Blog Design for Beginners
17th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blog Design for Beginners

The following post is a guest post from the very talented blog designer, Peter Flaschner, as part of the blogging for beginners series. Hi all. I’m Peter Flaschner, the founder and creative dictator at The Blog Studio. I’m going to walk you through the process we go through when designing ...more
Blog Design
Speed Linking
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Speed Linking

Stephan Spencer writes on 10 things to consider before getting started with RSS (linking himself to Amanda Watlington on the same topic). Technology Evangelist writes Google News and AdSense’s Role in Blog Spam. Jeffry Zeldman talks about Web 3.0. Roland Piquepaille over at ZDNet wrote a column yesterday trying to ...more
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ProBlogger Feeds Down in Bloglines
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

ProBlogger Feeds Down in Bloglines

Sorry to my RSS subscribers (via Bloglines only as far as I can tell – Of course Bloglines readers won’t be able to read this :-) ) but my feed doesn’t seem to be working. It’s quite frustrating as the majority of readers to this site are via RSS and ...more
ProBlogger Site News
YPN’s US Based Beta to Continue
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

YPN’s US Based Beta to Continue

In other contextual advertising news – I was speaking with someone close to the YPN team this week and was a little saddened to hear that it’s unlikely that they’ll allowing non US publishers to enter the beta test for some time yet. This confirmed my suspicions after seeing them ...more
Yahoo Publishing Network
ContentAds is the Name for MSN Contextual Ad Program
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

ContentAds is the Name for MSN Contextual Ad Program

Jensense reports that MSN’s contextual Advertising program will be called ContentAds. She also says that the beta launch of the program is likely to be in 2006 (although I wouldn’t expect that it’ll be live for everyone until at least next year).
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Blog Herald Sold
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blog Herald Sold

The word over at the Blog Herald auction on SitePoint is that BlogHerald has sold (again). The original sale fell through but it looks like this time the deal is more solid from what I can tell reading between the lines. There’s no official word at BH yet but I’m ...more
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What Blog Tools Do you Use?
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What Blog Tools Do you Use?

Do you Want to Improve Your Blog? Subscribe to ProBlogger Today for Free. As I mentioned yesterday, it seems that a new blogging tool or service is being released every day to help bloggers add a new feature to their blog. It can become quite overwhelming to choose between them ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Interview with Patrick Gavin from TextLinkAds
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Interview with Patrick Gavin from TextLinkAds

Search Engine Journal has a good interview with Patrick Gavin from TextLinkAds (aff), a way of selling text links on your site that I’ve been trying out over the past two week. They’ve been undergoing an expansion in marketing and growing their publisher list over the past month or so ...more
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Keeping Visitors on Your Blog – Give them Something else to Read
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Keeping Visitors on Your Blog – Give them Something else to Read

Yesterday I had an email from Jim Logan that contains a tip that I’m sure some will find helpful. Jim has kindly given me permission to publish it here: Hi Darren! I discovered something on my site that your readers may find of interest. Recently I changed the template of ...more
Blog Design