I’ve been busy working on a number of projects (film and web based) for the last few weeks which is why I’ve not had a chance to write anything. Let’s also factor in something of a nightmare regarding my living arrangements (won’t bore you with the details but it involved a brief period living in a cardboard box with a tramp called Eric) and a severe case of blogstipation. It all adds up to the longest period I’ve not updated the site in 18 months. Sorry about that 😳
Whilst wading through my RSS feeds, a couple of things jumped out.
Google Robots.txt Generator – Now forget about how useful this tool will be to folks who are scared to play around with their robots.txt file, the key point here is that after years of evading the question Google have finally confirmed that the Googlebot is a boy!
We all know how friendly Googlebot is. And like all benevolent robots, he listens to us and respects our wishes about parts of our site that we don’t want crawled. We can just give him a robots.txt file explaining what we want, and he’ll happily comply.
I’m going to spend the weekend wading through the rest of the 700+ unread posts. In the meanwhile if someone could either invent another 24 hours in a day or point me in the direction of a time management guru, I’d be very grateful…
One thing I did notice whilst looking through Google Reader is that I’m not the only one who hasn’t been posting as regularly as they used to. A number of other sites I read haven’t been keeping to their regular posting schedule and more than one have announced that they’re calling it a day.
Do you think that people are moving away from posting every day? Are folks running out of things to say? Has the blogging bubble burst?