Darren Rowse
BlogTalk Downunder – Another Aussie Blogging Conference
6th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

BlogTalk Downunder – Another Aussie Blogging Conference

It looks like there will be yet another Aussie Blogging conference in Australia next year – this time in Sydney between 20 – 21 May. As with the Melbourne conference that we mentioned a few days ago, there are not many details yet but the fact that there are two ...more
Pro Blogging News
The Business Of Blogging
5th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

The Business Of Blogging

Business Week Online has an interesting article on The Business Of Blogging. It is pretty basic with the usual quotes from the usual probloggers – but its another example of how blogging for dollars is becoming more main stream. ‘Now advertisers are realizing there is a market emerging in the ...more
Business Blogging
Weblogs Inc Introduces Luxist
5th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Weblogs Inc Introduces Luxist

Weblogs Inc have just announce their latest blog Luxist – a blog that promotes itself as obsessively covering luxury products. They write about everthing from clothes, to gadgets, to jewelry through to cars. Their income stream will be much the same as other Weblogs Inc blogs and includes Adsense and ...more
Case Studies
How to Grow Your Blogging Income
3rd of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

How to Grow Your Blogging Income

Dan Harper asked in the comments of my post on No Money in Blogging? for more comment on the ‘growth factor’ of blogging. He asks: ‘How long would a new blogger see slow growth for? What do you think that factors are here, any advice on speeding the growth up?’ ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
MSN get on the Blogging Express – or have they missed it?
3rd of December 2004 Darren Rowse

MSN get on the Blogging Express – or have they missed it?

Paid Content has a good Round-up of MSNs launch into Blogging. Maybe I’m just overly tired after a big week at conferences but I’m over all the writing about it. I’m not sure how much impact MSN will have upon blogging – at least in the short term.
Pro Blogging News
2005 Australian Blogging Conference
2nd of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

2005 Australian Blogging Conference

Just found a site for the 2005 Australian Blogging Conference. Not much in the way of details of a time and place yet – except to say that it will be in Melbourne sometime in February 2005. Suits me fine as that is my home city and apart from two ...more
Pro Blogging News
Monetizing Blogs
2nd of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Monetizing Blogs

In stark contrast to the last post, Jasen Dowdell at marketing shift predicts that Bloggers will start to get more and more attention from Ad agencies. He predicts: ‘- Ad agencies will seek out A-List bloggers who have strong relationships with other A-List bloggers to head up their blog placement ...more
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No Money in Blogging?
2nd of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

No Money in Blogging?

Steve Smith from EContent writes that there will be no dollars in blogging in 2005 for bloggers or networks (like Gawker and Weblogs Inc) who are directly blogging. He writes: ‘The wild and wooly blogosphere itself will not make money for many, including blog networks like Gawker Media and Weblogs ...more
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American Roulette
1st of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

American Roulette

American Roulette is an interesting case study of a blogger using the medium to make a few dollars. Its written by a ‘professional casino cheater’ who gives thoughts on casinos and gambling. The site isn’t highly monetized at this point – Income streams so far seem limited to Amazon affiliateship ...more
Case Studies