WordPress Blogs excluded from Adsense in RSS Feed Beta
23rd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

WordPress Blogs excluded from Adsense in RSS Feed Beta

Those of you who use WordPress to run your blog (like me) and who are waiting to be accepted into the Adsense for RSS feeds program might have a bit of a wait. The word is that at this stage they are only accepting Blogger and MoveableType/TypePad blogs according to ...more
Adsense
Inaugural Inter-School Blogging Championships
22nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse

Inaugural Inter-School Blogging Championships

This is not really ProBlogging news but I couldn’t pass it up. Singaporean students are being encouraged to blog in the inaugural inter-school blogging championships. I wish they had this type of competition back when I was at school! ‘Nine junior colleges and 43 secondary schools will slug it out ...more
Pro Blogging News
Building Blogging Relationships – Attitude
22nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Building Blogging Relationships – Attitude

In my recent post on Blogging in Formation – Lessons from a Goose I promised to write some posts on how to build blogging relationships. This will be the first of numerous posts on the topic. Before I get straight into strategies about how to make contact with and build ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Selecting a Niche Market for your Blog
22nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Selecting a Niche Market for your Blog

Computer Toaster has a helpful article on selecting a Niche Market for Ecommerce (update: the link is now dead so I’ve deleted it) which whilst not written for bloggers has some useful tips on how you might go through such a process of choosing a niche for your next blog. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Should New Blogs Have Ads?
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 15

Should New Blogs Have Ads?

Jacob asks Should New Blogs Have Ads? He has decided not to put ads on his new blogs for two main reasons: Not much money – it takes time to build readership and in the mean time it doesn’t really earn much Bring in the Audience – ads can put ...more
Advertising
Search Engine Optimization Secrets
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Search Engine Optimization Secrets

Adrian at Be A Design Group has a good post on Search Engine Optimization Secrets which is a good, non hyped, well thought through and easy to read post full of good common sense Search Engine Optimization goodness. He gives five tips (and writes a bit on each): Don’t Fake ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Following Blogtalk Downunder
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Following Blogtalk Downunder

I’ve been following Blogtalk Downunder at Michael Specht’s blog – wish I were there.
Pro Blogging News
Jeff Jarvis – ProBlogger
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse

Jeff Jarvis – ProBlogger

If you’d like to see an amazing example of a ProBlogger who has used blogging to open up some amazing career opportunities take a look at this post by Jeff Jarvis who is quitting a job to take on some more amazing work – all of which he says have ...more
Case Studies
The importance of Title Tags in Search Engine Optimization
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 31

The importance of Title Tags in Search Engine Optimization

A few days ago I was moaning to a mate about the fact that despite thousands of inbound links and a page rank of 6 – ProBlogger.net is still yet to rank highly for many of it’s relevant search terms in Google – as a result I rarely get any ...more
Search Engine Optimization