Introduce Yourself
25th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Introduce Yourself

I thought it might be fun while I’m away for you to talk amongst yourselves for a bit. Why? Well I know many of you reasonably well because we chat on IM or have emailed – but I think a lot of you would quite like one another and could ...more
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Writing Blog Content – Keep it Simple
25th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Writing Blog Content – Keep it Simple

The average person only comprehends 60% of what they read. How much do you comprehend?. To ensure your reader ‘gets’ what you’re saying you need to make it clear by using some of the following techniques. – Use simple language. Avoid technical jargon. – Don’t introduce too many ideas in ...more
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ProBlogger Easter Break Vacation
24th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 1

ProBlogger Easter Break Vacation

Well its Easter (or it will be tomorrow) and at this time of year a group of friends that I am close with always go away for the long weekend for a time of great food, fantastic wine, to take in some our wonderful state’s coastline and a whole heap ...more
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Google Search Box Ads
24th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Google Search Box Ads

One of my wonderful readers, Danger, just emailed this question – ‘I was just looking through my adsense reports and it occurred to me that I’m not using the google search box on my site to serve ads. I’m debating whether to employ it and I kinda wonder if a ...more
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Adsense Earnings Poll Update
24th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Adsense Earnings Poll Update

The Poll we’re asking in the sidebar this week asks how much bloggers earned from Adsense last month. At the time of writing this 295 readers have voted (thanks everyone!) I’m going to let it run until the end of March at which point I’ll give you a full tally ...more
Adsense
Random Blog Tip – Contact Options
23rd of March 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Random Blog Tip – Contact Options

Related to my previous post about About pages I’d also like to make mention of another personal preference that I have – the inclusion of the ability for readers to contact you privately. There are many ways of doing this – but I’m surprised by just how many blogs give ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Ambush Podcasting – Screen Your Skype Calls
23rd of March 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Ambush Podcasting – Screen Your Skype Calls

Watch out Jeremy Wright is Ambushing Business Bloggers. You might like to screen your Skype calls or you might get asked questions like ‘How do you justify your Existence’. His Ambushees included: Paul Chaney Lee Wilkins Tris Hussey Eric Rice Toby Bloomberg Nice format actually – which could be adapted ...more
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Wikis and Wikipedia
23rd of March 2005 Darren Rowse

Wikis and Wikipedia

There is a good article over at Wired on Wikis and in particular – Wikipedia. I’m a regular Wikipedia user and often wondered how it got going – now I know. thanks to Rachel for the tip
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Meeting Cameron Reilly
23rd of March 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Meeting Cameron Reilly

This morning I spent a couple of hours with Blogger and Podcaster Cameron Reilly. Meeting face to face with other bloggers is always an interesting experience but to do it with a podcaster added a new slightly surreal element. Not only have I been reading what he writes daily for ...more
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