They're all ways of linking, true. They're all different words for linking on blogs, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and so on. Also true. But they all mean the same thing. And that thing is? "I find what you have to say interesting, and I'd like to know more." This probably strikes you as blindingly obvious, but … Continue reading What do subscribe, like and follow have in common?
Eurostar is to rail travel what Terminal 5 was to air travel. While Terminal 5 was slowly falling apart, I had the opportunity to put together my first ever monitoring dashboard for people who wanted to track what was going on. Since then I've played around a-plenty with dashboards and monitoring systems, so while I … Continue reading What are people saying about… Eurostar?
The PR Friendly Index has been good to me. I initially compiled it as an ongoing experiment to see how I could 'measure' blogs, especially en masse, especially using forms of automation that would make it as easy as possible. The ultimate goal was something along the lines of the Power150, except I had visions … Continue reading Will I ever be able to update the PR Friendly Index again?
It's been a very, very, very long time since I last did this. Index below, explanations below that, and I've moved the FAQ to the PR Friendly Index page. KEY Technorati Authority - unique incoming blog links over the past six months Technorati Inlinks - total incoming blog links over the past six months … Continue reading The PR Friendly Index for March 2009
PR is most definitely a keyword. If you work in it, you should mention it. I've come across Matthew Watson's list of PR Blogs before. It's another approach to 'measuring' blogs, by simply peeling out those from the Ad Age Power150 which mention the word 'PR' in the title. You could argue that it's a … Continue reading Top tip: put your keywords in your title
I'm due another issue of the PR Friendly index. This is my listing of the top 100 PR blogs I read, ranked according to various publicly available metrics. I've been thinking about introducing a bit more latitude to it, such as incorporating metrics from humans - that is, del.icio.us, Twitter etc - alongside those from … Continue reading Link love gone kerrrayzee
So, as one of my 'things to do' before I start at Fleishman Hillard*, I've been going through my RSS feeds in Google Reader. A very timely post about organising RSS feeds came along on the PNeo blog reminding that I needed to do this, and how I'd in fact planned to do it some … Continue reading Feed housekeeping yields interesting insights
It's fascinating helping people get into blogging. It's like teaching them to fly, given that you've been doing it for a while and you've got your dorsal tail feather control down and everything, but they're still a bit ungainly and fluffy and, without guidance, would not fly so much as plummet. I stumbled into it … Continue reading “You have control” – “I have control”
The following is cross-posted on a new blog called PNeo. Watch out for more cross-posts as well as insights, observations and analysis from the digital team at Porter Novelli, my employer. source » News. There’s a lot of it around, especially online. You can monitor some of this perhaps, but how do you even begin … Continue reading How to create a news tracker with Netvibes