Darren Rowse
ecto blog: Amazon
27th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

ecto blog: Amazon

The wonderful people who developed ecto – a tool that has revolutionised the way I blog – has added a feature that I requested in forums a few weeks back to their MacOSX version – the ability to add Amazon affiliate products to your blog all remotely! This means not ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Product Placement hits Blogging
27th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Product Placement hits Blogging

‘On Monday, a squad of around 15 independent bloggers will begin inserting mentions of Marqui’s hosted communications management services into their blogs for money. The bloggers will get $800 a month to mention Marqui with a link once a week in their blogs and post its emblem on a page. ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Blogger for Hire on EBay
26th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 3

Blogger for Hire on EBay

Blogger Jeremy C. Wright is in the news again – this time he’s auctioning his services as a blogger to the highest bidder! Yes you heard me right – Jeremy of Ensight is willing to blog for three months for the highest bidder – posting 5 to 10 times per ...more
Other Income Streams
Pay per Click Advertising Trading
26th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Pay per Click Advertising Trading

A lot of Bloggers are earning good money as a result of being publishers of pay-per-click advertising but those that are making the most out of it are also bringing traffic to their blogs via the same method. It sounds all wrong when you first think about it – why ...more
Advertising
Building blog traffic for newbies
25th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 3

Building blog traffic for newbies

The Blog Herald has a good post on Building blog traffic for newbies – pretty basic tips but well worth a read if you’re new to blogging and wanting to get some traffic over to that blog you’ve been working hard on. Here is their last tip: ‘The most important ...more
Blog Promotion
Mailing List Services
24th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 6

Mailing List Services

Does anyone out there know of any plugins for Word Press and Moveable Type that are for collecting and generating a mailing list for your blog? I’ve been using a paid system for the past year that has been very unreliable. I’m sick of writing up emails to send to ...more
Blog Promotion
Essential Pro Blogging Tools
24th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Essential Pro Blogging Tools

Hypothetical question time – If you were stranded on a desert island (with dsl broadband and a laptop) and the had to make a living (to pay for your boat ride home) from blogging – what would be your top 5 blogging tools/programs/services? Ok – silly question – but someone ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Average Blogger makes $20 to $50 per Month
24th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 6

Average Blogger makes $20 to $50 per Month

WebPro New has an article on the rise of blogging and estimates that the average blogger is making $20 to $50 each month. I’m not sure how they come to this figure – I know many bloggers, 90% of whom make nothing from their blog. Another 9% might make a ...more
Pro Blogging News
Google Vs. Adsense Fraudsters
23rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Google Vs. Adsense Fraudsters

Google is sending a message to its publishers about click fraud and is suing one of its clients this week in an effort to recoup loss incurred by false clicking – but is also no doubt hoping to send a warning to those cheating the system that they are serious ...more
Adsense