Darren Rowse
Paying bloggers: Participating in the conversation
3rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Paying bloggers: Participating in the conversation

There is a couple of interesting articles the last few days on the topic of blogging for dollars starting over at Red Herring Blog who is writing about Paying bloggers: Participating in the conversation. He’s got some helpful things to say on the topic and suggests a way forward: ‘Pay ...more
Pro Blogging News
Do hits matter?
3rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Do hits matter?

‘The problem with blogs that are only intended to attract traffic is that they can’t survive in the long-run. Traffic statistics keep bloggers going for a while, but the numbers eventually stabilise: there can only be a 100,000 most popular 100,000 websites. The world just doesn’t have enough internet users ...more
Blog Promotion
SEO Strategy – Content or Links?
3rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

SEO Strategy – Content or Links?

Blog Business World has a good post looking at two theories of search engine optimization – generating keyword rich content and good linking strategy. Is one more important than the other or do they work together? ‘Keyword rich content will get you part way to your destination atop the search ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Google Does The Update: What’s New?
3rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Google Does The Update: What’s New?

‘Google has (once again) updated its search algorithm, panicking webmasters everywhere. What will happen to those high rankings you’ve worked so hard to achieve? Wayne explains what you need to do to raise your score with search engines (and your site visitors) regardless of any software changes. Google has finally ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Watch Your Weblog – Legal Issues with Blogging
2nd of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Watch Your Weblog – Legal Issues with Blogging

Computerworld has a good article on the legal issues that corporate bloggers face that is a must read for all Problogger. Here’s a taster: ‘As weblogs have multiplied, a number of legal issues have arisen, and regardless of whether your company sponsors its bloggers, it may be opening itself up ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Sharp Money – Making Money Online
2nd of November 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Sharp Money – Making Money Online

Sharp Money is a blog about making money online which itself is an attempt at blogging for money. ‘With this blog, we will explore opportunities for making money on the web (without resorting to spam, spyware or other predatory practices). Of special interest, of course, will be generating money from ...more
Case Studies
Bloggers adopt a revenue stream more lucrative than panhandling
31st of October 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Bloggers adopt a revenue stream more lucrative than panhandling

‘The odds of making a living by writing a blog are a lot like the odds of a garage band turning out a hit album: It can happen, but you better enjoy the music and hang on to your day job in the meantime. Two years ago, the odds were ...more
Pro Blogging News
Spy Journal ProBlogs
31st of October 2004 Darren Rowse 4

Spy Journal ProBlogs

Tim has emailed this week while I was taking a bit of a holiday in New Zealand to let me know of a mini problogging network that he’s started reading the tips here on Problogger. You can check his new blogs at: Blog Tips Tech Tips Excel Tips Personal Blog ...more
Case Studies
Blog Business Summit
31st of October 2004 Darren Rowse

Blog Business Summit

The Blog Business Summit will be held between 24-25 January in 2005 in Seattle. It looks like a good gathering to get involved with if the founding board are anything to go by. It might be a bit out of reach of the average blogger at $795 for the two ...more
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