Category Archives: Site-related
As I work on some new posts, I wanted to point you to some of my best old ones; many of these I’ve reread and found to be useful recently myself.
Join the conversation!, the Cluetrain Manifesto said. And every year new businesses / bloggers / young professionals hop eagerly aboard, charging into your blog comments / presentations / conferences to say:
“Hi! Great post / talk / point. Could you answer a question you already answered in it? Here’s something you said, restated in a slightly different way. Now, could you
Another prediction here at Social Strategist has proved true. From my Platforms of the Web post in July:
Google Earth already is capable of rendering real-world buildings in 3D. People skilled in image manipulation are taking thousands of photos of a location and combining them to create a full 3D view of it. What happens when we take these creations and make them into a virtual representation within a Second Life-like world[...]
CNET News reports that Multiverse Network, a virtual world developer and competitor to Linden Lab’s Second Life, has partnered with Google to provide virtual world builders recreations … [Read the rest »]
I’m back from vacation, and busier than ever catching up on everything I missed while away. Between work, feeds, e-mails, and other writing, it’s a wonder I have any time to be thinking about what to post. But this weekend will give me plenty of opportunity to create a worthwhile read, and by Monday I’ll have it finished, with hopefully a few lesser commentaries as I’m catching up over the weekend.
Amazingly enough, according to my Feedburner stats I’ve actually _gained_ subscribers while away(maybe I should shut up more often?), so thanks to everyone reading, and especially to those who … [Read the rest »]
I’m crafting a visualization and brief post for Monday, in the meantime I present you with an amusing distraction and a challenge.
From i can has cheezburger?, the best LOLcat ever.
Your challenge: Identify which web company/service the cat is, and which one the mouse is.… [Read the rest »]
Today is Independence Day in the U.S., and since it’s still too early for me to try and out-do Monday’s entry about web platforms, this entry is mainly site business and past entry updates(still worth reading for some brief, interesting news).
You may have noticed the redesign I did a couple of weeks ago, it’s just an initial effort to make things look a bit better. I’m planning on doubling the width of the sidebar, thus making the entries area narrower, which I think will make the text look a little more readable, and give me room … [Read the rest »]
I’m currently working on a few post ideas, one of which is a round-up/comparison/analysis of social lending tools, which is taking a while to write due to extra research into the financial aspects. If you have personal experience with these tools or if you’re a master(or even journeyman) of financial knowledge, please leave a comment if you’d like to help out.
I’m also doing more work with RSS editors. The very kind Paul McDonald, a product manager at Google, sent me an invite to try out Google Mashup Editor, and so I’m learning how to use that tool while still … [Read the rest »]
Hello, and welcome to the Social Strategist blog. My name is Jay Neely, and I’ll be your author for the next five to ten years. I’m a young man interested in communications technologies, how they’re used, and the people who use them. I will do my best to regularly inform, illustrate, and inspire you about a technology, a concept, or a person within the field of online communications. I’m doing this because I’m passionate about learning, I enjoy helping others, and I have a strong belief that communicating is the most essential piece of living and succeeding in the modern … [Read the rest »]