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Gawker’s Oddjack
2nd of June 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Gawker’s Oddjack

Gawker Media has launched another new entrepreneurial blog – Oddjack – the gambling blog. It has categories on Event Betting, Politics, NBA Playoff Lines etc. Whilst Adsense won’t be an option for this blog (they don’t like gambling sites) there is plenty of opportunity for affiliate programs and other advertising ...more
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Extreme Niche Blogging
27th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 17

Extreme Niche Blogging

Aussie photographer Pete Walsh has taken niche blogging to a whole new level and has started a blog on one of the narrowest topics that I’ve seen a blogger tackle. His topic – the Epson Stylus Pro 4800 printer. Peter upgraded his printer to this new model and is documenting ...more
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Jeff Jarvis – ProBlogger
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse

Jeff Jarvis – ProBlogger

If you’d like to see an amazing example of a ProBlogger who has used blogging to open up some amazing career opportunities take a look at this post by Jeff Jarvis who is quitting a job to take on some more amazing work – all of which he says have ...more
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Introducing Geeky Info
10th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Introducing Geeky Info

A mate of mine has recently started up a new blog by the name of Geeky Info which I’m sure some of you will find interesting. He’s not primarily doing it to make money (although I think it could be a profitable blog as it grows) but rather its a ...more
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Guess the Blog Topic – Topic Revealed
22nd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Guess the Blog Topic – Topic Revealed

The challenge was to Guess the Topic of the Blog simply by viewing the last month’s statistics. The guesses began honing in on the right answer almost immediately with two bloggers actually suggesting the right topic within hours of the competition starting. Congratulations to Jamie and PFBlog who both hit ...more
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Gawker Launches Sploid
7th of April 2005 Darren Rowse

Gawker Launches Sploid

Gawker Media today went live with their latest venture – Sploid – a ‘news site with a tabloid mentality.’ There isn’t much content on Sploid – photos and headlines are pretty much everything – with links to the articles in question. This isn’t the smartest SEO strategy for most bloggers ...more
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Shiney’s BayRaider
6th of April 2005 Darren Rowse

Shiney’s BayRaider

Shiny Media is at it again by launching yet another blog – Bayraider – a blog that is centered around another net icon – ebay. Their Press Release Describes Bayraider as follows:
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Hippy Shopper Launched
31st of March 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Hippy Shopper Launched

The team at Shiney Media in the UK have just launched another new Entrepreneurial blog – the Hippy Shopper – the UK’s first Green Consumer Blog. Their News Release announcing the blog describes it as follows: Published by the UK’s leading commercial weblog company, Shiny Media, and written by Stuff ...more
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New Entrepreneurial Blogs
29th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 1

New Entrepreneurial Blogs

Two regular stops on my RSS morning rounds have gone live with new Entrepreneurial blogs in the past 24 hours or so. Both are examples of Niche Blogging and are worth taking a look at to see what you can learn about the art of blogging for dollars. Firstly is ...more
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