AdSense Ad New Content Channels to MTV Premium Video Test
15th of September 2006 Darren Rowse

AdSense Ad New Content Channels to MTV Premium Video Test

Late in August it was announced that AdSense were doing a limited beta test with some publishers of their Premium Video Content (a partnership with Viacom where video ads were embedded into video clips, trailers etc). The test was a 4 week pilot that ends on 20 September. I’ve just ...more
Adsense
$1800 Prize Pool for Next Week’s Writing Project
15th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 11

$1800 Prize Pool for Next Week’s Writing Project

This time last week I called for prizes for next week’s ProBlogger Group Writing Project. I was expecting a similar response to last time but was inundated with offers (over 35 now). Some of them were a touch strange (you’re a quirky lot) and some were quite amazing. I’ve chosen ...more
ProBlogger Site News
10 Steps to Conflict Resolution
15th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 11

10 Steps to Conflict Resolution

Yesterday we talked about Relational Communication Skills – essential skills for blogging relationships (ironically the picture I used in the post caused some to question whether I had some poor communication skills going on). Today I want to turn my attention to conflict resolution, another essential skill (closely related to ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Communication Skills for Bloggers
14th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 24

Communication Skills for Bloggers

Tangent Time – “To have a successful marriage you only really need two skills – communication skills and conflict resolution skills.” This is the advice was drummed into me as a trainee celebrant learning to do pre-marriage counselling. It is a fairly idealistic sort of statement and I’m sure could ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blog Spring Cleaning
13th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 3

Blog Spring Cleaning

BlogHelper has put together a couple of useful posts on what to do when spring cleaning your blog. Read at total of 10 things to consider doing at Blog Spring Cleaning: 5 Baby Steps and 5 more things to do when spring cleaning your blog.
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
9 Ways to Make Your Blog More Inclusive
13th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 25

9 Ways to Make Your Blog More Inclusive

Yesterday I raised the topic of exclusive blogging (and blogging cliques) – it was a post identifying a problem. Today I want to suggest 9 ways to make your blog more inclusive. 1. Be Aware of the Language You Use – every niche has it’s language that it’s experts know, ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
MyBlogLog ads AdSense Tracking
12th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 11

MyBlogLog ads AdSense Tracking

A number of readers have emailed in the last 24 hours to let me know that MyBlogLog (I previously reviewed it in it’s early days here), stats package that lets you track outbound links has added the ability to track AdSense clicks. When you log into your stats page now ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Chitika enable Referral Links on Multiproduct eMiniMalls
12th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Chitika enable Referral Links on Multiproduct eMiniMalls

Chitika have done something that I put on my wishlist to them almost 12 months ago and have made the link to Chitika in their multi product eMiniMalls an affiliate link (announcement – aff). So now when another publisher sees your ads and clicks the link to see what ad ...more
Chitika eMiniMalls
BlogHerAds Goes Live
12th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 7

BlogHerAds Goes Live

BlogHer have taken another step in the development of their BlogHerAds ad network by going live and opening things up for others to apply to. To this point the beta test was only available for 30 or so parenting bloggers but now it’s open to anyone to apply to join. ...more
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