When You Don’t Have Time to Blog, At Least Share What You Are Reading

My Google Reader (for RSS feeds–highly recommended!) now has a wonderful “share this” feature, which allows me to quickly tag the best news stories that I read each week, even when I don’t have time to blog about them.

Then, those shared items show up online for others to view. My shared items can be found here.


Soon, I hope to have my shared items incorporated into my own paulallen.net web site, but that will take a bit of development work. And my blog developer has 6 priorities ahead of this one.


Speaking of paulallen.net, I was happy to discover yesterday that Yahoo Denmark now ranks paulallen.net the #2 top result for the search “paul allen.” In fact, several Scandinavian sites did the same thing. (No wonder I get so much email from all over the world for the Microsoft billionaire!)

3 thoughts on “When You Don’t Have Time to Blog, At Least Share What You Are Reading

  1. It seems like this idea of sharing content is gaining in popularity. FaceBook launched a sharing feature not too long ago. I love watching the path the internet is taking allowing internet users to better customize their media stream based on recommendations from trusted sources. I think this idea of content sharing and social media in general will be a big topic discussed online this year, as it beings to go more mainstream.

  2. Hi Paul,

    Within Google reader in your shared items section it says

    “Put a clip on your site or blog
    You can also copy and paste code to put a clip of your shared items on your site.”

    I use this on my Blog and works nicely.

  3. I have a viable business concept for your Business Plan Competition. Would any of your Business Plan Competition entrants have a need for an idea? If so, who would I speak with regarding this?

    If no interest for Business Plan Competition any suggestions of resource who can develope this eBusiness concept?

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