Are Blogs Worth Anything Without the Bloggers?
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Are Blogs Worth Anything Without the Bloggers?

BL Ochman points to an interesting couple of posts by Peter Brady and Stephen Baker and asks the question – Are Blogs Worth Anything Without the Bloggers? I think it’s a fascinating question and one that I’ve often pondered as I’ve watched colleagues buy and sell blogs over the past ...more
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Blog Hui 2006 – New Zealand Blog Conference
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Blog Hui 2006 – New Zealand Blog Conference

Just across the Tasman from the east coast of Australia is New Zealand who will be holding their first international blog conference in 2006. It’s called Blog Hui 2006. It’s being held in Wellington between 16-17 March and they’re lining up some interesting speakers including Torill Mortensen, Trevor Romain and ...more
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I’ll Show you Mine if You Show me Yours (WP Plugins)
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 81

I’ll Show you Mine if You Show me Yours (WP Plugins)

Here’s a little survey/question for WordPress users out there. What are your favorite plugins? I’m regularly asked how I do certian aspects of this site and the answers are usually pointing at a plugin of one kind or another – so I thought I’d let you know what I’m using ...more
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Threadwatch Sold
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Threadwatch Sold

There’s a lot of sadness over at Threadwatch today with Nick Wilson announcing it’s sale and him leaving the site. He’s doing so to give more time to the new company that he’s a part of starting, Performancing. The new owner of Threadwatch is Aaron Wall from SEOBook. There was ...more
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Side Stepping your Bloggers Block
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Side Stepping your Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 21. Side step Blogging Blockages Sometimes bloggers block can get completely on top of you and start to get you down – I often get to this point midway through posts. You might known the scenario too – you start off so well and then you get to ...more
Writing Content
Chitika adds ‘Alternate URL’ feature
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Chitika adds ‘Alternate URL’ feature

Chitika just added an ‘alternate URL’ feature to their eMiniMalls which allow you to run other ads in their space when they don’t have any product to serve. This will be very useful for any publishers with a lot of traffic from countries not accepted by the program. Here’s how ...more
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Blog Business
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Blog Business

Vaughan has just let me know of a new blog he’s running called Blog Business which is on the topic of ‘Building Business Models from Blogs. Or Not.’ Sounds like one to watch if you’re into the ProBlogging thing. Vaughan is doing his MBA dissertation on the topic of Blog ...more
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Short Posts – Battling Bloggers Block
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Short Posts – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 20. Short Posts If you don’t have much to say, don’t say much. Resist the pressure to have to fully unpack every aspect of every topic – instead let your readers unpack a topic for you with an invitation at the end of your post. Web readers are ...more
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ProBlogger Labs Gets an Upgrade
30th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 23

ProBlogger Labs Gets an Upgrade

After a five week wait I got the call last night from my friendly Apple Mac sales guy to tell me that my new PowerMac had hit the shores of Australia and that it would be ready for me to pick it up this morning. So this morning I trotted ...more
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