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April 2007

New Calacanis link-baiting rules

I've developed some deep relationships over the past couple of years blogging and I realize that those relationships manifest themselves in the links I find when I do my 28x a daily ego search over at Technorati.

BlogMate - The Free, (BETA!) Missing Blogging Palette For TextMate

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BlogMate is a free, graphical plug-in for the popular TextMate editor that allows creating and editing blog posts for MetaWeblog-enabled blogs from a floating palette within TextMate.

TextMate Blog » Blogging From TextMate

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the blogging bundle allows you to post, retrieve, and update entries. It can also preview entries before posting, upload images to your blog by dragging them into your document, etc.


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ConverStations: Business Blogs as Conversation Stations

If you're interested in starting a blog for your business or yourself, this course will offer the basics of blogging. A four-week course that will help you discover the power, the purpose, and the practices of blogging (from both writer and reader perspec

CSS Naked Day

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The idea behind this event is to promote Web Standards. Plain and simple. This includes proper use of (x)html, semantic markup, a good hierarchy structure, and of course, a good 'ol play on words. It's time to show off your <body>.

Mashable! - The Social Networking Blog

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social networking blog with news of the latest developments. Top notch site.


Sideblog is an easy-to-use tool that makes it simple to create, attach and manage a small, separate blog on the side of your main blog. Sideblogs are commonly used for guestblogs, link lists, or short commentary that doesn't quite warrant a full entry.

March 2007

Velvet Unravelled » Twitter Wordpress Sidebar Widget

I created the Twitter sidebar widget for Wordpress because I wanted something more customisable than the badges issued by Twitter. If you know your way around CSS you can style it yourself, otherwise it will keep the default styling of lists in your sideb

February 2007

Tumblelogs (

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A tumblelog is a quick and dirty stream of consciousness, a bit like a remaindered links style linklog but with more than just links. They remind me of an older style of blogging, back when people did sites by hand,

7 More Sure-Fire Headline Templates That Work | Copyblogger

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Since people truly seemed to find my 10 Sure-Fire Headline Templates That Work useful for coming up with headlines and post titles that don’t follow the typical “how to” and “list” conventions, I thought I’d share a few more.

October 2006

Vara Software : Videocue

Using Videocue is simple: 1. Enter the text of your speech 2. Drag your camera icon to the storyboard 3. Press Record button

Austin Bloggers Metablog

Chip Rosenthat's brainchild, a meta blog of Austin Texas blogs... wonderful job Chip.

July 2006

Technorati Blog Finder

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The Blog Finder is Technorati's directory of blogs, organized by subject. Type in a category name (or select one) to find blogs on that topic.

Paying the top DIGG/REDDIT/Flickr/Newsvine users (or "$1,000 a month for doing what you're already doing.") - The Jason Calacanis Weblog

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My point here is that in order for us to beat LifeHacker we need to increase our quality, and in order for Gizmodo to ever beat Engadget they need to increase their quality. The only way to do that is an investment of time. Time equals money, so they both