Google Reader Starts Reporting Subscriber Numbers and Shows How Much Ground They’ve Taken from Bloglines
18th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 40

Google Reader Starts Reporting Subscriber Numbers and Shows How Much Ground They’ve Taken from Bloglines

Many bloggers with Feedburner running their feeds noticed a bump in subscriber numbers over the last couple of days (my own jumped from 11,000 to 18,000 – partly as a result of two posts on Digg’s popular page). Does this mean we’ve all suddenly been inundated with new subscribers? I’m ...more
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10 Sure-Fire Ways to Get RSS Readers Visiting Your Blog
17th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 36

10 Sure-Fire Ways to Get RSS Readers Visiting Your Blog

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been looking at building RSS feeds that POP. So far we’ve covered: Using Images and Video Scannable Content Titles with Bling Opening Lines Avoid Clutter How to Get More Subscribers to Your RSS Feed Today lets turn our attention to a question I’ve ...more
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Speedlinking – Reader Edition 17 February 2007
17th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 22

Speedlinking – Reader Edition 17 February 2007

Yesterday when I called for reader submissions for a speedlinking post I had an inkling that I’d wake up to quite a few emails with links in them and my suspicions were correct – 47 in all. What has been submitted covers a broad spectrum of topics -some of it ...more
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Clarifications upon the Performancing Sale – Interviews with Nick Wilson and David Krug
16th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 9

Clarifications upon the Performancing Sale – Interviews with Nick Wilson and David Krug

Over the last 12 hours there has been a lot said about the sale of Performancing to Splashpress. Some of it has been reported accurately – some of it seems to be contradictory to other reports. Performancing has been a major player in the blogging space and it’s sale impacts ...more
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What a Buddhist Monk Taught Me About Blogging
16th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 51

What a Buddhist Monk Taught Me About Blogging

Earlier in the week I received an email from a blogger who had been the victim of a pretty vicious hate campaign against her from a number of other bloggers. She asked for advice on how to handle the situation. I gave her a number of pieces of advice (much ...more
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Performancing Partners Sold to Splashpress
15th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 12

Performancing Partners Sold to Splashpress

More news today on the continuing sagas of Performancing. To say they’ve had some ups and downs of late would be an under statement – but today the news is breaking that Performancing Partners has been sold to Splashpress (owners of Blogherald and numerous other blogs) and will be managed ...more
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Using Social Bookmarking Sites to Find Out What Your Readers Like
15th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 11

Using Social Bookmarking Sites to Find Out What Your Readers Like

Alex Iskold and Richard MacManus have put together a nice analytical post with some insights into how they determined which are the most popular posts on Read/WrightWeb based upon social bookmarking sites Digg and Delicious. I’ve seen people do this type of analysis of how their blog is going based ...more
Social Media
Speedlinking – The Reader Edition
15th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 10

Speedlinking – The Reader Edition

Update: Time is Up – No More Submissions Please Don’t you hate it when you work on a post and then the blog gremlins come and eat it before you hit publish? I had a 8 point speedlinking post all set to go in ecto and it crashed…. grrrr…. So ...more
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Future of Online Advertising – June 2007
15th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 13

Future of Online Advertising – June 2007

Just a quick update to my previous upcoming schedule post. I’ve just confirmed the second New York dates. I’ll be speaking at FOOA (Future Of Online Advertising) on 7-8 June. It looks like a pretty good lineup of speakers that they’ve already announced including Steve Rubel, Steve Olechowski from Feedburner, ...more
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