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BackType Update

I was raving about BackType only last week both on Twitter and on this blog – It’s a great idea and the list of features they sent me this morning in their newsletter looked great! FriendFeed Not something I use, but I know a few people who do that will be pleased about this. Alerts I love my Google Alerts so this should be really useful for keeping up on what people are commenting on. Twitter Not sure I fancy every comment I make anywhere showing up in my twitter feed though!! Widgets Something Matt and I discussed, getting places where we’re commenting to show up on our blogs. Developers Aha an API, not that I’ll have time to use… Continue reading »

by Keiron on October 31st, 2008 | Blogging & Communities | 5 Comments » |

Editing Spam

I read an interesting post today by Lorelle at WordPress (now given the article Lorelle wrote that will sound just like spam, but it’s not….. Lorelle makes a really interesting point in her article). The interesting point isn’t about the spam, although she quite rightly points out some of the comment spam that you can look for that you may have let through in a weak moment (drunk, tired, had enough, just shutting down the PC etc.). The interesting point is the fact that rather than just deleting the spam comment, if it adds value to the discussion you might as well keep it – but if you do decide to keep it, remove it’s value: Change the commenter’s name…. Continue reading »

by Keiron on August 13th, 2008 | Blogging & Communities | 3 Comments » |

Showing some Luv!

I’ve installed CommentLuv here today, to reward my comment authors more (particularly now the comment policy is in force and I feel perfectly happy about blowing away any comments that are spammy or I don’t like! 😉 ) We all love comments, but CommentLuv takes this one step further and places a direct link to the comment authors latest post – underneath the comment. They promote both their site (using the URL field of the comment), and their latest post – now that is quite a reward for engaging with you! It will automatically fetch your latest post from your feed to display it and in the latest version the comment author can specify their feed by putting their feed… Continue reading »

by Keiron on July 4th, 2008 | Wordpress | No Comments » |

Commenting Policy

Some people who read both of my blogs will already be aware of a comment policy, I have over there and a recent addition. I’ll be adding that policy here in the next day or so, having had a comment today from somebody called “TV Bracket”. photo credit: fotologic

by Keiron on February 24th, 2008 | General | 4 Comments » |