Using Bloglines – a Tutorial
27th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Using Bloglines – a Tutorial

I was speaking with someone yesterday via MSN and they asked me about how I could possibly follow so many trains of thought to keep 20 blogs on such a variety of topics updated. My answer was quite simple – Bloglines and the RSS feeds that I track there are ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Business Week Does Blogging – An Incomplete Picture?
27th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Business Week Does Blogging – An Incomplete Picture?

I’ve been looking over the online version of Business Week that this week focusses upon Blogging. The articles that I’ve read are well written, insightful pieces – but I can’t help feeling a little disappointed that they tend to focus largely upon businesses who blog rather than blogs that are ...more
Pro Blogging News
Google TrustRank
27th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Google TrustRank

Search Engine Watch notes a few new trademarks from Google – including one interesting one ‘ TrustRank’ which they speculate that it could be an indication that Google are cooking up some new ranking system (like PageRank?) that is for combatting web spam. Also trademarked by Good are the terms: ...more
Pro Blogging News
More on Google Ads in RSS Feeds
27th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 5

More on Google Ads in RSS Feeds

The Blogging community is buzzing with the news yesterday of Google Adsense Ads in RSS feeds. There are a few relevant updates surfacing to this story: Robert from Longhorn Blogs (the blog that the first Adsense Ads were spotted in the RSS feed of) answers a few questions on their ...more
Adsense
ProBlogger turns 33
27th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 28

ProBlogger turns 33

I just turned 33 – that must put me in the upper age range of ProBloggers many of whom seem to be in their 20s. Any suggestions on how I should celebrate when I wake up in the morning?
ProBlogger Site News
Tips for Generating Effective Web Content
26th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Tips for Generating Effective Web Content

Search Engine Guide has 7 Tips for Generating Effective Web Content which might help those wanting to improve their quality of content: Write customer focused content that appeals to your audience. If performing SEO – Focus on writing for the human reader first and search engines second. Find out what ...more
Writing Content
How to make money from your blog: 5 tips
26th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 7

How to make money from your blog: 5 tips

Jeff Wuorio has a good basic introductory article on How to make money from your blog with five starting points: Sell advertising. Help sell others’ products (affiliate programs). Solicit contributions. Market your services in your blog. Use a blog to deepen your existing customer relationships. It is a similar piece ...more
Blogging for Dollars
ProBlogger WordPress Upgrade Underway
26th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 14

ProBlogger WordPress Upgrade Underway

Just a warning to readers that we’re currently upgrading WordPress for this blog to version 1.5 so there may be a few bugs for the next few hours. I’ll let you know when its complete so you can start letting me know if there are any issues. I appreciate your ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Google AdSense in RSS Feeds
26th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Google AdSense in RSS Feeds

Google have developed the technology for putting adsense ads in RSS Feeds. This is the news we’ve all been waiting for as publishers. Longhornblogs.com is one of the first testers of this this new RSS ad system (check the ads out in their RSS feed). I’m surprised that its taken ...more
Adsense