Darren Rowse
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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Word Press – Web Application of the Year
9th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Word Press – Web Application of the Year

ars tecnica has just announced its awards for 2004 and has named WordPress as Web application of the year. Let’s face it. Blogs are in fashion, and why not? Vanity knows no bounds, and there are some people who actually do something productive with theirs. From the influence of blogs ...more
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New Adsense Format in Testing – 7 Ads per box
9th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 4

New Adsense Format in Testing – 7 Ads per box

It looks like the people at Adsense are trialing a new format of ads again. Actually its not completely new – the size is the normal wide skyscraper (160 x 600) but the difference is that they are trying 7 ads in it rather than the usual 5. The font ...more
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Breaking News Blog Collective FAQ
8th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Breaking News Blog Collective FAQ

Fredrik over at CorporateBloggingBlog takes a look at our new Breaking News Blog Collective and writes: ‘I like the idea of developing the group blog concept and “collective blogging” is an interesting thought. But what on earth does medical research have to do with Jessica Simpson? Or credit cards with ...more
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Weblogs Inc announces SCM Wire
8th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Weblogs Inc announces SCM Wire

WeblogsInc have announced another blog (seems to be a weekly occurrence now) called SCM Wire which is dedicated to supply chain management. Its currently in beta but is functioning well. They describe the brief of the blog as: ‘The Supply Chain Management Blog is dedicated to reporting on and exploring ...more
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Bill Gates on Blogging
8th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Bill Gates on Blogging

Gizmodo got a bit of a scoop with a face to face interview with Bill Gates. They’ve posted the first part of the interview which largely focuses upon blogging. Here’s a snippet: ‘I think blogging is super-important and we’ve got to do a lot more software. The phenomena for us ...more
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