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Blog Ethics, Transparency and a Raging Debate over Blogging for Money
16th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Blog Ethics, Transparency and a Raging Debate over Blogging for Money

I’ve been busy the last few days preparing for and speaking at a conference so have missed the big blow up on the payment of bloggers as consultants by Howard Dean last year. The story has brokens’ Read more at Orcinusbroken recently and bloggers everywhere are having their say about ...more
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Pro Blogger’s Errors
14th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Pro Blogger’s Errors

Jason has an excellent post on The Zen of Delegation which I’d highly recommend for anyone considering following Weblogs Inc’s footsteps with multiple blogs on a network. Of particular interest are the three mistakes that he’s learnt over the past year or so. These are valuable lessons, two of which ...more
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The Highs and Lows of the Professional Blogger
14th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

The Highs and Lows of the Professional Blogger

The last month has been both an exciting and difficult time for my blogging business. Whilst I’ve started numerous news blogs and seen good growth in traffic in them my more established and larger blogs have suffered from Google’s latest update and are yet to show any signs at all ...more
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What are the Ethics of using RSS feeds?
13th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 5

What are the Ethics of using RSS feeds?

I’ve been watching a site for a while now that both intrigues and concerns me – again because it is using the content of a blogs for its own personal gain – without asking permission from the publishers concerned. I’ve been wondering how to respond to this site and am ...more
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Depression News Blog Launched
11th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Depression News Blog Launched

I’m really pleased to announce a new blogging project that I’ve been working on for the past few days – Depression News – a blog that will report the latest news and information about the symptoms and treatment of Depression. It is still in beta but is at a stage ...more
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Can Blogging Produce a Passive Income?
11th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Can Blogging Produce a Passive Income?

Business Opportunities points to an article over at About.com on Passive Income that is worth a read. I think most of us would like to get to a situation where we could say our income earning is somewhat passive: ‘Passive income, on the other hand, is income that does not ...more
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Companies that Fire Bloggers
10th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Companies that Fire Bloggers

The Bloggers’ Rights Blog is compiling a list of companies that have fired, threatened, disciplined, fined or not hired people because of their blogs. I’m sure it is a list (currently of 28 companies) that will grow a little more in the years ahead.
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The Risk of Blogging a Scoop
9th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

The Risk of Blogging a Scoop

Apple’s recent decision to sue fan site Think Secret for publishing rumors (which look like they were too close to home) about an upcoming Apple product got me thinking this week about where I as a blogger who rights about technology would stand with regards to publishing such information. On ...more
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Breaking News Blog Collective FAQ
8th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Breaking News Blog Collective FAQ

Fredrik over at CorporateBloggingBlog takes a look at our new Breaking News Blog Collective and writes: ‘I like the idea of developing the group blog concept and “collective blogging” is an interesting thought. But what on earth does medical research have to do with Jessica Simpson? Or credit cards with ...more
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