Breaking News Blog Collective is Launched
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Breaking News Blog Collective is Launched

One of the projects that I’ve been working on with a number of others over the past two months is Breaking News Blog. Put most simply, the Breaking News Blog project is a collective of bloggers who are each focussing upon a niche news topic. There are currently 17 blogs ...more
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Six Apart buy LiveJournal – Its Official
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Six Apart buy LiveJournal – Its Official

Live Journal have just made the news that Six Apart are buying them out official at Big news… Six Apart and LiveJournal! They attempt to answer the ‘why’ question with the following reasons: ‘Our companies are more alike than different. We both use Perl. Together we form super robot that’s ...more
Blog News
Using your Visitor referrer logs
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Using your Visitor referrer logs

Wayne posts a useful tip on using your Visitor referrer logs in your statistics package over at Search Engine News Journal. ‘Visitor referrer logs are valuable records to examine, from time to time. In my case, and probably yours too, the visitor logs get more than one peek a day. ...more
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The Importance of User Feedback
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

The Importance of User Feedback

Michael has a great tip on The Importance of User Feedback over at Figby.com: ‘In retrospect, the conclusions seem obvious: Assuming you want as much feedback as possible from readers, you should make it as easy as possible for them to reach you. You may need to experiment with different ...more
Blog Design
Jeremy C. Wright – Fired for Blogging
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Jeremy C. Wright – Fired for Blogging

Another blogger has joined the growing number who have been fired for blogging. Jeremy Wright of Ensight Was Just Fired for Blogging ‘divulging company secrets’. Its not a nice feeling – I’ve know a couple of bloggers who’ve been through the same thing – not nice at all. However in ...more
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Tsunami Imacts Blogging
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Tsunami Imacts Blogging

Guardian Unlimited has a good article on the impact that the Tsunami has had upon blogging titled – Blogs’ new place at the media table: ‘Blogs have, of course, been only a tiny part of the tsunami story. But the tsunami may have a profound effect on blogs. These self-published ...more
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Adsense/Adwords Changes are Coming – 1 Merchant ad per Page Rumored
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Adsense/Adwords Changes are Coming – 1 Merchant ad per Page Rumored

It is rumored that on January 12 there could be changes in the air for bloggers using Adsense. Actually the changes would start with Adwords (the other side of the Adsense coin). You see it seems that Advertisers using the program will be told tomorrow (or in the next few ...more
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BlogKits BlogMatch Network
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

BlogKits BlogMatch Network

I’m interested in the launch of a new program that will attempt to match bloggers with adertisers – BlogKits. It seems to be what I’ve been suggesting is needed from what they write in their News Release: ‘“Until today, bloggers primarily embraced tools such as Google Adsense or Henry Copeland’s ...more
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About Darren
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

About Darren

My name is Darren Rowse and I’m the guy behind ProBlogger. You can read a little more about my journey of blogging on the About ProBlogger page – but let me take a moment to give you a bit of glimpse at who I am. I’m a 43 year old ...more
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