Darren Rowse
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
Slacker Manager pitches idea on Blogging for Charity
28th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Slacker Manager pitches idea on Blogging for Charity

Slacker Manager has pitched an interesting not for profit idea to the Blogosphere with his post ‘Help me lasso the Long Tail for charity‘. He’s certainly mentioned some great names in this call for help – if he managed to get that sort of team on board Localism could really ...more
Pro Blogging News
Problogger earns in excess of $5000 a month
28th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 8

Problogger earns in excess of $5000 a month

Fortune has a fantastic article on Google that features problogger Jon Gales from Mobile Tracker (a blog about cell phones) which is a fantastic example of a blog which is being used very effectively to earn its owner/editor a decent income. Jon has recently redesigned his blog, taking it to ...more
Case Studies
Blink – Malcolm Gladwell
28th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Blink – Malcolm Gladwell

Is anyone else really hanging out to get their hands on a copy of Malcolm Gladwell’s new book Blink? I’ve had my copy on order for a month or so now and can’t wait til the postman brings it. Malcolm’s last book, The Tipping Point, was really worthwhile and so ...more
Pro Blogging News
Customize your Error 404 Page for Retaining Readership
28th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Customize your Error 404 Page for Retaining Readership

SEO Chat has a good article on making your 404 error pages work for you to create increased traffic. Using these methods you can not only retain visitors to your site that have strayed out of your working pages but can also direct them into the areas of your site ...more
Blog Design
Copyright and Blogs – 14 Guidelines
27th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Copyright and Blogs – 14 Guidelines

Copyright issues are becoming more and more important for bloggers as blogging is a medium where by it is so easy to borrow, steal, copy or duplicate another person’s content. I’ve blogged on numerous occasions about breaches of copyright that I’ve been on the end of. So when I saw ...more
Writing Content