Fastclick = ValueClick Media
29th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 3

Fastclick = ValueClick Media

Today the integration of Fastclick (and impression based ad system that some bloggers use – my review of it is here) and ValueClick Media was completed. If you go to the Fastclick site you’ll now be forwarded to VC’s site instead where you can log in using the same login ...more
Advertising
Story Submissions Closed
29th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 3

Story Submissions Closed

Wow – I just came home after a few hours out to find that the last couple of hours before the deadline for stories to be submitted for next week’s stories series were certainly busy hours. In the last couple of hours alone there were 15 new stories submitted – ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Das offizielle deutsche AdSense-Blog
29th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 9

Das offizielle deutsche AdSense-Blog

German speaking AdSense publishers might be interested to find that the official AdSense blog now has a German sister site called Das offizielle deutsche AdSense-Blog.
Adsense
Google Deletes Their Own Blog
29th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 19

Google Deletes Their Own Blog

The Official Google Blog was unavailable a couple of days back. This sent loads of rumors around that perhaps Blogger.com had been hacked. The real story was that they deleted their own blog. If Google can do it – anyone can. Do you have a blog backup strategy? Update – ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Ignore it and it’ll Go Away? – Responding to Criticism Part 2
29th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 12

Ignore it and it’ll Go Away? – Responding to Criticism Part 2

Late last night I wrote a post on responding to criticism that has had some good discussion. One of the things that a number of those leaving comments suggested is that sometimes when someone attacks you it is better to ignore them. I’d agree that ignoring can be a good ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Responding to Criticism
29th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 22

Responding to Criticism

From time to time in blogging you come across someone who is writing things about you that you don’t particularly agree with. Sometimes they write about you in a constructively critical way and on other occasions they do so in a fairly destructive manner. If this hasn’t happened to you ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Ask a Blogging Question and/or Tell your Blogging Story
28th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 4

Ask a Blogging Question and/or Tell your Blogging Story

Just a quick note to say that there have been some great stories submitted in response to my request for blogging stories to be featured on ProBlogger over the first two weeks of April. The deadline for submissions lasts for another 20 hours so there’s still time to get yours ...more
ProBlogger Site News
How to Write for Busy People
28th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 15

How to Write for Busy People

Ben at Inside Firefox has written a great little post on how to write for Busy People (and lets face – most of us fit the category). I think the six points they make are great advice for bloggers also. Of course that doesn’t mean you can’t break the ‘rules’ ...more
Writing Content
How to Create a Blog Theme from Scratch
27th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 2

How to Create a Blog Theme from Scratch

ProBlogger.net’s blog designer Rachel Cunliffe has started a series of posts that I’m sure many of you who love to play around with your blog’s templates will enjoy. In her post Creating a blog theme from scratch she outlines where she’d headed with it. Her 7 steps are: Consulting with ...more
Blog Design