Darren Rowse
InsideBlogging – The Blog Consulting Company
12th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

InsideBlogging – The Blog Consulting Company

Leave it Behind has 10 useful tips for building a better blog. Here are the titles of each section: 1. Use Categories 2. Use Titles 3. Publish During High Traffic Times 4. Syndicate Your Entire Post 5. Click Your Own Links 6. Develop an Authentic Voice 7. Tell Us Who ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Bloglines Revenue Models – A fine line to walk
11th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Bloglines Revenue Models – A fine line to walk

I missed this snippet of a post by Bloglines CEO Mark Fletcher late last year where he talks about the business model (income stream) for Bloglines in the future: ‘Eric was interested in the business model behind Bloglines. Not accepting my usual stock answer of “Volume!”, I detailed that we ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Blogger traffic soars due to tsunami
11th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Blogger traffic soars due to tsunami

‘Traffic to Blogger.com leaped 73 percent (to 1.3 million unique visitors) in the week after the tsunami hit Asia, according to Nielsen//NetRatings. ‘ Read more at CyberJournalist.net: Blogger traffic soars due to tsunami
Blog News
Depression News Blog Launched
11th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Depression News Blog Launched

I’m really pleased to announce a new blogging project that I’ve been working on for the past few days – Depression News – a blog that will report the latest news and information about the symptoms and treatment of Depression. It is still in beta but is at a stage ...more
Pro Blogging News
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
Pro Blogging News
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.
Pro Blogging News
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
Blog News
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
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
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
Miscellaneous Blog Tips