Sunday, March 11, 2012

Knol Marathon Commentary

 

 

Commentary on Knollers, Knolers, Knol Helpers, Knol Managers, Knol Promoters, Knols, Knol Critics, Knol Knights, Knol Wisemen and Many others Connected to Knol
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Health   Internet, Industries, Shopping   Reference

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Health ,    Internet , Industries, Shopping   Reference
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Knol Author Foundation Congratulates Professor Rao for Achieving 100,000 Page Views a Month through a Press release

http://www.einpresswire.com/article/557176-knol-author-foundation-congratulates-professor-rao-for-achieving-100-000-page-views-a-month-

Knol is establishing new records in visitors numbers, page view numbers and new knols posted numbers day by day.

September 2011

20.9.2011
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10 million will Knol a rank of 444
Presently at 444 rank Costco.com  10 million unique visitors per month.
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15.9.2011

Knol is Top 1000 Website


Estimated unique monthly visitors for Knol: 5.524 million
Knol is now Top 1000 Website based on unique monthly visitors.
Congratulations to all Knol authors who dreamed it, contributed to it, promoted it and made it reality against great odds.

Knol - A Top 1000 Website
Top 1000 Websites - Ranked on Unique Visitors per Month
Knol Page Views and Visitors - Historical Record - K.V.S.S. Narayana Rao


A knol author racing ahead to 85,000 monthly page views.

Knol racing ahead to 5.5 million monthly unique visitors numbers


August 2011

Knol Month of Regional Content - August
Regional content knols in special colors in Knol Marathon
Albania ,    Algeria , Andorra ,   Angola , Antigua and BarbudaArmenia
Australia ,     Afghanistan,   ArgentinaAustria , Azerbaijan ,


On Knol Promotion Board   today (Visit it)

Knols on Bahrain, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil

Knols on Andorra, Antigua, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas
Knols on Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria
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New Entrants into Knol Marathon

3.8
963 new entries.
Audi Cars - Knol Collection
2.8
901 new entries in Knol Marathon. Welcome to all of them.
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July 2011

30.7.2011
968 new entries into Knol Marathon.
Knol months of home page categories will present you specially decorated knol collections.

25.7.2011
Based on the top 1000 web sites released by Google, many websites are stating that top 1000 website requires 4.1 million unique visitors per month.

Is knol getting 4.1 million visitors already?

My knol portfolio is getting 47,111 unique absolute visitors per month. Assume it is one percent of visitors to Knol. Knol may be getting 4,711, 100 visitors per month. More than 4.1 million unique visitors per month.

Knol Page Views and Visitors - Historical Record - K.V.S.S. Narayana Rao

13.7.2011

Cumulative Visits and Page views of Narayana Rao

On 12.7.2011: 704,269 visits, 999,717 page views

13.6.2011
What are daily visitors and page view numbers for Knol platform?
Trying to come out with a figure.
http://www.quantcast.com/knol.google.com gives a maximum of 20,000 US visits per day. Can we assume that 200 countries put together Knol has 200,000 visits per day?
In my case, during the last 30 days total visits were 47,521 and visits from USA were 7,193. That gives the picture that total is approximately 7 times that of US visitors.


5.6.2011
Watch the performance of top  knols of 2011 Top Knols of 2011
Top Knols of 2008 - All Categories Combined
Top Knols of 2009 - All Categories Combined
Top Knols of 2010 - All Categories Combined
New Knols, Interesting Knols, Featured Knols, Top Viewed Knols - 2011


4.6.2011
Interesting News:
India has the maximum number interesting knols the country category knols

Knol search link for India
4829 knols 4.6.2011
800 interesting knols

4318 knols in search results on 4.6.2011
800 interesting knols


11.5.2011
Knol engine pulling its knols further with more visitors flocking to visit it.
51,541 monthly visitors and
73,463 monthly page views recorded today for a portfolio.

10.5.2011
Knol authors are still vigorous. Weekly Page Views of TOP Knol Authors.  showed that many new authors are now having more than 10,000 page views for month. For top authors also weekly and monthly page views are increasing.  Today an author's portfolio registered historical record in monthly visitors number. 50,702. Likely to cross 51,000 by end of the day.
Knol Page Views and Visitors - Historical Record - K.V.S.S. Narayana Rao

28.4.2011
Weekly Page Views of TOP Knol Authors.
Compare it with Top 100 Authors on Associatedcontent.com .
11.4.2011
Knol portfolios attracting good number of visitors. The initial estimate for visitors to a portfolio today is all time high of 1861 visits. This is likely to be revised down later in the day. Still, the figure is likely to be above 1800. Now knol authors can benchmark their performance against Top 100 Authors on Associatedcontent.com .

The revised figure is 1794 visits and 2590 page views per the day.

6.4.2011
Knol will be unavailable during scheduled maintenance starting at April 6, 2011 9:30:00 PM UTC+5:30. We expect the maintenance to be completed at April 6, 2011 11:30:00 PM UTC+5:30. Version: Bnorfolk465


5.4.2011
Very good momentum of visitors and page views. In the first 8 hours today, there were 768 visitors and 1,162 page views. If the trend continues, new daily visitor and page records will be registered.

Shopping category has good number of top viewed knols for various shopping items.

200 knol books posted
List of Knol Books by Narayana Rao K.V.S.S.
List-2 of Knol Books by Narayana Rao K.V.S.S.

Latest page view record
17.3.2011
Monthly visitors: 43,277 Historical record
Monthly Page views 62,232 Historical record

Knol Page Views and Visitors - Historical Record - K.V.S.S. Narayana Rao

28.2.2011
Knol spectator interest growing. More page views and viewers. Historical records made today by a knoller.
Monthly visitors: 37,521 Historical record
Monthly Page views 53,506 Historical record
Daily visitors 1598  Historical record
Daily page views 2361 Historical record

19.2.2011
Knol authors are active. These days, on many days more than 1000 knols are being posted.

There many popular knols now on Knol.

