I've finally dumped Feedburner. If you're subscribed to this site's RSS feed you should *hopefully* be reading it via Feed.press I'll post more about why I switched over to Feedpress, but suffice to say that Feedburner is probably going to be killed off by Google at some point and I'd prefer not to be "stranded" :) … [Read more...] about Dumping Feedburner
I posted a few weeks ago about how I was going to go on a diet and change my lifestyle. Yesterday marked 3 weeks on the diet, so I posted a "status report" / "progress report" (I work in IT - you'll have to excuse the IT-esque terminology!). What I didn't go into were some of metrics related to my weight loss / diet blogging. On the technology.ie podcast Conn and I are … [Read more...] about Captain Obvious Says Blogging Regularly Gets Traffic
Once upon a time and it wasn't really that long ago, you would post a blog entry and people would either comment on it directly, or they'd write their own post and link to you.In 2011 with people cross-posting their RSS to multiple targets such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn (and a load of other places) some people are saying that they aren't getting the volume of comments … [Read more...] about Where Do People React To Blog Posts?
A few months ago Stewart mentioned Sweetcron as a "lifestream" solution (You can see his here). A "lifestream" basically acts as an aggregator of all your online activities, as many of the online services that people use, such as Twitter, Flickr etc., publish your activity via RSS.I'd already been experimenting with Movable Type's Motion, which is a pretty cool addition to an … [Read more...] about Playing With Lifestreams and SweetCron
I've made another couple of minor changes to the RSS feed from this site, so any feedback would be appreciated.What's changed?I've added a daily delicious bookmarks thing as well as my Flickr feed.If you think these shouldn't be there let me know and I'll remove them … [Read more...] about RSS Feed Tweaks (Again!)