Tag: Wordpress

Feb 05 2012

RIP Reorb. Meanwhile, welcome NegNet – another network

Two years ago, I met software developer Tom Inglis to talk about Reorb, an online social network he had founded in August 2009 for professionals in the commercial real estate business. In the face of strong competition from magazine-backed rivals such as Property Week‘s Property Network (post) – which now has 5,603 members – and Estates Gazette‘s …

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Apr 23 2011

The pwcom blog – reborn

After six years of blogging with TypePad, I have just migrated my tech blog, ExtranetEvolution.com, to a new blog platform. This self-hosted installation of WordPress also supports my other sites, pwcom.co.uk and this blog, previously run on WordPress.com. I hope you like the new look and feel of the site(s). There have been some issues with migrating …

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Jan 10 2011

pwcom blog: 2010 in review

Happy New Year. It’s that time of year when people look back at the old year and/or forward to the New Year, and WordPress helps bloggers with the process by presenting some handy statistics which have helped me kickstart my 2011 blog output. Apparently, this blog was viewed about 12,000 times in 2010 (that’s about …

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Nov 15 2010

Watch your pingbacks

Thanks to a WordPress pingback, I have just discovered that a blog post, Professional services firms and social media, that I wrote and published on 5 November has been re-used without my permission and without attribution to me as the original author. The content was re-published on the blog of “a digital marketing start-up based …

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Sep 13 2010

Is your Twitter feed working?

Sometimes you only notice how much you appreciate something when it disappears from view. Since its launch in April (post), I have been a happy consumer of Construction Enquirer‘s free news service, most of which I follow through Twitter, though I also welcome the daily email newsletter digest. However, having been driven past Basingstoke yesterday …

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Jan 27 2010

SCRI Live – Salford talks, but is anybody listening?

The University of Salford’s Centre for Research & Innovation (SCRI) in the Built & Human Environment recently launched a more interactive offshoot of its main website. SCRI Live is built on a customisation of WordPress, delivering a blog (covering housing, health, education and technology) and an RSS feed of news from Building magazine. I first …

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