Not your average panel with Tim Overdiek, Deputy Editor in Chief at NOS news, Clo Willaerts, marketing manager Sanoma Magazines Belgium, Paul Bradshaw from the Online Journalism Blog and Piet Bakker, professor at the Hogeschool Utrecht. The journalism/blogging panel aims to answer questions gathered via de Nieuwe Reporter, one of the largest Dutch journalism blogs.… Read more BLOG08: Journalism versus/ hearth blogging
Keynote by Pete Cashmore, founder and CEO Mashable Pete starts with his main mantra to “build something you love” which not only applies to forming a blog but to any successful company. He uses the Waybackmachine as a resource to show screenshots from Mashable’s history and talks about its development over the years. People spend… Read more BLOG08: How to build a blog empire
I was invited to attend the BLOG08 speakers dinner to take pictures. Hugh MacLeod aka gapingvoid sums it all up with this drawing he made tonight: More BLOG08 pictures on Flickr.
Tomorrow I will be attending BLOG08, a Dutch blog conference held in Amsterdam. As a blog researcher this is a conference I cannot miss. Due to my background I am particularly interested in the “non-commercial” panels such as Blogging and politics and Journalism versus/ hearth blogging and less interested in How to build a blog… Read more Preparing for BLOG08
Technorati released their State of the Blogosphere 2008 a few weeks ago and they now supplement their quantitative analysis with a qualitative analysis. While their main focus is still on the numbers they’ve supplemented the figures with interviews and quotes from bloggers to provide a more in depth analysis: Since 2004, our annual study has… Read more Notes on the State of the Blogosphere 2008
After the trackback has been declared dead over and over again the phenomenon of blogging is now facing the same fate. Twitter and other social networking sites have been heralded as the future applications. The medium of blogs (“blogs are dead“) has been declared dead aproximately 14,800 times and the practice of blogging (“blogging is… Read more Blogs declared dead… again