Tuesday, April 22, 2008

What Blogs Are All About

I found this great little video that explains very simply what a blog is and why you might consider trying one for yourself.

Friday, April 18, 2008

The Ad Graveyard - Ad campaigns that didn't make the cut.

Jeffrey Zeldman has a great collection of ads which came remarkably close to actual ad campaigns. Obviously my own dark sense of humor comes out by posting these.

See more at http://www.zeldman.com/adgraveyard/

Blogging Experts Talk

I found some interesting videos by various blogging experts talking at the SMC Louisville conference, on Scott Clark's blog, Finding the Sweet Spot. The first video talks about the importance of content on a blog. I was interested in their different perspectives on posting frequency. The other looks at "linkbaiting" and "link building".
These are the experts:

Go hear to find out more about the conference >>

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Real-Time Referrers Tracks Incoming Traffic As It Happens

What's happening on your website right now? This tool shows you the live incoming clicks, and where each visitor came from. It's useful when tweaking your marketing campaigns, or simply satisfying your curiosity. Below is a sample of what your page will look like.
  • It's free!
  • Works with any website or blog
  • Installs in 5 minutes or less

By installing their code on your site, you agree that your Real-Time Referrers page isn't password-protected, so anyone might see it. You agree that this product is provided as-is, without warranties, and that it might be flawed in ways that harm you or your business. You agree that your website is not pornographic, offensive, or illegal.

Finally, If you don't understand or like their product, don't use it!