Right Click on the Link and See the Search Results

Categories on Knol Home Page

Business, Administration, Management  20,124 total knols  800 knols with 2000 or more page views

Education, Training, Teaching  7976 total knols - 800 knols with 1000 or more page views

Entertainment, Vacation, Holidays  9604 total knols - 800 knols with 1000 or more page views

Health, Medicine, Treatment   14,427 knols  -  800 knols with 2000 or more page views

Industry, Industries, Factory   6239 knols  - 800 knols with 1000 or more page views

Internet, Online, Virtual    21,675 knols - 800 knols with 1000 or more page views

Music, Singing, Song  4792 knols  - 737 knols with 500 or more page views

Reference, Research, Knowledge - 6158 knols - 800 knols with 1000 or more page views

Regional content, USA, India  -  8936 knols   -  800 knols with 1000 page views or more

Science, Scientist, Experiment   -  7724 knols - 800 knols with 2000 page views or more

Shopping, Car, Dress  -  8527 knols  -   800 knols with 500 page views or more

Society, Sociology, Social  -   11,429  knols -  800 knols with 2000 page views or more

Additional Categories

Economics, Politics, Government - 3029 knols - 740 knols with 500 page views

Engineering, Technology, Machine - 4674 knols - 800 knols with 600 page views

Mathematics, Statistics, Logic  - 1070 -  496 knols with 500 page views

Religion, Culture, Philosophy  - 3422 knols - 800 page views with 700 or more page views





18.8.2010
Knol authors are very active. Today around 1250 knols are edited.


23.6.2010

Narayana Rao K.V.S.S.   daily page views of 2033. Still they will go up during the day. This is a very important marathon milestone. KVSS is the first individual English author to reach this milestone. He now turns to his other fellow runners and encourages them to them also to reach the milestone.


24.5.2010
I tell one thing in class. Sachin Tendulkar or a Newbie, both have to play and score. Whoever scores will be on the playground and gets his score moving. Duckouts go back and sit in the pavilion.

Centurion Knol Author News




Century of centurion knollers will be hit shortly by Knol Author Cricket Team. The whole stadium of knol visitors are shouting  four, six. People who watch cricket understand the sentiment.
Centurion Knollers - Knol Authors

15.5.2010

Australia won the T20 semifinal match in an unbelievable manner. Cameron White and Mike Hussy hit sixes and sixes and sixes.
We want such knols authors who bring thousands of visitors to their knols in June and July and help Knol to close the second year with a bang.
Knol and Knollers in Social Media, Electronic and Print Media records some comments about knol made in various media.P V Ariel joined the knol as coauthor.

KAF Writing Contest. launched to encourage knol writing.
14.5.2010

Congratulations Knol Author Foundation


Knol Foundation  became 100,000 page views author.
Congratulations to all KAF members.

Next in line

Costas Bougalis

Jack Resneck, Jr, MD

Ricardo Adam

Jay M. Pasachoff

Admin
Interesting things are going to happen in the coming days. Many authors are going to cross 100,000 page view milestone. We have reason to cheer everday.
The first author to cross the milestone will be Knol Foundation
12.5.2010
 Interesting knol from a CEO knoller - D'Arcy Myers -
Congratulations
Actor, Engineer, Scientist
Joined: Jan 31, 2010 8:11 PM
Prestige Auto Gallery is posting interesting knols on cars. I made a comment on one of their knols.

Remove unnecessary links

I think one link Written by Alex Abramovich for Prestige Auto Gallery should be sufficient advertisement for prestige auto gallery and the other three links can be removed to make the article a genuine knol.

May be "We at Prestige Auto Gallery charge $20 and make sure this service is done properly" is an appropriate link. Other two are not redundant links and can be removed. You are writing good informative articles. You will get good benefit of articles if you desist from giving unnecessary link.

All the best.


11.5.2010
Congratulations  Max Iskram, Electronic Engineer - Industrial Manager     for completing 100,000  page views. Content is king. Max writes on electronic devices and circuit design.
Congratulations Fernando Antonio Ruano Faxas , centurion knoller for completing 50,000 page views.

Specialist knol authors


CEO Knollers - Knol Authors (Collection 1)

CEO Knollers - Knol Authors (Collection 2)


10.5.2010
Thanh N. Truong is a professor of chemistry and posted more than 20 knols. He is having around 800 page views per week now and they are likely to go up. He will be in the 100,000 page view group by end of the year.

15.4.2010
Narayana Rao K.V.S.S.  becomes the fourth millionaire knoller - 1,001,112 page views.
He became the third individual knol author and the first English language knol author to have one million cumulative page views.
Top the Individual authors page views
손지훈         3,033,000 
Seoul
György Tausz    1,759,000
Szentendre (Hungary)
Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. 1,001,112
Industrial Engineering and Management Faculty, National Institute of Industrial Engineering
Top three individual authors have now a total of 5,793,000 page views.
9.4.2010
Top three individual authors have now a combined total of five million page views.
8.4.2010
It is good to note that there are 51 knol authors today with more than 200,000 page views and 110 authors with more than 100,000 page views.
New Weekly Page Record 144,038 by Gyorgy Tausz


21.3.2010

A new series of knol on small business were started by me. New Knols - 2010 gives some of the knols on various role model companies being developed by me. 83rd centurion knol author were found today. Centurion Knollers - Knol Authors. The list is slowly expanding. Hope the list touches 1000 in one more year. The 600th ranked author has 19,000 page views today. 800th ranked author(in all languages put together) has 15,000 page views. In one year time we are hoping for 1000th ranked author to have 100,000 page views. That will give 100,000,000 page views or 100 million page views from the top 1000 authors alone. At least 100,000 authors will join knol. Knol has to make more people aware of knol writing opportunities by attracting number of people to knol help main page.

