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The blogging toolkit
28th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The blogging toolkit

Phil at Geeky Info (one of my favorite blogs of late) has an interesting post titled the blogging toolkit where he asks readers to come up with a list of software tools that they use in their blogging workflow: ‘So, I started thinking about the software tools that I use ...more
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Six Apart – Project Comet
23rd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Six Apart – Project Comet

Six Apart has put out a press release in the last few hours annoucing a new blogging platform that they are planning to release early in 2006. It’s code named Project Comet. They are selling it as featuring Community Aggregation, Multiple Streams and Privacy. They write: ‘Combining the weblog publishing ...more
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Technorati Introduces ‘Blog Finder’
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Technorati Introduces ‘Blog Finder’

Technorati has launched a new service – Blog Finder – a way of not only finding blog posts on particular topics but also blogs themselves. In effect this is a step towards the Niche Top Blog Lists that I mentioned a week or so back. Of course it won’t be ...more
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WordPress.com Review
5th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

WordPress.com Review

TECH has a WordPress.com Review – written on an actual wordpress.com blog. I’ve been invited into the alpha testing also and from what I’ve seen so far it’s shaping up to be a great system. I’m looking forward to seeing what features they add as it moves towards a beta ...more
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Blog Herald tests WordPress.com
1st of September 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blog Herald tests WordPress.com

Duncan has been invited to Alpha test WordPress.com and has been documenting his set up and initial impressions of it here. His actual testblog is over here (not much to see yet). I’ve been asked if I want an invitation and have replied in the affirmative and am awaiting the ...more
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Niche Top Blog Lists
31st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Niche Top Blog Lists

I think Robert Scoble is onto something when he says that having a single ‘top blog’ type list is pretty useless. He writes: ‘The whole concept of a single list is just stupid and doesn’t add any value. The thing is there isn’t a single blogosphere. There are thousands of ...more
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Blog Forums
27th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blog Forums

Ads on Blogs (a newish blog – to me at least) has a list of Useful Blog Forums for those interested in discussing the ins and outs of blogging. Do many here use blog specific forums? I have to admit to not using them much – if I go to ...more
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Movable Type 3.2 Goes Live
26th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Movable Type 3.2 Goes Live

Movable Type 3.2 is out of Beta and ready for downloading. I’m seriously considering upgrading a few of my older blogs to it to give it a go and compare it to WordPress (which runs all my new blogs). MT 3.2 is a free update if you’re updating from 3.X ...more
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What Is WordPress.com?
23rd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What Is WordPress.com?

Do you want to know what WordPress.com (a new and upcoming service of WordPress) is? If so I recommend you head over to Lorelle’s blog and read What can you do with wordpress.com. Looks like a great service – although perhaps a little further off going live than I thought ...more
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