Making Money Blogging Without an Ad in Sight
11th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 16

Making Money Blogging Without an Ad in Sight

One of the distinctions that I’ve made previously about blogging for money is that there are Direct Methods and Indirect Methods for doing so. Direct methods are where blogger makes money FROM their blog and Indirect methods are where a blogger makes money BECAUSE of their blog. ProBlogger.net tends to ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Alternablog: Mobile Blogging
10th of May 2006 4

Alternablog: Mobile Blogging

This post has been submitted by regular contributor – Aaron Brazell For the most part, when people talk about blogging they are talking about a very conventional style of communication which describes what most of us are used to – a top-down, linear mostly text medium. While this is the ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Some ProBlogger News
10th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 66

Some ProBlogger News

Source via Steve Update: Ok, it’s been 45 minutes since posting this and it’s getting a little out of hand as I’ve had quite a few emails of congratulations, bloggers asking for interviews and a reporter (a Fairfax one oddly enough) call me to do a story already. If you ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Link Lust
10th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 65

Link Lust

Which 3 Blogs or Websites would you most love a link from? Why? I’d be interested to see a list of lusted after links to see what blogs are mentioned repeatedly. Share you top 3 in comments or write a post about it and leave a link to the post ...more
Pro Blogging News
8 Reasons Why New Media is Growing
10th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 27

8 Reasons Why New Media is Growing

“Why is New Media becoming popular?” After being introduced to a friend of a friend as a ‘full time blogger’ the other night at a pub I was asked the above question by the friend of a friend. He accepted that ‘New Media’ is popular – but was at a ...more
Pro Blogging News
Plagiarism and Blogging
9th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 11

Plagiarism and Blogging

The Boston Globe has a piece today on plagiarism and blogs which points to a blog that I’ve been reading for some time now via RSS – Plagiarism Today. ”’A-list bloggers don’t see much copy-and-paste plagiarism because their popularity insulates them,” said Plagiarism Today’s Bailey. ”Unknown bloggers aren’t plagiarized much ...more
Pro Blogging News
Rebuilding Movable Type
9th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 28

Rebuilding Movable Type

Mike’s post at Business Logs announcing their latest design project (a redesign of A Socialite’s Life) has an interesting commentary comparing Movable Type and WordPress – specifically with the dynamic nature of WP and the need to ‘rebuild’ MT. ‘I now realize why larger weblogs are switching to WordPress — ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Yahoo’s Advertising Overhaul Officially announced
9th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 5

Yahoo’s Advertising Overhaul Officially announced

Loren has posted details of the email that Yahoo sent it’s advertisers which has details of the overhaul they’re doing on their advertising program. Looks like they’re definitely doing some worthwhile updates including geo-targetting, quicker ad activation, budgeting/planning tools etc. To be honest I had thought Yahoo already had all ...more
Yahoo Publishing Network
Digital Photography School Progress Report
9th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 14

Digital Photography School Progress Report

It’s been just over a couple of weeks now since I launched my last blogging experiment (Digital Photography School) and as I said in my vidcast last week I want to periodically report on how it’s going and what I’ve been working on as I go along. It’s early days ...more
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