Google to launch Custom Search Engine
24th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 9

Google to launch Custom Search Engine

Loren posts that Google will tomorrow launch a Custom Search Engine which will allow publishers to create their own specialized Google Search Indexes made up of specific sites. This will include a revenue sharing model that is similar to what AdSense offers through it’s search box. Loren quotes a Financial ...more
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Google News Slowly Integrates Blog Search
24th of October 2006 Darren Rowse

Google News Slowly Integrates Blog Search

Steve Rubel has written a couple of posts in the last two days reporting on how Google is integrating their blog search more and more into their Google News service. This gives bloggers even more incentive to use Google’s Blog Pinging Service (the main way that Google suggests you get ...more
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Come have a Beer with Me in Toronto?
24th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 12

Come have a Beer with Me in Toronto?

Thanks to those readers in Canada who expressed interest in meeting up when I’m over there in November. There are a few who’ve said they’d like to catch up so we thought we’d do a ‘meet up’ as Duncan will be over there too. Rather than create our own even ...more
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19 Blog Jobs Currently Vacant at Job Boards
24th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 7

19 Blog Jobs Currently Vacant at Job Boards

Bloggers – have you checked out ProBlogger’s Job Boards lately? As it currently stands there are 19 unfilled blogger jobs there ranging from Boxing and Wrestling bloggers to Celebrity Bloggers, to Insurance Bloggers and New Media Communications Specialists. Keep an eye on the jobs as they are listed via the ...more
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Chewing Pencils: Helping you make money from drawing cartoons!
23rd of October 2006 Darren Rowse 3

Chewing Pencils: Helping you make money from drawing cartoons!

ProBlogger reader (and a mate of mine) Matt Glover is having a Group Drawing Project over at his blog Chewing Pencils. In it he’s inviting bloggers to draw Christmas Cartoons. It’s a pretty similar format to my group writing projects – but Matt’s will actually have a winner – chosen ...more
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Blogger Releases Second ‘Secret’ Book
23rd of October 2006 Darren Rowse 7

Blogger Releases Second ‘Secret’ Book

I was just surfing over at Amazon tonight (I’m trying to spend a gift voucher – anyone got any recommendations for cool books/CDs on there?) and I came across a book being released this week – Frank Warren’s “My Secret: A PostSecret Book” (aff). Its a book bouncing off the ...more
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Changes in WordPress 2.0.5
22nd of October 2006 Darren Rowse 1

Changes in WordPress 2.0.5

Mark has an outline on the changes in soon to be released WordPress 2.0.5 (via David at Blogging Pro).
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What is Your ‘Day Job’?
22nd of October 2006 Darren Rowse 83

What is Your ‘Day Job’?

Over at b5media’s internal blogging forums there’s an interesting thread going on where the question was asked (by Jason) – ‘what do you do for a living?’ So far the answers show a real diversity of occupations – from business consultants to stay at home moms, to pro bloggers, to ...more
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Christmas in October at the Rowse House
21st of October 2006 Darren Rowse 22

Christmas in October at the Rowse House

Today my laptop (a 15″ G4 Apple Powerbook) died. It’s survived being dropped (not by me) , it’s had coffee spilt on it (not by me), it’s been around Australia and overseas on numerous trips, it’s been used for tens of thousands of blog posts (it must be close to ...more
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