Wikirank is a new service that essentially shows you what people are reading on Wikipedia. Based on the actual usage data from the Wikipedia servers, Wikirank take that data, process it, and displays it in a format that’s easy to use and share. Emerging trends are revealed and you can even embed the pretty charts that are produced in blog posts and social media sites.
I came across a funny cartoon put together by that I thought I’d share here. While I don’t want to give away the whole plot before you see the video, I will say that at the point in the cartoon when it seems as all hell is breaking lose, I have to admit I get the same feeling when our Internet connection is interrupted.
Stumpedia, a global democratic search engine powered by the people, for the people is launching a new internet advertising model. “Pay Per Chat” allows consumers to post short text messages in the form of questions or needs which are then sent to advertisers who can respond to those requests.
With over 15,000 historic files in their archives and nearly 25 hours of fresh content added each week, WebmasterRadio.FM is the voice of the online advertising and B2B industries. Recently, WebmasterRadio.FM (WMR) has made a few significant changes to their website and business model. In the process they have been able to vastly expand the number of tools used to communicate with and serve their audience, advertisers and supporters.
Twitter has definitely hit the mainstream. That includes the Jon Stewart Show where Jon makes a feeble but humorous attempt to describe what Twitter actually is. While the video segment itself reveals Jon’s understand (or lack thereof), I especially like when he is speaking to his tech correspondent, or at least trying to speak with her as she is distracted by, what else… Twitter.
On March 10th, I will be in Portland speaking at SearchFest 2009 conference put on by SEMpdx, an association of search marketers based in or around the Portland area. It will be my first time speaking for SearchFest for which I am honored and actually my first time in Portland as well. I’ll be speaking on a panel related to Wordpress… a favorite topic of mine.
We began to migrate this blog from Movable Type to Wordpress back in September I believe. What should had been an relatively easy switch turned out to be a nightmare. Now, some six months later, we have completed that migration (well almost) and along with a brand new blog design all sitting pretty under the Wordpress platform, we have a new site to boot!