Which Bloggers Would You Love to Meet?
8th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 45

Which Bloggers Would You Love to Meet?

Phil has a post that got me chuckling a little. It’s called Get global – literally and it bounces off b5’s VC funding that we announced earlier in the week and mentions the way we as a founders team of four (Jeremy, Duncan, Shai and myself) are yet to meet. ...more
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Speedlinking 7 October 2006
7th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 7

Speedlinking 7 October 2006

Lifehacker’s Gina Trapani writes a great post on her analysis of Bloglines as compared to the newly improved Google Reader. Has anyone else switched like Gina? Andy Wibbels (my co Six Figure Blogging presenter) is starting his latest course – Keyword Essentials (aff). He’s done a free preview call which ...more
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Is AdSense Dead?
7th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 50

Is AdSense Dead?

You might have noticed over the past few weeks that in some forums and between some e-book writers that there is debate over whether AdSense is everything it’s cracked up to be. Some are saying that it’s dead, others are saying it’s dead if you use it for Arbitrage and ...more
Adsense
Google Blog Search Offers Pinging to Get Your Blog Indexed
6th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 36

Google Blog Search Offers Pinging to Get Your Blog Indexed

Google today announced that you can now ping their blog search service to let them know when you’ve updated. You can manually ping it here or do it automatically if you’re a WP user by adding http://blogsearch.google.com/ping/RPC2 to your ‘update services’ (under options/writing). They will continue to watch other ping ...more
Search Engine Optimization
How to Target US Traffic for YPN Ads
6th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 1

How to Target US Traffic for YPN Ads

If you’re a YPN publisher but are worried about having too much non US traffic (they don’t let YPN be used on sites with too many non US readers) then you might find a tip written by Erik helpful on Saving Your Yahoo Publisher Network (YPN) Account from being BANNED. ...more
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Chitika extends referral program to 15 months
6th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 1

Chitika extends referral program to 15 months

Here’s some good news for Chitika publishers who have referred other publishers to the system – they’ve extended the referral program to 15 months instead of 12! This means that those who started referring people from the first month that it was possible to do so (around 12 months ago) ...more
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b5media Takes Funding
5th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 37

b5media Takes Funding

Just a short post to point to some exciting news for me and the blog network that I’ve been a part of building over the past 12 months – b5media. Today we closed a deal with two Canadian VC companies (Brightspark and JL Albright) for a round of financing. You ...more
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Advertisers Target Key Blogs with personalized AdWords Ads
5th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 4

Advertisers Target Key Blogs with personalized AdWords Ads

I just spotted the ad below running over at TechCrunch. It’s an AdSense ad (image ad) that is obviously being targeted to the blog it appears on as it quotes it’s blogger. I’ve seen a few people taking out similar ads like this over the past few months and suspect ...more
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Google Gadgets Available for Webpages
5th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Google Gadgets Available for Webpages

Google today announced Google Gadgets are now available for webpage owners. Previously they were only available for Google Desktop or Homepage but now publishers can add them. In a sense they are widgets which will sit in your side bar and they range from Google Maps, to the Current Moon ...more
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