Archive for the 'Technorati' Category

If incoming links meant money…

Thursday, October 20th, 2005

Recipe for instant blog fame: use some Web2.0 api and let your visitors visualize or recombine their own user data, or their own blog’s data. That was a bit the case for my own really simple “Top sources of del.icio.us links” posting, and it is definitely the case for this “Blog valution calculator”. (more…)

Google Blog Search Bookmarklet

Thursday, September 15th, 2005

You can tell the difference between a cherished and nourished product like Technorati’s blog search from an early version like Google ‘s by small things, such as: have they thought of a ? I didn’t find any mention of it, but it’s only a matter of find-and-replace to adapt Technorati’s *: (more…)

Hunting spamblogs continued: splogs and splogreporter

Monday, August 22nd, 2005

“Spamblog” got rebranded as . Mark Cuban (from IceRocket, a worthy competitor for Technorati) suggested email-verification. “Somewhat Frank” came up with SplogReporter.com, a centralised public blacklist of spamblogs, similar to my (failed) suggestion of tagging spamblogs using services like furl or del.icio.us. I still don’t think it will work however. (more…)

Hunting spamblogs

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005

Several people have been complaining about Spamblogs and suggesting remedies:

It’s probably search engines that hold the key here. (more…)

Spamblogs in Action

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

While browsing through some recent greasemonkey blog buzz I came across this Dutch-language post on a blog (moretheterrier.co.uk / giftbasket/) that seemed to be entirely in English further on. Its content had been grabbed from (the Feedburner RSS feed containing) the original posting at Hans Mestrum’s weblog. (more…)