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Better ‘blogging, part 1

I keep getting asked about ‘blogging by people and what does it take to be a good ‘blogger. First of all, I try to clarify one thing: being a good ‘blogger is not always equal to being a successful ‘blogger. OK, with that out of the way, I’m going to serialize my thoughts on ‘blogging for anyone, not just beginners…

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Clicky gets simpler

By way of an update my previous, broadly positive review of Clicky web analytics, here’s a run-down of what’s new. The guys at Clicky have since added out-bound link tracking, which now shows up under the Actions tab button, formerly called Clicks. This is excellent, certainly enough for me to keep using Clicky on a […]

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Google enlist web stats’ evangelist

Tempted as I often am not to criticize free software, I often just go ahead and criticize anyway. I did exactly that when I recently ran an article on how Microsoft might give Google a run for their money in the web analytics stakes. And even more recently, I ran a two-parter on a new […]

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Review: Clicky web stats shows style

Now that I’ve had a chance to poke & prod Clicky for a good few days, the data is more meaningful. If you were around on Thursday, you’ll have read the opening first installment on my review of Clicky web analytics. The features: too much! I know exactly how it is once you have a […]

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Microsoft to challenge Google Analytics?

Not to be outdone by Google, and to offer an adjunct to their very own adCenter Pay-Per-Click advertising, Microsoft is getting into web analytics. There’s a lot I like about Google Analytics, but there’s also stuff I don’t like, too. There’s clearly plenty of room for improvement, like real-time web statistics for a start. “According […]