Using FeedBlitz or any third party service requires your visitors to move away from your site when they are subscribing or using that service. Google’s Custom Search Engine as well as Adsense for Search ensured that visitors stayed on your site by embedding custom forms on pages of your site. Now, FeedBlitz has introduced Embedded Subscription Forms.
In an announcement on their blog, Intense Debate stated that they have been acquired by Automattic. IntenseDebate is a comment system that enhances and encourages discussion on your blog or website. This is done via comment threading, replying via email and an ability to import and export comments.
I mentioned two days back that Movable Type Pro is available for Bloggers. The August 13 release post on the Movable Type Blog announced the new features available in Movable Type Pro 4.2.
In an amazing attempt to fight the competition, which I believe is primarily WordPress, Movable Type is now allowing bloggers and K-12 Educational Institutions to download Movable Type Pro. The Movable Type Pro Blogger License comes with Unlimited blogs, authors and community profiles. However, support comes at a fee or $99.
Self-hosted Blog Options takes a look at the pros and cons of WordPress, Movable Type, ExpressionEngine Core, Habari and Chyrp.
Blogger turned eight on Friday and to celebrate the event Video Upload has been enabled yesterday. You can now easily upload and embed videos within your posts.
I wish I could say I was in this state right now, considering the lack of updates out here. But, the reason is that I am busy with MBA. Anyone like to write for me?
Mark from Weblog Tools Collection has announced a Blogging Essay. The winner receives $150 and the runner up $50. There are a simple set of rules to be followed: 1000 words or more.
Blog Herald is looking to hire bloggers and columnists for their blog. You can apply by sending an email to jobs [at] blogmedia [dot] biz with at least one writing sample fit to post at The Blog Herald. Bloggers are expected to post 20-50 times monthly while columnists generally once or twice each week.
WordPress.com today released Domain Registration and Mapping for your WordPress.com blog.
Bad Behavior 2 Alpha 3/Alpha 4 is out. It contains a couple of bug fixes. Remember to uninstall a previous 2.
Just received the same email from two of my friends today via Orkut. Was really irritated so the blog entry. Please read it, and please avoid hoax emails!