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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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Online Ad Spend Up $45 Million in October
21st of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Online Ad Spend Up $45 Million in October

Clickz reports that October saw another 6.5% increase in online advertising – a second month in a row with such an increase: ‘Internet advertising increased by $45 million in October to reaching a total $741.2 million for the month, according to AdZone’s Internet Advertising Report. The 6.5 percent gain marked ...more
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Gawker Has Record Traffic in November
20th of December 2004 Darren Rowse

Gawker Has Record Traffic in November

Choire Sicha has a round up of Gawker Media’s Traffic for the month of November – the month saw an increase by 6 million page views from 23 million to 29 million (click to enlarge graph). ‘Gawker had a substantial gain in November, adding more than a million page views ...more
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Media Buyer/Seller Wanted
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Media Buyer/Seller Wanted

I’m interested in chatting to anyone with a background in media buying/selling who would be willing to explore representing one or more of the blogs that I have an interest in. Whilst I have a background in Marketing I do not have the time to give adequate attention to seeking ...more
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Pro Blogger of the Year
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 6

Pro Blogger of the Year

It is that time of the year where bloggers everywhere are giving awards so I thought I’d ask the question – who is the ‘Pro Blogger’ of the Year? This may not be an official award but I’m interested in people’s opinions and thoughts. What blogger (not blog) would you ...more
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Google Page Rank and Backlinks Update – Coming Soon
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Google Page Rank and Backlinks Update – Coming Soon

Are you waiting for the next page rank update from Google to move up their results page and bring you a flood of new traffic? (aren’t we all?) Well a little well places birdie told me last night that Google are getting close to an update – in fact a ...more
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