Pajamas Media – Proceed with Caution
2nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Pajamas Media – Proceed with Caution

Duncan over at the Blog Herald has considered the new blog network being proposed by Pajamas Media (which I linked to a couple of days back). Duncan has taken a look over the documentation that Pajamas Media sent out to interested participants in the program and expresses a number of ...more
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Creating A Search Engine Copywriting Plan
2nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Creating A Search Engine Copywriting Plan

Karon Thackston wrote a good piece recently over at WebProNews that I’ve been meaning to link to. She breaks down the posting process into 9 elements for writing posts and articles that will rank well in Search Engines. They are good, basic, non technical tips for bloggers wanting a simple ...more
Search Engine Optimization
How Most Visited Blogs Make Money – Visuals
2nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 4

How Most Visited Blogs Make Money – Visuals

Dutch site Marketing Facts has posted a little table to visualise the post I did on how top traffic blogs are making income.
Pro Blogging News
Professional Blogging Frenzy – June 2005
2nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Professional Blogging Frenzy – June 2005

Boy oh Boy do I have a treat for you readers in June when I go away for a month (we’re heading to Turkey for a few weeks and will have a little time in London also – purely holiday apart from one or two meetings in London). I’ve just ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Search Engine Marketing Tools
2nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Search Engine Marketing Tools

Three tools that you might like to use to analyze how well your blog is going are over at Marketleap. They are: Search Engine Placement Check – gives you a ranking for a particular keyword in 7 search engines. Search Engine Index Check – gives an indication of how well ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Sub-Niche Posting
2nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Sub-Niche Posting

Stephan Spencer writes a good simple tip on keywords. ‘To rank for the most generic (yet still relevant) keyword possible, your page content needs to be focused on one (or possibly a couple, but certainly no more than three) central keyword theme. Each page of your site should “sing” its ...more
Writing Content
Reasons for being banned or penalized by Google
1st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Reasons for being banned or penalized by Google

Search Engine Journal has a good post on reasons that your blog might be banned (or penalized) by Google. So if your blog has disappeared from their index you might want to consider one of these seven issues: 1) Duplicate Content – where multiple pages have the same content. 2) ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Cost Per Influence Advertising
1st of May 2005 Darren Rowse

Cost Per Influence Advertising

Jason has a good post critiquing the CPI (Cost Per Influence) advertising that some have been talking about a bit recently. The theory is that some are trying to come up with an advertising system that rates ‘influence’ of blogs and connects this to the advertising rates that they are ...more
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