Tuesday, August 23, 2005

The Syndisphere

"This is the subscription economy we're talking about. Not the Blogosphere so much as the Syndisphere. In this ecosystem, the contract is based on continued attention, not captured attention."

Blogging gets popular

"NEW YORK -- Blogging is catching on big time. A survey says the top 50 blogging and blog-related sites grew 31 percent, to more than 29 million unique visitors during July as compared to the start of the year, comprising nearly 20 percent of active Internet users."

Friday, August 19, 2005

Feed Validator for Atom and RSS

Feed Validator for Atom and RSS

"What is this?

This is a validator for syndicated feeds. It works with RSS 0.90, 0.91, 0.92, 0.93, 0.94, 1.0, and 2.0. It also validates Atom feeds.

To use it, simply enter the address of your feed and click Validate."

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Are 'splogs' ruining the blogs?

Are 'splogs' ruining the blogs? | News.blog | CNET News.com:

"Spam has always been a hotly debated topic in the digital realm, so it should be no surprise that its form in the blogosphere--'splogs'--is the source of much angst. But the latest controversy over splogs is far more specific than the broad condemnation that has become the standard response to spam in email, cell phones and other electronic communication."

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Feedster Top 500

Feedster (sf) :: RSS Search Engine:

"Each month, Feedster brings you a list of 500 of the most interesting and important blogs. Enjoy browsing to see what people are reading, to find feeds that will bring topics of interest to you on a regular basis, and to discover new voices in the Blogosphere."

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Pod2Mob.com - Mobile Podcasting

Pod2Mob.com - Mobile Podcasting:

"Welcome to Pod 2 Mobile!

Currently we are BETA testing our software. If you have a SprintPCS phone, (why SprintPCS only) our software will stream a Podcast to it! Just SIGN UP and we will send a text message to your phone with a link to our software. There is no cost to you. "

Monday, August 08, 2005

Who's Using RSS

Who's Using RSS:

"Only two percent of adults in North America say they use RSS ... That's compared with five percent of teens and young adults aged 12 to 21, according to research in a pair of new reports on marketing and RSS from Forrester Research."

Clusty the Clustering Engine for Blogs

Clusty the Clustering Engine:

"Clusty Blogs combines VivĂ­simo's federated search and clustering capabilities to bring you the best blog search on the web. With one search box you can search and cluster these top blog search engines:

* Blogdigger
* Blogpulse
* Daypop
* Feedster
* IceRocket
* Technorati"

Blogging Terms and Blogging Tools

Time to check: Are you using the right blogging tool?:

"Blogs are one of the hottest publishing tools around, but picking blog software can be confusing and frustrating. Use this primer to get a feel for what's available and what will work best for you."

NASA - First Podcaster From Space

NASA - Steve Robinson: First Podcaster From Space:

"One day before landing, STS-114 Mission Specialist Steve Robinson transmitted the first podcast from space. "

Saturday, August 06, 2005

Blogging Continues to Grow Exponentially

All Headline News - Blogging Continues to Grow Exponentially - August 6, 2005:

"According to web experts, one blog is created every second by users around the world.

Blogging, personal web logs that allow users to post thoughts read by online readers, is changing the way people express their published views and are considered to be the new homepages of the 21st century."