Google sees benefits in corporate blogging
20th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Google sees benefits in corporate blogging

‘Google, which implemented an internal web log system behind its firewall about 18 months ago, has seen tremendous benefits from it and may in the future consider providing tools and expertise for this purpose to interested clients, Google said. Google deployed an internal blog for its employees shortly after acquiring ...more
Business Blogging
Writing and Blogging Opportunities – California Chronicle & American Chronicle
20th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Writing and Blogging Opportunities – California Chronicle & American Chronicle

Here is an opportunity for bloggers to get their name and writing into the public eye a little more – it doesn’t pay anything but the side benefits could make it worthwhile: ‘The California Chronicle family of online magazines is offering writing opportunities for authors and bloggers to publish with ...more
Blog Promotion
9rules Blog Network
19th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 2

9rules Blog Network

A friend recently suggested I take a look at the 9rules Network of blogs run by Paul Scrivens. Paul, like many bloggers, didn’t set out to create a blog network, but rather found himself creating more and more site, out of which a network emerged. He bases his blogging on ...more
Case Studies
Affiliate News: Pay Per Lead/Click Program Reviews
19th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Affiliate News: Pay Per Lead/Click Program Reviews

Affiliate News has put together a very useful resource that reviews 9 Pay Per Lead/Click Programs If you’re looking for ways to add an income stream to your blog using this type of approach this might be a good starting point.
Advertising
Free Blog Tutorials
19th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Free Blog Tutorials

Orangejack Blog has a great series of free tutorials for bloggers. They write: ‘Interested in blogging? Don’t know much about what a blog is, why blog, or how to blog? Need to tweak your blog? Do you feel like you need to take some classes on it all? Well look ...more
Blog Design
Blog Buyouts
19th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Blog Buyouts

Wired News has an interesting piece on media buy outs. The article finishes up by predicting that in the next year or so that we’ll see companies moving in to purchase blogs. ‘According to Sam Whitmore, editor of Sam Whitmore’s Media Survey, over the next 12 to 24 months you ...more
Other Income Streams
Google Adsense to Provide Additional Payment Options?
18th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Google Adsense to Provide Additional Payment Options?

I recently wrote an email to the kind people at Google Adsense Customer Service HQ suggesting that they work on an alternative payment system for plebs like me who live outside the USA. I recently wrote about the predicament I face – it takes 14 weeks from the time I ...more
Adsense
Ad Placement – Where do Readers Look on a Blog?
18th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Ad Placement – Where do Readers Look on a Blog?

WebProNews also has a good article on Ad Placement on websites: ‘Advertisement drives the revenue of the Internet industry. Learning about the science associated with successful ad campaigns can only benefit you and your site. With this in mind, a study performed by Eyetrack III attempted to determine which sections ...more
Advertising
RSS Ads A Growing Trend
18th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

RSS Ads A Growing Trend

WebProNews has an interesting article on the rise of RSS Ads and RSS spam: ‘Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is one of the fastest growing methods of content distribution associated with Internet technologies. Because creating feeds is not too complicated, the ability to present on-page information to subscribers has been embraced ...more
Blog Promotion