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Citizen Media Business Issues: Traffic Rankings, Search Engines, and Search Engine Optimization

(This is the seventeenth in a series of postings about citizen media business issues. See the introduction here. All of these entries are considered to be in “beta” and will be revised and refined as they find a home on a more permanent area of the Center for Citizen Media web site. To that end, [...]

Citizen Media Business Issues: Web Statistics

(This is the sixteenth in a series of postings about citizen media business issues. See the introduction here. All of these entries are considered to be in “beta” and will be revised and refined as they find a home on a more permanent area of the Center for Citizen Media web site.   To that end, [...]

Citizen Media Business Issues: Website Development

(This is the fifteenth in a series of postings about citizen media business issues. See the introduction here. All of these entries are considered to be in “beta” and will be revised and refined as they find a home on a more permanent area of the Center for Citizen Media web site.   To that end, [...]

Citizen Media Business Issues: Blog-Hosting Sites

(This is the fourteenth in a series of postings about citizen media business issues. See the introduction here. All of these entries are considered to be in “beta” and will be revised and refined as they find a home on a more permanent area of the Center for Citizen Media web site.   To that end, [...]

Citizen Media Business Issues: Nonprofits and Tax Issues

(This is the tenth in a series of postings about citizen media business issues. See the introduction here. All of these entries are considered to be in “beta” and will be revised and refined as they find a home on a more permanent area of the Center for Citizen Media web site. To that end, [...]

Citizen Media Business Issues: Blogs for Branding, Promotion and Support

(This is the fifth in a series of postings about citizen media business issues. See the introduction here. All of these entries are considered to be in “beta” and will be revised and refined as they find a home on a more permanent area of the Center for Citizen Media web site. To that end, [...]

Palm Cancels Product — via Blog

In “A Message to Palm Customers, Partners and Developers,” Palm CEO Ed Colligan announces the cancelation of a new product. He writes, in part: Jeff Hawkins and I still believe that the market category defined by Foleo has enormous potential. When we do Foleo II it will be based on our new platform, and we [...]

Google News to Let Subjects of Stories Comment

UPDATED From the Google News blog comes news of a new initiative “Perspectives about the news from people in the news.” We’ll be trying out a mechanism for publishing comments from a special subset of readers: those people or organizations who were actual participants in the story in question. Our long-term vision is that any [...]

Sun Microsystems Takes Important Step in Releasing Information

The Silicon Valley company’s general counsel, Mike Dillon, writes that on Monday Sun: will release our financial information first to the public via our website, RSS feeds and 8-K filing. Then, about 10 minutes later, we will release the information to the traditional private agencies and their paid subscribers. This is a step forward in [...]

Welcome Transparency from Google

Google has launched a Public Policy Blog that is a model of the genre. A principal author is Andrew McLaughlin, the company’s director of public policy and government affairs (and a Berkman Fellow to boot). This is the kind of thing Google should do to excess, because the its growing clout — and knowledge of [...]