Ingredients of Effective Blogging – Solitude
17th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 13

Ingredients of Effective Blogging – Solitude

Presentation Zen posted a new years message that I missed until today (when I saw a link to it form Pimp Your Work) which hit the spot for me today. It was a post on Solitude as being an important ingredient for effective business presenters. Their post included this video: ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Speedlinking 17 January 2007
17th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 11

Speedlinking 17 January 2007

Friedbeef’s tech posts an Interview with AutoPinger founder Vinson Wang. Autopinger is a ping managing service. Instigator Blog has a post with 8 Steps to Growing Your Blog Community One Person at a Time. Good solid tips on not taking the readers you already have for granted and growing your ...more
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Visual PageRank Tool
17th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 10

Visual PageRank Tool

Here’s a fun little tool – Visual PageRank which gives you a quick visualization of every link on any given page. So on a section of a site like my header you get this visual representation of page ranks of the links there: I’m not sure that it’s really that ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Does Blog Design Matter in an Age of Feed Readers?
16th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 40

Does Blog Design Matter in an Age of Feed Readers?

Paolo Amoroso sent me an email this week asking: Why do you emphasize blog design? After all, many users follow blogs via news readers. Is it known what fraction of users use a news reader as opposed to regularly accessing blog sites? Good question Paolo. There are a number of ...more
Blog Design
Speedlinking – 16 January 2007
16th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 6

Speedlinking – 16 January 2007

Still wading through my inbox. Here are a few more links from the last week (more to come). YPN have been running a series of posts on Optimizing for Relevancy to help getting more relevant ads. Part II was released this week. Abe at Blog has a post on Adding ...more
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How Blogs Will Merge with Other Types of Websites in 2007
16th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 26

How Blogs Will Merge with Other Types of Websites in 2007

Chris asks Is 2007 the year for Blog Communities in the wake of a number of blogs adding forums to their blogs in recent times. I’m not sure it’s the year of ‘blog communities’ as such – but I definitely think it’s the year that we’ll increasingly see blogs merging ...more
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I’ll be at ad:tech Sydney in February
15th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 17

I’ll be at ad:tech Sydney in February

Are any readers heading to adTech in Sydney in February? I’ll be arriving the morning of 7th and flying out on the evening of the 8th but would be keen to meet any others who are there. I know Des Walsh is going to be there and from what he ...more
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Thanking Tony…. BTW, he’s joining the ProBlogger Team
15th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 25

Thanking Tony…. BTW, he’s joining the ProBlogger Team

I should also publicly thank Tony Hung for his wonderful guest posting here at ProBlogger over the last week. Tony produced some great quality posts last week that were widely linked to around the blogosphere and which obviously generated a lot of conversation (so far his 5 posts have had ...more
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Speedlinking 15 January 2007
15th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 9

Speedlinking 15 January 2007

I’m back from my week off and now the massive task of clearing my inbox and sorting through the many thousands of unread items in my news reader begins. In doing so I’m going to do a few speedlinking posts over the next 24 hours to catch up on some ...more
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