Tonight on twitter I caught the buzz about someone losing their google pagerank, due to having had normal links (ie not no follow) in sponsored posts. Hard on the heels of that discussion there was a groundswell of questions. What is pagerank? Why does it matter? What's a nofollow link anyway*? And … [Read more...] about Is Google really the only game in town?
Just over a week ago I blogged about why (and how) I'd opted out of Klout. I've read yet more articles about it since that confirmed to me I'd made the right decision - I particularly enjoyed the The Fairytale of Klout earlier. Given their recent glitch where many ppl saw another drop of anywhere up … [Read more...] about Binned the Klout, now checking out Kred.
Quite some time ago I wrote an article proposing that there should be more than one type of Klout. That they should separate out professionals/ brands from ppl. With their latest algorithm tweaking, I suspect they've started to refocus their attentions on those ordinary ppl, and I don't really like … [Read more...] about Ponderings on Klout following that there new algorithm.
Obviously I have enormous amounts of stuff to get ready for the weekend and weeks ahead, just as obviously I'm suddenly shattered and in pain from the run yesterday, and now coming down to earth with a bump after a lovely morning with my #MumsOnThree posse (great to meet you all!) and fantastic … [Read more...] about Meta post – on social media, Google +1, share buttons and blogging.
I was very surprised a few months ago to join the Wikio top 20 blogs in the culture list. Since then I've moved around a bit, but stayed in there, and I'm very happy this month to be carrying a sneak preview of the list, which will be fully updated later this week. I've got a couple of friends in … [Read more...] about Feeling cultural? A sneak peek at the new top 20 blogs in Wikio's Culture rankings.