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Adolescent Diary Weblogs and the Unseen Audience

2005
Conversations in the Blogosphere: An Analysis "from the Bottom Up". Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38) Best Paper Nominee.

Weblogs as a bridging genre

2004
Bridging the Gap: A Genre Analysis of Weblogs. Winner of the 2004 EduBlog Awards as best paper.

Common Visual Design Elements of Weblogs

Women and Children Last: The Discursive Construction of Weblogs

Time until my next publication submission deadline
27 March 2006 23:59:59 UTC-0500


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2005
The Performativity of Naming: Adolescent Weblog Names as Metaphor

2004
Buxom Girls and Boys in Baseball Hats: Adolescent Avatars in Graphical Chat Spaces

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Adolescents and Teens Online Bibiliography
Last updated July 8, 2005.

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Last Updated November 22, 2005.

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New books are added but reading status is rarely accurate.


August 20, 2005

Where do blog readers come from? Check gVisit

ResearchBuzz pointed me to a new blog tracking tool with their post See Where Your Site Visitors Are Coming From With gVisit.

Want to know where your site visitors are in meatspace? (Meatspace: The "real world", where people live, as opposed to online space where they everybody drifts around reading blogs and playing Furious George.) gVisit can tell you, with a Google Map! Check it out at http://www.gvisit.com/ .

Enter your site name and URL, and gVisit will give you a line of JavaScript. Paste it into your site, and they'll start generating a map for you showing the locations of your last 20 visitors. Maps are updated hourly.

If you make a donation (of "any amount" as the site says) you'll be able to see the last 100 visitors instead of the last 20.

The major downside is that tracking 20 or even 100 visitors in an hour will tell you only so much. You can license the service however; for more details check out http://www.gvisit.com/license.php .

So I signed up and I think I will play with this a bit before I donate. Check out the map.

Posted by prolurkr at August 20, 2005 12:30 PM

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