Google To Launch Blog Search
14th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 12

Google To Launch Blog Search

John Battelle reports that Google are about to Launch Blog Search: ‘Tonight Google will announce (well, the embargo is tonight at 9 pm PST) that it is launching blog search, in two flavors, one for blogger.com, and another as a beta at google.com/blogsearch (not yet up, but will be soon…). ...more
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12 Tips on Writing Content for your Blog
14th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 17

12 Tips on Writing Content for your Blog

Piaras Kelly PR has 12 tips for writing content for your blog which has been linked to by a few people today. I’d actually agree with most of it – but would also recommend a little caution with a few of them. Let me make a comment on each one. ...more
Writing Content
Using Other People’s Content
14th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 56

Using Other People’s Content

Here is a free tip. If you’re going to IM me and ask me to look at your blog – don’t fill it with stolen content. I’m going to make this as clear as possible. If you are going to use other people’s content to your site: – ALWAYS reveal ...more
Writing Content
Blog Job – Search Engine Herald Editor
13th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Blog Job – Search Engine Herald Editor

Do you know anything about Search Engines? Do you like to blog? Would you like to combine these interests and make a little money on the side from it? You might want to apply for the editor’s position at Duncan’s Search Engine Herald. Get information here.
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‘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
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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
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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
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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
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