Moved To

Image credit to on Flickr. When I originally started this site back in 2006, almost 10 years ago, I used the Movable Type blog platform. Over the years the platform kind of died out and I was unable to continue to use it. I left the blog up, but I was unable to post


I’m More Influential Than Obama…

I just learned that I am more influential than the President of the United State of America, Barack Obama. Well, at least on Madison Avenue. A ranking study by Appinions ranked me #13, which is an analysis of social media and journalistic coverage of the people who have expressed the most influential opinions of the


Moved To Amazon Web Services: Blog Should Work?

We are upgrading our servers off RackSpace and onto Amazon Web Services and this blog was just moved. I think we the update the commenting system was fixed. If so, I may start blogging more often here. Can you test commenting? 🙂 Comment away…



Got my Google+ Custom URL. It is I am a verified Google+ account, so I was one of the first to get these custom URLs. I am sooooo lucky. 🙂


Comment Spam On My Dead Blog

I’ve been horrible at blogging on my personal blog recently. It is not like I don’t have things to share or I’ve been very boring lately – I can write about borring stuff. So I apologize. The thing is, the less I write and update this site, the more comment spam I get. It is


My First Retweet From @Google

I don’t think the @google Twitter account ever tweeted a link to a story of mine, nor ever retweet anything I’ve tweeted. Lucky day! Reading “Google’s take on user-generated content & quality” (@rustybrick) – good writing matters!less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet ReplyA Googlergoogle


Search Engine Roundtable Version 4

Yesterday late afternoon, I launched the version 4 of the Search Engine Roundtable. I made sure to do it the night before the 7th birthday of the site, because I felt a new design on it’s birthday would make it me feel younger. Yea, covering a single topic, every day, around 5-10 times per day,


Dead Blog

Sorry for not updating this blog in a week or so. Past two weeks I have been traveling. This Monday, I got sick. Now feeling a bit better. I’ll get back into the swing of things. I have been tweeting, so you can follow that at @rustybrick.

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I Beat The Google Reader Game

Google Reader lets you look at your reader habits on the Google Reader Trends page. Did you know that recently Google Reader began documenting how many items you read in Google Reader over the course of time you have been using Google Reader? Google said, “we now show you your lifetime read item count. That’s