Archive for the 'Blogging' Category

Lazy Explanation of Blogging

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

I get asked about blogging quite a bit. i.e. What is blogging? How do I get started? Here’s the short answer – if you’re more on the novice side of things (or just want simple no-fuss blogging) use Blogger. If you have your own (shared) hosting, and want one or two blogs, use WordPress. If […]

Blogging Roller: Roller 2.0 ships!

Thursday, November 24th, 2005

Blogging Roller: Roller 2.0 ships! Great news! I’ll be installing this at work (tomorrow maybe?) and I’m hoping that we can really take advantage of the group blogging.

Google Analytics

Monday, November 14th, 2005

Awesome! Google Analytics. Just the other day Shadow was telling me about how awesome Urchin is for site analytics and we were hoping that dreamhost would consider setting it up for shared hosting. Well, no need for that now! (Google bought Urchin and now offers the services for free) Now I just need to sit […]

First Spam Comment

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Sweet, I just got my first spam comment. Someone was trying to sell their company’s product as an alternative to another product I recommended. I feel like my blog is all grown up! (well, at least able to get into bars now, not all grown up) I don’t have nearly enough readers to make commenting […]

New Blog Strategy

Monday, September 19th, 2005

I’m moving from roller@jroller onto a personal install of WordPress.

Why Blogging is better than personal websites of the 90s

Wednesday, January 12th, 2005

I was talking with a friend about my new found interests in blogging and they compared blogging to the early web filled with arcane personal web pages.  Well, I feel that there are certainly similarities (random people posting about random things, most of which, no one cares about), but, I do feel that blogging is […]