Darren Rowse
Six Apart to go Public?
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Six Apart to go Public?

Dave Winer believes that Six Apart’s motivation for buying is LiveJournal is about Six Apart wanting to go public: ‘In all the speculation about the deal betw Six Apart and LiveJournal I haven’t seen what surely is the motivator. Six Apart plans to go public. The market will value SA ...more
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Chat with me on MSN Messenger
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Chat with me on MSN Messenger

I have had the fortune of chatting on MSN messenger today with a couple of my Problogging heroes and thought I’d like to connect with more in this way in 2005. So – with much trepidation I’m going to let you know my MSN Messenger ID. It’s [email protected] Please note ...more
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Do Internal links boost Search Engine Ranking?
7th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Do Internal links boost Search Engine Ranking?

Interesting thread over at ‘Self Starter’s Weekly Tips’ forums – Do Incoming links from the same URL have less weight than incomeing links from a different domain? was the question that started the thread off. The advice is good – and can basically be summed up as follows: Internal links ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Blog Ads seeks Sales Person – Blog Job
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Blog Ads seeks Sales Person – Blog Job

Blogads.com is looking for a sales person. Their advertisement reads: ‘Blogads.com ,a fast-growing ad network focused on bloggers, is seeking entry-level salespeople and assistants. We’ve got offices in Carrboro, NC and Budapest, Hungary and have been featured recently in Business Week and the Wall Street Journal. You must be an ...more
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Breaking News Blog Collective is Launched
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Breaking News Blog Collective is Launched

One of the projects that I’ve been working on with a number of others over the past two months is Breaking News Blog. Put most simply, the Breaking News Blog project is a collective of bloggers who are each focussing upon a niche news topic. There are currently 17 blogs ...more
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Six Apart buy LiveJournal – Its Official
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Six Apart buy LiveJournal – Its Official

Live Journal have just made the news that Six Apart are buying them out official at Big news… Six Apart and LiveJournal! They attempt to answer the ‘why’ question with the following reasons: ‘Our companies are more alike than different. We both use Perl. Together we form super robot that’s ...more
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Using your Visitor referrer logs
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Using your Visitor referrer logs

Wayne posts a useful tip on using your Visitor referrer logs in your statistics package over at Search Engine News Journal. ‘Visitor referrer logs are valuable records to examine, from time to time. In my case, and probably yours too, the visitor logs get more than one peek a day. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Importance of User Feedback
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

The Importance of User Feedback

Michael has a great tip on The Importance of User Feedback over at Figby.com: ‘In retrospect, the conclusions seem obvious: Assuming you want as much feedback as possible from readers, you should make it as easy as possible for them to reach you. You may need to experiment with different ...more
Blog Design
Jeremy C. Wright – Fired for Blogging
6th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Jeremy C. Wright – Fired for Blogging

Another blogger has joined the growing number who have been fired for blogging. Jeremy Wright of Ensight Was Just Fired for Blogging ‘divulging company secrets’. Its not a nice feeling – I’ve know a couple of bloggers who’ve been through the same thing – not nice at all. However in ...more
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