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Blog Business Summit II Aug 17-19, San Francisco
5th of June 2005 Tris Hussey 3

Blog Business Summit II Aug 17-19, San Francisco

Just announced today the Blog Business Summit will be August 17-19 in San Francisco.  I’m not sure if I will be attending–I will be at Gnomedex later this month though–but it was a great time in January.  BBS was the break out conference for me and Susie.  BBS was where both of ...more
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Blogging and podcasting in Australia
27th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Blogging and podcasting in Australia

Just yesterday I was looking at domain names for a blog about Australian Blogging – I was toying with the idea of inviting a few prominent Australian bloggers together in a group blog to help raise the profile of blogging in Australia (as well as our own). Today Trevor Cook ...more
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Bloggers Under Attack from German Spammers?
16th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Bloggers Under Attack from German Spammers?

I’m glad to see I’m not the only one getting hundreds of German spam emails at the moment. Steve thinks there might be a blog link to the issue – or maybe its just that bloggers are talking about it more than others because they have the vehicle (their blogs) ...more
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Yahoo buys Flickr – Confirmed
21st of March 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Yahoo buys Flickr – Confirmed

FlickrBlog confirms the rumors that everyone has been talking about recently – Yahoo! has bought Flickr: ‘Holy smokes, SOMEBODY out there is bad at keeping secrets!! Yes! We can finally confirm that Yahoo has made a definitive agreement to acquire Flickr and us, Ludicorp. Smack the tattlers and pop the ...more
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Preople Rank – Is yours bigger than mine?
19th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Preople Rank – Is yours bigger than mine?

Ok – for all of us Ego surfers out there – Preople Rank is just the trick. It will rank your name in comparison to others on the internet. This is how they explain their service. ‘ok, we visit a few search engines, search for your name, get the number ...more
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Comparing Blogs to John Kerry – An issue of recognition
19th of March 2005 Darren Rowse

Comparing Blogs to John Kerry – An issue of recognition

There has been a bit of commentary around the web this week about the statistics that 48% of Americans have never knowingly read a blog and that only 7% are regular readers. Whilst bloggers might be a little disappointed in such statistics I actually think that they are good. It ...more
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State of The Blogosphere – Volume of posting Up
17th of March 2005 Darren Rowse

State of The Blogosphere – Volume of posting Up

Sifry continues his State of The Blogosphere series of posts and looks at volume of posting. ‘On average, Technorati is tracking about 500,000 posts per day, which is about 5.8 posts per second. In October 2004, we were seeing about 400,000 posts per day.’
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Yahoo 360 – Blending Blogging and social networking
16th of March 2005 Darren Rowse

Yahoo 360 – Blending Blogging and social networking

It looks like Yahoo! is getting further into the Blogging Business with their new venture to be released later this monty – Yahoo 360 – a service that combines a number of functions including blogging and social networking. Here’s how its explained at Yahoo News. ‘Yahoo Inc. is preparing to ...more
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Apple 1, bloggers 0
7th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Apple 1, bloggers 0

I find this finding by a San Jose judge to be quite puzzling. It seems bloggers are not held under the same law as journalists. I’m sure there will be an appeal of the decision – perhaps as bloggers we should pass around the hat to help fund it – ...more
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