19.3.2010
Exciting News.
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Knol Authors and visitors have an exciting news. Harvard Business School Digital information group is using knol to discuss and promote digital scholarship issues. Earlier PLOS, then another Harvard Group and now Harvard Business Group. Institutional interest is growing in Knol. There are already two million page view authors on knol. Narayana K.V.S.S. is shortly going to be the third individual knol author to cross million page views. Knol is building a foundation to rapidly accelerate.

http://knol.google.com/k/global-knowledge-exchange-net-gken/the-gken-knol-collections/1h6bzpb0xr5vp/4#

http://knol.google.com/k/mary-lee-kennedy/the-meaning-of-digital-scholarship/lfqxy86p320/2#
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There are 581 top viewed English knol authors on 19.3.2010. Narayana K.V.S.S.    is the number one individual author with 907,000 page views. 
68 authors have more than 100,000 page views.
154 authors (including 68) have more than 50,000 page views.
The 581st author has  Feanor93 13,000 page views.
18.3.2010
Page Views Number One Author - 손지훈    -     2,775,000
http://knol.google.com/k/-/-/2u0cqptfu24fs/0
Page Views Number Two Author -  eHowKnol -  1,536,000
Page Views Number Three Author - Gyorgy Tausz - 1,262,,000
http://knol.google.com/k/-/-/2ycutuhanjv3v/0

Page Views Number Four Author -  Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. - 903,000
A new author group is arranged to aggregate their page views and get a higher place in most viewed pages. Knol Publishing Guild - KPG. Its presence is recognized and we hope it will do some good work to promote knol.

7.3.2010


Knol Authors
In the knol http://knol.google.com/k/knol-site-metrics-reveal-good-bad-ugly episode 21informs that there are 40,000 English Knol contributors. In July 2009, this team found that 23,000 knol contributors were. So knol marathon participants are increasing in number.

Goal of Knol: Knol Authors 100,000 - Knols 1 million - Top 100 Website. We hoped 100,000 authors will join by July 2010. Some news creates hope that it may be achieved.

But http://www.fimoculous.com/archive/post-6800.cfm says only 163,000 knols are posted so far. It is not a figures that can be accepted. But we need a more reliable figure also. Knol management needs to come out with an official figure.

5.3.2010

Mandi knols are many on knol.
Mandi is field selling learning event for students. A mandi knol is featured on knol today.
All the best Jagdeep Kaur.

4.3.2010

Number of Knols Posted So far in some languages

Knols in

Bengali 15
Gujarati 14
Hindi 5293
Kannada 49
Malayalam 73
Marathi 23
Oriya nil
Tamil 210
Telugu 114

For English if we search with the as the search word it is showing 116,000 knols


23.2.2009
Third Million Page view Author Appeared on Knol.
Congratulations Gyorgy Tausz Page views on 23.2.2010  1,012,958

In category Engineering there are 556 knols.
http://knol.google.com/k/knol/Search?&start=10&num=10&q=incategory:Engineering&locale=en&domain=knol.google.com&back=2utb2lsm2k7a.1414&restrict=general


20.2.2010

Interesting to note that top 4 authors have now total of 5 million page views.

Yokoyoma the Japanese author is posting more knols on his theme of comics. He is now having 496 knols.
His weekly page views are 17,025. Cumulative page views 244,171

14.2.2010

Page Views Number One Author - 손지훈    -     2,124,000
http://knol.google.com/k/-/-/2u0cqptfu24fs/0
Page Views Number Two Author -  eHowKnol -  1,354,000
Page Views Number Three Author - Gyorgy Tausz - 860,000
http://knol.google.com/k/-/-/2ycutuhanjv3v/0
Page Views Number Four Author -  Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. - 782,000

http://www.quantcast.com/knol.google.com shows that from October 2009 knol is having higher number of visitors in US. But knol is picking up in other countries and languages.

see the knols on Museums. 21 are there.

7.2.2010

Two million page view author appeared on knol. Congratulations  손지훈

1.2.2010
The latest page view figures.

Page Views Number One Author - 손지훈    - 1,874,000
Page Views Number Two Author -  eHowKnol -     1,271,000
Page Views Number Three Author - Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. - 740,000
Author to be watched György Tausz (Hungarian)
From the last review to this review the korean number author has added 365,000 page views. Gyorgy Tausz has added 291,000. In contract ehowknol has added 101,000. Two individual authors in two different languages are racing ahead at a frentic pace. They ask other authors to look at their knol writing practices and improve them. Probably, English has plenty of articles already on various topics and for knol articles to break ahead, things are not easy. But recruiting more authors needs to be done on an urgent basis.
It is good to note that number of most viewed authors has crossed 3000. The minimum page views is 3000 for these authors. Hope this number goes up to 10,000 by the end of 2010. At least 1000 authors need to have 100,000 page views by year end. Presently 75 authors have achieved this distinction. 158 authors have crossed 50,000 page views.

