Long Weekend
30th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Long Weekend

This coming Tuesday is a public holiday here in Melbourne – it’s Melbourne Cup Day (a day off so some horses can run around a track for a few minutes). As a result we’re taking off for a couple of days with some friends. I’ll be back on Tuesday evening ...more
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Bloggers SUCK – Lessons from Forbes
29th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 28

Bloggers SUCK – Lessons from Forbes

Forbes has an article in it’s latest edition attacking blogs. It’s called Attack of the Blogs (subscription required). I’ve decided not to read it – mainly because to do so I’d need to subscribe to their online section. Part of me (the cynical part) actually wonders if the whole article ...more
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Adsense talks about the Facts of Smart Pricing
29th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Adsense talks about the Facts of Smart Pricing

The team at Adsense have responded to some of the recent talk about Smart Pricing by writing a post on their blog on the topic. Their main points are: 1. Many factors determine the price of an ad 2. Clickthrough rate doesn’t affect advertiser return on investment (ROI) 3. Google ...more
Adsense
Opportunities at b5
29th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Opportunities at b5

If you don’t follow the RSS feed over at b5media you might have missed a few opportunities that we’ve been advertising for including: a call for sports bloggers – particularly on baseball, hockey, football (American), basketball – but on other sports too a call for celebrity/TV show bloggers a call ...more
Blog Networks
Posting Goals
29th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 12

Posting Goals

Rebelbagwan left a comment on my last post asking about posting goals. He writes that he intends to: “write 5 posts of some quality a day , so far starting from zilch getting currently 60 uniques a day and will try and double this every week , do you think ...more
Writing Content
Making Money From Blogging Takes Time
28th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 40

Making Money From Blogging Takes Time

I’ve been reflecting today upon the long term nature of having a business that makes money from blogging. I am regularly asked by bloggers in their start up phase why they are not earning enough money from their blogs to go full time. While I usually can find a variety ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Ad Sizes on Blogs
28th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Ad Sizes on Blogs

Duncan has posted A short guide to ad sizes which really is a must read if you’re looking to use advertising on your blog. He takes a look at Ad placement, ad sizes and Chitika just to name some of what he covers: ‘Dont be afraid to experiment with your ...more
Advertising
Email Newsletters for Bloggers
28th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Email Newsletters for Bloggers

Wayne at Blog Business World has a helpful post on email newsletters today. One of his tips is to consider collecting subscribers to your newsletter not only on your site but also from offline sources: ‘Most e-mail newsletter subscriber efforts make the mistake of being entirely online in their marketing ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Opinion on Pajamas Media
27th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 17

Opinion on Pajamas Media

I’ve had quite a few people ask me what I think of the Pajamas Media launch that is approaching. I don’t really have any comments to make at this stage except to say that it looks like an interesting concept and am looking forward to seeing how it goes. Wired ...more
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