Eccentricity is my Specialty

Posts Tagged "FriendFeed.com"

Explain the value to me

Posted by on Mar 21, 2008 in Social Media | 4 comments

Okay, so there are some websites that I just don’t get. So this is a participation welcome post. Well, okay all of my posts are, of course, welcome to comments, discussion, and participation. But today we’re going to jump into web 2.0 and the world of user generated content!

There are a couple of biggun websites out there that I just don’t understand what the value of these pages are. On one hand I do understand the getting your name out there and a wide & varied web presence will generate traffic (however little). But on the other hand, there’s only one of me so where do I allocate my personal resources?

Here are the websites I just don’t get – someone explain it to me! Remember, this blog is dofollow so feel free to throw in a link for your trouble!

  • Squidoo.com – Isn’t this just a big affiliate link venue?
  • FriendFeed.com – This seems like a lot of redundancy since the people I’m inclined to follow on friendfeed I already follow through their channels that are linked. Make sense?
  • Technorati.com – Is this just scrapped content heaven? Is there any value to your Technorati authority?
  • Mahalo.com – What is SO much better about this cultivated human powered search engine?
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Cribbed Content for March 14

Posted by on Mar 14, 2008 in Rambles |

A ton of stuff has gone on this week in the world of online & affiliate marketing. It’s pandemonium.

The end of the week has really slowed down in terms of business news. So I’ll leave you with this – go to GeekCast.fm and listen to the Geek Cast with Sam Harrelson, Shawn Collins, Jim Kukral, and Lisa Picarille. Hilarity & relevancy collide, I promise you.

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