Why Topical Feeds Are The Future of RSS
22nd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Why Topical Feeds Are The Future of RSS

Read/Write Web has an interesting post predicting that the killer application for RSS will be to track Topic/Tag/Remix Feeds rather than to track individual blogs or news sources. ‘One of the reasons I think this may eventuate is that blogging is and always will be a minority sport (as I’ve ...more
RSS
The Importance of Good Headlines for RSS
22nd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

The Importance of Good Headlines for RSS

Poynter Online has a great post about the importance of having a good headline in your RSS feed. ‘But what do I do with headlines like “Dramatic change” (which turned out to be about a change in the government’s attitude toward immigrants) or “An unfinished story” (this deals with the ...more
Writing Content
Google to Revamp Adsense and Adwords Program
22nd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Google to Revamp Adsense and Adwords Program

Silicon Valley Watcher writes that Google are getting ready to announce some big changes to their Adsense/Adwords program which will be of interest to many bloggers using the system. ‘As this is being writtten, about 1800 Google marketing people from its offices around the world are at an internal sales ...more
Adsense
How AdSense Premium Publishers Boost their CTR by 500%
22nd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

How AdSense Premium Publishers Boost their CTR by 500%

Have you ever wondered what the benefits of being a premium publisher on the Google Adsense program are? Google don’t say to much about it on their website. You have to achieve ‘5 million search queries or 20 million content page views a month’ to qualify, which puts most of ...more
Adsense
Professional Blogger Association – Some Observations
22nd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Professional Blogger Association – Some Observations

I’m really happy to see the caliber of Professional Bloggers Association’s Founding Team Members – whilst some have critiqued having such an association I’m pleased that it seems to be moving ahead. They’ve named a board and voted on office bearers which is a good first step and now have ...more
Pro Blogging News
Returning to Blog Ethics
21st of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Returning to Blog Ethics

Jeff Jarvis is taking another stab at the blogging and ethics question and this time tries to take a different approach –‘Some of us have been looking at this ethics question the wrong way: The starting point is not to impose a code of ethics on a medium but instead ...more
Blog News
Blogathon – 24 hours of Blogging for the children of the Tsunami
Pitch me Your Posts
19th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Pitch me Your Posts

This time tomorrow I will have been blogging for 7 hours straight in my blogathon to raise money for the Tsunami appeal, I’ll have added around 30 entries and I just know that I’ll be starting to wonder where the next 70 will come from. So this is a call ...more
Blog Promotion
Journalism’s Critique of Blogging – A Great PR Tool
18th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Journalism’s Critique of Blogging – A Great PR Tool

Interesting piece over at What Next Blog looking at the way the Wall St. Journal and New York Times are Still Dissing Bloggers. ‘It went on to create tension by saying that “Bloggers push stories and theories that make big media look slow, defensive or part of some far-fetched conspiracy.” ...more
Blog Promotion