Blogger.com Reacts to Spam Blogs and Comments
21st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 15

Blogger.com Reacts to Spam Blogs and Comments

Blogger at last seems to be doing something about the rise of Spam Blogs and Comment spam on Blogger.com blogs with two new features – a “Flag” button which allows readers to report questionable content to Blogger and Word Verification for Comments which aims to attack comment spam (optional feature). ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
MT to offer Unlimited Blogs for Free Users
21st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

MT to offer Unlimited Blogs for Free Users

Six Apart got a lot of criticism with it’s previous releases of Movable Type for not allowing unlimited free use of it’s platform. Mena has announced that this will change with the upcoming release of MT 3.2. She writes: ‘with version 3.2, *all users* will be entitled to unlimited weblogs. ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Weekend Adsense CTR Upswing
21st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 22

Weekend Adsense CTR Upswing

Does anyone else noticed a definite increase in their Click Through Rate (CTR) on weekends for their Adsense performance? Whilst we’re not allowed to talk specific numbers I find that most weekends my CTR can pick up to the point where my overall earnings are often as good as my ...more
Adsense
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 20
20th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 2

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 20

With the arrival of day 20 I feel as though we’re in the home stretch of the 31 Days Project here at ProBlogger. A couple of people have asked me in the last day or two whether every link I put up in these daily summary posts are links that ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
WordPress.com to compete with TypePad
20th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 12

WordPress.com to compete with TypePad

It looks like WordPress is going to be launching a new service at WordPress.com. Word on the street is that it will be a service to compete with Six Apart’s TypePad – a hosted blog service using the WordPress platform. WordPress chief, Matt Mullenweg, made the announcement at the Blog ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Interview with Scott Meyer – About.com
20th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Interview with Scott Meyer – About.com

PaidContent has an interesting interview with About.com’s CEO and President, Scott Meyer where he talks about some of the recent (and future) changes at what is probably the world’s biggest blog (it uses MovableType). About.com sold for $410 million – kind of makes the blog networks that we always talk ...more
Pro Blogging News
BusinessLogs Redesign in Process
20th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 6

BusinessLogs Redesign in Process

I’m watching with interest the redesign process of BusinessLogs.com which has already won awards for it’s designs. Mike Rundle explains some of the reasons for and thinking behind the design (which is slowly coming into effect on the site). I can’t wait to see how it ends up because these ...more
Blog Design
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 19
19th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 19

We’re motoring through the days now in the 31 Days Project and today the number of reader submitted blog tips and related posts is up again after a slow day yesterday. Here’s the latest submissions: Cary submitted The Power of the Mission Statement Andy has submitted Observational Blogging Tony has ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
100 blogs in 100 days
19th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

100 blogs in 100 days

Do you want your blog to be featured on a successful and well ranked blog? Duncan at Blog Herald is starting a 100 blogs in 100 days project and is inviting invitations. He writes: ‘Email me at [email protected] with subject line of “100 blogs in 100 days” with your blogs ...more
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