Darren Rowse
Can Blogging Produce a Passive Income?
11th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Can Blogging Produce a Passive Income?

Business Opportunities points to an article over at About.com on Passive Income that is worth a read. I think most of us would like to get to a situation where we could say our income earning is somewhat passive: ‘Passive income, on the other hand, is income that does not ...more
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Companies that Fire Bloggers
10th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Companies that Fire Bloggers

The Bloggers’ Rights Blog is compiling a list of companies that have fired, threatened, disciplined, fined or not hired people because of their blogs. I’m sure it is a list (currently of 28 companies) that will grow a little more in the years ahead.
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Blogathon 2005: Blogging for Victims of the Tsunami
10th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Blogathon 2005: Blogging for Victims of the Tsunami

I believe that Blogging can make a difference not only to the hip pockets of those doing the blogging but the wider community. This is your chance to join me in such a project. On Thursday 20 January I will be blogging for 24 hours straight with at least one ...more
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Why Comment Spam is Dangerous to Our Blogs
10th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Why Comment Spam is Dangerous to Our Blogs

Comment Spam is a terrible thing. I feel like I’m constantly fighting a battle against the slime that leave unsolicited, irrelevant and often degrading comments filled with links to disreputable sites on my blogs. It comes from the automated bot spammers but also from the small blogger who think that ...more
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Tips and Suggestions for Launching a Successful Blog from the Evangelical Outpost
10th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Tips and Suggestions for Launching a Successful Blog from the Evangelical Outpost

The Evangelical Outpost has a great series of posts on How To Start a Successful Blog that might be worth checking out if you’re towards the beginning of your blogging journey. His tips cover the topics of: Part I – Before You Begin Part II – The Beginning Bloggers Toolbox ...more
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The Risk of Blogging a Scoop
9th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

The Risk of Blogging a Scoop

Apple’s recent decision to sue fan site Think Secret for publishing rumors (which look like they were too close to home) about an upcoming Apple product got me thinking this week about where I as a blogger who rights about technology would stand with regards to publishing such information. On ...more
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Long Term Blogging Builds Credibility
9th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Long Term Blogging Builds Credibility

Holy Weblog Batman! T.L. Pakii Pierce is writing some great articles these days! His recent one on Cracking Credibility & Why Internet Marketing WILL Change is worth the read and talks (as the title suggests) that credibility is an essential element of effective blogging. Blogging is not a silver bullet ...more
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Are Explicit Copyright Notices Necessary for Weblogs and Web Pages?
9th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Are Explicit Copyright Notices Necessary for Weblogs and Web Pages?

Dave Taylor answers the question “Are Explicit Copyright Notices Necessary for Weblogs and Web Pages?” and writes: ‘This means that you do not need to have an explicit copyright notice for you to have a legally enforceable copyright, as long as your name appears on the work as an author. ...more
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:: w.bloggar :: version 4.0 released
9th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

:: w.bloggar :: version 4.0 released

PC users might be interested in the latest release of :: w.bloggar :: which has just been released. :: w.bloggar :: acts as an interface between you and your blog, acting as a post and template editor. It allows offline editing (of course you have to connect eventually to update ...more
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