Jack Trout’s Weblog
Archive for November, 2001
AmphetaDesk RSS aggregator
xmlhack: Will RSS fork?
Prentiss Riddle : RSS is not enough, there has to be a way to separate the wheat from the chaff (and the wheat from the corn).
At last, someone has a Blogger API client that does more than Blogger’s own interface, not less. iBlog has drag and drop support (for text or files), and the iBlog Text Substitution Engine, which lets you set up shortcuts that can automatically be expanded, so that every time you type MeFi it is expanded into […]
A somewhat roundabout way to ping weblogs.com from your Blogger blog: Adam Kalsey’s RSSBlog is a Perl script to create an RSS feed for your blog, which also pings weblogs.com when it notices that your blog has changed since the last time someone requested the feed.
While you wait for Ev. to support pinging weblogs.com, you can manually ping them, either by going to the ping site form page or by using Aaron’s bookmarklet or my popup version, but neither way is automagic enough to suit me. What I’m doing, and what you can do too, is combining a cookie with […]
Blogarithms : How Many Weblogs?. On the Cluetrain mailing list, David Weinberger asked “Does anyone else have a guesstimate of how many blogs there are?” From research on my own forthcoming book (on weblogs for organizations)… 300,000 people have created diaries on Diaryland, launched in September 1999. I don’t have current-use numbers. Its precessor, Pitas, […]
words mean things : I’m just surprised it took this long for real Blogger competitors [i.e. Big Blog Tool] to emerge. Here’s hoping this is the first of many.