9.1.2010 

The holiday is not knowledge time but enjoyment time. The page views of many authors did go down.
손지훈 has a recent wpv of 105,901 and cpv of 1,509,374. Great achievement
eHowknol has a recent wpv of 22,099 and cpv of 1,170,020.
Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. had wpv of 10,131 and cpv of 687,358.
György Tausz has reached cpv of 345,000

1.1.2010





New Weekly Page Views Record: 134,727
Global Top 3

손지훈: 1,186,000 page views
New Weekly Page Views Record: 134,727 (19.12.2009) 
eHowKnol: 1,117,000 page views

Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. 663,000 page views
Two  more authors to watch
Salim Djelouat  357,000 (16,880 weekly page views)
György Tausz  345,000 (62,757 Weekly page views)
Knol Marathon is a spectator sport. Scores are given by spectators. Money to the participants comes from spectators. There can be sponsors for some participants.
Knol marathon has dynamic targets with identified subraces. 25,000 page views (pv), 50,000 pv, 100,000 pv are the begineers' races. 250,000 pv, 500,000 pv, 750,000 pv and 10,000,000 are advanced races. These targets keep getting extended as race progresses. The million page view target is now added as eHowKnol achieved that target and racing ahead.
Like in a marathon race, the people who finish the race at a point in time cheer for the other participants. The participants do take some rest, but their vehicles and animals keep moving in the race. It means the participation is always there, even though the actual person is sleeping on his animal or in his vehicle.
Presently the participants ahead include eHowKnol, a korean knol writer and Narayana Rao (myself). In this race everybody has an animal or a vehicle. Some are high quality animals and some are second hand vehicles. Some participants are students and some participants are professors. Some participants are cooks and some participants are kings. Like in a marathon conducted fairly, some cooks come ahead of some kings and kings have to manage their frustration.
Weekly Bulletin on Knol: Knol Progess - Weekly Bulletin

Knol Marathon Historical Statistics  List of Top Viewed Authors on Knol
                                                                                                                                                          

28.12.2009


What is Global Warming? is on knol home page today. A simple knol explaining the historical account of the discovery of global warming and the mechanism of global warming. The subdirectory on environment management was updated with this knol. Now there are 90 knols in the list. Readers can suggest 10 more knols and this topic will have 100 knols.

손지훈: the korean author has become the number one global author of knol. Congratulations


Psychology sub-directory was also updated recently. There are 53 knols in this list now. Some of the knols are



25.12.2009


Merry Christmas to all Knol Readers

Indian knol authors are facing the problem as by default the transliteration button is on and the posting is occuring in Hindi. I am totally troubled by this problem for two days and came to know the immediate remedy from knol help. I wrote frantic comments on a number of knols.
Brand Management

Brand management is an important part of marketing. A product made after understanding the requirements of consumer can be sold through trade channels i.e. retails shops without branding as a generic product. But manufacturers can try to brand their product among their target market and create a preference for their product among consumers. Consumers would still buy the product from the retailer but now he asking for a specific item made by specific manufacturer or a marketer. Branding, which is creating awareness among the target market people and creating a preference for the brand requires marketing investments. Companies are investing in branding because there is a return to brand investment. There are number knol authors who are trying explain branding and related issues on knol.

Concepts of brands

Some More knols having detailed material


See an interesting knol with only 200 page views but with four good comments

Knol authors are using twitter to promote your knols. Are you using all features of twitter. I am not. I have to use the ideas in the knol above. Money Power Wisdom Dr. Mani is the author. I appreciate his tips.

Knol readers are on holiday activities probably. Page views are going down drastically. That is fine. People need to enjoy spend time with their family members and friends. Web sites and documents are there anyway and they can be accessed only when they make sense and deliver some benefit.

Happy Holidaying.



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अब मुझे हिंदी में लिखने पढ़ेगा|
ఇంగ్లిష్లో వ్రాయాలి అనుకుంటే హిందీలోనే వ్రాయాలి అని నోలు అంటోంది. తెలుగులో వ్రాస్తేనే బాగుంటుంది అని తెలుగులో వ్రాస్తున్న.
19.12.2009
Some economic knols

18.12.2009

György Tausz  is running strong. His weekly page views are now 62,757. Probably he will be the third millionaire knoller. We have to look for other knol authors  coming out with surprise performance. The role models of knol have suddenly changed. Knol authors have to now concentrate on their work. Write men, write. Write more knols. Write more good knols. Promote them. Inform your contacts. Your knol portfolio performance is in your own hands.
16.12.2009
손지훈 became a millionaire knoller. His page views now are 1,001,595. Congratulations. He also established a record for weekly page views 101,045.
The Brain, Thinking, and Memory by By Cheuk-Wah Wong was on the knol home page today. The knol has 5000 page views. Mr. wong is an author. His book  A General Theory of the Brain and Memory. North Charleston, South Carolina, BookSurge Publishing, 2007 is mentioned in the references. He has one more paper A brain model with the circuit to convert short-term memory into long-term memory. MEDICAL HYPOTHESES  1997; 48: 221-226. The knol and the book, the paper mentioned make the knol an interesting reading.
Some more knols on the topic of brain included by me in the knol Behavioral Sciences Knols and Knowledge - Bulletin Board

15.12.2009

Kerala

There are knols on various counties. There are knols on various states in a country also. Kerala is a state in India. The following are some knols on it.
There are still more knols on the state. They have to become popular. For each state, province or region of each country we need knols. Knol authors have initiate knols and make efforts to develop them through collaboration.

