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Will Ulitzer and SocialYell Dominate News Content on The Web (Eventually)? is the blog title of Gartner's Anthony Bradley. In his blog entry, Bradley writes: "Hype around Ulitzer.com (the social-journalism news magazine site) is climbing. At one point they were offering authors 200% of their Google AdSense revenue... I am convinced that the only way to change the world is through collectively determining how we spend our money and our votes. Will Ulitzer be this vehicle?" Ulitzer content is grouped in 25 distinct subjects from "Aerospace and Defense" to "Travel and Hospitality." Each subject group offers an unlimited number of topics, and each topic may contain thousands of peer-reviewed feature stories, bylined articles, blog posts, news, reviews, commentary, and unique editorial content authored by top experts in their fields. Ulitzer is designed to replace Wikiped... (more)

Software AG SOA World News Coverage Initiated on Ulitzer

Software AG SOA World News coverage initiated today on Ulitzer. Ulitzer content is grouped in 25 distinct subjects from "Aerospace and Defense" to "Travel and Hospitality." Each subject group offers an unlimited number of topics, and each topic may contain thousands of peer-reviewed feature stories, bylined articles, blog posts, news, reviews, commentary, and unique editorial content authored by top experts in their fields. Ulitzer is designed to replace Wikipedia with Its three-dimensional live content offerings and dynamic topic structure. "Facebook established itself as the new and improved tool for Myspace users and Ulitzer will establish itself as the new, much improved, dynamic, and  three dimensional version of Wikipedia with live content," said Fuat Kircaali, founder of Ulitzer, Inc. "Ulitzer is an original and unique tool for readers who seek quality content ... (more)

Ulitzer Published SOA Exec to Run IBM's Worldwide Sales

Channel Web reported today that Sandy Carter will take the helm at IBM as vice president of worldwide partner sales. Carter published three SOA articles on Ulitzer with more than 65,000 page views. Ulitzer content is grouped in 25 distinct subjects from "Aerospace and Defense" to "Travel and Hospitality." Each subject group offers an unlimited number of topics, and each topic may contain thousands of peer-reviewed feature stories, bylined articles, blog posts, news, reviews, commentary, and unique editorial content authored by top experts in their fields. Ulitzer is designed to replace Wikipedia with Its three-dimensional live content offerings and dynamic topic structure. "Facebook established itself as the new and improved tool for Myspace users and Ulitzer will establish itself as the new, much improved, dynamic, and  three dimensional version of Wikipedia with li... (more)

PreEmptive Solutions Magazine Launched on Ulitzer

PreEmptive Solutions Magazine launched today on Ulitzer. With more than 3,000 corporate clients, 40,000 registered installations in 100+ countries and inclusion with Microsoft's six million+ Visual Studio seats, PreEmptive Solutions helps organizations protect, analyze, and monetize applications, defend them against tampering and measure the impact of application investments. Ulitzer content is grouped in 25 distinct subjects from "Aerospace and Defense" to "Travel and Hospitality." Each subject group offers an unlimited number of topics, and each topic may contain thousands of peer-reviewed feature stories, bylined articles, blog posts, news, reviews, commentary, and unique editorial content authored by top experts in their fields. Ulitzer is designed to replace Wikipedia with Its three-dimensional live content offerings and dynamic topic structure. "Facebook establ... (more)

Celebrities, Politicians and Experts Tweet Like Canaries

Twitter Journal With Aston Kutcher and CNN breaking the one million followers mark and Oprah sending her first "tweet" live on her show many celebrities, politicians and experts are moving to the Twitter platform to get their message out. "The old Q and A is now Tweet and Reply says," Jimmy Vee , co-author of the book Gravitational Marketing: The Science of Attracting Customers. "The days of the standard interview are over. With new technology like twitter rapidly gaining favor there are newer, faster and more efficient ways of getting information into the hands of the people who want it." The concept of doing interviews on twitter is gaining steam. In March, John McCain took part in a TwitterView (twitter interview) with ABC New Washington Correspondent George Stephanopoulos. "An interesting effect TwitterViews are having on celebrities, politicians and experts is tha... (more)

Ulitzer FAQ Published

"In just over ten days, I had thousands of readers of my articles on Ulitzer, mainly on marketing and sales. It would be nearly impossible to get that at Ning for a new community site!" What is Ulitzer? Ulitzer is a brand new social media tool for creating, delivering, and consuming content on the Web. Anyone can create topics, magazines, and subject-based portals on Ulitzer, pre-populate them with over one million articles available, and launch a new Ulitzer topic in minutes. "In just over ten days, I had thousands of readers of my articles mainly on marketing and sales.  It would be nearly impossible to get that at Ning in ten days for a new community site!" John Ryan - http://johnryan.ulitzer.com Ulitzer vs. Ning - a Quick Review Ulitzer’s Amazing First 30 Days in Public Beta Can Anyone Apply To Become a Ulitzer Author? Yes, it's for anyone who wants to have a person... (more)

Just What Exactly Is Email For?

