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Developers Dries Buytaert and Benjamin Schrauwen have announced the release of an all new anti-comment spam system called Mollom. Since Dries is the mastermind behind the community-building CMS Drupal, Mollom seems to have a wider remit than you might find with comparable systems like Akismet. They’re not just going after the usual automated comment spam [...]
I have a preferred setup on most of my WordPress blogs whereby I use Ultimate Tag Warrior to tag my posts internally. Recently, I’ve been swayed by Windows Live Writer, an excellent blogging tool. The only drawback? I couldn’t get Writer working with Ultimate Tag Warrior. Until this evening…
A few days ago I participated in Darren Rowse’s group writing project over at ProBlogger. Basically, Darren sets a fairly wide topic and asks his readers to make submissions, link back to relevant posts and comment on blog posts they particularly like. I decided to get involved this time and write a Top 5 type [...]
If you’re new to blogging and want to get up to speed quickly on professional techniques for writing blog posts, attracting traffic and making money from your writing, this is my list of five essential sites to get you started.
Regular readers of the Scribble Designs blog know that my wife Lisa and I run an entertainment blog called Unreality TV. Well, a few weeks ago we formally launched two new blogs under the Unreality banner – Unreality Music (my baby) and Unreality Primetime (Lisa’s baby). Comparing our strategies last night, we realised we were [...]
After the recent scandal where a high-profile blogger received death threats and serious abuse online, Tim O’Reilly attempts to launch a code of conduct for bloggers. Despite what are probably his best intentions, I have my reservations.
Posted in Blogging on Monday, April 16 2007 | Comments Off
If you’ve ever wondered about the brains behind WordPress, Matt Mullenweg has been interviewed by the Sydney Morning Herald. The interview was a revelation, because despite following Matt’s career for the last couple of years I had no idea how much he’d achieved.
About a year ago, I made a blogging mistake, although I didnít realise it at the time. I started a tech-focussed blog called Interweb World. This post looks at why this was a bad decision and what I’ve been doing to rectify the problem.