Group Writing Project Winners
22nd of September 2006 Darren Rowse 29

Group Writing Project Winners

Thanks again for everyone who participated in this week’s Group Writing Project. I’ve just taken another look at the full finished list of 343 submissions and I’m more than satisfied with the week’s project. It has been a lot of work to run but the quality of many of the ...more
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How To Project – Final Submissions
22nd of September 2006 Darren Rowse 15

How To Project – Final Submissions

The ‘How To…’ Group Writing Project is now officially over. Thanks to all who have participated – you’ve overwhelmed me with your responses (quite literally). Today was the biggest response for this project with 112 submissions bringing us to a total of 343 (the biggest one we’ve done so far). ...more
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AdSense Revamp Channels Setup Page
22nd of September 2006 Darren Rowse 2

AdSense Revamp Channels Setup Page

AdSense have also announced a revamp to their channels set up page: ‘Besides cleaning up the design by housing each product on its own sub-tab, we’ve also made it easier for you to take action on your channels. Just select the checkbox next to a channel and then choose to ...more
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AdSense adds 200×200 Ad Unit
22nd of September 2006 Darren Rowse 12

AdSense adds 200×200 Ad Unit

Jen points out that AdSense have added a new 200×200 ad unit size for publishers. I always love it when they add a new ad size as it presents new possibilities. The 200×200 ad unit is called ‘Small Square’ and is available in both text and image ads. Here’s examples ...more
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How Much is a Blog Post Worth? – Paying Bloggers
22nd of September 2006 Darren Rowse 26

How Much is a Blog Post Worth? – Paying Bloggers

How much would you write a blog post for? I’ve had two emails today from bloggers asking how much they should charge per post for their blogging services and one email from a blog network asking how much I think is fair to pay bloggers per post. note – all ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Speedlinking 22 September 2006
22nd of September 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Speedlinking 22 September 2006

Nik reveals that he knows who the blogger behind Dead 2.0 (an anonymous blog) is. More importantly he goes on to share some good information for ‘anonymous’ to read about the vulnerabilities around their identity. Zookoda (the newsletter service for bloggers) is up for sale. They feel they’ve taken it ...more
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Factors for Successful Linkbaiting
22nd of September 2006 Darren Rowse 5

Factors for Successful Linkbaiting

So far in this series on link bait we’ve attempted to define linkbaiting, we’ve looked at the benefits of doing it and yesterday I described a variety of Linkbaiting Techniques. The techniques I looked at yesterday are good starting points engaging in them doesn’t guarantee that they’ll succeed. Everyday many ...more
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How to Assemble the Biggest List of ‘How To’ Blog Posts Ever – Reader Submissions Part III
21st of September 2006 Darren Rowse 13

How to Assemble the Biggest List of ‘How To’ Blog Posts Ever – Reader Submissions Part III

I’m getting lots of great feedback today (as well as 80 more entries) in the How to… group writing project. Check out this comment from one participant who got 60,000 visitors to his post as a result of the project (which started a Diggalanche)! The reason I started these projects ...more
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AdSense Get Groovy and Thank MTV Ad Testers with Lava Lamps
21st of September 2006 Darren Rowse 5

AdSense Get Groovy and Thank MTV Ad Testers with Lava Lamps

Publishers participating in the AdSense MTV premium video pilot should keep an eye on their mail boxes over the next few days as they are likely to have a package arrive containing… wait for it…. a Lava lamp. Yep – publishers who were part of the program (like shoemoney (pictured ...more
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