Perseverance in Blogging
21st of July 2005 Darren Rowse 12

Perseverance in Blogging

Duncan has a good post over at Blog Herald about that talks about perseverance in building a blog. He writes: ‘Very few people find fame and fortune through launching a blog overnight, but over time most people can build a reasonable audience, or even more, based on perseverance at blogging, ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Adsense Link Units – Weblogs Inc Closes in on $1M in a Year
21st of July 2005 Darren Rowse 16

Adsense Link Units – Weblogs Inc Closes in on $1M in a Year

Just to keep things in perspective Jason Calacanis posts that Weblogs Inc is getting close to the number of dollars earned in a day that would take them to earning $1 million in a year. He reports that they broke their previous record for a day’s earnings with Adsense and ...more
Adsense
The $14,436.45 that Got People Talking
21st of July 2005 Darren Rowse 22

The $14,436.45 that Got People Talking

Well after a couple of days away speaking on a conference (where I could only access the web via dial up for a few minutes per day) I’m back home to survey my blog’s status. I always seem to time my going away for a few days (or longer) to ...more
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BlogPulse Profiles
21st of July 2005 Darren Rowse 5

BlogPulse Profiles

I’m really looking forward to trying out Blog Pulse’s new Profiles Tools which promise to: ‘allow users to find more information about a specific blog or blogger—who authors it, how active the blog is, how it ranks in comparison with other blogs, what it’s about, etc. Many people have questions ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Subscription Base Revenue Stream for Blogs – PixelPass
20th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Subscription Base Revenue Stream for Blogs – PixelPass

I just stumbled upon PixelPass – a method of adding an income stream to your blog where your readers pay a small monthly fee to subscribe to your content. Subscriptions are never more than $2 per month and allow readers to access your whole blog. I’m not sure that a ...more
Other Income Streams
Bloglines Issues?
19th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 23

Bloglines Issues?

Is anyone else having problems accessing their feeds on bloglines today? I’ve been trying to log in (from a different computer to normal) and can’t see any of my feeds after it logs me in. Interested if this is an isolated issue or not?
Blogging Tools and Services
Getting a Blog Writing Gig at Gawker Media
19th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Getting a Blog Writing Gig at Gawker Media

If you’re interested in getting a blogging gig at Gawker you might like to read how the new editor at Gridskipper, Chris Mohney, got the job by writing an anonymous ‘Gawker Watch’ blog. Chris writes: ‘The “stunt” I pulled was writing an anonymous blog called Gawkerist that paid an absurd ...more
Pro Blogging News
The Long and the Short of Blog Posts
18th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 21

The Long and the Short of Blog Posts

Dave Taylor answers the eternal blogging question of “Are long blog entries better than short ones?” and writes : ‘I’m reminded of a common piece of advice from good development editors in the publishing business about how long a chapter or book should ultimately be: write just enough to cover ...more
Writing Content
The Morning After the Slashdot Party
18th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 20

The Morning After the Slashdot Party

I woke up this morning wondering if the Slashdot frenzy last night had all just been a big dream – but no it was not. The morning after a Slashdotting (it always happens to me late at night or in the early hours of the morning) is like waking up ...more
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