Archive for the ‘Rafat Ali’ category

Interview With Rafat Ali

April 21, 2006

One of the most successful one man blogging empires (well it's not one man anymore!) is 's founder Rafat Ali.

Inside Digital Media has a cool audio interview with him today. It's about 30 minutes long and you can listen to it here.

Weekend Remix

March 5, 2006

(Some stuff I wanted to talk about…) 

David Krug had a cool interview with Amanda Congdon of Rocketboom. She talked about a lot of stuff including talks about a video network.

The official poet of Chartreuse (Beta), Robert Bruce, has a new site (which includes podcasts) as he readies his new poetry network.

Steve Rubel had a rather nasty reaction to Copyblogger’s free Viral Link Report. Since this site is mentioned in that report we are taking Brian’s side.

It seems everybody is kicking Edgeio. (I hope I didn’t start that…)

Great article on how non commercial broadcasters are thriving.

YouTube strikes a deal with MTV2 but Rafat gives the real lowdown.

The new Random Shapes network has server problems but Angelique is still my new favorite blogger.

Planes, Trains, New Hollywood and Your Network

February 6, 2006


I woke up with a headache so you all are in trouble.

Here’s where the rubber hits the road.

This is the post where you decide if you are with me or against me. If you think I am a full of shit blowhard or if I really know what I am talking about.

Yesterday, before the boring Superbowl, I was reading Brogebrity and came across a mention of Jason Calacanis’ diatribe on YouTube. Jason, who I don’t know and never met in my life, is , of course, wrong as sin. I was bothered he didn’t understand the participation age we live in but whatever. (more…)

A Blog Network Success Story: What Rafat Ali Can Teach You

February 5, 2006


One of the major problems I find in current networks is the fact that they don’t know where they are going.

Someone once said “Begin with the end in mind.”

Wise words.

If you have no idea how to know when your project is successful you will probably end up with a meandering mess. (more…)