Blog Case Study – Is it time to Quit?
5th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 80

Blog Case Study – Is it time to Quit?

I just stumbled upon an interesting post by Jack Krupansky who will celebrate his first six months of blogging by quitting his blogging activities (on 18 August). Jack writes: ‘I’ve put a huge amount of work into my FIVE blogs and gotten next to nothing in return. Sure, I’ve made ...more
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Declaring War on Blogger Apathy IV
4th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Declaring War on Blogger Apathy IV

This is post 4 on a mini series on combatting Blog Apathy • Develop a Posting Schedule – it’s amazing what you can produce if you give yourself a deadline. Whilst for some people the idea of schedules and plans might have the opposite effect – for many of us ...more
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Google Adsense Webinar Slides and Voiceover Released
4th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Google Adsense Webinar Slides and Voiceover Released

Google has been running a number of webinars recently which they’ve made available to publishers to listen in on. One of the problems with these Webinars is that they can be difficult to access depending upon your time zone or schedule. Today they’ve released the slides and voiceover of their ...more
Adsense
Pheedo partners with BlogHer in Ad Network
4th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Pheedo partners with BlogHer in Ad Network

Blog Herald reports that Pheedo and BlogHer have started up an ad network for female bloggers. Duncan doesn’t like the idea – but points to Trudy W Schuett’s comments. Personally I think it’s an interesting concept which I’m not sure I really get. Are the advertisers going to agree to ...more
Advertising
Yahoo tests blog search tool in Korea
4th of August 2005 Darren Rowse

Yahoo tests blog search tool in Korea

Yahoo is testing a blog search tool on a Korean site at present which some believe may be an indicator in where they will head with the world wide market in future: ‘The various search tools, which are available from a pull-down menu next to the search bar, let visitors ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Simple Adsense Tips
4th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Simple Adsense Tips

Fin over at the Record Card has just posted a list of 16 simple Adsense tips. I say ‘simple’ not because they are simplistic but because they’ve been written in a very clear and concise manner. These are not highly technical tips but rather are a great primer with some ...more
Adsense
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 4
4th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 2

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 4

Ok we’re flying now – 4 days in with just 27 to go in the 31 days to building a better blog project! If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed with this series you can get a quick overview of what we’ve covered so far at a new summary page I’ve ...more
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Declaring War on Blogger Apathy III
4th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Declaring War on Blogger Apathy III

This is post 3 on a mini series on combatting Blog Apathy • Redesign – I always find a fresh coat of paint can really lift a room, a haircut can improve a mood and a blog redesign can get the creative juices flowing again. Tweak it, adapt it or ...more
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Strategic Blogging
4th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 15

Strategic Blogging

Over the past year I’ve been meeting with a business coach who has been helping me to look at my blogging as a business rather than just a job. One of the things that has become evident to me is that good sustainable businesses don’t usually just happen by accident. ...more
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