Have you heard of Web 2.0?

Web 2.0 was coined by O’Reilly Media in 2004 and refers to a perceived second generation of web-based services such as social networking sites, wikis and communication tools. I’ve heard the term here and there for a while now, but was never quite sure what it meant. I came across this video on youtube yesterday and thought that it explained things very well.

Are you not keeping a blog? Here are three reasons why you should

As of October 2006, there was a reported 57 million blogs registered with Technorati. Now you may think that this number is huge, but in fact there are probably more blogs than that. This number only counts the ones that are public, when in fact many blogs are private and some are just missed by the counters.

So if there are 57 millions plus blogs out there, why aren’t you blogging or more importantly why should you?

At a recent Northern Voices conference in Vancouver, Richard Eriksson mentioned the following three reasons:

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