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  • Eliot 12:54 pm on July 16, 2011 Permalink | Log in to leave a Comment
    Tags: , , milestone, Twitter   

    A couple of milestones coming up 

    On Twitter I will have 500 followers soon.  Its been fun getting to this point.  I am mainly gaining followers by talking to people.  There aren’t any gimmicks or tricks being used. I am just engaging people.  On HubPages, I am going to hit 1000 hub views soon.  I haven’t been contributing to HubPages like Ty, but its nice to reach this milestone.

    I just hit 150 followers on Digg.  Digg is a major source of my news.  I am very happy that I was able to build a voice and a following on this site.

     
  • Eliot 1:57 pm on May 15, 2011 Permalink | Log in to leave a Comment
    Tags: Aksimet, comments, , , , , Twitter,   

    Using Simple Twitter Connect for WordPress 

    I realize that a good commenting system is a must for any credible blog.  When I first started this blog I punted on this and allowed comments from anyone.  However, I did moderate the comments.  I was mostly just checking for spam.  I know I could have used Aksimet Spam Detection, but it didn’t seem like a great fit for me initially.  I was just blogging what I felt was important, and did think paying a monthly fee for spam detection was worth it.

    Recently the spam was too much.  I changed my settings to make everyone register to post a comment.  This caused my users a ton of issues.  After a couple of friends and colleagues stated this was a problem, I felt I had to fix it.  I wanted a very tight integration with Twitter.  There were tons of alternative options for this.  I researched using Facebook Connect, a WordPress.com login, and OpenID.

    After all my research I found Simple Twitter Connect.  It took a couple of minutes to setup.  Hopefully you like the new Twitter button to tweet posts and the ability to leave a comment with your Twitter account.  If you’re looking to add Twitter as an option for comments to your WordPress blog, you may want to check out Simple Twitter Connect.

    Simple Twitter Connect Plugin Homepage

     

     
  • Eliot 3:17 am on March 23, 2011 Permalink | Log in to leave a Comment
    Tags: , Twitter   

    Follow Me 

    Hello all.  I have not been writing that much but have been using Digg and Twitter a lot.  Digg is a great source for news.  You can Digg with me.  Check out my profile.  Or… you can check out the microblogging platform also known as twitter.  My twitter account is here.  Join me and let’s have some fun.

     
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