Posts from the ‘Blogosphere’ category

Old comments and the deal I made with the Internet

I try not to write these inward-looking, inside-baseball posts anymore, but I’ve been wondering about this one for a while. I know few people want to…

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Printable Editions of Hyper-Local Blogs

At Northern Voice, Rob from Techvibes introduced me to Frank, who (I gather) created ZinePal. Here’s the elevator pitch on ZinePal: Use zinepal.com to create your…

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Super Useless is Super Terrific

Just a brief note to point you at the awesome new blog, Superuseless Superpowers. I have infonesia about where I discovered it, but it’s awesome. Each…

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The Real Time Web

Over the weekend, I gave a couple of talks at the Surrey International Writers Conference. First, I wanted to say that the conference was a really…

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For the Local Bloggers: Want to Come to an Interesting Store Opening?

I’m organizing a little field trip this Wednesday night for a media preview of a Vancouver store opening. It’s the sort of store that would appeal…

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Irony in the New York Times’ Coverage of BlogHer

On Twitter, Jeremy linked to this well-written New York Times article by Kara Jesella about BlogHer. Entitled “Blogging’s Glass Ceiling” it emphasizes BlogHer’s strong community ties,…

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Gwendolyn’s New Food Blog

My friend Gwendolyn recently started a food blog entitled Patent and the Pantry. She’s combining recipes with great photos of her concoctions. She brought a bunch…

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Can SEO Get Julie to the Olympics?

A couple of years ago my wife Julie started a figure skating blog. She’s got a particular purpose in mind for this project: she wants to…

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