>And for ones that are open (LiveJournal et al) I found this one:
>http://www.qumana.com/overview.htm which does Blogger and LiveJournal
>etc. Seems to be a few - cos those ones have a published APIs I think.
Search for 'offline blogging tool' and you should receive some more.
Blogdesk for windows, ecto, etc come to mind.
>I do wonder if it's spam though - remember these are sites that you
>are looking after to promote your podcasts. A lot of Myspace people
>don't wander off into the linked blogs - likewise
>LiveJournal...they're communities, and if you don't post there you in
>part don't exist.
It is spam in the sense that if you rely on Adsense Google does
interpretate duplicate content as in "who does it belong to" and if it is
too heavy, you do get punished. Which for some people is not what they
want. But I do assume that the posting frequency of podcasters does not
make up for that, especially when they are careful with linking.
But as you said - the main thing about community sites like myspace and
livejournal is not about "look here and go elsewhere" but that they are
communities and want to stay in those. Ignoring that can be problematic if
you are looking for 'success'.
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