Understanding The Rules of Great Content
19th of January 2007 Tony Hung 34

Understanding The Rules of Great Content

In your quest for creating excellent content, you may have come across the following dilemma: I would love to create something important for my blog, but how do I, as a “mere” blogger contribute to that conversation at large? If I don’t create something de novo, will it be worth ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
What is Linkbait?
19th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 29

What is Linkbait?

Over at the YPN blog Rand (a guest poster) writes a useful post on Leveraging Linkbait. Nice to see some exploration of the topic on an official Yahoo blog. For more on linkbait you might also like to read my mini-series on the topic: Introduction to Linkbaiting Motivations for Linkbaiting ...more
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Speedlinking – 19 January 2007
19th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 6

Speedlinking – 19 January 2007

LifeDev writes a post titled Think for Yourself, And the World Will Follow – it’s written about business ideas but I think could be applied pretty well to blogging too – originality counts for a lot. ShoeMoney shares his favorite WordPress Tricks and Plugins – two plugins I hadn’t seen ...more
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AdSense Updates Policies – Some Publishers Will Need to Make Changes
18th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 42

AdSense Updates Policies – Some Publishers Will Need to Make Changes

JenSense has a nice compilation of the changes that AdSense has made to it’s policies today. There are quite a few but the ones that caught my eye are: Referrals – you could previously have four referrals products per page but could only link to each one once. Now you ...more
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Are Your Comments Being Filtered as Spam at ProBlogger?
18th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 45

Are Your Comments Being Filtered as Spam at ProBlogger?

A number of ProBlogger readers have been emailing me of late to say that comments that they are leaving here are not appearing and that it seems they are being marked as spam incorrectly. I use Akismet and have noticed this happening a little more than normal lately. I’ve talked ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Crediting Sources of Stories – Do You Do it?
18th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 71

Crediting Sources of Stories – Do You Do it?

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been having a conversation with two bloggers about when and how to link to sources of the news that you write. The conversation emerged out of my observation that these two bloggers were posting very similar news stories to ones that I’d been ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Do you Maintain Email Newsletter Lists?
17th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 36

Do you Maintain Email Newsletter Lists?

Reader question…. Do you have newsletters attached to your blogs? Why/Why Not? If so – are they effective ways of finding traffic and building community for you?
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Interview Available for Download
17th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 14

Interview Available for Download

The interview that I did with Jeremy Schoemaker this morning is now available for download or to listen to here. Also on the call (right at the end) Jeremy announced that I’ll be one of the presenters at the next Elite Retreat in San Francisco on 19-20 March. I enjoyed ...more
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Live ‘Net Income’ Interview in One Hour
17th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 10

Live ‘Net Income’ Interview in One Hour

Just a quick reminder – I’ll be appearing on Jeremy’s radio show (Net Income) in an hour at Webmaster Radio. I hope you can drop by and say G’day in the IRC room or even call in with a question. For those unable to listen in live – there will ...more
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