Strive Notes pr, blogging, media, isle of man, isle of man examiner
Strumpette pr, prlist, news and commentary, strumpette, prsa
Teaching PR pr, students, social media, week’s best, conference
Tech for PR social media, new pr, personal productivity, quick tips, miscellaneous
Tech PR Gems social media, pr, topazpartners, social media, topaz
Tech PR War Stories pr, social media, interviews, commentary, blogs
The Bad Pitch Blog blogs, bad pitch, media, pr, prsa
The Buzz Bin livingston communications, internet marketing, blogging, interviews, social networks
The Flack pr, media, public, journalism, politics
The last man in Europe… blogging, web 2.0, social media, pr, marketing
The New Marketing media, pr, measurement, ethics, random
The New PR nothing in particular, pr, social media, online pr, blogging
The PR 2.0 Universe the pr 2.0 universe, tools, corporate blogging, new media, events
The PR Place social media, pr, students, media relations, journalism
The Rosemont Loving links, politics, uk, current affairs, humour
The Spud Gun pr, journalism, blogs, the internet, technology
Todd Andrlik audio & video, humour, marketing, media, technology
ToughSledding pr, pr education, kent, ethics, prsa
Valley PR Blog best practices, media, social media, hype, phoenix
Wadds’ tech pr blog social media, media, pr, after work, technology
Web Ink Now marketing, pr, new rules of marketing and pr, corporate blogging, best practices
Wired PR Works blogs, pr, marketing, business blog, barbara rozgonyi
wordymouth pr, courts, links, spin this, thoughts
Young PR blogging, online pr, new practitioners, students, word of mouth

Please note that I’ve updated the tags for Don’t eat the shrimp and Online Marketing Blog. They seemed to have problems with their tags, and commented as such on the original post. So I’ve tagged them with a combination of what they say they are, complemented with what Google Adwords says. Meanwhile, I guess this isn’t a bad thing for them as they’re getting extra links via this explanation…! It also means the social network diagram and tag lists are a bit different, so I’ve republished them.

Also, please take a look at the original tagging post to see what data scrubbing I performed. In short, there were numerous examples where people had tagged posts ‘pr’, ‘public relations’, ‘publicrelations’, ‘public-relations’, ‘public_relations’, and so on – sometimes even on the same blog! In all these cases I standardised them to just ‘pr’. Same for many other tags, especially social media.

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7 thoughts on “What are we talking about? Part III.

  1. One could say these are the blogs which really talk – or at least tag what they’re saying – about topics that are at the heart of the PR blogosphere.

  2. Interesting post Brendan. Looking at this post, I realize that my tags are mostly generic (i.e. socialmedia.) I should add some more specific tags to make it easier for people looking for specific sub topics. Thanks for triggering the insight.

  3. Thanks for the link Brendan. If anyone has a question about the “tax” tag I used it’s because I had just received a letter asking for me to pay taxes on property my business had bought last year. Didn’t I pay sales tax when I bought it?

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