Blog Design Survey – Planning the design of your Blog
6th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Blog Design Survey – Planning the design of your Blog

Rachel over at Designer Blogs has just posted a blog design survey that she gives her potential clients who are wanting her to quote on blog design. I think its a pretty helpful list for those thinking through a new blog – whether they are getting a professional to design ...more
Blog Design
BlogStars  – Infringing CopyRight since 2005
6th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 20

BlogStars – Infringing CopyRight since 2005

Update: BlogStars is asking for feedback on this question now – you can have your say here. Well it seems that I’m a Blog Star! (nofollow tag used) Its a pretty flattering thing to have your RSS feed featured on a blog by that title – however I’m left feeling ...more
Pro Blogging News
The business of blogging and MetaFilter
6th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

The business of blogging and MetaFilter

Good little article in the San-Francisco Gate on Business Blogging and Small companies promote themselves through Web logs. It has features friend of ProBlogger Paul Chaney and a good list of examples of small businesses that are using the humble blog as a part of their business plan. Found via ...more
Blogging for Dollars
What’s Wrong with Blogging
6th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 78

What’s Wrong with Blogging

I once heard of a debate between a Christian group and a Pagan group – it could have been a pretty un-constructive rant like event where one group tells the other group what’s wrong with it and visa versa – everyone would have gone home with the same opinions that ...more
Pro Blogging News
Critiquing the Critiquing of Weblogs Inc
5th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Critiquing the Critiquing of Weblogs Inc

Jacob has an interesting critique on Weblogs Inc – taking a close look at the topic and posting frequency of some of their blogs. He particularly takes aim at two factors: 1. Lack of Updating – Jacob notes that the Digital Radio blog Droxy has only one post in the ...more
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Google Web Accelerator and Page Rank?
5th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Google Web Accelerator and Page Rank?

There has been a lot of talk around the blogs today on Google’s new Web Accelerator but one of the unique perspectives I’ve seen is an essay by Mike Lambert titled PageRank 2.0. Mike explains the lack of income stream attached to the Web Accelerator by speculating that it will ...more
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Meeting James Farmer
5th of May 2005 Darren Rowse

Meeting James Farmer

I had a morning coffee today with a fellow Melbourne blogger, James Farmer who blogs at incorporated subversion. What an interesting and far reaching conversation (well we stuck to blogging – but there was a lot to say) as we discussed everything from Educational Blogging (his main focus), to the ...more
General
Google Adsense Stats Delays – Don’t Panic
5th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Google Adsense Stats Delays – Don’t Panic

I thought I’d post something about this as I’ve had 4 emails and a few IM’s about it in the last couple of hours. Adsense stats seem to be experiencing delays and have done for at least the last 4 or 5 hours. You’re not the only one if you’re ...more
Adsense
Increasing the Longevity of Key Posts – Part II
5th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Increasing the Longevity of Key Posts – Part II

This is the second part of a post on extending the life of Evergreen posts. Take a look at the first part here. Related Articles – Many Bloggers use a ‘related articles’ feature in at the bottom of each of their posts. In most cases these are automated links from ...more
Blog Design