A Story about the Importance of Checking your Blog’s Stats
23rd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 20

A Story about the Importance of Checking your Blog’s Stats

Robert Blum emailed me this morning to let me know of a post he’d just written titled Four Weeks Of Blogging where he took the idea of my 18 Lessons I Learnt Blogging and did his own version after 4 weeks of blogging. While Robert might not have been blogging ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Buying Blogs – What to Look for
23rd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Buying Blogs – What to Look for

Here’s one I’ve been meaning to link up to for 24 hours now (I’m getting absent minded in my old age). Andy Hagans wrote a good post on his Blog Buying Checklist. It has a good list of things to consider and look for when looking to buy a blog ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
BlogKits Announces They’re Back…. Almost
22nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 2

BlogKits Announces They’re Back…. Almost

Jim from BlogKits (a blog ad system that went on hiatus for the past few months) has just posted that BlogKits Is Back! and to expect an announcement on the system in the new year. It’ll be interesting to see what they’ve come up with – blog specific ad systems ...more
Advertising
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