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Gawker Targets Males with New Blogs
5th of October 2004 Darren Rowse

Gawker Targets Males with New Blogs

ProBlogger Nick Denton from Gawker has just announced three new blogs: – Jalopnik a blog about Cars – Kotaku a blog about Video Games – Screehead a blog about “funny shit.” The blogs unashamedly are targeting a young male readership – a smart strategic move from Gawker who has obviously ...more
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CopyScape – Keeping  your Content Secure from Plagiarists
4th of October 2004 Darren Rowse 5

CopyScape – Keeping your Content Secure from Plagiarists

CopySafe is an internet infringement Protection tool that helps you to find out of people are stealing your blog’s content. I’ve accidentally stumbled upon a number of sites recently that have copied and pasted articles that I’d written word for word (and link for link) from one of my blogs ...more
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GreyMatter Blog Publishing Platform Review
26th of September 2004 Darren Rowse

GreyMatter Blog Publishing Platform Review

Business Blog Consulting has a good review of the Grey Matter Blog Publishing platform that is really worth a read if you’re thinking through which is the best blogging platform for you. Rick describes Grey Matter in this way: “It’s a server-side, PERL-based platform, like Movable Type, which means, among ...more
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Nokia pioneers cellphone blogging
24th of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Nokia pioneers cellphone blogging

Tools like those Nokia and Six Apart are developing for moblogging will be very useful for pro-bloggers in the future. The technology is constantly improving to allow updating your blog from virtually anywhere. ‘E-mails and text messages are passe, if you talk to Nokia’s director of multimedia applications Christian Lindholm. ...more
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Beginners Guide to Moveable Typle
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Beginners Guide to Moveable Typle

Creating a blog with Moveable Type – A beginners guide is one of the best MT tutorials I’ve ever seen. Seriously – it is so simply set out that even I can understand it. PART I – Introduction – About Movable Type – About blogs – Blog components – Getting ...more
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How to Translate your Blog into other Languages
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

How to Translate your Blog into other Languages

Ever wanted to make your blog more accessible to people of other languages? I havn’t done it yet – but here is a link on How to set your blog up for Machine Translation Looks like it might be reasonably easy to do.
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Understanding Trackback And Comment Notification
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Understanding Trackback And Comment Notification

Dave Pollard writes some great Blog Tips – here is another good one on Understanding Trackback. ‘Trackback simply lets another site know that you have a post referring to it on your own site. Read the previous sentence until it makes sense.’
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Interactive Blog Tools
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 5

Interactive Blog Tools

In the last blog tip we talked about how comments are one way to increase the interactivity of a blog. Of course not everyone agrees that comments are the way to go. Each to their own. Having harped on about comments I should also say that there are many other ...more
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