AdSense Add Targetable Custom Channels
10th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 14

AdSense Add Targetable Custom Channels

AdSense have added a new targetable channels feature to their system that allows you to label channels so that advertisers can specifically target them for their ads to appear on. This takes AdSense to a new level for advertisers as it will enable them to specify where on your pages ...more
Adsense
Linkbucks Beta
10th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 22

Linkbucks Beta

Another new advertising system that is causing a bit of a buzz at the moment is Linkbucks.com. It’s currently in beta (isn’t everything these days?) and has a different model to many others (one I’m not sure I’d use personally). From what I can tell – LinkBucks is different because ...more
Advertising
BlogBurst Announces Rewards Program
9th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 8

BlogBurst Announces Rewards Program

BlogBurst has come out of Beta testing and is entering into a ‘commercial offering’ and has announced to it’s bloggers that they are instituting a Rewards Program. For those who don’t remember – BlogBurst is a system that gives bloggers exposure in main stream media’s online sites. They sell your ...more
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Blog Hosting Recommendations
9th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 80

Blog Hosting Recommendations

A number of readers have sent me emails in the last few days asking for advice on blog hosts. I’ve always had my hosting through a private arrangement with a friend – so I’m not the best person to ask for recommendations – so I thought I’d open it up ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Skype 3.0 Beta – A Bloggers Paradise
9th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 14

Skype 3.0 Beta – A Bloggers Paradise

Skype 3.0 (for Windows) has just been released in Beta and there is plenty for bloggers to be excited about in the new features being added. Click to Call – The new release includes ‘Click to Call’ which allows website owners to put an icon on their blog or site ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
LoudLaunch to Launch and PayPerPost Accused of Manufacturing Controversy
9th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 14

LoudLaunch to Launch and PayPerPost Accused of Manufacturing Controversy

LoudLaunch is yet another service that is aiming to connect bloggers with advertisers. They don’t really give any information about it on their site yet but already there are comparisons to the controversial PayPerPost. It’ll be interesting to see what they’ve learned from the PayPerPost fiasco. Is PayPerPost Manufacturing Controversy? ...more
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Performancing Partners to Add New Advertiser Options – Beta Testers Wanted
9th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 3

Performancing Partners to Add New Advertiser Options – Beta Testers Wanted

Performancing are Looking for a few beta testers for a new feature that they’re adding to their new Partners Ad Network. The test seems to be allowing advertisers to use text ads instead of having to make the 125 x 125 pixel ads currently in the system. While I quite ...more
Advertising
Speedlinking – 9 November 2006
9th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Speedlinking – 9 November 2006

The AdSense blog tells publishers what advertisers have known for a month or two now – that they’re basing how much they charge for ads on the quality of the landing page. This apparently means a ‘higher quality’ of ad should be being seen on our sites. While I’m all ...more
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Chitika Add New Sizes to ShopClouds
8th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Chitika Add New Sizes to ShopClouds

Chitika have added new sizes to their ShopCloud$ ad unit (read my intro to them here).They now not only come in a 468×180 size ad but also: • 300×250 • 250×250 • 160×600 • 160×160 • 120×600
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