Topix.net Gets Interactive
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Topix.net Gets Interactive

I was looking through my Bloglines feeds earlier today and checked out a Topix.net keyword search feed. As I did I noticed that they’d changed their logo on the feed so I clicked through to their site to find that they’ve done a redesign. The old crusty looking blue is ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How to Rank Well in Google with Your Blog Matt Cutts Style
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 31

How to Rank Well in Google with Your Blog Matt Cutts Style

Performancing have a great interview with Google engneer and webmaster relations guy Matt Cutts where he talks about splogs, Adsense and ranking well in Google. It’s a really worthwhile article – especially his answer to a question about how bloggers could rank well in Google. I’ve broken his answer down ...more
Search Engine Optimization
2005 Holiday E-Shopping Exceeds Last Year’s
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 3

2005 Holiday E-Shopping Exceeds Last Year’s

Nielsen/NetRatings have produced a report (PDF) that shows that this year’s online Holiday spending is up as much as 33% on this time last year. Clikz reports: ‘Books, music, and video combined are the fastest growing category, with a 238 percent increase over last year. Dougherty attributes the growth to ...more
Pro Blogging News
Get a Little Bit Personal
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Get a Little Bit Personal

The next post in the b5media 12 Days of Christmas Series (I’m keeping a full list of posts there now) has been submitted by Christina Jones, another of our newly merged blogs fom the About Weblogs Network. Christina blogs for us at eBeautyDaily and the Birthday Blog (which will be ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Chitika Introduces Daily Filtering, Faster Updates and Includes more European Countries
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Chitika Introduces Daily Filtering, Faster Updates and Includes more European Countries

Chitika should be happy about some of the changes announced over at the Chitika Blog today. There are two main changes: 1. Daily filtering of clicks from countries currently not supported in the eMiniMalls program: Instead of waiting till the end of the month for the audit process to filter ...more
Chitika eMiniMalls
2005 Search Blog Awards
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 5

2005 Search Blog Awards

I forgot to mention that over the weekend I was told I’d been nominated in Search Engine Journal’s latest Search Blog Awards in the ‘Search Engine Marketing and Contextual Advertising Blogs’ category. The list of blogs in the awards is pretty comprehensive, I’ve just surfed through quite a few of ...more
Search Engine Optimization
How Much Did You Make from Adsense Last Month? – Poll of the Week
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 68

How Much Did You Make from Adsense Last Month? – Poll of the Week

This week’s poll is one we’ve done before – it will be interesting to compare the results. The question is: Last month, how much did you make from Adsense? By ‘Adsense’ I mean all Adsense earnings including referrals, search earnings, RSS ads, Adlink Ads and in Content ads. To get ...more
Adsense
13% of ProBlogger Readers Own 10 or More Blogs
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 6

13% of ProBlogger Readers Own 10 or More Blogs

This week’s poll of the week has certainly produced some interesting results. The question was ‘How Many Blogs Do You Own?’ Here’s the results in graphical form. The results surprised me a little. For starters it’s the biggest response I’ve ever had to a poll with 940 responses so far. ...more
Pro Blogging News
Cost Per Keyword (CPK) on the Rise
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Cost Per Keyword (CPK) on the Rise

Interesting article over at eMarketer on the Cost of Keywords which has this interesting graph that plots what advertisers are paying for keywords. What stands out to me in the graph is obviously December but also the difference between this July to September and July to September of 2004 where ...more
Advertising