About this blog

  • My day job - I am founder of Battenhall, communications agency for the social media economy.

Contact

Subscribe to this blog


  • Subscribe to this site by email or RSS

    This is my personal blog and does not reflect the views of my company or clients.

Blog powered by Typepad

Traffic




« Phones you need for blogging and videocasting | Main | New look PR Week »

June 17, 2008

Comments

I think this is really a step in the wrong direciton. Here's something I stumbled across if anyone wants to join the bloggers side http://tiny.cc/F0i6S

I love the fact that bloggers are driving traffic to AP's corporate clients and AP is rewarding them with legal threats.

Hi Drew, great post - this is very interesting. The newspapers and news services are all scratching their collective heads at the moment trying to figure out how they can keep both readers and revenue and nobody seems to be able to come up with a definitive answer yet. However, I think I speak for most bloggers when I say this is not the answer. The common phrase 'cutting your nose off to spite your face' springs to mind.

I'm just dying to know the financial implications (i.e. waste of money) of the AP's efforts to track everyone down and threathen each and every one of those mean bloggers who ultimately generate traffic for the AP's website.

Great post, thanks, this story will fit my degree paper like a glove. :)

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)