Secrets of WP Theming
31st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Secrets of WP Theming

Those of you who are WordPress users might be interested in Secrets of WP Theming: Part 1 and article by Chris J. Davis.
Blogging Tools and Services
Google Page Rank Reappears
31st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Google Page Rank Reappears

SEO addicts are breathing a sigh of relief today after the Disappearance of Google Page Rank seemingly being rectified in the last few hours. The green bar on the Google Toolbar has returned. For the average web surfer and blogger the loss of PR would have had little impact but ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Building Blogging Relationships – Be a Good Host
31st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Building Blogging Relationships – Be a Good Host

Another way to Build Blogging Relationships is to be a good host on your blog. V and I went out to a friend’s home recently for a meal and had one of the best nights we’ve had in a long time simply because of the efforts of our hosts. They ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blog Layout
31st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 35

Blog Layout

Jim from Blog Kits shot me an email last week saying that he thought it would be interesting to do a post asking readers what their favorite blog layout was. So…. What is your favorite blog layout? Do you prefer 2 columns, 3 columns or some other format? What are ...more
Blog Design
Building Blogging Relationships – Be a Good Guest
31st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Building Blogging Relationships – Be a Good Guest

Connected to my last posts on the building blogging relationships series is the idea that sometimes the best place to build relationships with others is on ‘their’ turf. As I look at some of my most fruitful blogging relationships I notice that many of the best interactions that we have ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Arieanna goes Pro
30th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Arieanna goes Pro

Arieanna is becoming a ProBlogger this week. She’s put in her resignation and starting out on this new exciting path of blogging and consulting. She writes: ‘So, here is a wrap up of some of what I’ll be doing. I’ll continue to write on all of our blogs, and maybe ...more
Pro Blogging News
Arguments for getting rid of comments
30th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Arguments for getting rid of comments

James has a good post with some Arguments for getting rid of comments (he’s going to do another balancing one tomorrow on why comments are essential features for blogs). I’ve heard each of them before except for this one: ‘The more comments you have the less links you’ll get – ...more
Pro Blogging News
Building Blogging Relationships – Availability and Accessibility
30th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Building Blogging Relationships – Availability and Accessibility

Two weeks ago I started a series on Building Blogging Relationships with Blogging in Formation and a post on Attitude – this week I’m going to pick up and finish the series with a few more posts. I was talking with a friend a few weeks ago about relationships – ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Choosing a Topic for your Adsense Blog
29th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Choosing a Topic for your Adsense Blog

Do you remember Michael Buffington who back in Febuary started a grand experiment in blogging for dollars by starting the Asbestos Blog – a blog designed for the one intention of making money from a blog with a topic which is always touted as attracting high paying Adsense Ads? Stephen ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips