Darren Rowse
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
Blogging Tools and Services
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
Adsense
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
Pro Blogging News
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
Pro Blogging News
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
Blog News
Adsense isn’t for all Blogs
8th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Adsense isn’t for all Blogs

MediaDailyNews has a great article that describes a situation where running Adsense didn’t work out for one blogger who wasn’t happy with the type of ads being served on his politically conservative blog. ‘Maloney pronounced Thursday on his site that Google’s contextual ad service, AdSense, was ‘not ready for primetime.’ ...more
Adsense
Keyword Identification Tool – NicheBOT
8th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Keyword Identification Tool – NicheBOT

Thinking of starting a new blog but you don’t know what keywords to target? NicheBot might be a tool worth checking out. Its a very useful tool that helps you to identify keywords that: 1. are being searched for 2. don’t have too many other sites competing for the same ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
I need your help Bloggers
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 8

I need your help Bloggers

I need your help. Truly I do – but it won’t cost you much – in fact you’ll probably get something out of it if you do. In the next months I’ve decided to interview a number of Pro Bloggers about their blogging ventures. These are bloggers who are currently ...more
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Quiz Time
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Quiz Time

It’s Jeremy’s fault that I spent the last 10 minutes doing this but I’m a sucker for a good online test. My nerd rating is 9 – They say I’m definitely not nerdy and might even be cool! Can someone please tell my wife? My geek rating is 153 – ...more
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