Blog Auction In Progress – Unmatched Style
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 15

Blog Auction In Progress – Unmatched Style

Another blog is up for auction at SitePoint Forums – this time the blog is Unmatched Style and the bids are at $12,500 so far. It’s a blog with $500 – $900 monthly revenue and 850,000 monthly page views. I’ll be interested to see how high the bidding goes. found ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Technorati Introduce Favorites and Plays Favorites?
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 13

Technorati Introduce Favorites and Plays Favorites?

David Sifry announces a new feature at technorati – Technorati Favorites which allows people to keep track of their favorite blogs on one page. You can add up to 50 blogs and then follow them via a single RSS stream. This sounds like a very useful tool – BUT… Of ...more
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Speed Linking – 22 Feb 2006
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse

Speed Linking – 22 Feb 2006

Steve Rubel presents The Four P’s of Blog Marketing: Passionate, Purposeful, Present and Positional. ClickZ reports that Digital Ads are expected to hit $23 billiion by 2010 – gulp fiftyfoureleven.com writes So Your Content Has Been Copied, Now What? Jeremy Wright talks about how MySpace IS the new Blogosphere
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Bleeding Edge and the Search for a Blog Business Model
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 4

Bleeding Edge and the Search for a Blog Business Model

There’s been an interesting progression of thoughts over at Aussie Charles Writght’s blog (Bleeding Edge) over the last week or so as they’ve searched for a business model for their blogging (originally spotted via Squash who has some thoughts on it too). Here’s the progression of posts on the topic ...more
Case Studies
ProBlogger in Coolum
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 8

ProBlogger in Coolum

Just a note to any fellow Aussies in Queensland (the Coolum area). I’ll be there from Sunday through to Tuesday for a conference and I’m sure I could find a little spare time for a beer/coffee/stroll on the beach. I’m not sure of the conference (that links to last year’s ...more
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Making Money Because of Your Blog – Indirect Methods
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 39

Making Money Because of Your Blog – Indirect Methods

We now turn our attention to ways of making money from blogging that are more more ‘indirect’ in nature – or how to earn money because of your blog rather than from it. Many of the following methods are the result of the profile and perceived expertise of the blogger ...more
Blogging for Dollars
How to Make Money From Your Blog – Direct Methods
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 58

How to Make Money From Your Blog – Direct Methods

Having thought through whether you should blog for money it is now worth taking a look at some of the different models for doing so. I tend to break the different models that bloggers are using to make money from blogging into two areas – Direct and Indirect methods. Direct ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Adrenaline Blogging
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 7

Adrenaline Blogging

Today has been a massive day of blogging for me. While I tend to have full days with moments to relax – today was full steam ahead. I woke up to find that Lifehacker had picked up the Blogging for Beginners series which was bringing in considerable traffic and quite ...more
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ProBlogger Campfire anyone?
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 19

ProBlogger Campfire anyone?

Gizmodo have invited their readers to a chat room using the BaseCamp Campfire service. Maybe we should do a ProBlogger chat from time to time. I’d advertise the time in advance and we could give it a go, toast some virtual marsmellows, have a sing along, smoke some cigars and ...more
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