Googler Backs Feedster; Redlitz Off To Startup

Googler Backs Feedster; Redlitz Off To Startup

By WebProNews Staff July 12, 2006

Feedster is expected to announce tomorrow that company president Chris Redlitz is leaving the blog and syndicated content engine to join a startup company to launch later this month. He will be replaced with Tyler Goldman, formerly of Movielink, as the company restructures its team with new talent.

Feedster Will Die in 2006?

Is it just me, or has Feedster been completely useless for over 6 months now?

Feedster: Evolution Or Corp. Darwinism?

With the backing of Feedster co-founder and former Chief Technical Officer Scott Johnson, then Vice President of Sales and Marketing Chris Redlitz was promoted to president of the company on November 7th. By December 14th, Johnson was not only given his walking papers, but also was voted off the board of directors. Redlitz was voted onto the board in his place. Unlike when Redlitz was promoted to president, no press release was issued announcing the change.

Technorati Unloads a Ton of New Features

Can’t you just feel Technorati’s lead widening in blog search?

Feedster/Biz360 Keep Eyes On The Mob

A lot of criticism was flung at Forbes’ Daniel Lyons after he characterized the blogosphere “an online lynch mob” that swarms the object of their blog-rage, whether the information is accurate or not. Lyons created his own self-fulfilling prophecy and was cyber-lynched by the same collection of pundits he had accused.

Alls Fair In Love and Search

PubSub CTO Bob Wyman and Feedster CTO Scott Johnson can agree on one thing, they don’t like Google, especially when it comes to blog search and fighting splogs (spam blogs). But when they weren’t dogpiling on Google at SES Chicago, they took jabs at each other as they jockeyed for top position in the search world.

Feedster 500: New and Improved

Feedster CTO Scott Johnston explains the improvements made to the Feedster 500, Feedster’s listing of the “most interesting and important blogs.” …

Following On-Line Conversations is Hard Work!

“Markets are conversations” That phrase comes from the Cluetrain Manifesto and appears frequently in blog postings and comments.

Googles Blog Search: Where Does Technorati Go?

Google put out their blog search function today and while it looks to be a great tool, where does this leave existing blog search engines like Technorati? This has been a topic of conversation on a number of blogs today and it’s something that needs to be considered.

Feedster CEO Moves On

Employee turnover is a big part of the technology sector, especially for the internet industry. Reports about established personnel leaving positions to start new businesses or join competitor companies grow daily.

Feedster Dines On New VC Funding

The RSS and blog search engine may gain a Japanese flavor as the company receives funding from Mitsui and Company.

Mitsui & Co. Helps Feedster Expansion

Japan’s Mitsui & Co. announced that it has made an investment in blog and RSS search engine Feedster, but the company did not say how big the investment actually is.

Feedster 500 List Is Dead Wrong

Okay so I took some time to review the first 100 blogs on the Feedster 500 [top 500 blogs in popularity as Feedster sees it]. Let me tell you, we’ve got a long way to go in blog search, ranking and categorization… this list is a great example of just that.

Feedster Introduces List of Top 500 Blogs
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With the exploding popularity of all things blogs, keeping track of which ones are the most popular can be difficult task. It’s been estimated that there are 30-80 thousand new blogs created daily, with 500-900 thousand* new posts being made as well. With this bulk of information being delivered daily, finding which blogs are considered popular, unless you have a list to guide you.

AOL, Feedster Team On RSS Search

A beta version of the My AOL personalized web portal will incorporate news feeds as well as a feed search.

Policies Compared: Today’s Corporate Blogging Rules

On four points, all of the eight most well-known corporate blogging policies agree — corporate bloggers are personally responsible and they should abide by existing rules, keep secrets and be nice. Those four principles are the core of today’s corporate blogging rules.

Feedster Receives Venture Capital Financing

When attempting to grow a start-up into a full-fledged corporate entity, pursuing venture capital financing is obviously quite imperative. Successful financing ventures consist of selling your company’s vision.