Feedburner Updates Free Stats Package
25th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 6

Feedburner Updates Free Stats Package

Feedburner has announced a couple of updates to what they are offering in their free stats package including ‘Live Hits’ (the ability to see the last 25 hits via your feed (how long the 25 hits were over and what agent they used to read your feed) and ‘Yesterdays News’ ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How to Recruit Bloggers
25th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 13

How to Recruit Bloggers

Chris has written a really useful post at Performancing on Recruiting Blogging Partners to write on your blogs. His tips are well thought out and very practical from someone who has some experience. I particularly like this: “I have found the best place to look for long-haul bloggers are blogs. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Alternablog: Videocast
24th of May 2006 5

Alternablog: Videocast

This post has been submitted by regular contributor – Aaron Brazell The past few weeks, I’ve been running a mini-series about different kinds of blogging. The first entry in the series was about moblogging and the use of mobile technology to update and post to a blog. Last week, we ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
AdSense changes default Ads to Borderless Ads
24th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 13

AdSense changes default Ads to Borderless Ads

AdSense have emailed publishers today telling them that they’ve changed their default ad design to be a borderless ones. Their email reads: “We’re writing to let you know about a coming change to the appearance of your Google ads. Your ads currently display the default Google color palette, Seaside (formerly ...more
Adsense
Idol Blogger Crashes Server and Teaches us a Lesson about Hosting
24th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 62

Idol Blogger Crashes Server and Teaches us a Lesson about Hosting

I just came across a story that makes me quite angry but also has an important lesson in it for bloggers on shared servers. It concerns the story of idolbloglive.com – a blog about Amercian Idol. As you’d expect with a blog on the topic of American Idol it’s a ...more
Pro Blogging News
Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers – Reader Submissions – Part 1
24th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 5

Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers – Reader Submissions – Part 1

Thanks to the many bloggers who have been responding to my group writing project on the topic of ‘habits of highly effective bloggers’. I’ve created a central page for linking to all of the submissions from readers here and started the list off with the submissions below. It’s not too ...more
Pro Blogging News
AdSense tell Publishers about Video Ads
24th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 5

AdSense tell Publishers about Video Ads

The official AdSense blog has just put up a post announcing the Introduction of video ads to publishers (they announced it to advertisers yesterday – why they don’t do simultaneous announcements I’m unsure). They clarify a few points (most of which we’d guessed to be true): “Video ads will compete ...more
Adsense
Cooking Up a Storm Over Blog Copyright
24th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 16

Cooking Up a Storm Over Blog Copyright

I’ve just stumbled across and interesting discussion on a cooking blog that seems to have overstepped the mark when it comes to using another cooking blog’s content. Head over the Culinary Arts Simple Shepards Pie recipe and then to Simple Recipes Easy Shepherd’s Pie recipe. The Culinary Arts version gives ...more
Pro Blogging News
A Guide to writing good email…. and blog posts?
24th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 17

A Guide to writing good email…. and blog posts?

There’s a nice post over at blue flavor on how to write good email – an author’s guide which as someone who gets a lot of email I wish everyone would read. It’s got some great common sense tips. I wonder if there are a few good tips for bloggers ...more
Writing Content