Marketing Your Blog
3rd of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Marketing Your Blog

Orangejack Blog is doing a series of instructional posts about blogging that might be useful for those just starting out in this whole blogging thing. Today they post one about Marketing… “Today we’re going to talk about marketing your blog…or letting people know you have a blog and getting them ...more
Blog Promotion
New Sites Abandoned by Googlebot
3rd of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

New Sites Abandoned by Googlebot

Mike Banks Valentine writes this excellent piece on the plight of new websites in their quest to be ranked by Google. “As a search engine optimization specialist I often optimize existing web pages for small business clients, upload them to the site and see pages re-indexed by Google within a ...more
Search Engine Optimization
The Future of Online Advertising
3rd of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Future of Online Advertising

Free Webmoney has posted a great list of resources for people wanting to explore online advertising options. Its a good starting point on a variety of different topics.
Advertising
How to Make Money from The Blogging Phenomenon
2nd of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Make Money from The Blogging Phenomenon

‘Blogging is driven by personal brand: authority and trust. This cannot be manufactured, and cannot be imparted to newbies just by affixing a media brand to them. Blogging will change everything it touches: classified, the blurring of oped and so-called factual journalism, and the duality between advertisers as content and ...more
Business Blogging
Product Blogs
1st of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Product Blogs

Peter Davidson has a post worth reading titled Thinking About Product Blogs. ‘Many product blogs(PB) and small biz blogs(SBB) fail to define narrowly enough their audience and what they want to accomplish with their blog. Are you writing for existing customers or prospective customers? Both is the common answer. I ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blogging for Beginners
1st of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blogging for Beginners

I’ve been asked to submit a very short piece into a magazine with some basic tips for beginner bloggers which I thought I’d share here. They are not Rocket Science – pretty basic – but a good starting point for someone starting out in Blogging. – Keep it simple. Start ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Three kinds of blogs – Which are best Suited to Making Money?
1st of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Three kinds of blogs – Which are best Suited to Making Money?

Seth’s Godin has an interesting post unpacking three types of blogs. He classifies them as: 1. News Blogs – Chronicling the News of the day on a variety of topics from Politics to Gadgetry to Recipies. 2. Writers Blogs – Where a writer rants, raves, monologues, writes – generally original ...more
Pro Blogging News
FindWhat – AdRevenue Xpress
1st of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

FindWhat – AdRevenue Xpress

FindWhat has just started their own advertising system similar to that of Google’s Adsense program. Clickz.com has the story and writes: ‘FindWhat.com today debuted AdRevenue Xpress, an automated distribution partner program targeting small to mid-sized businesses. The distribution method is similar to Google’s AdSense, but it uses category- or keyword-targeting, ...more
Advertising
Have Blog, Will Market – Business Blogs
1st of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Have Blog, Will Market – Business Blogs

Just found this interesting article on Business Blogging. “Jonathan Schwartz is a blogging addict. He is also the president and chief operating officer of Sun Microsystems (SUNW) — a company at the forefront of a new marketing and communications trend that mixes blogging with business. (For the rapidly shrinking minority ...more
Business Blogging