July 2007

Aaron Brazell

Baltimore-Washington WordPress Meetup

Just to let you know that if you are in driving distance of Baltimore, and you use, contribute or are thinking about making the switch to WordPress, I’m organizing the first ever Baltimore-Washington WordPress Meetup. It will be on Thursday, Aug 23rd at 6pm at the Metropolitan Coffeehouse & Wine Bar in Federal Hill (902 […]

Aaron Brazell

Lots of People Hiring at WordCamp

Just a note, there are lots of folks hiring at WordCamp. b5media, Facebook, Yahoo, Dreamhost. Here’s a picture of the whiteboard. Please feel free to dive further into these jobs if you’re in the market. Notably, a number of these are b5media jobs so give me a shout if you’re a sysadmin, developer or a […]

Aaron Brazell

Alternatives to Technorati

I’m sitting in a session here at New Media Nouveaux which is geared toward PR types and marketers. A statement is made by one panelist that using blogs effectively is about knowing what people are talking about and suggests Technorati as the source of market research. While Technorati is A source, a better idea would […]

Aaron Brazell

New Media Nouveaux Today

I’m privileged to be on a panel today with Sean Gorman from Fortius One and Brian Williams from Viget Labs who was behind Squidoo. The topic is the future of the web and I’m looking forward to speaking about some of the things I’ve been tossing around in my head. I’m really honored to share […]

Aaron Brazell

The Problem with RSS

RSS is the lifeblood of bloggers. It is the means to unspeakable content distribution to a wide variety of places. It is the means to an end that is widespread readership. Techcrunch has 461k readers who read the content via readers such as Bloglines, Google Reader, mobile RSS readers such as the Viigo app we […]

Aaron Brazell

Music Channel Launch

I’m about 3 days late on jumping on the music channel launch bandwagon at b5media. I’ve been late because we’ve been working behind the scenes on the launch and there has been a lot to do. In fact, we’ve had about two months since we first hired Mike Laba, the music channel editor and it […]

Aaron Brazell

Twitter Friday Linking

It’s Friday and those of you who use Twitter know that it is often used as a “microblogging” medium – that is, people post their thoughts on topics and links to interesting stories. That’s about the most they can do since Tweets are limited to 140 charachters or less. I’ve decided to do Twitter Friday […]