Blog Marketing – Chapter 1
13th of October 2005 Darren Rowse

Blog Marketing – Chapter 1

Jeremy Wright has just published the start of the first chapter of his new book – Blog Marketing (affiliate link). The chapter is called Blogging Basics.
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How to Use Google Reader
13th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 3

How to Use Google Reader

Andy has a great introductory flash demo of the new Google Reader news aggregator (opens in a new window – 1.2MB) which will be useful for those just starting out with news aggregation.
Blogging Tools and Services
Blog Networks – Definitions
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Blog Networks – Definitions

Martin has a post asking (and attempting to answer) the question What is a Blog Network? which might be of interest to some. It includes a very rushed and un-thought through response from yours truly. I’m not really sure there is a single definition for a Blog Network – if ...more
Blog Networks
Conflicts of Interest
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 26

Conflicts of Interest

Martin, the guy behind Blog Network Watch, has decided to call it quits after a week of blogging there. It’s not because it didn’t work (in fact he got a fair bit of attention) but because he saw potential conflict of interests. He writes: ‘I thought it would be a ...more
Blog Networks
Chitika’s Response to Stats Outage
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Chitika’s Response to Stats Outage

Readers who have been trying out Chitika’s eMiniMalls will no doubt be aware that on 7 – 8 October they had some issues with their statistics. They reported in the stats area: ‘On October 7th and 8th our reporting system experienced an intermittent outage for a few hours. The problem ...more
Chitika eMiniMalls
Positive Blogging
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Positive Blogging

Instablogs has been copping a fair bit of criticism in the past few days since its launch a week back. One of their latest posts – Why This Unfair Treatment? – takes a look at a blogger’s argument that they are spam, their latest post explains their Plagiarism episode and ...more
Blog Networks
Smart Online Marketing
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 21

Smart Online Marketing

Yaro has a good post on his experiment to buy a 100×100 pixel ad on the Million Dollar Homepage. The results were disappointing for the investment of $100 – especially when he compares the results of the ad to the results of writing a quality post on his blog that ...more
Advertising
Does Yahoo Violate it’s Own Content Guidelines?
11th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 15

Does Yahoo Violate it’s Own Content Guidelines?

Angela from the Work at Home Blog has an interesting experience to share with regards to applying to become a part of the Yahoo Publishers Network. Angela has a number of sites – one of which is called Herpes Help – a site designed to educate and raise awareness around ...more
Yahoo Publishing Network
Verisign buys Moreover
11th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Verisign buys Moreover

PaidContent has news of another acquisition of new media by Verisign: ‘Moreover, the online news aggregation and business information service, is being bought out by Verisign, and the reported price is about $25 million. The sale has been in works for a long time and puts to rest all the ...more
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