Introducing a Shoddy Blogger
9th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 56

Introducing a Shoddy Blogger

Want to see a slimey blog? A blog that tries to pass off content of other people as it’s own? Have a look at Blogger Tips (no follow tag used) – a blog that is filled with either posts that are ‘free articles’ or other people’s content. In both types ...more
Pro Blogging News
Online communities and integrating blogs into mainstream marketing campaigns
9th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Online communities and integrating blogs into mainstream marketing campaigns

If you’ve got a spare 10 minutes can I recommend heading to Rachel’s blog and downloading a PDF that she’s posted that is the verbatim of a talk that she and her partner (that’s blog partner and life partner) Regan did to the New Zealand Marketing Association on the topic ...more
Business Blogging
Gawker Announces the ‘Deadspin’ Sports Blog
9th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Gawker Announces the ‘Deadspin’ Sports Blog

Gawker have gone live with their latest new sports blog – Deadspin. If you want to know the power of having a successful blog network – check out their stats. At the time of writing this – the blog went live about 10 hours ago and has already had 7000 ...more
Blog Networks
Understanding Google Updates
9th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Understanding Google Updates

Matt Cutts (from Google) has an enlightening post on his blog titled – What’s an update? which quite simply lays out information on the topic of their updating system. I’m sure it’s more complicated than he’s outlined here but the information resonates with my experience of Google’s updating system as ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Preview Call Available for Download
9th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Preview Call Available for Download

Andy and I did the preview call yesterday for the six figure blogging course and it was really fun. It was great to hear some of the voices of some regular readers of ProBlogger.net during the Question and Answer time. Thanks for those who called in – especially those who ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Travelator Blogging
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Travelator Blogging

Warning – Tangent Ahead The Travelator is a wonderful invention. There is nothing better than rushing for a flight at an airport and seeing that the long walk to the departure gate is going to be cut down by jumping upon one of these moving sidewalks. On a recent trip ...more
Blog News
Advertising on Blogs – Tips
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Advertising on Blogs – Tips

Duncan has just posted one of the most useful posts I’ve read anywhere for quite a while in his post Conclusions from tracking ads where he writes 7 great reflections on advertising on blogs which come after 4 weeks of tracking his ads using a couple of ad tracking systems. ...more
Advertising
Adsense Stats Will Be Down for Maintenance
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Adsense Stats Will Be Down for Maintenance

The official Adsense blog is advising Adsense publishers that Adsense stats will be down for six hours later tonight (Aussie time). This is the first time (in my memory) that I’ve ever seen Adsense give official warning of such maintenance – usually they just do it and discussion forums go ...more
Adsense
Technorati Introduces ‘Blog Finder’
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Technorati Introduces ‘Blog Finder’

Technorati has launched a new service – Blog Finder – a way of not only finding blog posts on particular topics but also blogs themselves. In effect this is a step towards the Niche Top Blog Lists that I mentioned a week or so back. Of course it won’t be ...more
Blogging Tools and Services