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Thursday, May 10, 2007

Tagging resources for the UUA General Assembly.

Scott Wells has proposed a very simple, very useful way for bloggers and others to assemble a resource guide to this summer's UUA General Assembly. Whenever you find a web page that is relevant to the General Assembly — from business resolutions and background materials to great sandwich shops near the convention center — tag it at the bookmarking site del.icio.us. Use as many tags as you like, as long as you also include uuaga and 2007. (Here's a handy guide to using tags.) Then others can search del.icio.us for pages tagged uuaga+2007 and they'll find it all. In time, the resource list will grow large enough that users will want to try refined searches, like uuaga+2007+restaurants or uuaga+2007+worship.

Del.icio.us is incredibly easy to use. I have a bookmark in my browser that saves the title and URL of whatever page I'm reading to my del.icio.us account and asks me to add tags and a description. After I've saved it, I'm sent right back to the page I was reading. I've found it so useful, my del.icio.us account has become my most rudimentary blog.

Great idea, Scott!

Copyright © 2007 by Philocrites | Posted 10 May 2007 at 7:37 AM

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1 comments:

Jaume:

May 10, 2007 10:57 AM | Permalink for this comment

I prefer BlinkList, it is visually more attractive and I also find it easier to use and search.

[Link added. —Philo]



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