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Posterous Gains Funding, Makes Blogging Free & Easy

posterous_logo1.pngAmong the 7 Ways to Blog Using Your Mobile Phone, which we wrote back in 2009, a few of them included emailing your posts directly to your blog. But what if everything you wrote, posted and created came only from your email? Well, then you’d have Posterous.

Semantic Web: W3C Publishes Working Draft of HTML + RDFa Spec

w3c_logo_2009.jpgThe W3C (news, site) has been busy. They've released seven documents related to HTML, one of which is of interest to anyone working with HTML and another to anyone involved with the semantic web.

Web Publishing Roll-up: Digital Media is Hiring, Mobile Web Gets New Tools

This week, web publishing focuses on the ways digital media is making headlines. From the mobile web to new careers, digital media is at the forefront of the media business model.

From Twitter to Yammer to Buzz, 10 Microblogging Must Reads

The tools have managed to touch both our personal and professional lives. The concept has turned journalism, social media, marketing—and the overall way in which we connect—inside-out and upside-down. Yes ladies and gentleman, we’re talking about microblogging.

Naturally, related news comes in heavy, crushing waves, so we’ve put together some must-read happenings that have occurred so far this year. Whether you’re in the mix for business or pleasure, these points are worth the read.

Search Patterns - New from O'Reilly - Design for Discovery

Book: O'Reilly Search Patterns As we all drown in today's unparalleled access to mostly disorganized information, the holy grail for many has become to perfect search. O'Reilly Media (news, site) has released a new book to help those following this path.

TEDxNYED Examines Media and Technology in Education

TEDxNYED Examines Media and Technology in EducationWhen we talk about the digital media consumption of teens and young adults, from social media to the mobile web, we often wonder how the future of online media will evolve. Rarely, however, do we consider what it means for the future of education.

On Saturday, March 6, educators and technologists alike gathered for TEDxNYED, an all-day conference, examining the role of new media and technology in shaping the future of education.

Attention eZ Ecosystem, eZ Conference 2010 is Coming Up

Attn eZ Ecosystem, eZ Conference 2010 is Coming UpeZ’s (news, site) 8th annual eZ Conference will be held in Berlin on the 24th and 35th of June this year. This Web Content Management and Digital Media gathering is designed for industry leaders, experts, web professionals, and all of eZ’s family. Care to be a speaker or sponsor? eZ wants you, too. 

Web Economy: The Shift to Service

Cloud computing and virtualization reflect a general movement driven by the Web: a shift towards a more service-driven economy.

Attn: Now PuSHing WordPress Blogs into Real-Time Web

wAttn: Now PuSHing WordPress Blogs into Real-Time WebSome say Twitter has replaced the need for RSS feeds, but we think they’ve still got some life left in them. Seemingly on the same page, (news, site) now supports PubSubHubbub (PuSH), a service that "pushes" updates from the 10.5 million blogs to RSS readers in near real-time.  

Mediaspectrum Automates Campaign Management for Web Publishers

Mediaspectrum Automates Campaign ManagementIt’s no secret that Mediaspectrum (news, site) helps web publishers manage editorial content and streamline workflows. But now they’re helping publishers make better, more well informed decisions about advertising sales.

Atex Acquires Kaango, Reclaims Online Classified Marketplace

AtexLogo_2009.gifFor some time now, web publishers have been concerned about advertising. Yet, finding new sources from which to advertise and engage consumers often leaves them paralyzed. Atex (news, site) is here to help.

A New Model Aims to Reinvent Web Publishing

Advancing Digital Storytelling with StoryRiver Media

When we last spoke with Jim Gaines, we talked about the future of digital publishing. Recently we had the opportunity to catch up with Gaines again. This time, he had a story to tell.

Drupal 7 CMS Release Status: Dear Beta We're Approaching

Drupal 7 Status Update

The Drupal (news, site) open source Web CMS project is in the midst of ironing the kinks out of Drupal 7 with the recent release of the second Drupal 7 alpha. Project founder Dries Buytaert recently shared a status update and release plan to take the project through the home stretch. Here's what's cooking in Drupal land.

Does Paying for or Preserving Newspapers Really Make Sense?

Would you pay for your newspaper online? Probably not your average teen, who doesn't seem to even know what a newspaper is. If they don't read them now is there really a need to preserve their content for the future?

MadCap Offers Native Support for Mobile Publishing

madcap_logo_2010.JPGXML-based technical authoring tool provider MadCap (news, site) is back with a pretty sizable load of updates. In addition to the newest releases of their product suites—MadPak and MadPak ML (multilingual)—their publishing software, Flare 6.0, has added support for authoring to mobile devices.  

Web Publishing Roll-up: News Consumers are Participatory; Looking at the Future of Digital Media

A new study revealed this week that approximately 46% of Americans say that on a typical day they get news from four to six different media platforms. Just 7% get their news from a single media platform.

8 Ways Web Content Management has Improved in SharePoint 2010

Some say that Microsoft hasn't really made many changes to SharePoint 2007's web content management functionality for SharePoint 2010 (news, site). While the underlying architecture may not have changed, there are some improvements that you are bound to like. Here are 8 changes to SharePoint WCM that you need to know about.

eZ Systems Targets iPhone, iPad Publishing with Mobile WCM Toolkit, Services

eZ Systems Supports iPhone, iPad with Enhanced Mobile WCMThe wired world is jibber-jabbing nearly non-stop about iPhones, iPads and the next generation of publishing. Open source web content management vendor eZ Systems (news, site) aims to keep its customers on the edge with the release of a new iPhone and iPad content delivery product complemented by services designed to facilitate custom application deployment to the Apple application store.


Website Design: Impatient Versus Bored

Customers are much more likely to get impatient with your website than they are to be bored with it.

Are You Coming to Gilbane San Francisco 2010?

Gilbane San Francisco 2010

We are. Even though the Gilbane Group (news, site) was recently acquired, the show must go on.

Gilbane San Francisco, scheduled for May 18 - 20, has just opened up for registration. The conference promises four tracks to serve specific roles in the organization (marketing, IT, a business unit, or an internal function):

  1. Customers & Engagement
  2. Colleagues & Collaboration
  3. Content Technology
  4. Content Publishing

If previous Gilbane shows are any indication (check out our coverage of Gilbane SF and Gilbane Boston 2009), this one promises to have something interesting for everyone in the web content management industry and beyond. Gilbane SF 2010 will feature around 40 sessions, panel discussions, workshops, product labs and more.

Here’s some helpful information for you to check out the event and to register:

See you in San Francisco. Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair ;)