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Why I Tend Not To Blog Here During Conferences

Often when I attend conference I leave this blog somewhat empty. If I do end up writing something, it is often short. So why do I not blog here much during conferences? (1) I spend my days at conference blogging. It is search specific blogging, so I write about SEO stuff, but it is blogging.

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@TheKotel : The Story Behind the Idea

@thekotel is a guy who came up with the idea to tweet your prayers to that Twitter account and he would take it, print it, and stick it in the Kotel (Western Wall) for you. Alon, the man behind the account, told his story at the 140 conf in Tel Aviv with Jeff Pulver. Here

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Still Breathing : Just Been Busy

Sorry I haven’t blogged anything in a couple days. I guess that is why it is nice this is a personal blog and not a professional blog. I think the three monitors is causing information overload and has slowed me down. 🙂 Nah, just have been busy. Got lots of cool stuff going on, hope

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Video Ads Showing On My YouTube Videos

Yesterday, I enabled revenue sharing on my YouTube videos within the YouTube ad network. Today, those videos are now displaying both video ad overlays and ads above my text description. Here are screen shots: My very popular iPhone Popcorn Trick: A relevant ad in my last weekly search video: I guess I can potentially now

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Setting YouTube Movies to Enable Revenue Sharing

YouTube began pushing their YouTube Partner Program to Google News publishers, which the Search Engine Roundtable is part of. So I signed up today and was approved. I then hooked up my AdSense account to it and then agreed to the terms of service, which was actually a hoot – the way they took you

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Rackspace Doubles Twitter Followers With 45 Minute Outage

Last night, at about 4:30pm (EST), thousands of servers went offline due to Rackspace’s Dallas data center having a major power management issue. The issue is not 100% clear yet, you can read what Rackspace had to say at their blog. When my sites and servers went down, I first went to Rackspace to login

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Written Up in BusinessWeek on Twitter Impostor

BusinessWeek wrote a piece named Saving Face Online, which I believe is in the paper magazine this week. It really covers me a lot, and also Andy Beal, but mostly me. 😉 In any event, it is basically about when I had a Twitter impersonator. It also covers how someone tried to use Gmail to

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Fake ReTweets Not From Me On Twitter

Over the weekend, several people, including myself, was hit with fake retweet spam. I should probably step back and explain what a retweet (RT) is. On Twitter, if someone likes what you say, they may retweet your tweet. The way it works is that you copy what the person said and say RT @rustybrick either