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Interview with a link spammer
1st of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Interview with a link spammer

The Register has an interesting article today titled Interview with a link spammer that gives an insight into the mind and methods of one of the growing number of people that seek to use yours and my blogs for their own gain: ‘So how and why do “link spammers” – ...more
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New Gawker Media Blogs Launch
31st of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

New Gawker Media Blogs Launch

Gawker Media today are releasing two new blogs (currently password protected but about to go live). They are Gridskipper, a travel related blog, and Lifehacker, a blog about software downloading and time saving. Both of these new blogs already have corporate sponsorship (Sony for Lifehacker and Cheaptickets for Gridskipper). MediaDailyNews ...more
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Making chunks of change from Blogging
31st of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Making chunks of change from Blogging

There is a good basic article over at Emerging Technology – Discover Magazine about how people are making money from their blogs. Its a good summary of the emerging trend of bloggers to monetize their blogs and largely focuses upon the Adsense method and whilst most ProBloggers won’t learn much ...more
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Third Party Blogging – Charge Out Rates
30th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Third Party Blogging – Charge Out Rates

Today I received another email from a company wanting to know how much I would charge to write a blog for them. It seems to be a semi regular (and increasing request that I get). I’m very interested in developing and maintaining blogs for others but am at a bit ...more
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Make Money off Your Blog
30th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Make Money off Your Blog

Washington Post has an article today about making money off a blog. Their tips are pretty predictable and basic and centre around Adsense, Blog ads, Affiliates, Donations and Merchandising. Nothing too new there but interesting to see another article about blogging (pro blogging at that) in a bigger news outlet. ...more
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Tell me what you want, what you really really want
29th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Tell me what you want, what you really really want

ProBlogger is entering into a time of change. I’m approaching my 500th post on the blog after a few months of writing and the time has come to up the anti and take things to the next level in terms of design, content and focus. As part of this I ...more
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The Entrepreneurial Blog Glenn Fleishman
29th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Entrepreneurial Blog Glenn Fleishman

Glenn Fleishman over at GlennLog has just posted a link to an audio (and visuals of his powerpoint) at Business Blogging Summit which currently really enjoying listening to. His main headings were. Obsess Exhaust Report Choose Expand Earn Populate Perform Let me just mention a few points he makes within ...more
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A Professional Bloggers Workflow
28th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

A Professional Bloggers Workflow

Tris has a great post over at Qumana Blog about Qumana and professional blogging. Ok its a bit of a sales pitch for Qumana (which I’ve heard some great things about – just wish they’d release a Mac version) but its an interesting glimpse into the workflow of a Professional ...more
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Staying Motivated with your Blogging – Work with Others
28th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Staying Motivated with your Blogging – Work with Others

Susannah at Buzz Marketing has a great post on Staying Motivated with your blogging which is well worth the read. Regular posting is an essential part of blogging for profit – I know I can go a week or so without noticing too big a drop in earnings – but ...more
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