CategoryBlogging Tools and Services
Dashboard Widget – Adsense Statistics Checker
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Dashboard Widget – Adsense Statistics Checker

When I commented on the new OSX Tiger (for Mac) I commented that I’d love a dashboard widget that would check my Adsense stats. Well it seems someone else had the same idea and has just released one. It’s a great idea that I’m sure many Mac Adsense publishers will ...more
Adsense
Innovative Blog Comment Systems
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Innovative Blog Comment Systems

Wow – look at the innovations that are happening in comments systems at the moment – Peter from Almost Cool pointed me over to the beautifully designed snook.ca’s beautiful blog with its wonderful comments system. It has live preview of comments with yellow fade. Peter also points to the relational ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Ecto Problems
19th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Ecto Problems

I’ve been having some real frustrations with Ecto over the past day or two. I’m unsure if its just the latest version or whether my recent server updates have caused issues – or both. Some of the issues include the inability to upload photos via ecto, posting as drafts rather ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Which Laptop for Blogging?
14th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 26

Which Laptop for Blogging?

A regular reader of ProBlogger, Mark from The Rock and Roll Report, has asked the following question that I thought I’d open up to all readers for discussion. ‘I am looking at getting a laptop that will primarily be just for my blog site The Rock and Roll Report. From ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Blog Power = Blog Clutter
14th of May 2005 Darren Rowse

Blog Power = Blog Clutter

Andy has a good post on ‘Blog Power’ which I think is a pretty spot on analysis of a tool that attempt to game Google and simply clutters the web with useless content. These sort of tools might bring you a little short term benefit but the risks are not ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
AOL Opens Blog Service to IM Users
6th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

AOL Opens Blog Service to IM Users

Just spotted this news (perhaps its old and I missed it previously) that AOL are opening up their blogging tool to their Instant Messaging users. Not only this but they’ll be able to to submit posts to their blogs via instant messaging when logged in to the screen name associated ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
My Backpack
4th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 7

My Backpack

I’ve decided to test Backpack with their free service. My hope is that it will help me to be a little more organized in my blogging. I’ve made my front home page public to show you a little of what it can do – I’ve not put anything special on ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Backpack from 37 Signals
3rd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Backpack from 37 Signals

37 Signals is launching their latest project – Backpack on Tuesday. Whilst the main site doesn’t seem to have gone live yet a number of previews of this new program have been written which you should check out. I been given a bit of an inside look at it by ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Search Engine Marketing Tools
2nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Search Engine Marketing Tools

Three tools that you might like to use to analyze how well your blog is going are over at Marketleap. They are: Search Engine Placement Check – gives you a ranking for a particular keyword in 7 search engines. Search Engine Index Check – gives an indication of how well ...more
Blogging Tools and Services