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
Adsense
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?
ProBlogger Site News
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
Pro Blogging News
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
Pro Blogging News
Instablogs Launches
7th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 37

Instablogs Launches

After a few server problems the newest blog network to launch – Instablogs – has gone live. They’ve launched with 46 blogs (unless I can’t count) on a large array of topics. They are billing themselves as ‘A News Organization based on Blogging’. It’s early days yet for them so ...more
Blog Networks
Entrepreneurial Bloggers as Re-Arrangers
7th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 18

Entrepreneurial Bloggers as Re-Arrangers

Today’s quote of the day (ok – so its quote of the week, month or year as I don’t do quotes of the day) comes from David V. Lorenzo: ‘Most successful entrepreneurs are great re-arrangers. They take something that has been useful somewhere else and rig it so that it ...more
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