Darren Rowse
No Money in Blogging?
2nd of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

No Money in Blogging?

Steve Smith from EContent writes that there will be no dollars in blogging in 2005 for bloggers or networks (like Gawker and Weblogs Inc) who are directly blogging. He writes: ‘The wild and wooly blogosphere itself will not make money for many, including blog networks like Gawker Media and Weblogs ...more
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American Roulette
1st of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

American Roulette

American Roulette is an interesting case study of a blogger using the medium to make a few dollars. Its written by a ‘professional casino cheater’ who gives thoughts on casinos and gambling. The site isn’t highly monetized at this point – Income streams so far seem limited to Amazon affiliateship ...more
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JenSense – it’s all about the AdSense…
1st of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

JenSense – it’s all about the AdSense…

JenSense will be a blog to watch if you’re using Adsense as it is run by ‘Jenstar’ who is a legend in Adsense forums where she is a moderator and guru. I’m putting this on in my RSS tracker as we speak – sure to be some useful tidbits in ...more
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Online Retail Traffic Surges on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday
1st of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Online Retail Traffic Surges on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday

Clickz reports that ‘Online Retail Traffic was up on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday – ‘The market share of U.S. visits to the online shopping category was up 27 percent this Thanksgiving Day over Thanksgiving Day last year. Shopping visits on Black Friday this year were up 24 percent over ...more
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Price Rise Fuels Online Ad Increase
1st of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Price Rise Fuels Online Ad Increase

‘Online advertising grew 2.5 times as fast as overall U.S. advertising in the first three quarters of 2004, according to data released by TNS Media Intelligence/CMR. Online advertising in the U.S. totaled $5.59 billion for the first three quarters of this year, up 25.8 percent over the $4.45 billion measured ...more
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Blogs – Diamonds in the Rough
1st of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blogs – Diamonds in the Rough

Richard Zwicky writes that ‘Blogs are Diamonds in the Rough Blogs are a potential diamond in the rough for your businesses marketing effots. The material posted on an ongoing basis to blogs are a veritable gold mine of insights for readers, provided by business leaders, market leaders, innovators, philosophers, marketers, ...more
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What Every Blogger Needs To Know About Their Target Audience
30th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What Every Blogger Needs To Know About Their Target Audience

John Taylor writes on the topic of keeping your reader in mind as you blog…. It doesn’t matter what kind of web site you have you must understand your target audience and know what it is that they want. Please notice that I used the word want and not the ...more
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Clicklab Releases White Paper on Click Fraud
30th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Clicklab Releases White Paper on Click Fraud

‘Clicklab, a leader in the emerging field of click fraud detection and prevention, announced the release and general availability of the white paper “How to Defend Your Website Against Click Fraud.” http://www.clicklab.com/white-paper The white paper is released shortly after Google has filed first-of-a-kind click fraud lawsuit against AdSense publisher. The ...more
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Blogs Are Business Support Tools, Not Direct Money Makers
30th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blogs Are Business Support Tools, Not Direct Money Makers

Fredrik from CorporateBloggingBlog has an interesting post on making money directly from blogging and writes: ‘I’m not sure why so many people are looking for direct revenue streams from blogging. Or, well, I understand why. We all have to pay the mortgages. But I don’t think that blogging as such ...more
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