Monthly Archives: October 2008

BlogRush: RIP

Here is an email that I (and a lot of other people) received from BlogRush John Reese: After careful consideration, we have decided to shutdown the BlogRush service.  If you have the widget code on your blog you will need to remove it. When BlogRush launched in late-2007 it spread like wildfire all over the

With Great Social Media Power Comes Great Responsibility

(This story has been updated with a newer idea here: A Plan for Social Media Sites (and users) to Give Back) Digg, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Slashdot, Newsvine, NowPublic, Yahoo! Buzz.  Between these seven sites, traffic to a particular website can easily exceed 100,000, potentially much higher. With so much power to drive people to various websites

Tip’d: A Social Media Site on the Rise

With so many open source variations of social media sites, there are new ones launched every day.  Most cater to a very small niche and rarely make it to 100 registered users. Tip’d is the exception.  After its official launch last week, it has already made some amazing strides as of October 20, 2008: 750+