Adsense Gift Arrives
19th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Adsense Gift Arrives

My AdSense Christmas Present just arrived. It came in a spotted box that said ‘from your friends at Google’. Inside the box was (as reported previously): carrying case with embossed google logo. zipper closure wireless mini mouse, with scroll wheel usb charger for mouse with retractable cord usb 4 port ...more
Adsense
Bloglines Scheduled Outages
19th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Bloglines Scheduled Outages

If you rely heavily upon Bloglines for your Blogging then you might like to schedule a lighter day today as they are having significant upgrades as they move to a new data center and are predicting outages. It’s a pity they were not able to schedule this for a weekend ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Product Placement for Consumer-Oriented Blogs
19th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Product Placement for Consumer-Oriented Blogs

Today’s post in the b5media 12 Days of Christmas series is another post by Hsien-Hsien Lei. She previously posted about ethics for science and health bloggers but this time she’s showing her diversity of blogging interests by writing about Product Placement on Consumer Blogs. Hi. I’m Hsien-Hsien Lei and I ...more
Affiliate Programs
Overcoming Intimidation Over English Skills in Blogging
18th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Overcoming Intimidation Over English Skills in Blogging

The next tip in the b5media’s 12 Days of Christmas is from Gayla Baer – one of b5’s celebrity bloggers at Celebamour. She’s got 7 blogs (last time I counted) is a stay at home/work at home mom (twin 12 year old boys) and writes also at Single-Again. Her topic ...more
Writing Content
7 Characteristics of the Entrepreneurial Life
17th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

7 Characteristics of the Entrepreneurial Life

I was out last night and got talking to a mate of a mate (Ben) who in the past year had just started a small business. I love chatting to people in the start up phase of companies as there is often a kindred entrepreneurial spirit that is shared through ...more
Pro Blogging News
Making Money Because of Your Blog as Opposed to Making Money Directly From Your Blog
17th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Making Money Because of Your Blog as Opposed to Making Money Directly From Your Blog

This afternoon I had a call from a guy and the topic got onto how he wants to make money from blogging (as it seems to quite a bit these days). He was all excited by the potential but was a little muddled with his thinking about how to do ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Mini-Interview with Anil Dash regarding TypePad ‘issues’
17th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Mini-Interview with Anil Dash regarding TypePad ‘issues’

I’ve just chatted to Anil Dash from Six Apart and he tells me: “we know we’re not meeting people expectations, but we will make it right” and also: “this happened while we were adding redundancy to the storage system which is kind of like lightning striking.” I was struck by ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
TypePad Blogs Unavailable – Deploying Backups
17th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

TypePad Blogs Unavailable – Deploying Backups

I’ve woken up this morning to four emails and three people on IM all telling me their frustrations with TypePad which has been down for at least the last 7 or so hours (possibly longer). Over at Six Apart’s website is the following message:
Blogging Tools and Services
Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts – Part 2
17th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts – Part 2

Here’s part 2 of Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts by b5 blogger John Evans. I’m John Evans and I write Windows Vista and Microsoft Weblog for b5media. My personal blog is SYNTAGMA. In Part 1, I looked at how a blogger’s “backlist” could be made to work harder by interlinking ...more
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