Darren Rowse
Google to Kill Blog Comment Spam?
18th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Google to Kill Blog Comment Spam?

Steve Rubel points to a rumored announcement of a system of blocking Google’s bots reading your comments – thereby taking the incentive for comment spammers to leave comments. ‘But since then several bloggers have reported that Winer was testing a new Google linking mechanism that might put an end to ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Technorati Tags for Dummies
17th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Technorati Tags for Dummies

Everyone is talking about Tags at the moment. With the launch of Technorati’s new Tag service it is no wonder that they are because it is a technology that has the potential to change the way we find and interact with one another’s content. Rather than rewrite what has already ...more
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Blogger asks to be removed from Bloglines
16th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Blogger asks to be removed from Bloglines

Saw this interesting post over at the The Trademark Blog where he explains why he has asked Bloglines to remove his RSS feed from its service. ‘It was brought to my attention that a website named Bloglines was reproducing the Trademark Blog, surrounding it with its own frame, stripping the ...more
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Why ((Insert Occupation Here)) Should Blog
16th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Why ((Insert Occupation Here)) Should Blog

There seems to be a recent spate of articles being written that argue the case for why different occupations ‘Should Blog’. Here is just a few that I found in just a few minutes. – Why advertising, marketing and PR pros should blog – The 6 Top Reasons Marketers Should ...more
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Will Podcasting Make Money ?
16th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Will Podcasting Make Money ?

pc4media has a good post examining the question of Will Podcasting Make Money?
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Blog Ethics, Transparency and a Raging Debate over Blogging for Money
16th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Blog Ethics, Transparency and a Raging Debate over Blogging for Money

I’ve been busy the last few days preparing for and speaking at a conference so have missed the big blow up on the payment of bloggers as consultants by Howard Dean last year. The story has brokens’ Read more at Orcinusbroken recently and bloggers everywhere are having their say about ...more
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Mapping the Readership of your Blog by Location
16th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Mapping the Readership of your Blog by Location

Due to the tool being profiled in this post being discontinued it has become irrelevant. However you might find this more recent post on a Mapping Service more helpful.
Blogging Tools and Services
I’m taking Questions….
14th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

I’m taking Questions….

Just a reminder that on Thursday (20th) I’m blogging for 24 hours straight in my annual blogathon to raise money for victims of the Tsunami. I’ll be asking for donations on the site during that day and hope to beat last year’s $540. Last year the main reason I got ...more
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Pro Blogger’s Errors
14th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Pro Blogger’s Errors

Jason has an excellent post on The Zen of Delegation which I’d highly recommend for anyone considering following Weblogs Inc’s footsteps with multiple blogs on a network. Of particular interest are the three mistakes that he’s learnt over the past year or so. These are valuable lessons, two of which ...more
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