14.12.2009

Knol Progess - Weekly Bulletin was updated. Knols in the system increased to 529,000. It is difficult to interpret this number. Does it include only full knols? Does it include comments also?
Number of top views knols has increased to 2307.
Number of most views authors has gone up to 2820. Last week this number was 2799.For the week ended 8.11.2009 the number was 2708. So around 100 new authors got added to this list. This is a good sign. Once knol management puts a page view level for satisfying the criteria of to viewed author, the number of authors fulfilling this target reflects the progress of knol.
The top three authors' page views were
Page Views Number One Author - eHowKnol - 1,071,000
Page Views Number Two Author - 손지훈 - 941,000
Page Views Number Three Author - Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. - 635,000
Within a week the number two author will reach the one million page view mark. He will be the first individual to cross one million mark.
Author to be watched György Tausz (Spanish) http://knol.google.com/k/-/-/2ycutuhanjv3v/0# is still galloping in page view numbers  and reached 245,256 pv. He is likely to break into top five shortly.
Top Knol Authors - Top Knollers records performance of top knol authors.
This week
Number of authors with 100,000 page views: 68
Number of authors with 50,000 page views: 157
Authors with 50,000 page views are increasing. Still the number is too low. We have to think in terms of 1000 authors with 250,000 page views per annum. What needs to be done? Authors have to be encouraged to write more knols. Plan to write at least 100 knols. Select interesting topics. Consult your contacts about the topics of interest. Find out from search engines intersting topics. Promote your knols actively. 
Some of the names who recently entered the list are:
Welcome to all of them. We will see what they have written in the days to come.
12.12.2009
Knol Directory - Main Categories provides the top level categories under which the knol directory is organized by me.
Chemistry  is a category under science. Authors writing on chemistry include: ANDY SAE, ramesh, Pagandai Vaithianthan PannirSelvam, KVSS, Reza Nikpayam,
Some of the interesting knols are:
Hindi Knol Competition: Hindi knol competition is being done in collaboration with Hindustan Times a leading news paper group of India. Therefore it is bound to attract participation and visitors. Entries are pouring in. See

11.12.2009

Dimitrios Litsikakis an author in the area of project management in on knol home page today. he wrote some interesting knols on the area. His best knol Analysis of Project Success Criteria and Success Factors has 5000 page views to its credit already.
Knol Sub-Directory - Project Management is just updated. 24 knols are listed in it.Some of them are
Some of the authors on the subject are
Andrew Cheah, Bob Stewart, Dimitrios Litsikakis, Guy Neill, Narayana Rao K.V.S.S., Pia and susy.
What's New in Hindi  gave 32 knols now. The last day of the competition is 31st January. The competition may bring 2000 entries and this will bring many new readers to knol from hindi search engines. Knol authors have to bring this competition to the notice of their friends and contacts. The details of the competition are available in Hindi Knol Competition: http://www.google.co.in/intl/en/landing/meribaat/.

10.12.2009

Just now it shows 27 knols. The knol hindi competition has started working.
Welcome to twelve authors. Hope they write many many knols and provide us and knol readers lot of valuable knowledge.
Knol Sub-Directory - Physics - Interesting Knols is a popular sub-directory with 641 page views. It is due to my blogs in the area of physics. So I could collect 56 knols in this list. There are interesting how knols and why knols in this collection.
9.12.2009
A knol writing competition in Hindi was announced. Indian knol authors have to take the competition to many people and enlist them as knol authors. The earlier competition was restricted to the area of cooking only. Now more areas were provided.
The details of the competition are available in Hindi Knol Competition: http://www.google.co.in/intl/en/landing/meribaat/.
The areas in which knols can be written are:
Entertainment, culture and literature
Travel
Sports
Health
Social, economic and political issues
To support potential hindi persons to write knols in this competition, some topics are being identified under various categories. The first knol is on the category of entertainment - films and film stars.
http://knol.google.com/k/narayana-rao-k-v-s-s/-/2utb2lsm2k7a/2019. Knol authors can add their ideas to the knol as it is an open collaboration knol.
Investment Banking in India - Regulations and Practices - Knols by Narayana Rao is a collection of knols on investment banking regulations in India. In August 2009, new regulations were announced by SEBI. These regulations were covered in various knols.  Issue of Indian Depository Receipts is a new instrument for which regulations were announced in India.

8.12. 2009

Victor Holman is  Performance Management Expert at Lifecycle Performance Professionals
Alexandria, VA. He posted 75 knols so far in his area of expertise. Hope he will improve the performance of knol.
Phil Kongtcheu writes on finance topics related to derivative contracts.

7.12.2009

A marathon took place at Pune on Sunday, 6th December 2009. Augustine Ronoh of Kenya came first with timing of 2 hours 13 minutes and .05 seconds. From Indian runners, Arvind Kumar Yadav came first with 2 hours, 22 minutes and 21 seconds. Congratulations all runners. Marathon runners have accumulated the ability to sustain performance over a long period. They can contribute their ability in many other fields. Here I am on knol to prove that point. Develop Marathon ability and contribute to yourself, your family and to society.
Today the focus of commentary is Wisdom.
WISE MEN AND WISDOM was recently updated by P.V. Ariel. Wisdom - Research Papers and Articles indicates some articles in the main stream research on the concept of wisdom. Sajid Khan describes himself as wisdom coach and has his own thoughts on the concept. He is resonsible for making many on knol aware of the concept of wisdom. He has many knols to explain his way thinking on the issue.
We have Larry Langdon who also wrote on wisdom - WISDOM FOR TODAY. There is a knol distinguising between knowledge and wisdom - Knowledge & Wisdom.
Knol directory has a main category Wise Persons
The specific subdirectories available are Abraham Lincoln , Dalai Lama, Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ, Karl Marx, M. Gandhi,  Mohammed,The Prophet, Sankaracharya, and Veda Vyasa.
Knol visitors enjoy the writings of knol authors on wisdom. You will become wiser.

