CategoryBlogging Tools and Services
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
Blogging Tools and Services
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
Blogging Tools and Services
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
Blogging Tools and Services
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
Blogging Tools and Services
TypePad Blogs to get Contextual Advertising
10th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

TypePad Blogs to get Contextual Advertising

Kanoodle and Six Apart (makers of Typepad and Moveable Type blogging systems) are partnering together to offer Typepad bloggers the opportunity to run contextual ads to their site – and thereby add a revenue stream to their blogs. This is similar to what Blogger blogs can do with Adsense – ...more
Advertising
Blogging Resources – Inc.com
12th of October 2004 Darren Rowse

Blogging Resources – Inc.com

Inc.com has a good list of blogging links including blogging tools and ‘how to’ guides.
Blogging Tools and Services
URL info – Analyze and Improve your Blog
11th of October 2004 Darren Rowse

URL info – Analyze and Improve your Blog

URL info is one of the most useful tools for probloggers that I’ve recently stumbled upon. It may not look overly sexy when you first surf into it but this simple page has 107 useful tools for you to analyze and improve your site. They describe it as follows: URLinfo ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Gawker Targets Males with New Blogs
5th of October 2004 Darren Rowse

Gawker Targets Males with New Blogs

ProBlogger Nick Denton from Gawker has just announced three new blogs: – Jalopnik a blog about Cars – Kotaku a blog about Video Games – Screehead a blog about “funny shit.” The blogs unashamedly are targeting a young male readership – a smart strategic move from Gawker who has obviously ...more
Blog News
CopyScape – Keeping  your Content Secure from Plagiarists
4th of October 2004 Darren Rowse 5

CopyScape – Keeping your Content Secure from Plagiarists

CopySafe is an internet infringement Protection tool that helps you to find out of people are stealing your blog’s content. I’ve accidentally stumbled upon a number of sites recently that have copied and pasted articles that I’d written word for word (and link for link) from one of my blogs ...more
Blogging Tools and Services