TLA Acquired By MediaWhiz
8th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 3

TLA Acquired By MediaWhiz

Congratulations for the team at Text Link Ads for being acquired by MediaWhiz in the 24 hours. This was an acquisition waiting to happen as TLA have built themselves up over the past few months into an advertising network that is providing numerous bloggers with their largest income – out ...more
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How To Build ‘Blog Authority’ – Technorati Style
8th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 20

How To Build ‘Blog Authority’ – Technorati Style

Dave Sifry’s ‘State of the Blogosphere’ posts are a quarterly occourance and generally cause a bit of a stir around the blogosphere for different reasons. Some use the stats to boast how far we’ve come – others to point out our weaknesses. Either way – this quarter’s one is out ...more
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Christmas Cartoon Project Winner
7th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 9

Christmas Cartoon Project Winner

A few weeks ago Matt from Chewing Pencils emailed me asking if I could judge his Christmas Cartoons Group Project. Matt had 17 entries submitted (I’ve included links to each below) and gave me the difficult job of choosing one to win. The choice was difficult (and I’m not just ...more
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AdSense Stats Tools
7th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 21

AdSense Stats Tools

Are you an AdSense Stats Junkie? Constantly checking your stats all day long? Many ProBlogger readers make checking their stats easier using the AdSense Notifier for Firefox which lets you keep track of your stats at a glance in your browser 24/7 without having to log in – however there ...more
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Kiddley Blogs – Blog Case Study
7th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 6

Kiddley Blogs – Blog Case Study

One of my favorite bloggers in my early years of blogging was Loobylu – an award winning blog written by a fellow Melbournian Claire Robertson. Claire is an illustrator and toy maker and has been featured for her illustration work and blogging in many places over the last five years. ...more
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Speedlinking 7 November 2006
7th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Speedlinking 7 November 2006

ZeroBoss writes a post on how to get people to read what you write – good solid advice Celebrity Cowboy share his 7 Secret Strengths (a little language warning) Ben shares some of the behind the scenes workings of the new b5media homepage at Blog Herald Thom emailed me today ...more
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Speedlinking 6 November 2006
6th of November 2006 Darren Rowse

Speedlinking 6 November 2006

Dave young points to an older article on The Power of the About Us Page Disambiguity writes a post on tips for podcasters to hold the attention of their listeners – there might be a few applicable ones for bloggers in it too BJ asks is your blog outstanding? A ...more
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Amazon Launches Clickriver Ads
5th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Amazon Launches Clickriver Ads

It’s been interesting to see Amazon/A9 release the beta of a new Cost Per Click (CPC) advertising program to run ads on their pages. It’s called Clickriver. I’m interested for a couple of reasons. Firstly – I think it presents bloggers an interesting opportunity to promote their blogs. Increasing numbers ...more
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Blogger Beta is ‘Feature Complete’
5th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 18

Blogger Beta is ‘Feature Complete’

Blogger have announced that their Beta is ‘feature complete’. They write: “Aside from its interface being available in French, Italian, German or Spanish (with more languages on the way), you can now publish blogs via S/FTP, a feature formerly available on the older version of Blogger. Beta’s FTP functionality is ...more
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