Darren Rowse
Blog Buyouts
19th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Blog Buyouts

Wired News has an interesting piece on media buy outs. The article finishes up by predicting that in the next year or so that we’ll see companies moving in to purchase blogs. ‘According to Sam Whitmore, editor of Sam Whitmore’s Media Survey, over the next 12 to 24 months you ...more
Other Income Streams
Google Adsense to Provide Additional Payment Options?
18th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Google Adsense to Provide Additional Payment Options?

I recently wrote an email to the kind people at Google Adsense Customer Service HQ suggesting that they work on an alternative payment system for plebs like me who live outside the USA. I recently wrote about the predicament I face – it takes 14 weeks from the time I ...more
Adsense
Ad Placement – Where do Readers Look on a Blog?
18th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Ad Placement – Where do Readers Look on a Blog?

WebProNews also has a good article on Ad Placement on websites: ‘Advertisement drives the revenue of the Internet industry. Learning about the science associated with successful ad campaigns can only benefit you and your site. With this in mind, a study performed by Eyetrack III attempted to determine which sections ...more
Advertising
RSS Ads A Growing Trend
18th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

RSS Ads A Growing Trend

WebProNews has an interesting article on the rise of RSS Ads and RSS spam: ‘Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is one of the fastest growing methods of content distribution associated with Internet technologies. Because creating feeds is not too complicated, the ability to present on-page information to subscribers has been embraced ...more
Blog Promotion
New Google Adsense Features
17th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

New Google Adsense Features

Google’s Adsense has just added a newly designed FAQ/Support page to their site with more advice and tips for the program. They’ve also added a ‘invite a friend’ option to the program. Unfortunately there is no incentive to make such an invitation for publishers. Already forums dedicated to Adsense are ...more
Adsense
Relationship Between the PageRank and the Number of Backlinks
16th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 3

Relationship Between the PageRank and the Number of Backlinks

How many links to your blog do you need to climb up Google’s page ranking? A recent study titled Relationship Between the PageRank and the Number of Backlinks – Articles about link building and PageRank examines that question and draws some interesting conclusions: ‘- With a few exceptions, whatever the ...more
Search Engine Optimization
8 Tips for Maximizing Contextual Advertising Revenues
16th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

8 Tips for Maximizing Contextual Advertising Revenues

WebProNews has a good article on Tips for Maximizing Contextual Advertising Revenues – the first of these 8 tips is: ‘1. Determine overall fit with your site. The first rule of thumb of contextual advertising is that it is not for everyone. Some sites do extremely well with it, earning ...more
Adsense
How To Plan Your Week Making Money At Home
16th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

How To Plan Your Week Making Money At Home

How To Plan Your Week Making Money At Home is an interesting article with some practical tips on how to have a money making week at home on the internet… ‘Is it really possible to earn a 6 figure income on the internet? The answer to that is yes, but ...more
Pro Blogging News
Internet Ad Spending Hits New Heights
16th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Internet Ad Spending Hits New Heights

ClickZ reports – ‘Internet ad spend topped $2.4 billion last quarter, according to the quarterly “Internet Ad Revenue Report” conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on behalf of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). The third quarter estimates mark the eighth consecutive quarterly increase for the industry and the fourth record-setting quarter. Q3 ...more
Pro Blogging News