More of Google’s Adsense Changes
26th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 5

More of Google’s Adsense Changes

Google are now communicating to Adsense publishers about the new changes to their contextual ad system that I’ve been posting about for the past 24 hours. They are taking the line that it will bring more advertising dollars into the network which will of course benefit publishers. CPM ads – ...more
Adsense
How-To Get Slashdotted
26th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 6

How-To Get Slashdotted

Nicholas Roussos has a good post on How-To Get Slashdotted. His method is a slightly less direct method than you might think – ie it’s about getting your link on Slashdot in the byline of the person who submitted the article rather than having a post you’ve written directly linked ...more
Blog Promotion
BlogKits Blogger Survey on Advertising
26th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 1

BlogKits Blogger Survey on Advertising

Head over to BlogKits and fill in the survey there if you’re interested in helping them research what blogger think about ads on their blogs. The survey is easy to use and quick (took me 5 minutes) and will help to create a blog ad system that is useful and ...more
Advertising
Site Targeted Ads Will Bring Innovative Advertising
26th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Site Targeted Ads Will Bring Innovative Advertising

I’ve been pondering the new Site Targeted Ads from Google that I mentioned in the last post and have been thinking about all the interesting implications that this might have on those advertising on blogs. I suspect that with the advent of these ads that we’ll also see some pretty ...more
Adsense
Google to Let Advertisers Target Sites – Adwords Site Targeted Ads
25th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Google to Let Advertisers Target Sites – Adwords Site Targeted Ads

Google is beta testing a new feature for AdWords that will allow advertisers to choose which sites their ads will appear on – Site-Targeted Ads. They explain the program with the following statements: ‘Since Google first introduced AdWords, advertisers have asked us for the ability to run their ads on ...more
Adsense
Tracking your Blog’s Performance in Search Engines
25th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Tracking your Blog’s Performance in Search Engines

If you’re interested in tracking the performance of your blog you might like to start using UrlTrends – a tool that checks page rank in Google and Alexa as well as tracking the incoming links to your site. It looks like a useful tool – although when you first use ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Blog and Ping
25th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 29

Blog and Ping

T.L. Pakii Pierce has a great rant about Blog and Ping and the growing trend of using Blogger.com blogs for the purposes of Spam. Especially the emerging automated mechanisms that allow spammers to ‘blog and ping’ hundreds (if not thousands) of times in a very short period. I won’t link ...more
Pro Blogging News
Not for Profits and Blogging
25th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Not for Profits and Blogging

Wayne writes on the topic of Non Profits Profiting From Blogs. He believes that not for profit organizations can gain incredibly from blogging which is something that I’m also a strong advocate for. ‘The value of blogs to any non-profit is almost unlimited. First of all, a blog provides a ...more
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If the Blogosphere were a Nation
24th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 2

If the Blogosphere were a Nation

Paul has been imagining if the Blogosphere was a Nation and has started putting together some office bearers including: President: Robert Scoble Vice-President: (still thinking on that one) Goodwill Amabassador: Steve Rubel Department of Justice: Glenn Reynolds Department of Commerce: Darren Rowse Department of Education: Susannah Gardner Supreme Court: Shel ...more
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