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RSS Abuse, Duplicate Content and Parasite Websites
29th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 8

RSS Abuse, Duplicate Content and Parasite Websites

Jason has spoken out about something that a number of us have been mulling over for the past week or so – RSS Abuse. He points to Skweezer as one of the culprits that is targeting their blogs. I’ve noticed a growing trend recently for sites to do this. Skweezer ...more
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ProBlogger to Visit US in 2005?
29th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

ProBlogger to Visit US in 2005?

There is a chance that I might be in the US in June for a few weeks for holiday and maybe a little connecting with some bloggers if possible. We’re toying with the idea of New York, LA, Washington and maybe even Boston. I know a lot of you are ...more
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The Challenge of RSS for Marketers
29th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

The Challenge of RSS for Marketers

I’ve just been listening to G’day World latest Podcast interview with Mark Jones, Deputy Managing Director at IDG Communications. It is a pretty long interview – but the section that I found most interesting was his grappling with RSS feeds and Blogging as a Magazine publisher. It is fascinating to ...more
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Slacker Manager pitches idea on Blogging for Charity
28th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Slacker Manager pitches idea on Blogging for Charity

Slacker Manager has pitched an interesting not for profit idea to the Blogosphere with his post ‘Help me lasso the Long Tail for charity‘. He’s certainly mentioned some great names in this call for help – if he managed to get that sort of team on board Localism could really ...more
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Blink – Malcolm Gladwell
28th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Blink – Malcolm Gladwell

Is anyone else really hanging out to get their hands on a copy of Malcolm Gladwell’s new book Blink? I’ve had my copy on order for a month or so now and can’t wait til the postman brings it. Malcolm’s last book, The Tipping Point, was really worthwhile and so ...more
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Should bloggers post a blog disclosure statement? – Survey
27th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Should bloggers post a blog disclosure statement? – Survey

Jason Calacanis is conducting a Survey about disclosure statements on blogs and asks: – ‘Should bloggers post a blog disclosure statement?’ – ‘Should bloggers accept money to blog about a product without disclosing it? (like Buzz Agents)’ – ‘Should bloggers accept money to blog about a product if they disclose ...more
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Christmas Greetings from ProBlogger
25th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Christmas Greetings from ProBlogger

Well we’re a little ahead of the rest of the world here in Australia so Christmas has already come. Its shaping up to be a nice warm day with a BBQ/Roast lunch ahead and maybe even a swim in the pool (I know that seems all wrong for you northern ...more
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Advertisers Target Ads to Keyword Searches of Bloggers’ Names
22nd of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Advertisers Target Ads to Keyword Searches of Bloggers’ Names

Rick over at Business Blog consulting observes a new trend in contextual advertising where Savvy Advertisers Target Ads to Keyword Searches of Bloggers’ Names: ‘Steve Rubel noted that IntelliSeek is targeting ads on Google to keyword searches of Steve Rubel. Some additional quick research shows the same goes for Nick ...more
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Professional Bloggers Association Developments
21st of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Professional Bloggers Association Developments

Paul over at Radiant Marketing Group has been talking about a Professional Bloggers Association (BPA?) for a while now – and today posts that a group of bloggers is ‘going underground’ to polish the concept up. I’m really interested in seeing what comes out of this although am still a ...more
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