CategoryBlog Networks
Renaming eMomsatHome to SparkPlugging [Interview]
15th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 36

Renaming eMomsatHome to SparkPlugging [Interview]

Regular readers of ProBlogger will be familiar with Wendy Piersall from eMomsatHome.com. I’ve watched Wendy establish a presence with her own first blog and then in more recent times expand it into a small blog network of 7 blogs. A few weeks ago she emailed me to talk about the ...more
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Network Blogging Tips
14th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 16

Network Blogging Tips

Do you blog for someone else? A blog you might want to subscribe to is Network Blogging Tips written by bloggers Jennifer Chait and Deborah Ng (both experienced bloggers blogging in blog networks). “Here we’ll share tips, advice and ideas for those who blog for someone else. We’ll offer commiseration, ...more
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A Strategy for Building Niche Focused Blog Networks
5th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 39

A Strategy for Building Niche Focused Blog Networks

Yesterday on the preview call for Six Figure Blogging I was asked about starting multiple blogs. I mentioned that if I were going to start a blog network afresh today as a single blogger that I’d probably do it focused around a single niche rather than starting focusing upon numerous ...more
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Blog Networks and How They Pay Bloggers
2nd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 31

Blog Networks and How They Pay Bloggers

It’s always interesting to see how different blog networks pay their bloggers. Valleywag today has a post on Gawker’s new blogger pay structure – they’re moving to a system where their bloggers are paid based upon traffic levels. It’s a smart way to go – we’ve been doing a similar ...more
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How to Launch a Blog Network
17th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 37

How to Launch a Blog Network

Last week David put together a great list of 46 Things To Do Before Launching a Blog Network which might be worth a read if you’re considering going the network route instead of just having your own blogs. As I read his post a few comments on his list come ...more
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SXSW BlogNetworkCamp
28th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 9

SXSW BlogNetworkCamp

If you’re going to SXSW in a couple of weeks and want to get together with some other bloggers to talk blog networks you might be interested in the BlogNetworkCamp meetup that b5media is hosting. Topics under discussion: Better ways to pay bloggers Infrastructure requirements of a growing blog network ...more
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b5media Hiring Ad Sales Manager
20th of October 2006 Darren Rowse

b5media Hiring Ad Sales Manager

If you’re an experienced and well connected online ad sales person and are looking to work for in a growing new media business then you might be interested in this job over at the b5 site.
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Even the ‘Big Boys’ Call It Quits At Times
20th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 29

Even the ‘Big Boys’ Call It Quits At Times

I was just doing my rounds of other digital photography blogs and discovered Weblogs Inc’s offering in the niche has closed up shop (although it hasn’t been moved to their ‘retired’ section of their network list yet). I have to say I’m not too surprised by the move – from ...more
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b5media Seeking Business Bloggers
15th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 12

b5media Seeking Business Bloggers

Just a quick announcement for those of you that are looking for an opportunity to blog as part of an established blog network – and get paid for doing it. b5media is currently seeking business bloggers to join its new business channel. We’re open to being pitched ideas for the ...more
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