Duncan goes Pro
22nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Duncan goes Pro

My fellow Aussie and b5media director Duncan Riley from the Blog Herald has just announced that he’s become a Problogger. While I think this was always his goal it’s come a little sooner than he expected by the seems of things having being told this week that he’s being ‘restructured’ ...more
Pro Blogging News
Kinja Relaunches
22nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Kinja Relaunches

Kinja has relaunched. It’s a Gawker service that incorporates elements of an RSS reader with some other interesting web tools. In a sense it’s also a blog directory. I’ve never been a big user of it because I have other tools which do everything it does and to be honest ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
AdSense Begin Serving Themed Holiday Ads
22nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 26

AdSense Begin Serving Themed Holiday Ads

Google AdSense have begun serving their special Holiday Ads to publishers who have elected to allow the themed ads to show on their sites. The only problem is that the designs don’t take into any consideration the designs that the publisher already had on their site. For example check out ...more
Adsense
Clipmarks and Copyright
22nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 49

Clipmarks and Copyright

Has anyone ever heard of a site called Clipmarks? It’s a social bookmarking type site except they seem to give the full content of the pages being submitted. For instance here is a Clipmark of my 18 Lessons I have lernt about Blogging which has the full content of the ...more
Pro Blogging News
More ProBlogger ‘Summer Series’ Guest Posts Needed
22nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 4

More ProBlogger ‘Summer Series’ Guest Posts Needed

I’ve had some great submissions to the Write for ProBlogger ‘Summer Series’ post of a day or two back. There is still a few spots left though if you want to join in. I’ll extend the deadline for another 12 or so hours if you need the time.
ProBlogger Site News
WordPress on Yahoo
22nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse

WordPress on Yahoo

Looks like Yahoo are opening up even more options for bloggers and are now offering WordPress on their hosting packages in addition to MT. Read what Matt has to say about it at the WordPress Development Blog › WordPress on Yahoo
Blogging Tools and Services
A Blog Award a Day….
22nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 3

A Blog Award a Day….

It seems that at this time of year every second day brings another Blog Award. Today The Best of Blogs went live with yet another awards. Their categories are a bit more accessible to average bloggers than many awards and they are currently seeking nominations. The other awards I came ...more
Pro Blogging News
ProBlogger Virtual Christmas Party
22nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 20

ProBlogger Virtual Christmas Party

One of the things I miss about not working as part of a larger team (or at least one that is physically in the same city) is the end of year Work Christmas Party. I’m not sure what happens in other parts of the world but Aussie office Christmas parties ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Yahoo! YPN Send Some Publishers a Gift
21st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Yahoo! YPN Send Some Publishers a Gift

YPN have joined the gift giving and are sending some of their publishers a…. hmm….well there is some debate over what it is… but it’s a gift that some are calling a bag, others are calling a stadium/travel/picnic blanket… It comes complete with a card. The thing that seems to ...more
Yahoo Publishing Network