SXSW BlogNetworkCamp
28th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 9

SXSW BlogNetworkCamp

If you’re going to SXSW in a couple of weeks and want to get together with some other bloggers to talk blog networks you might be interested in the BlogNetworkCamp meetup that b5media is hosting. Topics under discussion: Better ways to pay bloggers Infrastructure requirements of a growing blog network ...more
Blog Networks
How to Find a Guest Blogger for your Blog
28th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 30

How to Find a Guest Blogger for your Blog

Aditya makes a good point, bouncing off my post yesterday on guest bloggers. The main point made is that it can be easier to find a guest blogger when you have an established or popular blog. They write: “Some good points – but it certainly is much easier to get ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Rise of the Multi Blogger Blog – Outsourcing Content Creation
28th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 21

The Rise of the Multi Blogger Blog – Outsourcing Content Creation

There’s something in the air today – everyone seems to be talking about outsourcing your blogging (or elements of it). Daniel is writing about it from a perspective of outsourcing some of your non core blogging activities (like design, blog maintenance, marketing and even content creation) and Yaro is talking ...more
Writing Content
What makes you unsubscribe from a blog’s RSS feed?
27th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 140

What makes you unsubscribe from a blog’s RSS feed?

In my recent call for questions from readers Barry asked: “What makes you unsubscribe from a blog’s RSS feed?” It’s a good question and one worthy of some discussion as an ‘Open Mic’ discussion. Perhaps the result will be that we’ll all learn a thing or two NOT to do ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Why Guest Bloggers are Great for a Blog
27th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 32

Why Guest Bloggers are Great for a Blog

Matt Coddington has written a guest post over at John Chow’s blog on the topic of guest blogging and makes the point that it’s something that is really a win win win situation. The blogger who does the guest spot wins because it exposes them to a new readership and ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
WordPress Plugins for Monetizing Your Blog
27th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 29

WordPress Plugins for Monetizing Your Blog

If you’re a WordPress bloggers and you want to monetize it Lorelle has put together an essential read for you in her post which outlines Monetizing WordPress Plugins. Lorelle’s put together a whole list of WP plugins which can be used in making money from your blog under the following ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
What A Bad Museum Exhibit Can Teach You About Blogging
26th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 17

What A Bad Museum Exhibit Can Teach You About Blogging

This post has been submitted by Glen Stansberry. It’s funny what we can learn in our everyday lives that can help us improve our blogging. I recently went to Kansas City to see the historic Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit, and came away with a feeling that the presentation wasn’t quite ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
AdSense Testing Another New ‘Related’ Ad Format
25th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 32

AdSense Testing Another New ‘Related’ Ad Format

Update – Thanks to Amit and siong1987 – this is just the latest version of Google’s Related Links. Speaking of Google testing new types of AdSense ads – Dave from DaveDevelopment just emailed me to show me a new type of ad that he’s seen Google experimenting with. Here’s how ...more
Adsense
AdSense testing Italicized Ads
25th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 12

AdSense testing Italicized Ads

Over the last week I’ve had quite a few readers emailing me about Google AdSense ads that they are seeing with the headings of the ad in italics. Initially the ads mainly seemed to be appearing on big websites and I thought they were something premium publishers were testing but ...more
Adsense