Chitika’s Response to Stats Outage
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Chitika’s Response to Stats Outage

Readers who have been trying out Chitika’s eMiniMalls will no doubt be aware that on 7 – 8 October they had some issues with their statistics. They reported in the stats area: ‘On October 7th and 8th our reporting system experienced an intermittent outage for a few hours. The problem ...more
Chitika eMiniMalls
Positive Blogging
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Positive Blogging

Instablogs has been copping a fair bit of criticism in the past few days since its launch a week back. One of their latest posts – Why This Unfair Treatment? – takes a look at a blogger’s argument that they are spam, their latest post explains their Plagiarism episode and ...more
Blog Networks
Smart Online Marketing
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 21

Smart Online Marketing

Yaro has a good post on his experiment to buy a 100×100 pixel ad on the Million Dollar Homepage. The results were disappointing for the investment of $100 – especially when he compares the results of the ad to the results of writing a quality post on his blog that ...more
Advertising
Does Yahoo Violate it’s Own Content Guidelines?
11th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 15

Does Yahoo Violate it’s Own Content Guidelines?

Angela from the Work at Home Blog has an interesting experience to share with regards to applying to become a part of the Yahoo Publishers Network. Angela has a number of sites – one of which is called Herpes Help – a site designed to educate and raise awareness around ...more
Yahoo Publishing Network
Verisign buys Moreover
11th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Verisign buys Moreover

PaidContent has news of another acquisition of new media by Verisign: ‘Moreover, the online news aggregation and business information service, is being bought out by Verisign, and the reported price is about $25 million. The sale has been in works for a long time and puts to rest all the ...more
Pro Blogging News
Why Reveal Your Blogging Income?
10th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 34

Why Reveal Your Blogging Income?

Dane Carlson emailed me an interesting question today which I thought might make an interesting discussion topic. He asks: Other than to toot my own horn, what real incentive do I have to tell you whether or not I’m a six figure (or five figure, or four, or seven or ...more
Pro Blogging News
Nick becomes Five Figure Blogger
9th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 24

Nick becomes Five Figure Blogger

Nick from Nicked Up has just emailed me to let me know that he’s been implementing the tips on this site with regards to Adsense and in doing so has doubled his income and become a five figure blogger. ‘With Darren’s tips I’ve taken my Google Adsense revenue to levels ...more
Pro Blogging News
Google Adsense Tips for Forums
8th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Google Adsense Tips for Forums

The official Adsense blog has just posted some useful tips for those of you with a Forum. Forums are notoriously difficult to convert with Adsense so these tips might be quite useful. They’ve included with the tip a useful heat map which points out the ideal positions from their experience. ...more
Adsense
Google Reader
8th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Google Reader

Google has launched a News Reader called Google Reader which allows you to subscribe to RSS feeds and news sources. The interface seems pretty simple at a first look. If this system is anything like Yahoo’s MyYahoo it might be worth subscribing to your own RSS feeds to make sure ...more
Blogging Tools and Services