Building blog traffic for newbies
25th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 3

Building blog traffic for newbies

The Blog Herald has a good post on Building blog traffic for newbies – pretty basic tips but well worth a read if you’re new to blogging and wanting to get some traffic over to that blog you’ve been working hard on. Here is their last tip: ‘The most important ...more
Blog Promotion
Mailing List Services
24th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 6

Mailing List Services

Does anyone out there know of any plugins for Word Press and Moveable Type that are for collecting and generating a mailing list for your blog? I’ve been using a paid system for the past year that has been very unreliable. I’m sick of writing up emails to send to ...more
Blog Promotion
Essential Pro Blogging Tools
24th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Essential Pro Blogging Tools

Hypothetical question time – If you were stranded on a desert island (with dsl broadband and a laptop) and the had to make a living (to pay for your boat ride home) from blogging – what would be your top 5 blogging tools/programs/services? Ok – silly question – but someone ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Average Blogger makes $20 to $50 per Month
24th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 6

Average Blogger makes $20 to $50 per Month

WebPro New has an article on the rise of blogging and estimates that the average blogger is making $20 to $50 each month. I’m not sure how they come to this figure – I know many bloggers, 90% of whom make nothing from their blog. Another 9% might make a ...more
Pro Blogging News
Google Vs. Adsense Fraudsters
23rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Google Vs. Adsense Fraudsters

Google is sending a message to its publishers about click fraud and is suing one of its clients this week in an effort to recoup loss incurred by false clicking – but is also no doubt hoping to send a warning to those cheating the system that they are serious ...more
Adsense
Google Moves to Continual Indexing
23rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Google Moves to Continual Indexing

‘If you’ve noticed that Google seems to be updating their index more frequently than once a month, you’re not alone. Clint Dixon observed this as well. In this article he discusses how this changes the world for website owners, search engine optimizers, and anyone else trying to get on the ...more
Search Engine Optimization
How big is the Blogosphere?
23rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse

How big is the Blogosphere?

Clickz has a good article on the size of the Blogosphere which continues to grow. ‘The size of the blogosphere has doubled every five months over the last year and a half, according to blog analysis firm Technorati. Over that time, blogs have gone from being a word that sounded ...more
Pro Blogging News
Services to Ping When you Update your Blog
22nd of November 2004 Darren Rowse 6

Services to Ping When you Update your Blog

Over the past year I’ve collected a list of services to ping when you update your blog. Here is a list of those I have so far. There are heaps more out there – you might also like to head over to Jeremy’s Services to Ping list also where he’s ...more
Blog Promotion
Tech Bloggers Wanted – AdverBlogging
22nd of November 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Tech Bloggers Wanted – AdverBlogging

Jeremy Wright’s employees are looking for tech bloggers willing to blog for a few dollars. ‘The company I do the majority of my writing for is looking to open half a dozen topical blogs. The content output expectations are fairly low. These are ‘entry level’ blogging positions. The positions are ...more
Other Income Streams