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January 30, 2003

Free Reads -- Blogads?

Friedrich --

Is blogging ready for primetime? There are some dynamic, enterprising types who think so. Get ready for "blogads" (advertising aimed at bloggers) and "nanopublishing" (blogging itself). Jim McClellan's report in the Guardian is readable here. Sample passage:

Though, for the most part, he is operating at the other end of the scale to Denton, Jarvis is optimistic about his approach. "Nanopublishing will not replace magazine publishing or mass media. It is a new opportunity. It won't make money for political punditry or for the diaries of college students. But it will work for gadgets and sex and special interests such as disease - imagine a great weblog for diabetics - because it is so cheap to publish."

Time for 2Blowhards to start spinning off subsidiary rights?

Link thanks to The Global Citizen, here.

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at January 30, 2003




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