On Comment Spammers
20th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

On Comment Spammers

Jeremy at WebproNews has an interesting article written after meeting some comment spammers. ‘One of the comment spammers asked me: “You know why we spam blogs, don’t you?” And I knew the answer. They do it because blogs are easy targets and because, just like e-mail spam, it works…. Then ...more
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ecto blog: Special christmas discount!
19th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

ecto blog: Special christmas discount!

ecto is offering a spacial Christmas discount on its amazing blogging software. I use ecto for MacOS 10.3 (windows version is also available) and absolutely LOVE it – it totally revolutionized my blogging experience when I stumbled upon it. ‘With ecto you can write and manage entries for your weblog(s). ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
RSS and Blog Advertising Network – CrispAds
19th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

RSS and Blog Advertising Network – CrispAds

Just stumbled upon another Advertising program that has been designed specifically for RSS and Blogs called CrispAds. They promote it to bloggers as follows: – Place ads in your blog articles when you want – Ads also appear in your RSS or ATOM feed! – 95% of advertiser click-thru revenues ...more
Advertising
Google’s Update Chaos Continues
18th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Google’s Update Chaos Continues

Google’s update seems to still be in full swing with chaos being reported on many sites. Check out this thread at Webmaster World to see the impact that some are reporting to their SERP results in Google and the resulting traffic effects. Preliminary results are seeing people reporting both good ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Media Buyer/Seller Wanted
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Media Buyer/Seller Wanted

I’m interested in chatting to anyone with a background in media buying/selling who would be willing to explore representing one or more of the blogs that I have an interest in. Whilst I have a background in Marketing I do not have the time to give adequate attention to seeking ...more
Pro Blogging News
Pro Blogger of the Year
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Pro Blogger of the Year

It is that time of the year where bloggers everywhere are giving awards so I thought I’d ask the question – who is the ‘Pro Blogger’ of the Year? This may not be an official award but I’m interested in people’s opinions and thoughts. What blogger (not blog) would you ...more
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Google Page Rank and Backlinks Update – Coming Soon
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Google Page Rank and Backlinks Update – Coming Soon

Are you waiting for the next page rank update from Google to move up their results page and bring you a flood of new traffic? (aren’t we all?) Well a little well places birdie told me last night that Google are getting close to an update – in fact a ...more
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The Twelve Days of New Media Christmas
17th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Twelve Days of New Media Christmas

Jordon Cooper has a good post titled The Twelve Days of a New Media Christmas which is choc a bloc full of new media goodies to make any new media junkie’s mouth water – ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas are upon us and our trees are full of “geese a ...more
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Blogs for Sale – How Much is Your Blog Worth?
16th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blogs for Sale – How Much is Your Blog Worth?

One of the trends that I suspect we’ll see more of in 2005 and beyond is Blogs for Sale. This past year saw Jeremy Wright sell his blog which proved that its possible – but the question it leaves me wondering is – ‘How Much?’ How much would you sell ...more
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