Feedster Top 500 Blogs List Reflections
16th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Feedster Top 500 Blogs List Reflections

Feedster has come up with a Top 500 blogs list arranged by incoming links in response to Jason’s call for such a list. I’m not a big believer in lists and rankings of blogs except that they give some indication of what is happening in the blogosphere. To me it’s ...more
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Understanding Blog and Ping
16th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Understanding Blog and Ping

Blog Herald has a good post on Understanding Blog and Ping – I’ll leave it to Duncan to explain: ‘The last six months has seen a massive rise in content theft blogs and spam blogs, and there’s one thing these blogs usually have in common, and that’s the whole “Blog ...more
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Jen Does Google
16th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Jen Does Google

Jen from Jensense.com is making me green from head to toe in envy as she talks about her personalized tour of the Googleplex after a meet and greet event at SES – at the end of the tour she ended up having a relaxed chat about Adsense and other topics ...more
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Social Bookmarking – Getting your Blog Noticed
16th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 41

Social Bookmarking – Getting your Blog Noticed

Yesterday I mentioned a post at Thirty Stories Up by the name of 7 Mistakes for your First Week of Blogging as part of the 31 Days project – it’s a worthwhile article to read but I want to mention it again not because of what it says but because ...more
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Message from Cary
16th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Message from Cary

Readers who responded to my A Call for ProBlogger Readers to Unite in Generosity might like to read an encouraging message from Cary who just got back from a few days away to a nice surprise from the ProBlogger Community. Thanks for pitching in friends – I appreciate your generosity.
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Wednesdays – Most popular day of the week to surf the web        surf the web.
16th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Wednesdays – Most popular day of the week to surf the web surf the web.

OneStat reports that Wednesdays are the day that post people surf the web around the world. Not surprisingly the weekend are the days with least traffic. 1. Wednesday – 16.87% 2. Monday – 15.78% 3. Tuesday – 15.28% 4. Thursday – 14.92% 5. Friday – 14.08% 6. Sunday – 11.85% ...more
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31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 15
15th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 7

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 15

It’s Day 15 of the 31 Days to building a better blog project and after a very quiet day with only one submission yesterday today I’ve got a treat for you with a variety of submissions from readers – in fact today we have 9 submissions – a record day! ...more
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ProBlogger Community Helps Build Blog Rank
15th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 12

ProBlogger Community Helps Build Blog Rank

Thanks to Ray for letting me know that my BlogPulse Profile Rank has gone under the magical 100 mark – we’re 71st as this moment. As you can see the past month has been particularly good in terms of inbound links with a number of larger sites linking up as ...more
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Why Email Newsletters Can Improve your Blog
15th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 23

Why Email Newsletters Can Improve your Blog

One way that I’ve experimented with to build community and loyalty among readers on my blogs is to offer readers a free regular newsletter. I’ve found that since started using newsletters that it’s added a new dimension of community to my blogs. Newsletter days have higher traffic for starters and ...more
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