Chris' reference to a means of linking his site to Facebook touches on something I thinking about this morning. Even though you can export your Facebook data into what seems like a nicely presented, local site of sorts, I'd like to be able to basically parse my Facebook timeline, and somehow migrate it to a… Continue reading Facebook-fed blog someday?

Why we should return to personal websites (Reason 1220)

I enjoyed "We Should Replace Facebook With Personal Websites". It speaks to what I'm partially aiming for with this blog. My original sin wasn’t making a Facebook account, it was abandoning my own website that I controlled (the original site was hosted on Tripod, but if I had to do it all over again, I'd… Continue reading Why we should return to personal websites (Reason 1220)

Just thinking about the story on The Guardian about protecting the open Web that I linked to earlier, I'm curious what a blog-centric status update model would look like? I have a couple IndieWeb plugins installed on this blog which bring actions like Twitter likes, retweets and (theoretically) Facebook likes and comments back here. I… Continue reading Are blog-centric status updates feasible yet?

Should professional websites have blogs?

A quiet moment on a weekend away with my wife

My primary business is my digital risk consulting business and its website has a blog along with static pages about me, my services as related themes. I have maintained a blog on my professional sites for about 9 years, it just seemed like the right way to set up a professional site. Lately, though, I’ve…… Continue reading Should professional websites have blogs?

Blog migration, destruction and recovery in 873 easy steps

Reconstruction

This is a story of momentary triumph, devastation and recovery. It was a collaborative effort but the real hero is Nathan Jeffery who you can read more about at the end of this post (so please keep reading). I had two sites a few days ago which I decided to merge into one. The one…… Continue reading Blog migration, destruction and recovery in 873 easy steps