An Argument Against Blog Networks
4th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 20

An Argument Against Blog Networks

I was chatting with Yaro recently in an interview he recorded with me (I think it’ll go live in January) and we got briefly onto Blog Networks. I don’t remember the exact question that he asked me but as I answered I found myself saying that: ‘some blog network owners ...more
Blog Networks
In Case of Security – Planning for Blogging Disasters
3rd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 19

In Case of Security – Planning for Blogging Disasters

I’m Michael Hampton, principal author of Homeland Stupidity, a U.S. politics blog. Today I want to address the issue of business continuity, that is, have you planned what to do if a disaster strikes your professional blogging operation? Over the past few months I’ve had some all-too-common computer emergencies arise, ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
7 Blog Design Trends for 2006
2nd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 23

7 Blog Design Trends for 2006

Rachel over at cre8d design (with a new design on her own blog) outlines seven Blog Design Trends for 2006. She gives examples of each (and in the process points out some of the most beautifully designed blogs going around). The 7 trends Rachel outlines are: Big fonts Top border ...more
Blog Design
Keeping it Legal
2nd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 10

Keeping it Legal

This post was submitted by Stephanie Patag from Beyond Adobo, Asian Cuisine – The Asian Food Blog and Stefoodie.net. Recently, two of my fellow food bloggers were plagiarized. In response, some of us decided to launch a protest blogging event. While preparing for the launch, it hit us just how ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Undocumented Tools of a Blogger’s Trade
2nd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 13

The Undocumented Tools of a Blogger’s Trade

The Undocumented Tools of a Blogger’s Trade I’m John Evans and I write Windows Vista and Microsoft Weblog for b5media. My personal blog is SYNTAGMA. Medieval monks had their scriptoriums for the laborious task of illuminating manuscripts. Do modern bloggers have an equivalent nook? A blogorium, ideally, would be a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blog Goals and Resolutions for 2006 – Open Mike
1st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 46

Blog Goals and Resolutions for 2006 – Open Mike

Happy New Year friends. While I’m actually writing this post a week in advance of New Years Day I can just imagine what I’ll be doing today as I am on holidays. The morning will probably involve a sleep in after a late night – but at least part of ...more
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