31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 27
27th of August 2005 Darren Rowse

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 27

Here are today’s reader submissions for the 31 Day Project: Thom submitted Networking and Blogging – Blogging and Networking Ignat has written Helping Bloggers get to the top Jon’s submitted Copywriting Tips from the Donald Gary has written How to become the ‘Go To’ in your niche Connected Internet alerted ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Blog Forums
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Blog Forums

Ads on Blogs (a newish blog – to me at least) has a list of Useful Blog Forums for those interested in discussing the ins and outs of blogging. Do many here use blog specific forums? I have to admit to not using them much – if I go to ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
9rules and Weblogs Inc – Contracts and Agreements
27th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 7

9rules and Weblogs Inc – Contracts and Agreements

After the leaks of Weblogs Inc’s blogger contract Paul Scrivens has published the members agreement that members of 9Rules sign. Having seen both Weblogs Inc’s and 9Rules contracts/agreements I will say that they are like chalk and cheese. This of course reflects the massive differences between the two blog networks. ...more
Blog Networks
Blogger Sued for Comments on Blog
27th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Blogger Sued for Comments on Blog

Aaron has just been sued for content in comments left on his blog. This could be a precedent setting case that could have massive ramifications upon bloggers.
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Weblogs Inc Pays $4 per Post to Bloggers
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Weblogs Inc Pays $4 per Post to Bloggers

Duncan has an interesting post that sheds some light on the rate that Weblogs Inc pay some of their writers. The information was gleaned from a blogger who was given a Weblogs Inc contract but who decided not to sign up (see their account of events here). Duncan writes: ‘According ...more
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10 Tips for Using Affiliate Programs on your Blog
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10 Tips for Using Affiliate Programs on your Blog

We’ve now looked at a number of popular affiliate programs for bloggers and today I’d like to finish off this series by giving a few tips that should help bloggers get the best results out of any affiliate program that they choose to run with. 1. Consider your Audience It ...more
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31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 26
26th of August 2005 Darren Rowse

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 26

We’re getting close to the end of the 31 Day Project and today I have three reader submitted links for your reading pleasure: Yzabel submitted Trackbacks Unveiled Tony writes Content Management Systems – not for me Steve let us know about The Medium vs. the Message Write your blog tip ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Blogads Logo Contest
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Blogads Logo Contest

Ok budding designers – its time to Design Blogads a new Logo. If you are the winning designer you’ll earn yourself $1000 and if you tell them I told you to do it you’ll win me $300! Go on – get designing!
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Movable Type 3.2 Goes Live
26th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Movable Type 3.2 Goes Live

Movable Type 3.2 is out of Beta and ready for downloading. I’m seriously considering upgrading a few of my older blogs to it to give it a go and compare it to WordPress (which runs all my new blogs). MT 3.2 is a free update if you’re updating from 3.X ...more
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