Darren Rowse
Bloggers Banned from Trade Show
30th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Bloggers Banned from Trade Show

Blog Your Way has picked up this interesting tidbit in an article at InfoWorld about the upcoming CES (consumer electronic show) in Las Vegas in January. Apparently no bloggers will be allowed at the event. ‘The CEA spent more time qualifying attendees this year to make sure everyone in attendance ...more
Pro Blogging News
New Google Feature: Sponsored Links
30th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

New Google Feature: Sponsored Links

I just stumbled across a new (?) feature on Google – Google Sponsored Links which allows you to enter a term and then see what ads Google has in their stock pile. The initial page that you go to looks like you’ve come to an error page but enter in ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Pro Blogger Agency
30th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Pro Blogger Agency

Paul over at Radiant Marketing Group is considering setting his group up as an Agency for Pro Bloggers and wants the feedback of probloggers, consultants and CEO types: ‘I’ve been thinking about turning Radiant Marketing Group into an agency for bloggers who want to find paying gigs. Serving as a ...more
Pro Blogging News
Skweezer Update
30th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 4

Skweezer Update

I thought I’d update you on my interaction with Skweezer who in my last post I expressed my frustration with for duplicating the content on my blogs. Last night I sent an email to them asking to remove all of my domains and sub-domains from their site. I explained some ...more
Pro Blogging News
RSS Abuse, Duplicate Content and Parasite Websites
29th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 8

RSS Abuse, Duplicate Content and Parasite Websites

Jason has spoken out about something that a number of us have been mulling over for the past week or so – RSS Abuse. He points to Skweezer as one of the culprits that is targeting their blogs. I’ve noticed a growing trend recently for sites to do this. Skweezer ...more
Pro Blogging News
ProBlogger to Visit US in 2005?
29th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

ProBlogger to Visit US in 2005?

There is a chance that I might be in the US in June for a few weeks for holiday and maybe a little connecting with some bloggers if possible. We’re toying with the idea of New York, LA, Washington and maybe even Boston. I know a lot of you are ...more
Pro Blogging News
The Challenge of RSS for Marketers
29th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

The Challenge of RSS for Marketers

I’ve just been listening to G’day World latest Podcast interview with Mark Jones, Deputy Managing Director at IDG Communications. It is a pretty long interview – but the section that I found most interesting was his grappling with RSS feeds and Blogging as a Magazine publisher. It is fascinating to ...more
Pro Blogging News
How Obvious is your Blog’s Topic?
29th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

How Obvious is your Blog’s Topic?

Can your readers identify what your blog is about quickly? SEO Scoop has a good basic tip on making the topic of your posts obvious as a method of optimizing your page. I would extend this tip to the front page of your blog also. ‘Go to a page on ...more
Writing Content
56 Directories To Submit Your Blog To
28th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

56 Directories To Submit Your Blog To

Search Engines are perhaps the most popular source of traffic for most of our blogs – however its also worth working on other sources for traffic to supplement what Google and Yahoo sends your way. Directories are also a useful source of traffic so ‘Text Link Brokers’ provide this useful ...more
Blog Promotion