CategoryBlog Networks
AOL to Buy Weblogs Inc
6th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 18

AOL to Buy Weblogs Inc

I was just saying to a fellow blogger the other day that it will only be time before a bit blog network sells out to a bigger web entity for some massive amounts of cash. Well today seems to be that day with Threadwatch reporting that AOL is about to ...more
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Journalist Interviewed by Blogger
5th of October 2005 Darren Rowse

Journalist Interviewed by Blogger

Jeremy has turned the tables on a blog journalist and is interviewing them about blog over at b5media. His interview is with Nick Douglas of Blogebrity and it’s full of all kinds of interesting information on the current blog network scene.
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Gizmodo Expands into European Languages
5th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Gizmodo Expands into European Languages

Nick Denton has announced that Gizmodo is going to be translated into six European languages: ‘Under the terms of the partnership, Gizmodo’s content will be translated from English into 6 additional languages, then augmented with local coverage for each market. Besides English, Gizmodo.com now will be available in French, German, ...more
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Webby Media Blog Network Folds
4th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Webby Media Blog Network Folds

Brand New Blog Network – Webby Media has just decided to call it quits just a week after launching. Omar explains it at Too Much, Too Fast? He’d previously announced that Webby Media would give 100% of earnings to bloggers that joined up – I was always fascinated to see ...more
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BlogNetworkWatch Launches
3rd of October 2005 Darren Rowse 12

BlogNetworkWatch Launches

Martin has decided to start a blog on Blog Networks over at BlogNetworkWatch. It’s definitely a popular topic at the moment so should be an interesting one to watch.
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Why are Some Blog Networks So Successful?
30th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 22

Why are Some Blog Networks So Successful?

Scrivs has waded into the ‘How much should blog networks pay their bloggers?’ conversation by refocussing the question (as he is in the habit of doing): ‘So really should we be asking how writers in these networks should be getting paid? I don’t think so because you can find people ...more
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Engadget Labs is Coming (and ProBlogger Labs is here!)
30th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 22

Engadget Labs is Coming (and ProBlogger Labs is here!)

I’ve long fantasized about having a blog HQ where I could blog from – with space for designers, writers, reviewers and for me to sit back in a spa sipping champagne watching it all – so when Niall Kennedy reported that Weblogs Inc is launching Engadget Labs I got really ...more
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Jason on Blog Networks Revenue Share
29th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 21

Jason on Blog Networks Revenue Share

Martin has an interesting post on Blog Networks with some comments about B5media especially. Interesting in the comments section are some reflections by Jason Calacanis from WeblogsInc who comments on the idea of revenue sharing as opposed to paying bloggers outright. While WIN have gone for the paying of bloggers ...more
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Fine Fools Community – Foolish or Smart?
27th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 12

Fine Fools Community – Foolish or Smart?

Scrivs from 9rules network has started another network (although he’s not calling it a network) of blogs called Fine Fools Community. What is it? Scrivs talked a couple of days ago about wanting to mobilize some of his older idle sites by getting others writing on them. He decided to ...more
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