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Peter Cashmore has a round-up of memetrackers, who want to compete with Memeorandum. (TailRank should be in there!). He points to Two new sites, Megite and Chuquet. They are good first attempts, but lack what Memeorandum’s has – a simple, easy to comprehend, user experience. They […]

Peter Cashmore has a round-up of memetrackers, who want to compete with Memeorandum. (TailRank should be in there!). He points to Two new sites, Megite and Chuquet. They are good first attempts, but lack what Memeorandum’s has – a simple, easy to comprehend, user experience. They are too complicated and well, not easy on the eye. Bonus link: An Interview with Memeorandum creator Gabe Rivera.

  1. Tracking the COMPLETE CONVERSATION – Part 3

    (Updated)Stowe Boyd introduces the concept of the Conversational Index:“…successful blogs — ones that were currently viable and vibrant, and those that were on a growth trajectory from their start — shared a common characteristic: The ratio betwe…

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  2. I agree; as I’ve commented on Pete’s blog I think I’ve spent around 90% of my effort on chuquet.com since November 2004 on the engine and about 10% on the UI.

    The UI is the next focus: a simpler initial impression with less ‘fuss’, but allowing the user to drill into interesting stuff as needed.

    Mind you, I have had some very positive feedback about the Chuquet way of presenting things…

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  3. laurence, clearly you got the whole game right. make the UI so friendly that you shut me up forever. good luck, and keep us posted about all the progress you make

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  4. I personally don’t find Memeorandum that pleasing, prefer digg or Blogniscient for looks/design.

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  5. Shutting you up for ever is item #1347 on my game plan – I just checked. That’s due Q3 2007, although there may be slippage…

    I have cunning plans for the UI, and I will keep you posted. Cheers.

    Laurence

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  6. [...] Stowe Boyd invents the “Conversation Index“, basically divide the number of posts by the number of comments and trackbacks. He reckons the index has to show up at  less than one for a blog to thrive. Everyone reckons it’s all about the conversation. Over to our right there, there’s a bit of talk about this new aggregator, no sorry, apparently we’ve not used up our new Web 2.0 buzzword quota this month and it’s now a “memetracker“. Sorry, about that. Anyway, it’s called Megite and it’s ok, but not as good as memeorandum. But more to the point, all these new memetrackers are top stuff because the assist in the flow of conversation. [...]

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  7. [...] Om Malik sez: Memetrackers* Mean Money: [...]

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  8. [...] Engage a couple of the "A-List" bloggers (Michael Arrington, Robert Scoble, Dave Winer, Om Malik, Steve Gillmor, Cory Doctorow, Richard MacManus,  Stowe Boyd, and others) by sending them a link to your new product or service. Tell them what problem it solves and why it is cool. When they blog, people listen. When their stories hit Tech Memeorandum, Digg, TailRank, and other services the story explodes across thousands of blogs within hours. [...]

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  9. Try Megite again. A new interface just released. Also it can create personalized version if you have an OPML file.

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