Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Read Blogs in your Native Text

Nativetext WhiteNativetext is a very interesting concept in the RSS field. What this service provides is simply, a translation of any RSS feed into your native tongue. The difference between this service and other translation services is the fact that the translations are created by humans, not machines.

Sunday, September 24, 2006


Jobster's web site is for making successful career matches between employers and prospective employees. The site,, enables individuals to easily search millions of jobs from thousands of sources, create dynamic professional profiles, read and provide user-generated content about the real scoop inside companies, and meet people who share common interests and career goals. The Web 2.0 features incorporated into the site let individuals easily tag their own skill sets for self-promotion, mark people as favorites (called “faves”), leave notes for their fans, and easily add wiki-like content to the site. Check out their blog site here.

Craig Newmark's Blog

Craig_newmarkCraig Newmark, founder of Craig's List, has been blogging since September of 2003.
Take a look here.

FeedMap= Bogs + Maps

Using FeedMap you can geo-code your blog, browse already geo-coded blogs and search for blogs.

Intuit Case Study: All Action, No Talk for QuickBooks Online blog

Paul Rosenfeld, General Manager of Intuit’s QuickBooks Online, and his team had a great idea: why not start a blog to communicate with – and learn from - their 35,000 customers?

Saturday, September 23, 2006

Blogging for Home Improvements

Check out how Houseblogs has set up a community-powered improvement publication. Everything seen on the blog site is contributed by people who have a passion for homes and home improvement.

Also take a look at the authors own home improvement site here.

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

University of Florida Adds Vidoblogs to News Site

The University of Florida newsroom is a great example of how to use blog software for non-blog-specific uses. The site, located at:, uses Wordpress for content management of a traditional media relations site.

In the past week UF has added videoblogs to the mix of content available online. So far there are two video segments available for download. One on Reading Readiness and the other on a Pesticide Breast Impact study.

The site is truly a one-stop shop. In addition to the new video segments it also offers: podcasts, photographs, press releases, e-mail distribution, rss and an events calendar. If you're looking for a great example of how to develop an online newsroom, check out UF.

University of Florida Newsroom

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Fortune 500 Business Blogging Wiki

Here is a directory of Fortune 500 companies that have business blogs, defined as: active public blogs by company employees about the company and/or its products.