Posts Tagged: 'blogs'

Ideas of March

Ideas of March is a great initiative from Chris Shiflett to resurrect the blog. I agree with Chris when he attributes the demise of blogging to the rise of Twitter. Personally I know there are many things I tweet that would have been the basis of a blog post in the past. You’d be forgiven Continue Reading

Project52

I’ve decided to sign-up for Project52 next year;  which according to the Project52 website is: A personal challenge geared toward getting fresh content on your website. The goal is to write at least 1 new article per week for 1 year. Because we all know what it‘s like to procrastinate on our content. A website Continue Reading

Perfect Pitch

Jeremy Keith has a rather alarming post about Perfect Pitch and the abuse of DMCA legislation for SEO purposes over at Adactio.com today.

Biting The Big Apple

As I no longer have a links page or blogroll I’d like to draw your attention, if I may, to Biting The Big Apple; a great blog written by my friend Stephanie. Stephanie and I worked together for a few years in London, then in 2007 Stephanie made the huge step of moving to New Continue Reading

Optimisation Prime

Recently I decided to take this blog a little more seriously, and part of that has been to see where my visitors were coming from and to try and increase my visitor numbers. Google Analytics reports that 57% of the visitors to david hughes.org arrived from a search engine: That’s a HUGE proportion from Google, Continue Reading

WordPress 2.7

A few days ago I upgraded davidhughes.org to the newly released, and latest version of WordPress: 2.7. When I saw the first shots of the new dashboard and IA for WordPress 2.7 I was  concerned that the changes were too great and perhaps not being done for the right reasons: change for changes sake. But Continue Reading

Is Blogging Dead?

There’s been a lot of chatter on Twitter and blogs about Paul Boutin’s Wired article Twitter, Flickr, Facebook Make Blogs Look So 2004  over the last day or so, but I was most interested in Rory Cellan-Jones’ response Is blogging dead? on the BBC website. Rory clearly believes that blogging is not yet dead and Continue Reading

Social Media Marketing

Thanks to the generosity of my chum Paul Fabretti (@paulfabretti) I was able to attend KMP‘s Social Media Marketing seminar earlier this week. There were four talks providing a great introduction to social media and suggestions for ways that businesses can join the conversation. Dave Kinsella (@techn0tic) started the day with a good introduction to Continue Reading

Scribble the Nibbles

A very quick post to “pimp” a great new blog a friend of mine has just started called Scribble The Nibbles. My food fiend friend combines a passion for food with a lovely turn of phrase. Well worth reading or adding to your RSS reader.