If you’re like me, you’d like to know who’s reading your blog. Hit counters stopped being accurate a long time ago (thanks spammers!), so you need something else. I’m using MyBlogLog for a select few of my readers in the hope that it catches on (then again, maybe I only have 4 readers…).
Whatever, RSS is where it really stops. Feedburner let’s me know how many people have subscribed to my feed, but that again leaves a lot of readers unaccounted for.
From the other side, there’s a different perspective: what if I want to *tell* a blog that I’m reading it? Currently there’s no way to do that. How about a reader optionally adding an identifier to the RSS GET request?
Any other ideas?