aggregation

Facebook vs twitter

Facebook vs twitter

I’m now looking for a Facebook status updater that’s as convenient as Twitterbar (which lets me type my status directly into my browser’s address bar, then press a little + sign to post.)

Tagging for world domination

Tagging for world domination

Tags can help you drive traffic to your website and build engagement in your online community. Here are my secrets to tagging success.

Make your nonprofit more effective with RSS aggregation

Make your nonprofit more effective with RSS aggregation

TechSoup invited me to be part of their online event on Web 2.0 this week. Since I was on call for a discussion about social bookmarking and aggregation, I put together a short overview of how aggregation can help nonprofits, and another on how social bookmarking can...
Aggregation as an endless loop

Aggregation as an endless loop

Here’s a challenge for wiser RSS-wranglers than I: as aggregation becomes a more widely used tool for populating web sites, how do we prevent RSS feeds from being cluttered with multiple identical posts? I was just looking at the Technorati tag page for net2,...
Latest project: TechSoup/CompuMentor

Latest project: TechSoup/CompuMentor

My latest venture in the fabulous world of Web 2.0 is helping CompuMentor — home of TechSoup — set up an online community in conjunction with an event they are organizing for next spring. Job one? Use this post to check whether the aggregation is...
Speed feeding

Speed feeding

Part of the plan with the telecentre.org ecosystem is to bring relevant content into telecentre.org sites using RSS. In the case of event sites — like the Capetown site that is the very first telecentre event site to get up and running — we’ll use...