…A link blog is a way to use a weblog to share interesting links. There are lots of different ways to do it. I use the free social bookmarking service del.icio.us to create link-related content for all of my main weblogs. In this weblog, that’s what generates my “Latest Recommended Links” content in the right-hand sidebar.
For my other weblog, The Right Conversation, I save links (with relevant excerpts or comments) in del.icio.us and then use an automated system to compile and post a daily roundup of links. (For instance, here’s yesterday’s link posting from The Right Conversation.)
Dave points out that while having a linkblog fulfills some needs (for him and, presumably, his audience), it’s not exactly conversational especially in his case, since the tool he’s chosen does not allow comments.
I shared my thoughts on linkblogs with Dave, and asked him to explain his linkblog rationale further….
(Read the rest of this article on The Right Conversation…)