Getting inside your Blog Reader’s Mind
29th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Getting inside your Blog Reader’s Mind

Peter has another worthwhile post at Ads On Blog on the topic of Optimum Placement of Google Ads where he suggests that bloggers consider five questions when they decide how to place ads on their blog. Here are the first three which I think are key: ‘1. What is a ...more
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The Secret to Interactive Blogging – Expertise blended with Invitation
29th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 8

The Secret to Interactive Blogging – Expertise blended with Invitation

Rob Hof over at Business Week has stumbled upon one of the secrets of growing interactivity on a blog – it’s about not knowing all the answers. He notices that the posts with most comments on his blog are where he asks for help. ‘The tough thing for journalists, I ...more
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31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 28
28th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 3

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 28

As we approach the end of the 31 Day project I’m feeling a mixture of sadness that readers won’t be submitted their great blog tip posts every day – but also a little relief because the list of submissions is now getting quite massive (I think we’re now over 200 ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Feedster 500 List – “Dead Wrong”
28th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Feedster 500 List – “Dead Wrong”

Jason Dowdell at Marketing Shift has a post where he analyses the Feedster top 500 list and finds that it is ‘dead wrong’. ‘Sites with RSS feeds and even some without are being considered blogs when they clearly aren’t. Blog search has a long way to go but that’s another ...more
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ProBlogger in the Press Page
28th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 2

ProBlogger in the Press Page

Today I’ve added a ProBlogger In the Press page to this blog as a central place to list the mentions this blog has had in mainstream media (and some of the larger online news sources.
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31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 27
27th of August 2005 Darren Rowse

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 27

Here are today’s reader submissions for the 31 Day Project: Thom submitted Networking and Blogging – Blogging and Networking Ignat has written Helping Bloggers get to the top Jon’s submitted Copywriting Tips from the Donald Gary has written How to become the ‘Go To’ in your niche Connected Internet alerted ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Blog Forums
27th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Blog Forums

Ads on Blogs (a newish blog – to me at least) has a list of Useful Blog Forums for those interested in discussing the ins and outs of blogging. Do many here use blog specific forums? I have to admit to not using them much – if I go to ...more
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9rules and Weblogs Inc – Contracts and Agreements
27th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 7

9rules and Weblogs Inc – Contracts and Agreements

After the leaks of Weblogs Inc’s blogger contract Paul Scrivens has published the members agreement that members of 9Rules sign. Having seen both Weblogs Inc’s and 9Rules contracts/agreements I will say that they are like chalk and cheese. This of course reflects the massive differences between the two blog networks. ...more
Blog Networks
Blogger Sued for Comments on Blog
27th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Blogger Sued for Comments on Blog

Aaron has just been sued for content in comments left on his blog. This could be a precedent setting case that could have massive ramifications upon bloggers.
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