John Evans has written some really intelligent points about my linkbaiting rules post… he is also the first person to blog about it, which means he is really quick in addition to being smart. I wonder who the first ten people to blog about this post will be?
#2: Vaspers the Grate–I blog I read all the time–also has some really interesting thoughts on linkbaiting.
#3: One of my old Netscape team members Chris Finke–who’s a clever guy if there ever was one–checks in on the linkbaiting story of the century. Well played Chris.
#4: CCChapman is a podcasting wizard who a lot of folks I know love and respect… he has some very considered thoughts on the new linkbaiting rules.
#5: Our first non-english blog checks in… very cool! I have no idea what they are saying about the link baiting rules, but at least we know they ARE talking about the rules. 🙂
#6: This is kind of cool: a PR person who I must have known back in the Silicon Alley days 🙂 says he really digs my new rules, and he explains why you should too. Smart fellow.
#7: This link baiting rules post is now… AWARD WINNING!!! Thank you… you like me, you really, really link like me!
#8: Ummmm…. I think this dude is… ummm… like Dutch?
#9: Link Biter badges are now available–add them to you post and get an extra special nice comment back about a) how intelligent you are, b) how good looking you are, or c) how cool your twitter name is (note: this program can not be combined with other Link Baiting offers, valid in 47 states).
#10: Think Search Engines... very, very interesting thoughts and ideas on link baiting.
#11: PicktheBrain is now in my RSS reader–and it should be in yours. This is one smart cat!
#12: I love texas, and this Texas blog too!
#14: This blogger put off getting beer with his wife to check in on the LinkBaiting rules…. that rulez!!!
#15: ohhhh… Johnny T. you thrill me!!! You’re a handsome guy, and I like that Twitter badge too!
#16: Dave Winer publishes his Link Bait Rules!! I love it… the first person to extend the idea, and Dave Winer’s big link bait rule? EXTEND THE IDEA!
#17: TechWinter takes a moment to make an OBVIOUS observations–and sometimes those are the only ones that matter huh?
#20: Nick O’Neill extends my rules deftly… I think you’re in the zone Nick!
#24: PhakeCalacanis @ Twitter goes crazy…. the layers are folding in on themselves–time starts to slow.
#26: Another day, another TechMeme thread… live of a hustler, live of a baiter.
#27: This is the best photo a blogger has found of me yet… well done. Not only did you pick the best photo it’s clear your blog and ideas are the best!!!
#33: First person smart enough to syndicate a PodTech/Calacanis Podcast to their link bite!
#34: Ben calls BS on BAIT… no link for you! OK… here’s a link anyway. 🙂
#37: Barry blog breaks it down… nice design dude!!!
#38: Ted Murphy thinks he’s the fish…. but we all know he’s the bait. (great photo)
UPDATE: I’ve been too busy to post everyone here… g
ng to try and catch up. If i missed you put your link in the comments.
#44: The Wolf is crying like a baby… ok, ok… here’s your link! whhaaaaaaaaaaaaa
#48: Monkey boy links in…
COME ON PEOPLE ARE WE GONNA BREAK 50 today or what?!?!?!
#?: Bruce Clay??
#?: Fred Wilson??
#?: Mike Arrington??
#?: Jeff Jarvis??
#?: Brian Alvey??
#?: Nick Denton??
#?: Phil Kaplan/PUD/AdBrite
#?: Steve Gillmor
#?: Adam Curry
#?: Comic Strip Blogger
#?: Brad Hill
#?: Judith Meskill
#?: Ryan Block
#?: Peter Rojas