Everything related to social networks, communities, group publishing and editing etc.

SEORoadshow Invites

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Im happy to say, that the organisers of the SEORoadshow have extended an invite to Threadwatch regulars - just pm me, or post in the Threadwatch discussion so that I can forward your names onto the list.

Monday Morning Sex, Football & SEO

Source Title: Interview of NFFC, Sexy SEO God Source Url: http://www.search-marketing.info/newsletter/articles/nffc.htm Story Text:

Aaron Wall (SEOBook) interviews NFFC, a man who needs a very good memory when it comes to football.

Building Successful Communities

Source Title: How to build a successful online community Source Url: http://www.platinax.co.uk/blogs/brian/archives/2005/07/how_to_build_a.html Story Text:

Communities offer a rich and multi-faceted marketing opportunity for many types of online businesses. They are however, extremely hard work to get off the ground, and then continously hands-on to manage properly.

Happy B'Day Marissa!

Source Title: Belated Happy Birthday Marissa Source Url: http://www.grayhatnews.com/node/93 Story Text:

Im not a great fan of Marissa Mayer, Google's PR girl, but hey, she's doing her job, and it was her birthday recently so many happy returns mate, hope you had a great day!

Profound & Heartfelt Thanks

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Please accept my profound and heartfelt thanks for all your efforts in attempting to find me during my recent troubles and for all the support given to my wife and family during a very distressing time for them.

Aaron Talks to DaveN

Source Title: Interview of David Naylor Source Url: http://www.search-marketing.info/newsletter/articles/david-naylor.htm Story Text:

Aaron has a nice interview with everyones favorite spammer, DaveN - The last half is most interesting, with a few bits and pieces really worth the read...

Baby Eurotrash on the Way!

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Threadwatch member eurotrash, who runs the Edinburgh Sucks blog and his lovely wife Laurie are going to have a baby!

Ian Turner Missing: Facts Page

Source Title: Where is Ian Turner? Source Url: http://www.threadwatch.org/node/3008 Story Text:

UPDATE: Ian has been Found!

This Page Contains the Facts as We Understand them. Media, Press and Bloggers Feel Free to Use Anything Here, Anywhere you like...

Where is Ian Turner?

Source Title: Where is Ian Turner Source Url: http://www.no-source.org Story Text:

UPDATE For press, bloggers and other media aswell there is a FACTS PAGE now up, that will be updated as information is received.

Webmasters help "Make Poverty History 'One' Campaign"

Source Title: Make Poverty History Source Url: http://forums.digitalpoint.com/showthread.php?t=19375 Story Text:

You have probably seen a TV ad already for the 'Make Poverty History' or 'One' campaign. There are several websites: US: http://www.one.org UK: http://www.makepovertyhistory.org please use your influence online to promote this important movement up to the 1st of July.

Happy 40th Gary Price!

Source Title: Happy 40th, Gary! Source Url: http://blog.searchenginewatch.com/blog/050624-055529 Story Text:

Gary Price, best known for his role as news editor of Search Engine Watch makes the big 4 Ohh... today, happy B'day Gary!

Get yer bucket and spade, it's SEO's by the SEA!

Source Title: http://www.talmir.com/blog/2005/06/seo_by_the_sea.html Source Url: http://www.talmir.com/blog/2005/06/seo_by_the_sea.html Story Text:

Brad tells us that a weekend get together in Maryland for SEO's, called SEO by the SEA is being organized by Bill Slawski (aka bragadocchio) and Loren Baker. The gig's scheduled for 19th, 20th and 21st of August, and I really, really wish i could go!

Great Expectations, and the Failed "Wikitorial" Experiment

Source Title: Paper's 'wikitorial' trial halted Source Url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4114312.stm Story Text:

This would have been interesting to watch - apparantly the LA Times launched a wiki editorial experiment last Friday but had to take it down on Sunday because of abuse.

SEW Forum Get Together, 28th June - Atlanta..

Source Title: Search Engine Watch Forums LIVE! June 28th in Atlanta, Source Url: http://forums.searchenginewatch.com/showthread.php?t=5528 Story Text:

As most of you no doubt know, SEW is 1yr old this month. In celebration they're holding a "forum get together" in Atlanta on the 28th of this month....

Microsoft Launch Consumer Community Site in Beta

Source Title: Microsoft Looks to Build Up the Windows Community Source Url: http://www.microsoft-watch.com/article2/0,1995,1827558,00.asp?kc=MWRSS02129TX1K0000535 Story Text:

The Hive, as reported by Mary Jo, is Microsofts attempt to levarage the power of community buzz that they've had success with on Channel 9. The site is aimed at ordinary consumers....

Surviving Reboot 7 - 300 Bloggers over 2 days...

Source Title: Technorati Search for "reboot" Source Url: http://beta.technorati.com/search/reboot Story Text:

- yeah, and some of them actually do believe (firmly!) that blogging all and by itself will create a better world. Sheesh...

The venue was reboot 7.0 in Copenhagen, and the participants were a lot of people that everybody+dog seems to know, and then some.

Happy B'Day SEW Forums!

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The Search Engine Watch Forums are celebrating their first birthday this week. Happy birthday, and many happy returns SEW....

Photos from Stansted Pub Meet

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So, i finally got some image up, you can find them under Stansted 2005. If you have more pics, you can submit them with this form or send them to nick AT threadwatch.org and i'll put them up for you...

System Upgraded - Please Report Bugs Here

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Ok, so i've finally gotten around to upgrading to drupal 4.6 - mostly as i need to use the gallery module for the stansted pics, and it was a good exuse to do the whole lot...

There's shouldnt be any bugs, but maybe we'll find some - if so, please post here.

Threadwatch at Stansted

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A big thank you to Nick and JasonD for organising this, very very good boys. I am pleased to say the usual suspects were about, but this time we were staying at a extremely pleasant English country house.