20 Sep 2008 | Posted by admin
Here at clickstream web design, we have lots of experience in setting up wordpress blogs, from designing the look-and-feel to suit our clients’ requirements (see Richard Waghorne.com), integrating blogs with existing websites (see Sunday World Olympic Blog) and adding lots of plugins and functionality to blogs (e.g. Artjam website). However, it is important to keep on top of the latest developments in blogging and Krishna’s talk was just that.
What is Microblogging?
Microblogging is basically publishing short message/updates to the web (up to 140 characters). This can be done via SMS, email or directly on the web. The following are examples of websites where you can start microblogging for free:
See Who is Talking About You Online!
Ever wondered who might be writing about you online? Here are some ways to keep track of what is published about you or your company:
With Google Alerts, you can set up alerts for certain words or phrases to keep track of any web pages that might mention your name, company or other details.
Use this page to search Twitter - search.twitter.com
A Podcast is an audio or video file that is distributed over the Internet for consumption by portable media players or personal computers. This provides the website owner more interesting ways to distribute content to clients e.g. training videos, music, interviews etc. and the user can listen to podcasts at their own convenience.
To keep track of what is happening in the world of podcasting in Ireland, visit PodCamp Ireland.
Krishna also discussed RSS Feeds and to follow content on the web using RSS Feeds. Here are some sites where you can view RSS feeds you may have subscribed to: