Category Archives: Vlogging

Articles about video blogging (or vlogging) and using online video for social networking.

Elgg 1.5 Widget – Amazon Wish List

Yesterday I upgraded my Amazon Wish List widget for Elgg 1.5. You can download it at http://community.elgg.org/pg/plugins/rsrobbins/read/230079/amazon-wish-list-widget Now that I’ve finally completed my work on the threaded comments for Elgg 1.2 it is time to move on to Elgg 1.5 … Continue reading

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Sams Teach Yourself PHP in 10 Minutes Times 22

Today I finished reading “Sams Teach Yourself PHP in 10 Minutes” by Chris Newman. I read about half of this book when I was working on Vloggerheads but now I’ve finished reading it so I can enter the book into … Continue reading

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Ning Has Eviscerated Their Platform

On October 21st, 2008 Ning announced that they would no longer allow Network Creators to customize the functionality of their Ning sites via PHP development. The only option to add new features is now through OpenSocial Applications. And the only … Continue reading

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Business Status Report

So what is the status of my business these days? My pool of clients is shrinking. I now have only two paying clients and one of them hasn’t been paying my invoices. I may need to concentrate more on my … Continue reading

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YoTube – Philadelphia Gathering – Saturday

I will describe my recent trip to Philadelphia for a YouTube gathering in depth because there are various travel related details I want to remember for future trips. I’ve been to Philadelphia twice before; once for the Philly Fringe Festival … Continue reading

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Walking Tours Of Philadelphia

I have finally finished reading the book I bought on tourist attractions in Philadelphia. I read this book to be prepared for my weekend vacation in Philadelphia. I will be spending Saturday and Sunday in Philadelphia in order to attend … Continue reading

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New Book On How To Become A YouTube Star

There is a new book available on YouTube. Unlike previous books, the author seems to have been heavily involved in the community and therefore knows more about the social networking aspects of the web site.  15 Minutes of Fame: Becoming … Continue reading

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YouComment – A Fancy Video Comment Reader

I have added another page to my collection of “value added services” for YouTube users. This one is an improvement over the YouTube comment system. You can find it on my web site at: http://www.williamsportwebdeveloper.com/YouComment.aspx  The comment system is an … Continue reading

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Custom Pageflake For YoTube Countdown Timer

It was pointed out to me that LiveVideo has already added a tab called LiveStart to show how Pageflakes will be integrated into LiveVideo. I don’t know if LiveVideo will open their platform to third-party developers the way Facebook has … Continue reading

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Pageflakes Mashed Up With LiveVideo

Pageflakes has already been mashed up with LiveVideo! You can get a preview of how their technology will be combined at: http://livevideo.pageflakes.com/. There are already some LiveVideo pageflakes available now so you can add LiveVideo Featured Videos to your existing … Continue reading

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LiveVideo To Integrate Pageflakes

According to TechCrunch, LiveVideo will be integrating PageFlakes into their social networking platform. This is an interesting development because before LiveVideo came out with their new web site features I did a video on Web Parts. I also posted a … Continue reading

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Export YouTube Favorites To Excel

Tonight I uploaded a new web page to my web site that allows you to back up your YouTube Favorites to Excel:http://www.williamsportwebdeveloper.com/FavBackUp.aspx You should back up your YouTube account information because you never know when they will delete your account … Continue reading

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YouCloud – YouTube Video Tag Clouds

I’ve begun to put my web application skills to work on some personal projects instead of client projects. Since I’m heavily into online video and the vlogging community I want to do something in that online space. I have a … Continue reading

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Preparing For YoTube Philadelphia Gathering

I’ve bought two books to prepare for the YouTube Philadelphia gathering on July 12th, 2008 (aka YoTube). I don’t think this event needs a lot of preparation but I may want to visit Philadelphia more often so it seems worthwhile … Continue reading

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Best Of Nalts DVD

I recently bought the “Best Of Nalts DVD“. This DVD is a collection of short videos produced by one of the biggest comedic stars of YouTube, Kevin Nalty. Nalts is a marketing professional which should make him very unpopular on … Continue reading

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YouCruise 2008 – Second Fun Day At Sea

The last full day of the cruise was another "Fun Day" at sea because we needed to sail back to Jacksonville Florida. I saw VioletKitty after breakfast walking through the Lido deck pool area. Then I attended a Debarkation Talk … Continue reading

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YouCruise 2008 – Nassau Bahamas

On Tuesday we proceeded to our next port of call, Nassau Bahamas were many James Bond film scenes were shot. I had breakfast alone again in the Wheelhouse Bar. Everyone else must have slept late. Then I sat in a … Continue reading

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YouCruise 2008 – Key West

On Monday we made our first port of call at Key West around 7:00 AM. I had breakfast at the Wheelhouse Bar on the Lido deck as usual. By the time I got there we were already docked at Key … Continue reading

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YouCruise 2008 – Fun Day At Sea

On the second day of the YouCruise, the ship spent the day at sea heading towards Key West. I had breakfast at the Wheelhouse Bar on the Lido deck, aft. I met Max Smith there and we talked awhile until … Continue reading

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YouCruise 2008 – Leaving Jacksonville

I have returned from my fabulous vacation aboard the Carnival cruise ship, Celebration. This trip was suggested by a YouTube vlogger, Pipistrello, as a fun way to have a gathering. The voyage was absolutely perfect. I did not have any … Continue reading

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