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Find Your Future Google PageRank
3rd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Find Your Future Google PageRank

So we know Google are doing a page rank update – on some data centers the results are not showing yet. Are you impatient and want to know what your blog’s page rank will be? You might find this future page rank predictor tool useful. Future PageRank from SEO tools ...more
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Translating Blogs
3rd of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Translating Blogs

The Multi Lingual Blog (Blogos) has an interesting post examinging Translation in the Blogosphere. ‘Now that millions of individuals around the world are being empowered, if that’s the right expression, by blog software to file reports from sites that the news media cannot always reach, or expose and share their ...more
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Message Cast – Live Message Alerts
31st of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Message Cast – Live Message Alerts

I’m testing Live Message Alerts on this blog at the moment which enables you the reader to receive an alert every time I post new content. You can choose to be alerted either on you msn messenger, via email and/or to your mobile device. You have to have an MSN ...more
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New Google Feature: Sponsored Links
30th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

New Google Feature: Sponsored Links

I just stumbled across a new (?) feature on Google – Google Sponsored Links which allows you to enter a term and then see what ads Google has in their stock pile. The initial page that you go to looks like you’ve come to an error page but enter in ...more
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ecto blog: Special christmas discount!
19th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

ecto blog: Special christmas discount!

ecto is offering a spacial Christmas discount on its amazing blogging software. I use ecto for MacOS 10.3 (windows version is also available) and absolutely LOVE it – it totally revolutionized my blogging experience when I stumbled upon it. ‘With ecto you can write and manage entries for your weblog(s). ...more
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PubSub LinkRanks
13th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

PubSub LinkRanks

PubSub LinkRanks are a useful tool that help to keep track of how different domains are being linked to by the blogosphere. They define them as: ‘LinkRanks are a measure of how many pages link to each particular site, with more weight given to fresher links and to links from ...more
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ecto blog: Amazon
27th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

ecto blog: Amazon

The wonderful people who developed ecto – a tool that has revolutionised the way I blog – has added a feature that I requested in forums a few weeks back to their MacOSX version – the ability to add Amazon affiliate products to your blog all remotely! This means not ...more
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Essential Pro Blogging Tools
24th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Essential Pro Blogging Tools

Hypothetical question time – If you were stranded on a desert island (with dsl broadband and a laptop) and the had to make a living (to pay for your boat ride home) from blogging – what would be your top 5 blogging tools/programs/services? Ok – silly question – but someone ...more
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Betting on Tools that Power Blogs
12th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Betting on Tools that Power Blogs

BusinessWeek has an interesting article that talks about another option for making money from blogs – through the infrastructure that makes blogs possible. They write – ‘While Web log entreprenuers search for a viable business model, venture capitalists are backing companies that make it all possible Ask David Sifry when ...more
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