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I am delighted to share with you a white paper outlining the thoughts and views of several key stakeholders who met late last year to discuss the issue of measuring online influence. Download: “Distributed influence: quantifying the impact of social media” (PDF) The catalyst behind this document was the publication of Edelman’s Social Media Index […]


This league table is a global ranking of the top 100 analyst blogs. This method of communication has increasingly been used with great effect by the analyst community to engage in conversations. According to Tekrati there are approximately 225 analyst blogs – some have taken this form of communication as their main public output method, others […]


Traditionally, an individual’s web influence was measured by the success of their blog. In its simplest form this was done by counting how many people subscribed and linked to it. However, in today’s Web 2.0 world, this is no longer a credible metric as people are currently using a variety of different social media tools […]


This league table is a global ranking of the top 50 English-language analyst blogs. Edit (June 21) – I will keep this page updated with major changes to the league table due to blogs being missed (as with Stowe Boyd) or quantitative measures being updated (as with Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff). The next major […]


Edit (20 June) – the league table has been updated with a new entry in the top 5 and a new leader in the top spot – link. This league table is a global ranking of the top 50 English-language analyst blogs. This method of communication has increasingly been used with great effect by the analyst […]


Robert Scoble in his blog today discussed how Hugh Macleod gives his cartoons away for free. As a result, he got so popular that now companies are willing to pay for him to draw cartoons for them. Does this sound familiar? Analyst houses such as RedMonk, Quocirca, MWD and Freeform Dynamics have been using this […]


After the initial excitement has died down, it’s a bit easier to reflect and analyse just how good… or bad the acquisition is. I will explain my view at the end, but to get the ball rolling this is what everyone else thinks: ARmadgeddon and Barbara believe that this move puts Informa more as a […]