Google testing video AdSense ads
25th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 24

Google testing video AdSense ads

GoogleRumors have just noticed a video version of AdSense over at The Superficial (screen capture below). AdSense have mentioned different formats were coming but this is the first version I’ve ever seen that is video also. It’ll be interesting to see if they catch on with advertisers and how publishers ...more
Adsense
Taking things for Granted
25th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 7

Taking things for Granted

This week has illustrated to me that there are many aspects of my blogging workflow and tools that I take for granted. Firstly I’ve been taking my broadband internet connection at home for granted. You see this week we’ve actually been house sitting a friend’s house while ours gets painted. ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Kick Your RSS: Jumping on the Syndication Bandwagon
25th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 17

Kick Your RSS: Jumping on the Syndication Bandwagon

The following post was submitted by for the Blogging for Beginners Series by Aaron Brazell. Aaron is a major contributer over at b5 (he is a major player in keeping our servers in order) and writes on numerous blogs including Emerging Earth and Technosailor.com. I asked Aaron to write an ...more
RSS
Duncan’s Blog Herald Reflections
24th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 1

Duncan’s Blog Herald Reflections

Duncan is wrapping things up over at Blog Herald before it’s transferred to it’s new owner on the weekend. As part of his last few days he’s written an interesting post on 3 years of The Blog Herald: the good, the bad and the ugly. The post gives a real ...more
Pro Blogging News
AdSense to Target by Coordinates
24th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 6

AdSense to Target by Coordinates

A German publication has apparently reported in the last day or so that AdSense are planning on releasing the ability for advertisers to target ads not just by keywords but but coordinates or location. See a translation of the article here. I know that there is already Geo-Targeting with AdSense ...more
Adsense
ProBlogger Visits Google Tokyo
24th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 3

ProBlogger Visits Google Tokyo

Search Engine Journal’s Loren Baker has just sent me a picture of him wearing a ProBlogger T-Shirt on his recent visit to Google Japan’s offices. Very cool! I always said if a reader sent me a picture of them wearing one I’d link up so here’s a link to a ...more
Pro Blogging News
Is Bloglines having Issues
24th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 17

Is Bloglines having Issues

My apologies once again to readers who use Bloglines to follow ProBlogger but unfortunately it seems my feed has been out of action for the last day or two – again. As I look down my own list of blogs that I follow using Bloglines I notice that the little ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blog Building Blocks Series
24th of February 2006 Darren Rowse

Blog Building Blocks Series

In the emerging fiasco that is the incompatibilities between Bloglines and Feedburner for some blogger’s feeds I hadn’t noticed that Aaron from Technosailor has started a useful series of posts titled Blog Building Blocks which is going through some of the basics of making your blog look good using HTML ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
ProBlogger Chat Session – Next Thursday Morning
24th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 19

ProBlogger Chat Session – Next Thursday Morning

The response to yesterday’s question about whether people would be interested in a ProBlogger Chat session via Campfire was positive so I think we’ll give it a go next week. I need to tie down a time but I think I’ll make it early on a Thursday morning (maybe around ...more
ProBlogger Site News