Less Options Equal More Clicks? Yes… and No
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Less Options Equal More Clicks? Yes… and No

Paul writes a great post at Less Options Equal More Clicks? where he ponders a number of factors of blog design and how they impact ad performance. He particularly explores the idea that if you give your readers less options to click on (ie links out of your site) that ...more
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Wanted – 12 (or more) Good Bloggers
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Wanted – 12 (or more) Good Bloggers

In 15 days I will be on a plane headed for warmer places – a much needed holiday. It’s been a big year for me – transitioning into full time blogging (although maintaining some other part time research work this past few months) – moving house – exploring new business ...more
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Does blog design matter?
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Does blog design matter?

One of my favorite new bloggers is Peter Flaschner who today asks the question – Does blog design matter? I first reviewed the design of Technorati’s top 10 blogs a month or so ago. At the time, I came to the conclusion that design didn’t really matter all that much. ...more
Blog Design
Rich Bloggers
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Rich Bloggers

Duncan challenges a statement made by Adam L. Penenberg in an article in Wired News that ‘no one has gotten rich off blogs in the West’. I tend to agree with Duncan on this one and wonder if Adam really thought through this statement before sending his article off for ...more
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Building Blogging Relationships
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Building Blogging Relationships

After writing Blogging in Formation – Lessons from a Goose I decided to continue the theme of building blogging relationships with a series of posts on that topic. Here is a central index of the posts I’ve done so far: – Building Blogging Relationships – Attitude – Availability and Accessibility ...more
General
Dashboard Widget – Adsense Statistics Checker
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Dashboard Widget – Adsense Statistics Checker

When I commented on the new OSX Tiger (for Mac) I commented that I’d love a dashboard widget that would check my Adsense stats. Well it seems someone else had the same idea and has just released one. It’s a great idea that I’m sure many Mac Adsense publishers will ...more
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MyGoogle!?
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 10

MyGoogle!?

It looks like Google are releasing something that sounds a lot like MyYahoo! that integrates a lot of their services onto a new personalized home page. Initally planned for a June 30 launch, the new home page option, part of an internal project called “Fusion” aimed at better integrating Google’s ...more
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Blogging Workflow – Tabbed Browsing
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Blogging Workflow – Tabbed Browsing

Matthew posts a useful little tip for bloggers who are Firefox users – he’s been experimenting with the tabbed browsing feature to speed up his blogging workflow. My Blogging WorkFlow – I use Safari as my browser of choice and similarly use tabs in conjunction with Bloglines to speed up ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Australian Blogging
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Australian Blogging

Simon Canning wrote a feature in The Australian that touches a bit of blogging and advertising. It largely focuses upon MSN Spaces which it claims makes up a third of all Australian blogs (estimated at 360,000 in number). I’m a bit skeptical of these figures and wonder how their source ...more
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