A lot of apps, services, and sites make it easy for people to share their thoughts, experiences, and stories with their networks and with the world.
Realized something that changed your life for the better? Blog about it.
Are you planning on starting your own website? Perhaps you already run a website and want to get more traffic? Then don’t listen to Alex Blagg, strategenius, techspert, buzzmaster, stratocaster. But if you’re looking for someone who pokes fun at marketing speak and the ridiculous new words that have sprung forth from the Web, then he’s your man.
Alex Blagg writes at BajillionHits.biz,
With the abundance of website, blogs and forums dedicated to gaming, one would be inclined to think that Sony could have consulted the information readily available online for “ideas to improve the PlayStation experience.” But no, the company chose to open PlayStation.Blog
Google’s auto-complete feature guesses what you’re looking for based on the most popular searches, giving you an idea of what other people are searching for as well as what’s on the Internet. I guess it was only a matter of time before someone found himself or herself staring at the suggestions and said, damn, I can’t believe these suggestions; I should make a blog about them.
A long long time ago, way back in 2006, Twitter burst onto the blogging scene and introduced microblogging, forcing people to post messages that can’t be longer than 140 characters. But the people behind Twitter grossly overestimated our reading capacity, and now a new trend, nanoblogging, is going to cash in on that.
What is it these days with everyone jumping onto the blogging bandwagon? This bass guitar effect pedal tries to co-opt the popularity of blogs by donning the unlikely and unusual name “Bass Blogger”.
Electro-harmonix Bass Blogger doesn’t just try to hitch its wagon to the online star with its name.
I can hardly believe it myself, but Technabob is almost two years old, and with hundreds of thousands of readers each month, I’ve decided that we’re getting big enough that it’s time to add at least one new part-time writer into the mix.
Up until now, I’ve written 99.9%
This geek lifecycle flow chart recently appeared in The New York Times, and I’m more than a little frightened by how much of it rings true.
Especially the part about blogging about diagrams like this one.
Here’s a fun little holiday project for you mechanically-inclined folks out there. This strange looking contraption connects to your computer and rings a little bell every time a visitor hits your website.
With a few bucks worth of off the shelf parts, an Arduino board, a USB cable and a little code, you too can have one for your website, thanks to this detailed “how-to” article over on Tinkerlog.
Nominations for the Seventh Annual Weblog Awards (aka “Bloggies”) are now open to the public. If you like Technabob, please consider submitting a nomination for us here.
The Weblog Awards is a non-profit project that was created back in 2001 to recognize the best in blogging.