6.12.2009

As the commentator for knol, I wish knol success all the time. I do keep reading negative comments about knol in various web pages, but wherever, there is an opportunity for writing a comment, I write my positive views about knol. Knol provided a wiki based collaborative article writing platform to the society. There are many around the world who have something to share, but do not have the means. Knol provided that means and some are using the platform. Still many are not aware of it and once they become aware of it they will join the crowd.
Knol is a collaborative platform. Each author should welcome others to contribute to his articles and write comments on his knol. But unfortunately there are some exclusive authors who feel they are losing their readers to other authors, if they allow contributions or comments. They remove the contributions, erase comments and even rebuke the contributing authors.
But then a large majority of people live in this world with faith that something better can exist between persons in this world than the combative and manipulative exchanges some persons initiate that threaten to destroy us today itself.
Mainstream Academic Research is nice author name to have. Knol is already having articles from main stream academic researchers. Also we have Sajid Khan whose claims his output to be is layman's research. Mainstream academic research has so far published six knols. In all of them, in summaries, main stream academic research is mentioned for various lines of thinking.
NEW KNOLS - December - November 2009 was updated.  A history sub-directory Knol Sub-Directory - India - History appeared.
Not many history knols are available on knol. History of Immigration and Naturalization in the United States is sighted in search. Guantanamo Bay - History, Organization, Profiles is a popular knol with 8000 pv. Dust Bowl of the 1930’s & a History of Causes is probably on environment as we understand today. How to Find Out the History of Your Boston House is at the level of a house. Interesting. The History of the Ford Mustang GT/CS is connected to american life.
There is a big scope for writing knols on history of USA. US knol authors have to notice it. Knol authors have to make knol a comprehensive sources for knowledge in various subjects. In the process of writing an article afresh, you may be able to bring a new perspective. Only when you focus on a topic, thoughts will appear.
There is a knol on teaching of history. Discover Waldorf Education: The Teaching of History. Eugene the author writes on Waldorf education system and its applications.
I look for a subject and some authors every day to comment upon. Today History is the subject.
Let me mention, Mumbai marathon, the event responsible to make me a blogger and knoller has attracted the largest number of participants this year. One of my colleagues, a knol author is participating in full marathon this year. I could not participate in full marathon as joints do not encourage me to take up such tough tasks. Best wishes to all mumbai marathon participants and knol marathon participants. Best wishes to spectators of both the events.

5.12.2009

Dermatology subject has number of knol authors and very well read knols. As I was compiling the Top 200 Knol Authors - Profiles I came across Eric Bernstein at the 198 position. I saw that his subject is dermatology and he had written 16 knols. As I looked around today for knols on dermatology, I could collect 39 knols so far in the directory on dermatology. Knol Sub-Directory - Dermatology
The authors I located so far are
Eric Bernstein
Knol has excellent author community and very useful knols. It needs more promotion to attract more visitors.
Indian Knol Authors - Knol Authors From India - Top 200 - Profiles provides the list of 200 knols authors from India.
4.12.2009
Narayana Rao crossed the 600,000 milepost. 601,558 is the pv on today.
eHowKnol is at 1,021,866.
Kevin Spaulding reached the 500,000 pv milepost. Welcome Spaulding. Now four knol authors have crossed 500,000 mark. Many more are on the way.
Eric Bernstein is an active doctor knoller. Published 16 knols so far on dermatology, skin problems. Each is on an interesting topic
Dr. Eric Bernstein has more than 50 patents.
Dr. Bernstein is considered an authority in the field of cosmetic laser dermatology, having authored more than 100 articles and book chapters. Knol has many experts like him enriching its library of articles.
Peer review is an important topic in the knowledge management, and Don a professor came out with a knol Open Knowledge Creation: Improving the Peer Review and Adoption Process.
is on home page today. It is a very detailed knol worth reading.

3.12.2009

Performance of top 200 knol authors 

What is the performance of  top 200 knol authors?
Compiling their profiles at the moment

 Weekly page views of top 200 authors 735,000

Some profiles from that above knol
Dermatologist, Bryn Mawr, PA
wpv: 1164, cpv: 38574
knols: 16
Top knol Acne Scars 16,000 
TheBreathingMan.com, Scotland, UK
Learn the truth about the Buteyko method...
wpv: 2096, cpv: 39,100
Knols: 28, Collections 4
Top Knol Buteyko Breathing Charts 6,000
Top collection: Breathing "collection of knols" 700 pv
Cosmetic Surgery at Plastic Surgery Research Center
Houston Texas
wpv: 1384. cpv: 38,199
Knols: 97
How to Automate Twitter is an interesting knol. It says you can automate twitter messages and they will keep going at the predetermined times.

2.12.2009

Instablogs is a blog network that publishes more than 200 posts a day on 136 blogs spanning 16 niche channels, including luxury gadgets blog Bornrich and technology blog Gizmowatch. With 200+ bloggers blogging from all over the world, Instablogs has around 2 million unique visitors per month.
Money Making Using Adsense and Optimizing - Case Studies and Blog Posts contains the link to the case study on instablogs on adsense blog. 200 bloggers site is getting around 2 million unique visitors per month. Let us assume that 4 million page views are coming from that blog per month. How many page views are coming from the top 200 knollers? It will be an interesting question to find answer to.
An estimate gives 28 million  as the page views for top 200 authors so far. In the last two months they have delivered around 3 to 4 million page views to the knol platform. Will it be further improved? Or should the next 200 knol authors be developed to deliver the same performance as the top 200?

