Tag Archives: blogging

Don’t link to my Twitter profile!

Andy Mabbett wants people to link to his website, not (just), his Twitter profile Continue reading

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The BBC, Regional News and Sport, and Hyperlocal Blogs

Andy Mabbett reports the BBC’s agreement to his request that they consider linking to news stories on hyperlocal blogs and invites expressions of interest from suitable English bloggers. Continue reading

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Politician pin ups – open-licensed pictures, please

Andy Mabbett calls on public bodies to provide open-licensed pictures of politicians and senior officers. Continue reading

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Syndicating Customisable Hyperlocal Blog Content

Andy Mabbett proposes the syndication of customisable hyperlocal blog content, poses some questions, and invites comments on how this can practically be achieved. Continue reading

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My name is Andy Mabbett, and I’m a Hyperlocal blogger

Andy Mabbett is now a hyperlocal blogger, for ‘The B44’, in Great Barr & Kingstanding, Birmingham, England Continue reading

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Do you make comments on others’ blogs? Bookmark and share them!

Bookmark and tag blog posts when you comment on them; then share those bookmarks. Continue reading

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Triple-tag references to Twitter posts

0000-0001-5882-6823Further to my post about a protocol for Twitter posts, you can also triple-tag blog posts, Flickr images and similar web utterances, which refer to a specific twitter post (or status) like this: twitter:status=1975532392 – and this post is tagged … Continue reading

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Floating Leaf

A picture of a leaf, floating on water, taken with a Nokia N95. Continue reading

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