Darren Rowse
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
Google Page Rank and Backlinks Update – Coming Soon
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Google Page Rank and Backlinks Update – Coming Soon

Are you waiting for the next page rank update from Google to move up their results page and bring you a flood of new traffic? (aren’t we all?) Well a little well places birdie told me last night that Google are getting close to an update – in fact a ...more
Pro Blogging News
The Twelve Days of New Media Christmas
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

The Twelve Days of New Media Christmas

Jordon Cooper has a good post titled The Twelve Days of a New Media Christmas which is choc a bloc full of new media goodies to make any new media junkie’s mouth water – ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas are upon us and our trees are full of “geese a ...more
Blog News
Blogs for Sale – How Much is Your Blog Worth?
16th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 12

Blogs for Sale – How Much is Your Blog Worth?

One of the trends that I suspect we’ll see more of in 2005 and beyond is Blogs for Sale. This past year saw Jeremy Wright sell his blog which proved that its possible – but the question it leaves me wondering is – ‘How Much?’ How much would you sell ...more
Pro Blogging News
Doc Searls responds to Blogging for Money Criticism
16th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 3

Doc Searls responds to Blogging for Money Criticism

Doc Searls has been on the receiving end of some criticism recently after some of what he said at BloggerCon and a quote that appeared in a recent Newsweek article on blogging. Today he posts a good post clarifying his postition on problogging: ‘So let me make this as clear ...more
Pro Blogging News
Holiday Visits to Retail Sites Up 24 Percent
16th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Holiday Visits to Retail Sites Up 24 Percent

ClickZ reports that traffic continues to be up in online retail outlets which is a good sign for many probloggers who use affiliate programs to send their readers to such stores: ‘In another indication of the growth of advertising and retail opportunities online this holiday season, U.S. visits to shopping ...more
Pro Blogging News