1.12.2009

The knol playground has a new milepost. One million page view post is conquered by eHow. One more participant is being pushed towards the milepost by knol spectators of Korean language.
Medical knols were the starting display units on knol. Barrett’s Esophagus is on the home page today. Tooth Health: Cure for Cavities? for is also there. Alex Spence's Buteyko & Hyperventilation is also on the parade.
Salim Djelouat with 313,000 page views is an active knoller connected to the medical field. Krishan Maggon with 247,000 closely follows Salim. It is fitting that there are top knollers from medical field. Their success should bring some more medical professionals back onto knol to write.
Collaborative Books is great project in medical field.
Books posted so far

Directories on Medical topics

One more time congrats eHowKnol

30.11.2009

eHowKnol registers millionth page view:
eHowKnol: 1,004,247 page views. Congratulations ehowknol as well as all knol authors.
Knol Subdirectory - Electronics Engineering - Interesting Knols contains the display units of knol running in the area of electronics engineering.
Electronic Circuit Design For Beginners - Chapter 1 by Max Iskram included in that list is on the knol home page display board board today. Iskram has published 6 chapters so far. He is deligently developing a series of knols to help learners as well as professionals in the electronics area.
Electronic Cigarette is available. Electronic Learners' Portfolios and Electronics Tutorial are available to help learners. Knol is a spectator sport but it also is a participatory sport. Spectators can help the runners by even running a lap for them.
Ehow is at 999,029 pv today. By tomorrow it may cross one million mark. Great day for knol organisers, players and spectators. We await tomorrow with all the anxiety and excitement. One million knoller appearing on knol running ground. Creating hope for many more knol authors to follow suit.

29.11.2009

Eric Clausen's new writeup is Topographic map interpretation of Little Missou.... Geology is his forte. He is a professor emeritus. He has enriched knol with his topographic maps of various regions in USA and he also created a directory of geology and its various subbranches.
Internet is a popular category says knol home page.
Google Docs Help: Styles In Google Docs with 16,000 page views is doing a good job. How to use the Google Earth Flight Simulator helps to simulate a flight and observe the flight path. Google Adsense: Write Knols for Money, the Ultimate At Home Business must be of interest to many aspiring online entrepreneurs and authors.
Google Docs Help: Collaboration In Blogger Using Google Docs Tutorial Part I must be of interest to blogger knolers. Software Testing By Vinayak Rao is going great guns at 17,000 pv. Email Marketing by By Lance Conway is of interest to marketers. How to Gather E-Mail Addresses for Your E-Mail Marketing Campaign by By Eric Herboso makes a good complement to it.
Best Practices: Writing Good Knols By Knol Help is running towards 100,000 mark, Of course it is 25,000 short of it.This knol provides guidelines which can help you create useful, popular and positively rated knols.
Dressing the Athlete will certainly attract marathon runners. Learning Style From 5 Well-Dressed Athletes is for tennis crowd.

28.11.2009

Today's specials include: Irish Surnames, and Install a bathroom vanity
Environment is under threat is the recognized issue and we need to improve it. Environmental cost  reduction is to be attempted and soon some placards will appear on  knol. 
Click on http://knol.google.com/k/knol/Search?q=mandi. You will get Results 1-10 of about 284 for mandi. Mandi is a sales training exercise for students.
Mandi – The Festival of Learning by Mohit has more than 1000 pv. http://knol.google.com/k/mandi-active-learning-nitie by Rahul Gaurav is another popular knol. Mandi.. An experience for Life time... by By Motorian is not far behind. All these knollers will meet this afternoon.
dr mandi is the man responsible for introducing 250 knol authors. Dr Dhume is a faculty supporting Mandi.
Student enterprises are their education mission.

 

27.11.2009

Within a week, the millionaire knoller will appear. eHowKnol is at 979,000 pv. Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. is 1000 short of 575,000. Salim Djelouat crossed 300,000. My friend Andreas Kemper is entering 300,000. György Tausz has galloped to 146,000.
Chair Potato, the entertainment channel is reaching the 100,000 mile post.
There is a global meet of industrial engineers at NITIE, Mumbai, India. The flag of knol will fly at that ground.
Industrial Engineering is Human Effort Engineering and Systems Efficiency Engineering ( A Focus Area of Industrial Engineeering). Displays a board. Slowly and slowly, the slogan gets supporters. Value Engineering - Introduction has become an oldie and Enrironmental Value Engineering is the newbie.
Organizing for Industrial Engineering: Historical Evolution of Thinking provide new thinking. Industrial Engineering and Scientific Management in Japan provides the history. Japanese made it again with green productivity. Eco-Economy has champions in Japan.
Engineers running in knol marathon.
JOHANA DELGADO Ingeniera Industrial, Sorteo Extraordinario de Colombia, Bogotá
pramirezt Ingeniero Industrial, El Retiro , Quilpue, Chile
RAUF IQBAL Industrial Engineering Faculty, Researcher, National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, Mumbai, India
Cristian Bustamante Ingeniero Civil Industrial, La Rinconada S.A., Santiago, Chile
Remmy mauricio Mejìa Tecnólogo Industrial, Pereira, Colombia
Angel Fernández Industrial, Phoenix Publicidad S.L., Barcelona
PABLO IGNACIO MARTINEZ CASTRO Industrial Engineer, DECEVAL S.A., Bogota
V A R G U X Ingeniero Civil Industrial, diseñador web y gráfico, consultor de TI, VARGUX
Pericles Romero Ingeniero Industrial
Cristian Jean Salesman, Industrial Engineer, International Vacation Club, San Pedro De Macoris
Luis Hernández Ingeniero Industrial, Guayaquil - Guayas
Eisharc Ingeniero Industrial, Vielha
Andrea Di Meglio Industrial Engineer, ..., Paris
carles Ayats Amorós Enginyer Tècnic Industrial, Tarragona, Catalunya
jean paul osorio ortiz Ingeniero Industrial, Bogota, Colombia
Emilio Ingeniero Industrial, Gedescan S.L., Tenerife
Pradeep Kumar Industrial Engineer
Ahmed Saad Industrial engineer, Cairo
Abelardo Mayoral-Fierros Industrial Engineer, Project Manager, Beer Drinker and Head Banger, Fraser Health Authority, Vancouver, BC
Knol has many industrial engineers and one hopes they make knol efficient.
In Knol Shopping Mall, variety stores are flourising and master's places are languishing. Stock and sell what customers want.