Email Archiving Journal I don’t know about you, but when I get long emails my eyes go running around my head. Too many words for me to take in during a busy day when I’m sure I’m suffering from some form of ADHD as I try to multitask beyond human capability. So I ask folks to please, please, puLEASE not send me long emails. But they do anyway. And then they get mad when I don’t read them – especially when they’ve written something personal. They actually expect me to put down what I’m doing and read a one-way missive, interpret what they are meaning and feeling against how I interpret their words, then gather my own thoughts and feelings along the way that I can’t manage cuz the communication is one-way and obviously my thoughts and feelings have no credence – and then, then… then what? I can’t remember what I was thinking and feeling with each paragraph or though... (more)

SYS-CON Launches "Virtualization 2009" Website for Virtualization Journal

SYS-CON Media announced today that the Website showcasing one of its most distinguished titles, Virtualization Journal, has been stunningly re-designed and re-launched at Virtualization 2009 - where under the technical-savvy leadership of Editor David Linthicum, Virtualization Journal continues to publish in-depth perspectives, technical features, industry columns, book reviews and excerpts, all written by thought leaders in the worldwide Virtualization community. Most important, the all-new site introduces for the first time a welter of new and original social features, including the ability for every member of the Virtualization community to create his or her own wholly individual customized home page, in connection with the articles and blogs they contribute to the community. It is now simple to become a high-profile member of the most active group of Virtualiza... (more)

Ulitzer to Pay 200% AdSense Revenue to Its Authors

SYS-CON Media announced today that Ulitzer, the long anticipated media website is now available in beta at www.ulitzer.com with more than 1 million original stories, contributed by more than 6,000 authors. Ulitzer.com aims to revolutionize original content delivery on any subject and is designed to become the preferred source of information for readers who used to visit their favorite magazine websites in the past. Ulitzer content is grouped in 25 distinct subjects from "Aerospace and Defense" to "Travel and Hospitality." Each subject group offers unlimited number of topics, and each topic may contain thousands of peer reviewed feature stories, by lined articles, blog posts, news, reviews, commentary, and unique editorial content authored by top experts in their fields. Ulitzer is designed to replace Wikipedia with Its three dimensional live content offerings and dynam... (more)

Bob Swart Launches "CodeGear Delphi Journal" on Ulitzer

Bob Swart launched today CodeGear Delphi Journal on Ulitzer. Bob Swart (aka Dr.Bob at www.drbob42.com) is an IT consultant, developer, reseller, author, trainer and webmaster for his company Bob Swart Training &Consultancy (eBob42) based in Helmond, The Netherlands. Bob has spoken at Delphi Developer Conferences since 1993. Bob is co-author of several books, including C++Builder 5 Developer's Guide, Kylix Developer's Guide, and Delphi 6 Developer's Guide, as well as a contributing author for numerous computer magazines. Delphi is a software development environment for Microsoft Windows applications. It has always supported development of native Windows applications in the Delphi programming language, a further development of Object Pascal. About Ulitzer.com Initiating content coverage on any topic or launching a magazine at Ulitzer.com  is designed to be as easy as ... (more)

MySQL Journal Launched on Ulitzer

MySQL Journal launched today on Ulitzer MySQL, written in C and C++, was first released internally on 23 May 1995. Version 5.1 was released 27 November 2008 and the next version will MySQL 6. In April 2009, Oracle Corporation entered into an agreement to purchase Sun Microsystems, current owners of the MySQL intellectual property. Although the deal was approved by Sun's board of directors, it has not yet been finalized. Ulitzer content is grouped in 25 distinct subjects from "Aerospace and Defense" to "Travel and Hospitality." Each subject group offers an unlimited number of topics, and each topic may contain thousands of peer-reviewed feature stories, bylined articles, blog posts, news, reviews, commentary, and unique editorial content authored by top experts in their fields. Ulitzer is designed to replace Wikipedia with Its three-dimensional live content offerings a... (more)