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Speedlinking – 22 July 2007
22nd of July 2007 Darren Rowse 10

Speedlinking – 22 July 2007

Get your Red WordPress T-Shirts – now available. Chris G ponders the topic of Short Term Gains vs Long Term Value in blogging and observes some bloggers going for instant gratification – perhaps at the expense of long term benefits. One of my favorite blogs, Slacker Manager, has just been ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blog Hosting, Domains and Blogging Platforms – What We Wish We Knew
10th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 50

Blog Hosting, Domains and Blogging Platforms – What We Wish We Knew

This post is part of the ‘What we wish I knew when I first started Blogging’ Series. In this post I’ll share readers comments on the topic of Blog Hosting, Domains and Platforms and will share some of my own experiences and advice. There is always a diversity of opinion ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Speedlinking – 17 May 2007
17th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 11

Speedlinking – 17 May 2007

WordPress 2.2 is available for download Download and as always Aaron Brazell is releasing his article – the 10 Things you should know about WordPress 2.2. Gili has written a pretty detailed model (and calculator) for valuing blogging ventures – my own philosophy is that a blog is worth what ...more
Pro Blogging News
WordPress Releases Stats Plugin
7th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 4

WordPress Releases Stats Plugin

Yesterday WordPress released a plugin to allow hosted WordPress.org bloggers to use their WordPress.com Stats system on their blogs. I’ve not tested it but Muhammad Saleem’s reviewed it for you here.
Blogging Tools and Services
Hosted or Standalone Blogging Platforms – Which is Best?
22nd of April 2007 Darren Rowse 81

Hosted or Standalone Blogging Platforms – Which is Best?

One of the most common questions that I get asked around blogging platforms is whether people should go for a hosted blog platform like Blogger, TypePad or WordPress.com or whether they should go for a stand alone platform that you host on your own domain and server like WordPress.org, Drupal ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Is Your Blog Template Holding You Back?
12th of April 2007 Wendy Piersall 63

Is Your Blog Template Holding You Back?

This Guest Post was written by Wendy Piersall from eMoms at Home. In the first few months of blogging, there was SO much to learn. I figured that SEO was one of those battles I would tackle once I was “more established”. But after 9 months or so, I hired ...more
Search Engine Optimization
WordPress Plugins Directory
17th of March 2007 Darren Rowse 18

WordPress Plugins Directory

WordPress have added a Plugins Directory which will be a welcome relief to many WP users. This is a great development from WP – one of the reasons it is so powerful as a blog platform is the large number of developers adding features to it via plugins – now ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Screencasts Add Great Content, New Revenue Streams
17th of March 2007 Darren Rowse 23

Screencasts Add Great Content, New Revenue Streams

The following post on Screencasting as a way to add great content and revenue streams to your blog was submitted by Mike Schinkel. One way to add huge value to your blog is to incorporate screencasts for “how-to” instruction sites “tours” or software products and other blogs and websites. Take ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
WordPress 2.1.1 Users – Important Update
3rd of March 2007 Darren Rowse 24

WordPress 2.1.1 Users – Important Update

If you’re a WordPress user and are using version 2.1.1 it is crucial that you upgrade to the latest version (2.1.2) – particularly if you upgraded in the last 3-4 days. The reason is that there has been a hacker compromise that version and add/change code. For further details see ...more
Blogging Tools and Services