Speedlinking 31 August 2006
31st of August 2006 Darren Rowse 13

Speedlinking 31 August 2006

eMoms at Home writes Top 10 Blogging Lessons Learned on Traffic, Monetization and Life – it’s got some gems in it. Chitika have a new feature called ‘Globe Trot’ that lets you see what people in different countries see of your Chitika eMiniMall ads when they view your blog. Dane ...more
Pro Blogging News
Random vs Planned Blogging
31st of August 2006 Darren Rowse 25

Random vs Planned Blogging

One of the things that I enjoy about blogs is how random they can be. Within the blogging medium it’s quite acceptable to bring together a collection of seemingly unrelated ideas over the course of a week or more. I guess this comes partly out of the personal blogging scene ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
aStore: Get Link – Amazon.com Associates Central
30th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 17

aStore: Get Link – Amazon.com Associates Central

Amazon have just emailed those testing their aStore to let them know of three ways to integrate it into their website. 1. Link to your aStore as a stand-alone store (this is what they were offering previously and is as simple as having a link (like this) to your aStore. ...more
Affiliate Programs
How to Eliminate the Echo Chamber and Add New Dimensions to Your Blog
30th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 32

How to Eliminate the Echo Chamber and Add New Dimensions to Your Blog

One of the better posts I’ve seen recently is by Chris Pirillo writing about ways to eliminate the ‘echo chamber’. It’s a post that I’m sure many bloggers will find a challenge (I know I did). Here are his main points (in bold) with a few comments of my own ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Microsoft adCenter Start Inviting Advertisers to Join Pilot – Glimmer of Hope for Publishers
30th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 5

Microsoft adCenter Start Inviting Advertisers to Join Pilot – Glimmer of Hope for Publishers

Jennifer has posted that Microsoft have just sent out invitations to selected advertisers for adCenter – their contextual advertising program’s pilot program in the coming months. She notes that the invitation indicates that ads will be primarily places upon MSN sites but that in using that word there is a ...more
Advertising
How to Apply for a Blog Job
30th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 89

How to Apply for a Blog Job

So you want a blog job…… Well some of you seem to if the amount of traffic and subscribers to the feed at the Job Boards are anything to go by. I’ve just been chatting to a number of the advertisers who have listed jobs and there have been three ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Chitika allow Embedding of ShopLinc via iFrames
29th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 5

Chitika allow Embedding of ShopLinc via iFrames

Chitika have posted on their blog that their Shoplincs can now be embedded in iframes on your site (if you’ve been accepted into the program). You can see their article on how to do it in their knowledge base.
Chitika eMiniMalls
ProBlogger Hack Update
29th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 24

ProBlogger Hack Update

For an hour or two in the early hours of this morning (my time) the server that ProBlogger is hosted on was hacked by someone with a political message. They targeted index pages on a number of sites including ProBlogger, ProBlogger’s Job Boards, Digital Photography Blog and a number of ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Using Stories in Blogging
29th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 15

Using Stories in Blogging

Last week I spoke on the topic of Business Blogging at a Melbourne gathering of the Australian Interactive Media Association with Cameron and Ben. I enjoyed the presentation times but particularly enjoyed a number of the interactions I had afterwards over drinks. Three of those that I chatted to for ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips