A – Z of Professional Blogging Tools
27th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 244

A – Z of Professional Blogging Tools

Following is my A to Z of Professional blogging including blogging tools, blogging platforms, blogging services and ways of making money from blogging (in fact whether you blog for money or not much of what follows should help you improve your blogging). I hope you enjoy it and feel free ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Blogger, Rafat Ali, Raises VC Dollars
26th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 9

Blogger, Rafat Ali, Raises VC Dollars

Yet another blogger, Rafat Ali from Paid Content, has raised Venture capital for his blogging business according to his announcement post today. Rafat explains the investment saying that the investment comes from Alan Patricof and that the amount will not be disclosed. What will Rafat do with the invested money? ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blog Network Owner Shares ‘Mistakes I’ve Made’
26th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 11

Blog Network Owner Shares ‘Mistakes I’ve Made’

Mac Slocum at The Independent Publisher is reflecting upon the first year of development of his Fodder Network and has written a post on the five biggest mistakes that he’s made along the road so far. Mistake No. 1: Underestimating the Time Commitment – I suspect this is something many ...more
Blog Networks
ecto for Windows 2.1 beta Released
26th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 7

ecto for Windows 2.1 beta Released

Ecto (the blog editor) has released ecto for Windows 2.1 beta. I’d be interested to hear what people think of this new Windows based version.
Blogging Tools and Services
10 Things Every Reader Wants from a Writer
25th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 7

10 Things Every Reader Wants from a Writer

Liz at Successful Blog has a good list of 10 Things Every Reader Wants from a Writer.
Writing Content
Thankful Blogging Catches On
24th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 17

Thankful Blogging Catches On

It looks like the idea of Giving Thanks for traffic is going a little viral – ok it’s not a full blown virus but it’s nice to see others doing it too. Thanks to Spinopsys, Trevor, Christian and the Retrospector for passing on the thanks. Anyone else feeling thankful – ...more
ProBlogger Site News
MeCommerce – A Bookshop on your Blog’s Sidebar
24th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 8

MeCommerce – A Bookshop on your Blog’s Sidebar

Good Storm is working on a service for bloggers called MeCommerce which effectively puts a little book, DVD and CD store right on your sidebar. At a first look it doesn’t seem much different to running Amazon ads in your side bar until you click one of the products highlighted ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blogger Gets Yahoo Internship
24th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 5

Blogger Gets Yahoo Internship

Congratulations to PaulStamatiou.com for landing a ‘Blogger Internship’ at Yahoo – another blogger finding indirect opportunities opening up as a result of their blogging activities. I’m predicting that the second half of 2006 that we’ll see a lot more of this type of thing. found via blogHelper
Pro Blogging News
25 To Do Lists Services
24th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 5

25 To Do Lists Services

If you’re as disorganized as I can be at my worst you might find Solution Watch’s post titled 25 To Do Lists to Stay Productive a helpful one. Yes it’s a list of 25 ‘to do list’ services to help you get organized. I’ve been meaning to find a good ...more
Blogging Tools and Services