While I’ve been away the Pro Blogging scene has been as busy as usual (in fact I’m sure it gets busier when I’m away). I’m slowly working through my RSS feeds but here are some of the stories that broke and posts that interest me from the last couple of weeks. Expect another one of these posts later today or tomorrow as I’m barely scratching the surface of my Bloglines list so far.
Andy Wibbels has a great post documenting the story of the launch of his new blog. Sounds like a pretty exciting day!
AdSense have introduced a referral program for AdWords so now you can earn $20 for referring a new advertiser to the program (once they spend their first $100).
Google finally launched Google Calendar – I’ll give it a go this week but am interested to hear what others think of it?
Blog Editor Qumana desktop blog editing tool. Congratulations to the Qumana team.a deal with Lycos where by Lycos are using Qumana as the basis for their new
Comment spam plugin Akismet has been released for Movable Type.
Elliot Back names his top 10 best designed blogs – there are some nice blogs there in the mix.