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Shiny Media launches Propellerhead and Catwalk Queen
21st of October 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Shiny Media launches Propellerhead and Catwalk Queen

UK blogging network Shiny Media has just announced two news blogs – Propellerhead and Catwalk Queen. Catwalk is a being billed as ‘your own personal online stylist’ and takes a look at how to look like your favorite celebrity. It complements the other fashion blogs that Shiny already has – ...more
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Over Stretched Blogging
20th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 15

Over Stretched Blogging

I’ve been preparing for our last call in the six figure blogging course and we’re talking a little about hiring bloggers and blog networks. As a result I’ve been doing a bit of a tour of some of the newer blog networks to see how they are traveling. Some are ...more
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Weblogs, Inc. Interviews its Bloggers
18th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Weblogs, Inc. Interviews its Bloggers

Weblogs, Inc. have been redeveloping their home page recently with design changes and more recently the decision to start profiling some of their bloggers via interviews – the first of which is with ProBlogger reader – Jay Allen who heads up their Baby Blog.
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Blog Networks – Definitions
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Blog Networks – Definitions

Martin has a post asking (and attempting to answer) the question What is a Blog Network? which might be of interest to some. It includes a very rushed and un-thought through response from yours truly. I’m not really sure there is a single definition for a Blog Network – if ...more
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Conflicts of Interest
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 26

Conflicts of Interest

Martin, the guy behind Blog Network Watch, has decided to call it quits after a week of blogging there. It’s not because it didn’t work (in fact he got a fair bit of attention) but because he saw potential conflict of interests. He writes: ‘I thought it would be a ...more
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Positive Blogging
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Positive Blogging

Instablogs has been copping a fair bit of criticism in the past few days since its launch a week back. One of their latest posts – Why This Unfair Treatment? – takes a look at a blogger’s argument that they are spam, their latest post explains their Plagiarism episode and ...more
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Instablogs Launches
7th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 37

Instablogs Launches

After a few server problems the newest blog network to launch – Instablogs – has gone live. They’ve launched with 46 blogs (unless I can’t count) on a large array of topics. They are billing themselves as ‘A News Organization based on Blogging’. It’s early days yet for them so ...more
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Weblogs Inc Sale to AOL Confirmed – Here’s the Inside Word
6th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 37

Weblogs Inc Sale to AOL Confirmed – Here’s the Inside Word

I’ve just been forwarded an email which was sent from Weblogs Inc Co-Founder Brian Alvey to Weblogs Inc’s bloggers. It was sent to me by WIN blogger who wants to remain nameless. I won’t publish it in full here as its a private email – but here are the main ...more
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Gawker Media Potential Sale to News Corp
6th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 21

Gawker Media Potential Sale to News Corp

I just got an email from Duncan at Blog Herald that there are also rumors of Gawker Media being in talks with News Corp with the purchase of Gawker being the topic of conversation. He’s written about it at Gawker Media in Sales Talks. Unfortunately Blog Herald seems to be ...more
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