According to Web serverâ€™s last statistics elaborated by NetCraft, there are more than 100 million web sites in the whole world. As you can see in the graph, the growth has been enormous principally in the last 2 years. In August, 1995 they existed near than 19 thousand sites, in 2004 near than 50 million web sites and know more than 100 million.
According to the web statistics company, the main cause of this explosive growth of last two years, are blogs and small business web sites. Can you even imagine that? I do.
Digg is for sale and not precisely for bargain. Michael Arrington asks for his creation the amazing quantity of 150 million dollars, something that doesnâ€™t seem to convince the possible buyers, between whom (it is said) is News Corporation.
And even when nobody denies that Digg should be one of the Web 2.0 pioneers, is discussed that they have so much traffic as says. Digg assures they have 20 million unique users a month and continue increasing. But ComScore’s external statistics, registered in September only 1.3 millions unique users, and a growth reduced from April. Of course, ComScore is not excessively trustworthy, but the difference is too big.
The certain thing is that, sooner or later, Digg was going to sell. Simply it doesnâ€™t turn out to be profitable and there is no one who supports the costs of broad band that they suppose. To have an idea, it is supposed that they use 75 servers to do the work of 25.
This is a very good new for wordpress.com users. From now itâ€™s possible to redirect your own custom domain for only 10 dollars per year and use it in your blog. The WordPress team takes charge of the whole adjustment process.
Besides, if you donâ€™t have a domain, you can register in WordPress and add domain mapping for 15 dollars a year. The offer seems to be very good: free hosting that, even with limitations, is ideal for those that they donâ€™t wish or cannot administer a web.
Let’s see the three reasons for which he thinks Delicious is better and also a few own opinions that show the opposite:
3 reasons why Delicious is better than Digg
Reason #1: Bookmarks are enduring
Though it is true that we keep a web site to return when we have more time; mostly, the users of Delicious view the page as a resource to which they will be able to return again and again. With Digg, the user simply votes, being able to provide, or not, traffic. Digg has a short term effect.
This one is a brief summary of what in my opinion are the best firefox extensions for Web development. But careful, itâ€™s not a closed Top Ten there are still several extensions that we can keep for another moment.
Google Blogoscoped has demonstrated that Google’s official corporate blog was hacked during the weekend. Google Blog had, during a brief time, a “fake” post that was announcing that they were going to cancel the â€œClick-To-Callâ€ project because “they had considered that the agreement with eBay was a monopoly that can damage other small companies in the CRM area”.
When you want to be updated on certain topic you can choose between several solutions; such as, subscribe to google alerts and receive mail news, subscribe to youtube tags to know new videos or subscribe to Technorati’s feeds.
For those who didnâ€™t know, Technorati is a blog searcher in “real time”. In other words, with results arranged by date (more recent first), unlike google where prevails the content relevancy and other factors.
Therefore, we can look for Firefox in Technorati and we will know the last published articles about it in different blogs. Now then, if we are interested in be always informed about this topic, we can subscribe to theirs feed very easily.
A new phrase starts taking force in the world of Internet marketing. As well as it is common to talk about the importance of the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) in a web life; with the emergence of increasingly dynamical social applications and sites, there arises also the importance of optimizing the web social communication, this optimization is known as SMO (Social Media Optimization).
The appearance of social communities, web portals 2.0, mashups, RSS and millions of blogs interacting, are changing the classic Internet traffic distribution. Before, traffic was provided almost only by the portals – seekers, now on the other hand many visits come for references. To close our eyes before this change, would be a great mistake.
For it, Rohit Bhargava started outlining the first directives to optimize the Web social communication, which they have been increasing and here I summarize.
Rules of Social Media Optimization
1. Increase your linkability: The first one and more important. The web has to stop being â€œstaticâ€ as possible.
Many people when I tell them about Performancing.com are interested in making an income from blogging. The idea of sitting in your underpants writing about something you enjoy and making money at it certainly is an attractive one. Inevitably though people ask me if anyone can do it. My answer is a qualified ‘yes’ … Continue reading →
Combined blog, podcast and RSS ad spend by the end of 2005 totaled $20.4 million, a 198.4 percent increase over the 2004 levels for user-generated online media – and is projected to climb 144.9 percent in 2006, reaching $49.8 million, according to a new report, “Blog, Podcast & RSS Advertising Outlook,” from PQ Media. Total spending on user-generated online media is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 106.1 percent from 2005 to 2010, reaching $757.0 million in 2010.
The blog ad market is the largest of the three, at $16.6 million accounting for 81.4 percent of total advertising in 2005, followed by podcast advertising at $3.1 million and RSS at $650,000. Continue reading →