America Online to rebrand as AOL Analyse blog content with Textalyser Blogger Fuel - Cool Marketing Idea from Boca Java Consortium launches $9 billion offer for VNU Does Bob Lutz's Candor Hurt His Chances to Be GM's Next Boss? Euronext risks investor revolt HigherEd BlogCon has started Internal blogging and the rules of disclosure: an IRreconcilable difference? Microsoft stock alluring despite product delays: Barron's Murphy's Law and Business Trips Novell CTO starts blogging NTL in takeover of … [Read more...] about Biz-Tech-News: Headlines 04-Apr-06
Over half of the business executives in The Netherlands and Germany find blogging a mystery; and, although French executives are 'au fait,' few of them are bloggers. These are among the findings from the latest UPS Europe Business Monitor survey of 1,500 business leaders from Europe's top 15,000 companies by revenue, carried out by UPS between September and November 2005. Countries in the survey were Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and the UK. The results were published at … [Read more...] about Business blogging: Hills to climb in Europe
After publishing my previous post about blog spam, I spotted this news item in my WP Admin Dashboard: On behalf of the WordPress community, Iâ€™m proud to announce a merger weâ€™ve had on our minds since the first time we saw Dean Allenâ€™s dog â€” WordPress and Textpattern are joining forces to create the greatest CMSMS ever, WordPattern. â€œWordPress and Textpattern: Two great tastes that taste great together.â€ As with any great union, there [...] From that item, you go to a … [Read more...] about WordPress acquires TextPattern?
If you have a TypePad blog, ease of use just got easier with TypePad Widgets. From Six Apart's press release: [Six Apart has] launched a new, open widget initiative to expand choice and functionality for TypePad subscribers and readers. Thirty-three widgets are ready today that put new interactive features into blogs, such as job searching, game playing, weather tracking, and photo sharing. Widget installation is a snap, taking no more than a few clicks. A complete widget directory is … [Read more...] about Widgets are about competitive position
Last week, I wrote about Plaxo. You know, the impersonal emails you get from people asking you to update your contact info. I really don't think much of the service at all. I consider it to be equal to spam. But what I think about Plaxo the company just went up a significant number of notches. Plaxo's CEO Ben Golub posted a public apology on Friday on the Plaxo blog: [...] To everyone who hated getting Plaxo update messages, felt we were generating acquaintance spam, or otherwise were harmed … [Read more...] about Now this is transparency