Knol Portfolio Theory

PV is a function of at least two Qs.
PV = Qnt*Qlt
Neglect anyone for any reason, your PV goes down and BP goes up.
26.11.2009
Knol is game in virtual world. The spectators to the game come through search engines. Even when there are at the knol play ground, still their telescopes and binoculars are search engine related only. So knollers have to make themselves visible to search engines first.
It is not sufficient that you run on the knol playground. You need to wear the right dress to get noticed. There are some experts who have that aestetics. All knol badges are on their coats. Knol authors need not despair. There are coaches to teach you also the tricks.
SEO Basics By aaron wall is recommended by knol help long ago.
30 SEO Tips for 30 Days by By Jagadeesh M got 30 votes in 30 minutes. Somebody got upset. But Jag proved his worth. Jag presented How to Improve Knol writing using SEO to Rank in First Page? to help novices in the search engine optimization tricks. One more from Jag Search Engine Optimization (SEO) 101: Students Guide - Basics.
Knol is place where anyone can run. Mike Delgado has SEO - Search Engine Optimization 101 with two types of badges a knol knight badge and a Q badge.  Two horses running on the same path.
I noticed a friend, a co-commentator. Gary Beal with his SEO Top 12 Tips. SEO is a marathon, not a sprint, says he. Hi, Welcome Gary Beal, let us share the mike.
On Knol groups are important said Kalle Schwarz. There is a group on SEO SEO Knol Group. Very popular it is with 7000 pv. Writing SEO Copy also looks intersting.
Along with SEO, social media is important for knol authors. Have a look at this knol with five star brightness Social Media Optimization (SMO).
Some more horses in the social media pit.

25.11.2009

P V Ariel published a knol (YOU TOO CAN BE A WINNER AT VOTEUPINDIA) about the announcement of voteupIndia’s  “The winner of VoteUpIndia contest Second. Read more at this link:
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/you-too-can-be-a-winner-at-voteupindia/12c8mwhnhltu7/132

Knol auditorium has wise people in many subjects. How to identify them? Lists and directories are of some help. Knol Directory of Interesting Knols is one such display unit. 225 subjects and topics are listed in it.
Knol Directory - Main Categories
Preachers and teachers are running on knol.
Religion and Philosophy, and points out preachers. Wise Persons will make available the popular preachers of the world.
Education, indicates the ideas to improve the system of teaching at various levels.
Management,  covers business education.
I just observed  Google Knol: Collection of Knoledge an article in associated content.com http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2414918/google_knol_collection_of_knoledge.html?cat=15 published on 24th November 2009. Good that more are writing on knol.  One more I saw on creating a knol page. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/903059/creating_a_google_knol_page.html?cat=15
There are 49 pages on associate content com. It is good to know.
Marketing teachers! do they say something on knol. Yes have a look at  Knol Promotion & Marketing.
Knol has mixers, knol has juicers, knol has whippers, knol has blenders. Knol has blunders and it needs editors. Come spectators along with coments also do edits.
Knols are there for brain and brawn. Brain knol spotting is  now over. Let me go and find brawn knols.
I found a brawn knoller. He says "My name is Dane Fletcher and I have been helping people get Big AND Shredded for more than 10 years. In that time, I've learned tips and secrets about bodybuilding, training, nutrition and steroids that only industry insiders tend to know. As a bodybuilding enthusiast, it’s my goal to see that everyone who is interested in putting on more muscle, or getting super shredded achieves their goals."
Knol Top Authors with High Page View and Badges is a featured knol on the home page today.

24.11.2009

Sometimes there are mini-contests and cast prizes. Arabic knol writing improved immensely due to the contest. When is the next knol contest? Knol help is silent on the question.
Preventive Health For Women, a knol by Jennifer Frank, a prize winner in one of the knol contests in on the knol advertisement board today. A knol with 50 ratings all five stars Neurolinguistic Programming by Joe Greenfield is also getting special promotion announcements. Catching the attention of knolers, knol spectators is not easy. Even though they come to the stadium they watch the bulletin boards and go away. Why do they watch bulletin boards? Because their color changes more frequently, a knol author gives his opinion frustrated that his antics have no takers.
One such bulletin board, Knol Bulletin Board 2009, for Authors and Visitors. by By Angela, kalle schwarz, Narayana Rao K.V.S.S., Peter Greenfinch was modified an hour ago only. Knollers, the knol authors argue a lot on this bulletin board about their knols as well as about knol help and knol platform.
FLL Transportation Research in the Capital District, NY by Michele McColgan, Andrew Da Master, HENAA, Mary MccColgan  and some more authors (11) is in discussion a lot. It is the boys and girls doing research about the roads. I need to read it in details as it is from SIENA, College from where I entered USA.
Famous People by Katey is a good idea. But she has taken rest. One needs to shake her up and running. I said hi.
Budget New York Arts, Theater, and Fun is an interesting knol. It is also interesting to note that is an open collaboration knol.
Cooks are there on knol. See this knol Mexican Fried Rice. This one has 5000 page views. Barbecue Beef Brisket Texas Style Recipe. If you like more variety Food of Costa Rica. Don't think Brazilians are behind. Brazilian Cuisine. Colin Scott there with Jamaican Recipes. There is Biryani -By Carlisle DeSouza for the Asians. A chinese recipe Fried Rice With Egg is not yet having spectator interest.

 

 

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