The Dead Chess Blog Society

Chessloser? Lost. Takchess? Leftchess. Likesforests? Clear-cut. BlueDevilKnight? Night night. SamuraiPawn? SamuraiGone. Drunknknite’s final post from 2012 (or maybe 2011) is titled Back in Action and says “I’m going to start updating my blog again.” You never know, though… sometimes blogs lurch back to life. Maybe mine should be retitled Reanimator.

Reassembler, a case study in persistent search engine visibility for old blog posts

Here are the top 12 Reassembler blog posts in readership this year. 11 of them are more than 2 years old, which means that all their visits at this point are coming from Google (unless there’s some really influential link out there somewhere that I’m not aware of). Drilling into a modern safe (Feb 2008) (467 views … More Reassembler, a case study in persistent search engine visibility for old blog posts

…and started a new job

As of April 1 I am Editor in Chief of the Enterprise IT Group at FierceMarkets! The group consists of six titles: FierceCIO FierceCIO:TechWatch FierceEnterpriseCommunications FierceMobileIT FierceContentManagement FierceBigData We’ll be making lots of improvements to the sites and the content itself. Big plans. Great fun. I really like the company and the people. I am … More …and started a new job

I wrote a book

Online Content Marketing in 30 Minutes, published by i30 Media, is available in all kinds of formats: PDF, Kindle, hardback, and others. Content marketing has taken the business world by storm over the last few years. The basic idea is to stop bombarding potential customers with ads, and start providing them with the kinds of … More I wrote a book


Thank you all for many generous offers to help critique the alleged book. I’m working on it. Several thousand words of notes on people, places, chronology, lies, food, and so forth. In the meantime, said generous offers brought me to an even better idea: Instead of having each person *read* a chapter, why don’t we do a  … More Eureka