Manolo’s Shoe Blog – Turning Columnist
27th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Manolo’s Shoe Blog – Turning Columnist

Here’s a blogger success story – anonymous shoe and gossip blogger Manolo has just started up as the Washington Post Express’s newest columnist. Manolo has always intrigued me as a blogger. For one they write in the third person – secondly they combine two rather odd topics (shoes/fashion and gossip) ...more
Case Studies
MyBlogLog Update – Track your Outbound Links
27th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 14

MyBlogLog Update – Track your Outbound Links

In March this year I posted about a service called MyBlogLog (affiliate link) – an online service that tracks where people go when they leave your blog by looking at the outbound links that they click. I originally used their free service which tracks just the most popular outbound clicks ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Blogging Rhythms 3 – Daily Rhythms
27th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Blogging Rhythms 3 – Daily Rhythms

This Blogging Rhythms post should be a little shorter than the others (famous last words) as it’s focused upon a shorter rhythm – one of just 24 hours, the day. Each of us have our own daily rhythms, times for waking up, eating, bathing, relaxing etc. Blogs often have up ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blog Clutter
27th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Blog Clutter

Heather Green over at Business Week Online’s Blogspotting also noticed Jeremy’s call for bloggers and asks some interesting questions about blog clutter: ‘Seems like not a week goes by without the announcement of a new network that’s doing podcasting, video blogging or traditonal blogging startup. And even the mainstream guys, ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blogging Rhythms 2 – Seasonal Rhythms
27th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Blogging Rhythms 2 – Seasonal Rhythms

Another Blogging Rhythm that it’s useful to be aware of is the yearly rhythm. Just last week I had an email from a reader asking me to take a look over their blog which they said was ‘in decline’. Ever since June they’d been gradually losing readers even though their ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
More Google Adsense Tips
26th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 2

More Google Adsense Tips

Graywolf’s Wolf Howl has been doing the rounds of forums and blogs on the topic of Adsense and has compiled a list of key tips that might be helpful for Adsense publishers just starting out. Whilst I didn’t see anything new (and have posted all the tips myself over the ...more
Adsense
Blog Designers Database
26th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Blog Designers Database

If you’re looking for a blog designer (or you are one) you might be interested in this new central database for blog designers – arranged by location (not that I think location really matters that much these days – the people I work most closely with, including designers, are scattered ...more
Blog Design
Bloggers Needed
26th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Bloggers Needed

Jeremy Wright over at Ensight is putting out a call for experienced bloggers for an unannounced blogging project: ‘I need A Few Good Bloggers, for topics such as Gaming (preferrably a girl, to be honest), Aviation (hobbyist, including the VATSim stuff, Flight Simulator, gliding, etc), as well as a “well ...more
Pro Blogging News
Combatting Blog Content Theft
26th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Combatting Blog Content Theft

Marketing Sherpa has a very useful article on Blog Copyright Theft which is full of all kinds of useful tips on how to protect your content. Reminds me of an article I wrote a while back titled What to do when someone Steals Your Blog’s Content – Blog Blagiarism. Interested ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips