Darren Rowse
26 Steps to 15,000 visitors a day
5th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 6

26 Steps to 15,000 visitors a day

Jon from Flamin Tiki has a great common sense article filled with useful tips on building up your blog titled 26 Steps to 15,000 visitors a day. I would second everything he writes – although would want to qualify that the 15,000 visitors per day promise depends a little o ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
SEO Scoop suggests that Google is in a state of chaos
5th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

SEO Scoop suggests that Google is in a state of chaos

SEO scoop notes what many of us have been suspecting for a while – that Google is in a state of chaos. I’m not sure I’d describe it as chaos – but the past month has seems some odd and unexplainable results including: – Search for the word “Yahoo” on ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Six Apart to buy Live Journal
5th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Six Apart to buy Live Journal

Om Malik has just revealed that Six Apart are about to buy Live Journal. This would definitely Six Apart up a notch when it comes to competing with Google’s Blogger as it would take them to 6.5 million users. ‘Folks have been predicting a big year for mergers and acquisitions ...more
Pro Blogging News
Gawker Media seeks Corporate Intern
5th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Gawker Media seeks Corporate Intern

Gawker Media are looking for a Corporate Intern. Of course no sooner had they made that announcement than they’d asked for no more applicants as they’d been flooded with expressions of interest from eager bloggers from around the world.
Pro Blogging News
Categories and Search Engine Optimization
4th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Categories and Search Engine Optimization

I would add another point to the last post on why Blogs are Popular with Search Engines and comment that it is not only page structure that works well but often overall site structure. The fact that many blog systems like Word Press and Moveable Type allow bloggers to categorize ...more
Blog Design
Why Blogs are Popular with Search Engines
4th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Why Blogs are Popular with Search Engines

Corporate Blogging Blog writes a very good article about why blogs rank well in Search Engines. Of course one of the big reasons is links – one of the major features of blogging is the interlinking between blogs of a similar theme or topic. If you write good content on ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Blogs for business
4th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Blogs for business

Electronic Business has a good article introducing some of the concepts around Business Blogs (and Wikis), especially highlighting some of the internal ways that blogs can be used to communicate within a business. ‘Forget about all the hype you’ve heard about blogs (a.k.a. Web logs) as the latest outlet for ...more
Business Blogging
Find Your Future Google PageRank
3rd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Find Your Future Google PageRank

So we know Google are doing a page rank update – on some data centers the results are not showing yet. Are you impatient and want to know what your blog’s page rank will be? You might find this future page rank predictor tool useful. Future PageRank from SEO tools ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Publisher Driven Advertising
3rd of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Publisher Driven Advertising

John Battelle also has a great column over at Technology Review that puts forward an idea called Publisher Driven Advertising (PDA). It is an alternative to the traditional approach to advertising where advertisers hold much of the power in the relationship between audience, publisher and advertiser. John argues that with ...more
Affiliate Programs