‘Real Life’ takes a Turn
13th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 3

‘Real Life’ takes a Turn

Most regular readers know that I’ve been working on a part time research project for the past 6 months on a non blogging related topic (in my ‘real life). Today is a major deadline day where we present what we’ve done so far. It takes us to one step away ...more
ProBlogger Site News
A ProBlogger Dilemma – Seeking Your Opinion
12th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 41

A ProBlogger Dilemma – Seeking Your Opinion

I’d like to ask the opinion of you, my friends and readers about something I’ve been pondering this past few weeks. Longer term readers will remember back in April when I asked your opinion about whether I should allow some of my posts to appear on WebProNews. At the time ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Blog Herald’s WebProNews Expose
12th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 25

Blog Herald’s WebProNews Expose

Duncan at Blog Herald has written an interesting piece pointing to a variety of pieces that Jason Lee Miller from WebProNews has written that allegedly fail to give attribution to original sources of information. Some of the pieces that Duncan compares show Jason using direct quotes from other sources without ...more
Pro Blogging News
Poll of the Week – Signatures in Blog Comments?
11th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 24

Poll of the Week – Signatures in Blog Comments?

I don’t generally highlight previous posts but the comment thread in the Signatures in Blog Comments post is really kicking on and there is some worthwhile discussion going on there. I’m interested in your opinions so feel free to stop by and have your say. I’ve also decided to add ...more
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YPN adds Ad Category Targeting
10th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 8

YPN adds Ad Category Targeting

Jen has news of a new feature on the Yahoo Publishers Network – ad category targeting – which allows publishers to assign categories of ads to their website. Publishers can choose two categories of ads to target per website/page/directory. This doesn’t mean contextual ads won’t be served – rather YPN ...more
Yahoo Publishing Network
Welcome CBS listeners
10th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Welcome CBS listeners

Just a quick note to welcome CBS listeners who have tracked me down here after the interview with Frank and the mention on Market Watch in the past few hours. If you’re looking for more information on the six figure blogging course – head here to get the free preview ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Signatures in Blog Comments
10th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 101

Signatures in Blog Comments

Has anyone else noticed recently that a lot of people leaving genuine comments on blogs have also started leaving ‘signature like’ links to their own blogs at the bottom of their comments? (NB: I’m not talking about links within comments that are relevant to the conversation happening in the comment ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Google Adsense Change Log
10th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Google Adsense Change Log

A few weeks ago I was chatting to a Google Adsense consultant who was asking me for my opinion on how to improve Adsense. One of my suggestions was that they should add some sort of a ‘Change Log’ system which would help publishers to track changes that they make ...more
Adsense
14 Instant Messaging Etiquette Tips for Bloggers
9th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 27

14 Instant Messaging Etiquette Tips for Bloggers

One of the best parts about this blog is that it puts me into direct contact with hundreds of bloggers from around the world every week. This happens on a variety of levels – comments, email and increasingly Instant Messaging. I have my IM details on my about pages which ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips