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Aussies! Join Me at MarketingNow Conference in Melbourne [Now FREE]
28th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 22

Aussies! Join Me at MarketingNow Conference in Melbourne [Now FREE]

If you’re in Melbourne Australia (or can get here) on 22-23 September you should check out the Marketing Now conference. I’ve mentioned it previously but since doing so there have been some changes. Previously this conference was $1000+ to attend – the organizers were going to donate the profits to ...more
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Speedlinking – Discount Deal, Jobs, Blogger Group, Free Reports and Interview
16th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 14

Speedlinking – Discount Deal, Jobs, Blogger Group, Free Reports and Interview

Time for a little speed-linking. This time there’s a deal, reports, some jobs, an interview and a new group for professional bloggers. Professional Bloggers Group on LinkedIn – for people who are or who are becoming Pro bloggers (i’ll let you decide whether that’s you or not). Blog World Expo ...more
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More on Top Aussie Blogs
19th of April 2007 Darren Rowse 13

More on Top Aussie Blogs

Welcome to readers of Melbourne newspaper, The Age, from today’s article on the Top 100 Australian blogs that I mentioned yesterday (the print version also was accompanied by the Top 10 blogs on the list). A few readers have asked me whether I’m upset by the final paragraph that reads: ...more
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Online Consumers Spending Up these Holidays – How are Your Earnings?
6th of December 2006 Darren Rowse 26

Online Consumers Spending Up these Holidays – How are Your Earnings?

Clickz reports on the latest stats of online spending this holiday season. Spending online is up 24% (with last month totaling $11.75 billion) on last year and traffic is up 13% (it seems people are buying more per visit this year). Obviously those taking the majority of this income are ...more
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YouTube Comes of Age
13th of July 2006 15

YouTube Comes of Age

We’ve recently been playing with video blogging more. Darren has done several in the past weeks and I’ve got a couple buried around too. The most popular video hosting service around, YouTube, has come under fire recently for performance and availability reasons. It’s a big service. They have done a ...more
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College-Startup for Sale!
7th of July 2006 19

College-Startup for Sale!

College Startup is a wonderful little blog that I was turned onto some time ago by Darren. Since then, it has been a notable little item in my Bloglines account which was where today I found out that its owner, Ben Bleikamp, has decided to sell. The auction is being ...more
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Non English Posts make up over Two Thirds of Total Blog Posting
1st of May 2006 Darren Rowse 31

Non English Posts make up over Two Thirds of Total Blog Posting

What is the most common language used by bloggers? It might surprise some to know that it’s not English but Japanese according to David Sifry. English comes in second with Chinese third. The interesting thing is that Japanese is on the rise in the last six or so months. In ...more
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BBC Continues to Explore New Media
26th of April 2006 Darren Rowse 7

BBC Continues to Explore New Media

The Guardian reports that the BBC is redeveloping their online presence to be much more new media focused: ‘The BBC today unveiled radical plans to rebuild its website around user-generated content, including blogs and home videos, with the aim of creating a public service version of MySpace.com.’
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Cory Doctorow Speaks
18th of April 2006 Darren Rowse 12

Cory Doctorow Speaks

Tonight I heard at the last minute about a lecture that Cory Doctorow from Boing Boing was giving here in Melbourne (thanks to a ProBlogger reader for letting me know about it) His topic: ‘Offering a remarkable global perspective on the future, Cory will discuss his view that technologies which ...more
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