Review: Windows Live Writer Desktop Blogging Tool

How do you write you blog posts? Most bloggers start off using the built-in, web-based editor that comes with blog software such as WordPress, Blogger, or TypePad. This is works for a while, but it leaves you yearning for more functionality. Maybe you then try writing posts in a word processor and then manually posting them when complete. This method provides the advantage of storing the draft posts and having good spell checking capabilities, but using an application that isn’t connected to the blog

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Wall Street Journal adds Technorati to articles

I noticed an interesting feature this morning as I was reading the Wall Street Journal online. At the bottom of every article, a Blog Watch section is displayed powered by Technorati. Clicking on “Most Blogged About Wall Street Journal Articles” take you to a page at Technorati where they list the top ten blogged articles from the WSJ. Kudos to Technorati for continuing to make inroads with the mainstream media. I know they have a similar feature on articles from

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Must have WordPress plugins

Paul Stamatiou links to a great post by Derek Punsalan on some of the must have plugins for WordPress blogs. Some of the ones listed I’ve already been using on this blog, but there are a few more that look quite useful. If you publish your blog using WordPress, read this post. By the way, if Paul Stamatiou’s feed is not in your reader, you’re missing out on some great content. Paul’s a student at Georgia Tech and writes a

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New employee and blogger

I want to officially welcome George Woods to EvolvePoint! As he started almost two weeks ago, this welcome is a little belated. George is a summer intern and will be working on a variety of development projects within the company. He also recently started blogging, so check out his blog. George is off to a good start and readers will find some great insight into web development as he progresses.

Attending the SXSW conference this week

I’ll be attending the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) conference staring this Friday in Austin, Texas. I’ve never been to SXSW and I’m excited to have the opportunity to make it this year. A full list of the panels at this year’s conference can be found here. I plan on blogging as live as possible (we’ll see how that goes) the panels, events, an various parties I’ll be attending. If anyone is interested in meeting up at SXSW, let me

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Sprint Ambassador Program

I received an email yesterday from the Sprint Ambassador Program. A bit skeptical that this was spam, I read the email and was intrigued. Apparently, Sprint has developed program to get new phones and service lines into the hands of folks who would hopefully give them feedback and evangelize their products. The Sprint Ambassador Program is all about exploring our latest products and services and allows you to give direct feedback to Sprint. We recently launched the Sprint Power Vision

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Apology for the multiple links posts

Just an apology for the accidental multiple del.icio.us posts the past two days. There should only be the daily links posts and not the repetitive weekly links posts that showed up this weekend. Sometimes you can outsmart yourself by trying to make things easier. I have a WordPress plugin that automatically takes links posted to del.icio.us and turns them into a blog post. I changed the settings to have the post saved as a draft for my review and not

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Guy Kawasaki starts blog

Guy Kawasaki has started his blog entitled “Let the Good Times Roll” (and it’s about time Guy!) The Art of the Start is one of my favorite books on entrepreneurship and I recently bought Rules for Revolutionaries. Guy’s writing style is engaging, informative, and to the point. I expect the same from his blog, so this is exciting news. Guy Kawasaki, Kawasaki, entrepreneurship, startups, art of the start, entrepreneur, blogs

EvolvePoint blog

I want to announce the new EvolvePoint blog here for anyone who’s interested in keeping up with the developments of the company and our products. From time to time, the content on this blog will overlap, but it won’t be a planned occurrence. The goal of the company blog is to consolidate information that has previously been scattered over a couple of blogs. The new EvolvePoint blog will be a central location for company news, FeedCraft news, and FeedMiner news.

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