April 26, 2005
In response to Jason Kottke asking for micropatrons who will support him becoming a full-time blogger, ”Idlewords” decided to look for a Macropatron, asking one of his regular readers to contribute the lump sum of three hundred thousand (300,000) US dollars to enable him to quit his job too
Seth Godin about The Long Tail effect; In order to become a popular (successful) blog, it doesn’t matter who you know, like in the old day. Working your way up requires only a few things: Persistence, patience and low overhead.
Part one: Give people 1,000 channels to watch, and they won't all watch the same thing. Give people 1,000,000 books to read, and they won't all want to read a bestseller
The original Wired article article ‘The Long Tail’ - How to find local audiences, and the democratization effect of Amazon recommendations
Five terrible fake LiveJournal memes:
2. If I were a piece of food caught in your teeth, would you pick me out? What kind of food would I be? Would I be delicious even after I’d been trapped between your molars since lunch?
Coming May 9th: Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington is set to launch an interactive, Celebrity Blog, to counter The Drudge Retort
Blogs 101 for businesses, from BusinessWeek Online. "Blogs Will Change Your Business"
Blogging Is Pure Vanity: Profile Of A Vain Blogger
Many More Unusual Blogs and Bloggers Here
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