Archive for February 2006

another reason not to read chartruese (beta) everyday

February 28, 2006

Because sometimes I’m wrong.

Exactly a month ago I said this



February 28, 2006


I really don’t like this stuff but it came from a cool person.

So get ready to learn some more about me (as if you already don’t know enough!):


Jewel, Tracy Chapman And The Art Of Faking Authenticity

February 28, 2006


Authenticity is important to me.

Mardi Gras, 1996, my best friend Henry Michel, took me to a party. It was held in one of the upstairs apartments right on Bourbon Street.

The place was packed and it didn’t take long for me to lose Hank. It was one of his private school friend’s party so I didn’t really know anybody. But if you have ever been to Mardi Gras, you know that doesn’t matter.


Know More Media’s Coverage of Search Engines Strategies Conference: A Review

February 27, 2006


Know More Media’s is providing realtime coverage of the Search Engine Strategies (SES) Conference & Expo going on now till March 2nd. Good work being done by Marshall Sponder.

I know nothing about search engine strategy and found myself reading post after post. You can’t get a more ringing endorsement of a job well done than that.

There are just a few problems:


How Not To Get Your Name Mentioned on Chartreuse (beta)

February 27, 2006


So I’m reading this free Link Bait Report and find a link to my site.

How cool is that?

Very cool if you are me. Of course the name of my site wasn’t mentioned but I can deal with that.

I just won’t mention his name either.


Are Good Writers Destroying Your Blog Network?

February 27, 2006


It’s possible that your writers are hindering your network.

 Especially your good writers.

The trick in creating a real network is keeping people inside your walls.

Denton does it by creating an attitude.

Calancis did it by creating so many sites you couldn’t get out.

If you have a good writer for one of your properties that is what the reader is investing in.  They are not really investing in the network.

So how do you keep good writers that your audience can invest in but still keep folks inside your network? (more…)

This Day In Remix

February 27, 2006

things I was thinking about writing about but realized they were too short for a post…


1938 Media uses video regularly on their posts. (yeah!) But since they use apple quicktime I have to wait for it to load. (awww!)

suggestion: Add a logo to the clips. Upload it to YouTube. The quality will suffer (awww!) But folks can share the clips with others. (yeah!)