Darren Rowse
How To Post Photos to Blogger
20th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 2

How To Post Photos to Blogger

One of the main complaints I hear from Blogger users about their blogging platform is the difficulty that they have in posting pictures to their blog. Photos, diagrams, graphs and other visuals can really lift a blog post so this can be a real limiting factor to using Blogger. So ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Google’s Christmas Present – Ouch
20th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 8

Google’s Christmas Present – Ouch

This is a little of how I’m feeling this morning waking up for the third day with a sick feeling in my stomach. The feeling is partly physical – I suspect somewhere in the past week of three birthday parties, one work break up party, two Christmas parties and one ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Gawker Has Record Traffic in November
20th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Gawker Has Record Traffic in November

Choire Sicha has a round up of Gawker Media’s Traffic for the month of November – the month saw an increase by 6 million page views from 23 million to 29 million (click to enlarge graph). ‘Gawker had a substantial gain in November, adding more than a million page views ...more
Pro Blogging News
On Comment Spammers
20th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

On Comment Spammers

Jeremy at WebproNews has an interesting article written after meeting some comment spammers. ‘One of the comment spammers asked me: “You know why we spam blogs, don’t you?” And I knew the answer. They do it because blogs are easy targets and because, just like e-mail spam, it works…. Then ...more
Blog News
ecto blog: Special christmas discount!
19th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

ecto blog: Special christmas discount!

ecto is offering a spacial Christmas discount on its amazing blogging software. I use ecto for MacOS 10.3 (windows version is also available) and absolutely LOVE it – it totally revolutionized my blogging experience when I stumbled upon it. ‘With ecto you can write and manage entries for your weblog(s). ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
RSS and Blog Advertising Network – CrispAds
19th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 6

RSS and Blog Advertising Network – CrispAds

Just stumbled upon another Advertising program that has been designed specifically for RSS and Blogs called CrispAds. They promote it to bloggers as follows: – Place ads in your blog articles when you want – Ads also appear in your RSS or ATOM feed! – 95% of advertiser click-thru revenues ...more
Advertising
Google’s Update Chaos Continues
18th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Google’s Update Chaos Continues

Google’s update seems to still be in full swing with chaos being reported on many sites. Check out this thread at Webmaster World to see the impact that some are reporting to their SERP results in Google and the resulting traffic effects. Preliminary results are seeing people reporting both good ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Media Buyer/Seller Wanted
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Media Buyer/Seller Wanted

I’m interested in chatting to anyone with a background in media buying/selling who would be willing to explore representing one or more of the blogs that I have an interest in. Whilst I have a background in Marketing I do not have the time to give adequate attention to seeking ...more
Pro Blogging News
Pro Blogger of the Year
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 6

Pro Blogger of the Year

It is that time of the year where bloggers everywhere are giving awards so I thought I’d ask the question – who is the ‘Pro Blogger’ of the Year? This may not be an official award but I’m interested in people’s opinions and thoughts. What blogger (not blog) would you ...more
Pro Blogging News