64% of Marketers are Interested in Advertising on Blogs
7th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 10

64% of Marketers are Interested in Advertising on Blogs

Interesting feature by Reuters today into Blogs and advertising with some hopeful news for entrepreneurial bloggers who are good/lucky/workaholic/well-connected enough to generate large levels of traffic: Buczaczer expects a handful of blogs will develop an audience large enough to secure more substantial ad dollars this year. A wave of companies ...more
Advertising
Blogads 3.0 Beta
7th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Blogads 3.0 Beta

Henry has just posted an interesting post over at BlogAds about some of the changes they’ve been working on in BlogAds 3.0 (beta). For starters they are refining their application process and introducing the idea of ‘sponsor bloggers’ who bring new bloggers into the program and help them get going ...more
Advertising
Where to Put Keywords on your Blog
7th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Where to Put Keywords on your Blog

Getting your blog ranked highly in Search Engines can be a complicated task – so can sifting through all the theories being espoused by SEO ‘experts’. Everyone has their theory. As a result I like it when people put together simple well thought out lists that even a non technical ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Adwords Advertisers Can Now Block Publishers Sites
7th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Adwords Advertisers Can Now Block Publishers Sites

Jensense announces that Adwords advertisers can now negative filter publisher sites – meaning that advertisers can now block an ad appearing on your blog by simply adding its URL to their campaign filter (in a similar way to publishers having the ability to block certain advertisers – seems only fair ...more
Adsense
AOL Opens Blog Service to IM Users
6th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

AOL Opens Blog Service to IM Users

Just spotted this news (perhaps its old and I missed it previously) that AOL are opening up their blogging tool to their Instant Messaging users. Not only this but they’ll be able to to submit posts to their blogs via instant messaging when logged in to the screen name associated ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Google Blog Moves
6th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Google Blog Moves

The official Google Blog has moved to a new blogspot address – googleblog.blogspot.com – it now features a blogroll – I can think of at least one blog they should add.
Pro Blogging News
And so we Move
6th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 4

And so we Move

We finally got the keys to our new home (the one that blogging built) and so over the next few days we’re in transition. This means packing up my Blog HQ, relocating net connections, hauling endless boxes, cleaning and aquatinting myself with a new neighborhood. I’m tempted to do a ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Calacanis Podcast
6th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Calacanis Podcast

Jason Calacanis has started Podcasting. Perhaps lay off on the singing next time Jason. He gives an indication that they hit a $1800 record for their Adsense ads. Then he goes on to talk about ‘Intimacy’ and blogging.
Podcasting
How are your Blog’s T-Shirt Sales?
6th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 13

How are your Blog’s T-Shirt Sales?

This is a question that might start becoming more and more common if an article at the Wall Street Journal is any indication: By Accident or Design, Selling T-Shirts Is Big Business on Web says that the online sales of T-shirts are booming. ‘All over the Web, bloggers, artists and ...more
Other Income Streams