blogbeat – what a difference a little usability (and design) could make.

after the great review that BlogBeat received on TechCrunch and given my current addiction to stats (yes, I’m sure it will wear off sooner or later… although Stowe Boyd’s ongoing obsession with his Technorati ranking gives me some concern that things may go from bad to certifiable)… I decided to sign up for a free 30 day trial and see how cool it is. Afterall,…

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blogging milestones (1 month)

so, its been almost a month since I started blogging. How time flies when you’re addicted to Google Analytics. Two things have happened recently that make me really feel like a *proper* blogger. I was out for a beer or two with the lovely Melissa and on several occasions sentences started with ‘aahhh, yes! I was just talking about that on my blog the other…

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links for 22 February 2006

Just a couple today as I’ve been diverted with a Microsoft Project battle. Not particularly inspiring (although I’ve noticed some new features of the 2003 Edition that I like). These links – much more inspiring. CSS Reboot Spring 2006 The CSS Reboot is a community event for web professionals. May 1st, 2006 at 6:00 GMT Rebooters from all over the world will launch their web…

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windows live mail beta: is there something missing?… well, yes.

I don’t really use Hotmail very much anymore, but I do love a Beta test, so of course when they asked me I said that I’d be happy to play with their beta version of Windows Live Mail, the new and improved Hotmail. Well, yes, it is new and improved.. but then, that’s not saying much is it? Hotmail was an utterly ugly dog of…

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