Posts Tagged ‘technorati’

Links & ranks – the map is not the territory

I’ve become confused about the value of links to rank the influence of bloggers. Bloggers want traffic In general, bloggers want ‘traffic’ i.e. visitors to their site. If you invest time in communicating, it’s nice to have an audience. Bigger audience = more feedback = more learning & more connections = more value. Links indicate […]

Stay read damnit

I’m having a problem with NetNewsWire, my RSS reader. I have a number of Technorati, IceRocket, PubSub and Feedster alerts set up to track topics, links etc. When something new crops up, it shows in NetNewsWire in bold as unread. I read it, and it grays out. But then it pops back up again as […]

Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere – Feb 06

Dave Sifry, CEO of Technorati, has posted some more stats about the state of the blogosphere: * Technorati now tracks over 27.2 Million blogs * The blogosphere is doubling in size every 5 and a half months * It is now over 60 times bigger than it was 3 years ago * On average, a […]

Technorati launches new features

Technorati launches new features

Technorati Weblog: Dave Sifry, CEO of Technorati, announced a range of new services at the blog search engine on Monday. Just had a quick chance to spin through them. They include a topic chart a bit like IceRocket and BlogPulse but without the ability to compare the relative prevalence of two or more topics eg […]

Buddy can you spare me a link?

I’m adding my new friend John Wagner, who writes the excellent On Message blog, to my blogroll since he’s kindly helping me fight back up the tables, after my stellar entry at No. 20 in Media Orchard’s Top 25 PR Blogs. It’s based on Technorati’s new PR Blog Finder, which ranks blogs by the number […]

Technorati – Daily Posting Volumes

Technorati – Daily Posting Volumes

Dave Sifry, who heads up Technorati, has started another edition of his State of the Blogosphere series. Today he shows that the blogosphere is doubling every 5 months. Technorati is now tracking up to 19.6m blogs, meaning sometime this week they’ll hit the big 20m, since it was 19.1m last Tuesday when we held our […]

The A-List and the Long Tail

The A-List and the Long Tail

Dave Sifry, CEO of Technorati, has posted the fourth and fifth posts in his State of the Blogosphere series. Part four deals with spam blogs, fake blogs, comment/trackback spam and how Technorati is tackling the problem. Basically the solution is a combination of new technologies, link conventions (e.g. no follow tags) and manpower. Interestingly Technorati […]

Thoughts on the State of the blogosphere

Thoughts on the State of the blogosphere

Dave Sifry, CEO of Technorati, has posted fresh data about the state of the blogosphere and few will have failed to notice the headline that a new blog is created each second. Technorati is now tracking 14.2m weblogs, a number which doubles every 5.5 months. Interestingly though, only 13% of these blogs are updated once […]