Bill Gates on Blogging
8th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Bill Gates on Blogging

Gizmodo got a bit of a scoop with a face to face interview with Bill Gates. They’ve posted the first part of the interview which largely focuses upon blogging. Here’s a snippet: ‘I think blogging is super-important and we’ve got to do a lot more software. The phenomena for us ...more
Blog News
Adsense isn’t for all Blogs
8th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Adsense isn’t for all Blogs

MediaDailyNews has a great article that describes a situation where running Adsense didn’t work out for one blogger who wasn’t happy with the type of ads being served on his politically conservative blog. ‘Maloney pronounced Thursday on his site that Google’s contextual ad service, AdSense, was ‘not ready for primetime.’ ...more
Adsense
Keyword Identification Tool – NicheBOT
8th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Keyword Identification Tool – NicheBOT

Thinking of starting a new blog but you don’t know what keywords to target? NicheBot might be a tool worth checking out. Its a very useful tool that helps you to identify keywords that: 1. are being searched for 2. don’t have too many other sites competing for the same ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
I need your help Bloggers
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 8

I need your help Bloggers

I need your help. Truly I do – but it won’t cost you much – in fact you’ll probably get something out of it if you do. In the next months I’ve decided to interview a number of Pro Bloggers about their blogging ventures. These are bloggers who are currently ...more
Pro Blogging News
Quiz Time
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Quiz Time

It’s Jeremy’s fault that I spent the last 10 minutes doing this but I’m a sucker for a good online test. My nerd rating is 9 – They say I’m definitely not nerdy and might even be cool! Can someone please tell my wife? My geek rating is 153 – ...more
Pro Blogging News
Six Apart to go Public?
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Six Apart to go Public?

Dave Winer believes that Six Apart’s motivation for buying is LiveJournal is about Six Apart wanting to go public: ‘In all the speculation about the deal betw Six Apart and LiveJournal I haven’t seen what surely is the motivator. Six Apart plans to go public. The market will value SA ...more
Blog News
Chat with me on MSN Messenger
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Chat with me on MSN Messenger

I have had the fortune of chatting on MSN messenger today with a couple of my Problogging heroes and thought I’d like to connect with more in this way in 2005. So – with much trepidation I’m going to let you know my MSN Messenger ID. It’s [email protected] Please note ...more
Pro Blogging News
Do Internal links boost Search Engine Ranking?
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Do Internal links boost Search Engine Ranking?

Interesting thread over at ‘Self Starter’s Weekly Tips’ forums – Do Incoming links from the same URL have less weight than incomeing links from a different domain? was the question that started the thread off. The advice is good – and can basically be summed up as follows: Internal links ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Blog Ads seeks Sales Person – Blog Job
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Blog Ads seeks Sales Person – Blog Job

Blogads.com is looking for a sales person. Their advertisement reads: ‘Blogads.com ,a fast-growing ad network focused on bloggers, is seeking entry-level salespeople and assistants. We’ve got offices in Carrboro, NC and Budapest, Hungary and have been featured recently in Business Week and the Wall Street Journal. You must be an ...more
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