Reviewing where I'm at with this new blog as I make the final prep for switching over here as my new permanent place - that switch should happen during the next 24 hours or so - I was struck by the posts vs. comments ratio so far. Undoubtedly not a meaningful stat, but so far we have 5 posts (6 with this one) and 27 comments and trackbacks which includes around 9 as my own responses. Thinking about Stowe Boyd's Conversational Index idea, that makes a CI value of 0.185. Or, looking at it the … [Read more...] about Pay attention to your own commenting behaviour
A week ago, I started this new blog in preparation for moving house, so to speak, from NevOn where I've been blogging since mid 2004. As I mentioned in the first post here, I will be completing the move soon and be blogging only from here (during the coming week is the plan). Given that I made no announcement or commentary on my current primary blog regarding this imminent move, it's been interesting to me in seeing how quickly this new blog was discovered by other bloggers, all of whom made … [Read more...] about How much trust do I give Technorati?
Talk about starting from scratch! I just set up this blog with Technorati, made the claim and added the code so that it is listed as a blog that belongs to me, is included in my profile and enables it to be found in Technorati searches. It's humbling - although hardly surprising - to see where Technorati ranks it right now: Contrast this with how Technorati sees NevOn, the blog on TypePad I've been writing since July 2004: So I have 1,106,895 steps to climb to at least match the … [Read more...] about Things can only go up