Gawker Launches Sploid
7th of April 2005 Darren Rowse

Gawker Launches Sploid

Gawker Media today went live with their latest venture – Sploid – a ‘news site with a tabloid mentality.’ There isn’t much content on Sploid – photos and headlines are pretty much everything – with links to the articles in question. This isn’t the smartest SEO strategy for most bloggers ...more
Case Studies
Blogging Fears – Getting Hacked
7th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Blogging Fears – Getting Hacked

What is your Worst Blogging Fear? This might make me sound a little paranoid – but occasionally I wake up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat thinking about the things that could go wrong with my little blogging business. In many ways what we do can ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Adbrite Ad Packages
6th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Adbrite Ad Packages

A blogging friend just pointed me at a new strategy that the AdBrite advertising network seem to be employing – selling packages of ads that will appear on multiple sites. Some of the packages are packages of their higher performing sites in the network and others are theme related on ...more
Advertising
Shiney’s BayRaider
6th of April 2005 Darren Rowse

Shiney’s BayRaider

Shiny Media is at it again by launching yet another blog – Bayraider – a blog that is centered around another net icon – ebay. Their Press Release Describes Bayraider as follows:
Case Studies
On Clicking your Own Adsense Ads
6th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 16

On Clicking your Own Adsense Ads

A reader emailed me this question this morning and I feel its important that I respond publicly to it because it is crucial information for anyone using Adsense to monetize their blog. It is basic information but can’t be emphasized enough. He writes: ‘I just started Adsense, and one of ...more
Adsense
Help ProBlogger Find a Business Model II
6th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Help ProBlogger Find a Business Model II

I’m quite overwhelmed by the response to my post asking for Help in finding a business model for ProBlogger. There are 29 comments there already from some bloggers that I really admire and respect the opinion of. Thanks to those of you who have left your opinion and who have ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Google AdSense Changes
6th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Google AdSense Changes

Overnight Adsense have released a few new changes to their program. I’m about to run out the door now but the basics from their Google AdSense: What’s New page are posted below. Most importantly (at a first glance) is Real Time Channel Reports – something I’ve been hoping for for ...more
Adsense
More on Getting Yahoo Traffic for your Blog
6th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 6

More on Getting Yahoo Traffic for your Blog

A month back I wrote a tip about Getting Yahoo Traffic for your Blog that simply involves a technique where you add your blog’s RSS feed to the customizable MyYahoo headlines feature. I wrote in that post that after one day that I noticed a small increase in Yahoo referrals ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Google Sandbox Explained
6th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Google Sandbox Explained

I hadn’t noticed this post over at Wayne’s on the Google Sandbox which I’m linking to here not only because I think many of you will find it valuable but because I am always getting asked about the Sandbox and this will be a great article to send people to ...more
Search Engine Optimization