Darren Rowse
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
Should bloggers post a blog disclosure statement? – Survey
27th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Should bloggers post a blog disclosure statement? – Survey

Jason Calacanis is conducting a Survey about disclosure statements on blogs and asks: – ‘Should bloggers post a blog disclosure statement?’ – ‘Should bloggers accept money to blog about a product without disclosing it? (like Buzz Agents)’ – ‘Should bloggers accept money to blog about a product if they disclose ...more
Pro Blogging News
Small Businesses and Blogs
25th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Small Businesses and Blogs

T.L. Pakii Pierce has a good post on Small Businesses and Blogging: ‘Blogs are your tools to creating this type of customer connection through content. You will build relationships that are founded on a great level of trust as you become the authority and source of information on your topic. ...more
Business Blogging
Christmas Greetings from ProBlogger
25th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Christmas Greetings from ProBlogger

Well we’re a little ahead of the rest of the world here in Australia so Christmas has already come. Its shaping up to be a nice warm day with a BBQ/Roast lunch ahead and maybe even a swim in the pool (I know that seems all wrong for you northern ...more
Pro Blogging News
Online Advertising to Grow 30 Percent in 2005
22nd of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Online Advertising to Grow 30 Percent in 2005

ClickZ has another good article with a prediction about Online Advertising that should warm the hearts of ProBloggers everywhere. ‘Online advertising will grow by 30 percent next year from $7.8 billion in 2004 to $10.2 billion in 2005, a rate reminiscent of the late nineties when the medium was in ...more
Advertising