Squidoo Backs Down On 'Brand Campaign' As Many Are 'Not so Happy' About It

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/seth-godin-fail-118x200.gif" width="118" height="200" /> <a href="http://crunchbase.com/company/squidoo">Squidoo</a> founder and author <a hr

Squidoo Aims To Make Brands Pay For Dedicated Web Dashboards

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/brandsinpublic-215x88.png" width="215" height="88" /> Remember <a href="http://www.squidoo.com/">Squidoo</a>? Founded by <a href="http://www.

Content Marketplace Helium Officially Launches

Citizen journalism site Helium has today officially launched its content marketplace after 7 months in beta testing. We’ve covered the service twice before, once in 2006, then last year when Hel

A Few Thoughts On Google Knol

News of Google most recent project, Knol, came out late last Thursday without, as far as I can tell, much in the way of press pre-briefings. All the major publications were late to the story. Blogs hi

Squidoo Gets Into People Search

We’re not sure when it launched, but Fred Wilson has discovered that Seth Godin’s Squidoo has quietly entered the people search field with a new product called Squidwho. Squidwho provides

Google Acting Against Squidoo Due To Spam

A couple of reports across the net suggest that Seth Godin’s Squidoo is being penalized by Google, most likely due to spam on Squidoo pages. The reports indicate that some Squidoo pages have see

Squidoo: Seth Godin's Purple Albatross?

Seth Godin is an exceptional marketing consultant. I’ve read all his books – my favorite is Purple Cow. I routinely bring up his ideas when talking to companies about the best way to get m

HubPages, a better Squidoo?

Paul Edmondson, the founder of HubPages in Berkeley, California, thinks Squidoo is onto a good idea, but needs improvement in a number of areas. And he’s in the process of building something he