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Google Knol as an Instant Author Platform
Friday, Dec 14, 2007 | 7 Comments

Late yesterday, Google made an announcement about an upcoming product called knol, a free platform for creating authoritative articles on any subject. Knol will have a variety of social features and will let …

Banned From Google - How I Finally Got Listed
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2007 | 45 Comments

I have had several frustrating months in getting my website listed in the Google index. For the first 9 months, this blog was not listed anywhere on Google. I had several quality links …

Reader Poll - A Little Help Here?
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2007 | 3 Comments recently underwent a redesign, and I’m still tweaking it a bit.  Although most of you read via the RSS feed, many do click through.  So some of questions for you, dear readers:

On the …

Struggles with Google Books
Friday, Sep 7, 2007 | No Comment

Wiley author Charles Petzold points out some frustrating limitations with Google Books in a recent post on his blog.
This is not a blog entry by an author who thinks that Google Books is evil …

90 Days with Google Reader - Back to NewsGator and FeedDemon
Monday, Jul 23, 2007 | 5 Comments

Back in April I declared myself a Google Reader user, and ditched my trusty FeedDemon RSS reader and the accompanying NewsGator Online service.  Google Reader was getting all the press, seemed to be on a …

Google Buying Feedburner?
Friday, May 18, 2007 | One Comment

According to Sam Sethi, Google may be purchasing Feedburner.
Well, of course they are.  In fact, I am surprised someone else hasn’t snapped them up already.  As Sam points out, many of us read blogs and …

Briefly: Google CEO Eric Schmidt in Wired
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2007 | No Comment

The current issue of Wired includes an interview with Google CEO, Eric Schmidt in which he discussed the future of the online giant.  My favorite bit from the interview:
Wired: How should we think about Google …

Waiting on a Better Google Reader Mobile Experience
Thursday, Apr 5, 2007 | 2 Comments

I have been trying out Google Reader for the past week, and so far there is a lot to like. I especially apprecaite the ease at which I am able to create a linkblog …

Google + Environment =
Wednesday, Mar 7, 2007 | 2 Comments

Corey Szopinski emailed me today to tell me about a new project his company just launched - Greensearch. Its a Google Custom Search that donates proceeds from Adsense revenues to environmental causes.
Same search results …