May 2007

Aaron Brazell

Technorati Loses Feeds

Has anyone else noticed that the new Technorati doesn’t have search feeds any longer? I mean, I’m open to correction but I certainly can’t find them. And I’m not the only one. It’s actually been a bit of a conversation around Mesh. What’s Technorati thinking? I ask again, is Technorati really the authority if they […]

Aaron Brazell

Pingomatic and Google

Many folks choose to use the Pingomatic to ensure that when the post a blog entry, as many search indexes such as Technorati and Feedburner. however, what I find interesting is that there are a large number of “dead” services in the list of indexes pinged. For instance, Pubsub is listed and they’ve been dead […]

Aaron Brazell

Intelligent Design and Stickiness

Stickiness is the term we use that describes when visitors come to a site and come back again. If a blog has great stickiness, chances are that readers typically find very interesting things there and they bookmark it or subscribe to the feed. Most sites are not very sticky though. They may have moments of […]

Aaron Brazell

Why We Hired Mark Jaquith

There are subject matter experts; then there are Subject Matter Experts™. Mark Jaquith is a Subject Matter Expert™. Rarely do companies get the opportunity to get the caliber of talent that embodies Mark. So, naturally, we’re thrilled to announce that Mark is joining the b5media ranks this Friday (June 1). For those of you who […]

Aaron Brazell

Lessons in Management: Push the Limit

Hell, there are no rules here–we’re trying to accomplish something. -Thomas Edison Over the past eight months, the tech team at b5media has accomplished amazing things. We created a new corporate website in under 2 weeks. We’ve figured out how to fix problems of scaling. We’ve created internal tools for our VCs to see our […]