Why Reveal Your Blogging Income?
10th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 34

Why Reveal Your Blogging Income?

Dane Carlson emailed me an interesting question today which I thought might make an interesting discussion topic. He asks: Other than to toot my own horn, what real incentive do I have to tell you whether or not I’m a six figure (or five figure, or four, or seven or ...more
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Nick becomes Five Figure Blogger
9th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 24

Nick becomes Five Figure Blogger

Nick from Nicked Up has just emailed me to let me know that he’s been implementing the tips on this site with regards to Adsense and in doing so has doubled his income and become a five figure blogger. ‘With Darren’s tips I’ve taken my Google Adsense revenue to levels ...more
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Google Adsense Tips for Forums
8th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Google Adsense Tips for Forums

The official Adsense blog has just posted some useful tips for those of you with a Forum. Forums are notoriously difficult to convert with Adsense so these tips might be quite useful. They’ve included with the tip a useful heat map which points out the ideal positions from their experience. ...more
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Google Reader
8th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Google Reader

Google has launched a News Reader called Google Reader which allows you to subscribe to RSS feeds and news sources. The interface seems pretty simple at a first look. If this system is anything like Yahoo’s MyYahoo it might be worth subscribing to your own RSS feeds to make sure ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Blogger Routines
8th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 15

Blogger Routines

BJ has decided that with the start of October comes the start of a new routine for her as a working blogger. It’s got me thinking about the time in my own blogging journey that I made similar decisions to put a routine together in order to become more productive ...more
Writing Content
Feedster Top 500 Stalls
7th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Feedster Top 500 Stalls

Has anyone else noticed that the monthly Feedster Top 500 Blog List hasn’t been updated since it’s first incarnation in August?
Blogging Tools and Services
Looking for a Company Name
7th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 46

Looking for a Company Name

I’m trying to think of a Company Name at the moment and am looking for ideas. It doesn’t have to relate to blogging, media, communications, online activities etc – but it can. I’m out of creative juice – any ideas?
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Outbound Links and their Impact Upon Your Blog
7th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 41

Outbound Links and their Impact Upon Your Blog

Late last night I was about to head to bed and was doing my last stats check (I have a little routine I go through at the end of the day) when I noticed on my ProBlogger stats two incoming referral links that caught my eye. They were from Slashdot.org. ...more
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VeriSign buys Weblogs.com
7th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 2

VeriSign buys Weblogs.com

Well there is plenty of money flowing around the blogging community today with VeriSign buying Weblogs.com for a rumored $2-$5 million. Weblogs.com is (or was) Dave Winer’s baby. VeriSign explain their intentions for Weblogs.com: “First, we want to see weblogs.com remain what it is, and maintain how it works for ...more
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