News Flash – Blogging Won’t be a Job by 2016!
2nd of April 2006 Darren Rowse 22

News Flash – Blogging Won’t be a Job by 2016!

Fast Company has posted on Six Jobs That Won’t Exist In 2016 and included on the list is ‘Bloggers’. While it’s not really one of FC’s hardest hitting pieces a few scattered thoughts sprung to mind on seeing it (via Blog Herald): I always chuckle a little when I see ...more
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How To Lose Blog Readers
2nd of April 2006 Darren Rowse 9

How To Lose Blog Readers

Chris Garrett posts a worthwhile post titled 10 Ways To Lose RSS Subscribers, each of which I’d say apply to losing any type of blog reader at all. Here’s his first one: ‘Hardly post and when you do it is to apologise for not posting – I don’t mind an ...more
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AdSense CPM ad Facts
1st of April 2006 Darren Rowse 9

AdSense CPM ad Facts

There’s a useful post over at the official AdSense blog titled CPM ads: Knowing the facts can pay off which busts some of the myths circulating out there about CPM ads (ie ads that you get paid for per impression rather than per click). The main points in the post: ...more
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Squidoo Starts Paying Users
1st of April 2006 Darren Rowse 6

Squidoo Starts Paying Users

I just got an email from Squidoo (aff) saying that they’re moving into their next phase of actually paying their ‘lens-masters’. They also announced three new money making modules: They’ve added a new eBay module which allows people to promote eBay auctions and earn a commission on items sold (if ...more
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AdSense add ‘Add New Channel’ Popup
1st of April 2006 Darren Rowse 10

AdSense add ‘Add New Channel’ Popup

One of the more annoying little things that I’ve always found with AdSense is that in the setting up of a new ad unit you do all the design aspects of it and then get to the point of adding a channel. IF you want to make a new channel ...more
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Diversify Your Blogging Income with Secondary Money Earners
1st of April 2006 Darren Rowse 31

Diversify Your Blogging Income with Secondary Money Earners

One of the lessons that I learned after a a year of blogging for an income was the danger of relying upon a single income source for your blog. To that point I’d heavily focussed upon AdSense as a revenue stream on my blogs and was making what I thought ...more
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