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To Blog or Not to Blog – That is the Question (to Blog About)

Note: This was originally posted to www.endusersharepoint.com. A few weeks ago I had the chance to speak at SharePoint Saturday in New York. Once again, a tremendous event. This time, I spoke about “learning SharePoint” – a very broad topic…

Windows Live Spaces and Twitter Counter

I was DM’d a message from twitter today and thought I’d blog the answer. The question is: “Hey Paul, quick one for you,how did you get the twitter counter into your live space as the script code is blocked when saved Thx” I did this by adding a…

Griping about Windows Live Comment Control

I picked windows live spaces back in July of 2007 as my blogging platform. For the most part, I don’t have any regrets and Microsoft certainly extends it over time (though I mainly find out about new features by accident). My biggest complaint righ…

Reading Through 1,000 Blog Entries in 3 Weeks is like Watching Lost Season Four in a Weekend

This past summer, while I was working on two chapters for the best SharePoint social computing book ever, I began to get very far behind in my blog reading. I use Google Reader for my RSS stuff and when you have more than 1000 unread items, it just s…

Just When I’m About to Disable Comments …

They pull me back in! Windows Live Spaces doesn’t do a good job protecting me from comment spam. I assume MSFT has good spam detection, but that the spammers are better. The fact remains, however, that I get far more spam comments than I get …

New Blogger on the Block

My EMC colleague, Erik Swenson, has been persuaded to jump in the fray, stand up and be counted He blogs about about a wide variety of SharePoint branding topics at http://erikswenson.blogspot.com/. Some of his recent posts include interesting stuf…

If You Haven’t Tried Twitter …

Twitter is a very odd duck. I’ve been using Twitter for a little over a month and in some indefinable way, it’s almost as important to me as email. I find myself vaguely unsettled if I wait too long before looking over what others are t…

Twittering Away …

at http://twitter.com/pagalvin Sadly, I cleaned out my gmail account hours before signing up, so it didn’t find anyone when it searched for contacts. If you’re using Twitter, let me know and I’ll gladly connect. </end>

Guest Blogging?

It seems fairly common in the political blogging world for a given blog to host a "guest blogger". When I’m in political blog land I must be wearing a different pair of eye glasses because it never occurred to me that "guest bloggin…

Thinking About Changing Blogging Platform

I started off my "blogging career" using Microsoft’s platform and it’s been good to me. It’s easy to post, there are good options and widgets for managing your "space", decent web storage and so forth. However, I rea…