Aaron – The big problem with blogging is that there is an echo effect to it, and bloggers end up chasing the same keywords that other bloggers are targeting, and many of these have limited commercial viability.
Covers Blogs, Blogging Tips, Online Monetization etc.
AdSense Alternatives – Yahoo! Panama and Microsoft adCenter are not so popular and available only to US publishers. BlogAds, Federated Media, WPNI Blogroll and TechDispenser offer better rates but are open only to select group of websites. Non US traffic cannot be monetized with WidgetBucks or Chitika. Very few sites are successful with affiliate programs of Amazon or eBay.
How to write a blog that gets love from blog readers.
Are you a blogger that loves to get in to test new sites first? Many of those sites are trying to reach you too – but they get lost amidst all the press releases for stuff you don’t care about.
FeedDemon 2.6 with Panic Button – Reduce RSS stress and mark all items as read that were published before a certain period of time.
What you see on the right is a 300×250 rectangular Google AdSense Ad unit. Ideally an ad unit this size should show 3-4 different ads but maybe there isn’t enough inventory and therefore, all you see is 1 ad somewhere near the middle of the rectangle.
Provides Social Bookmarking Icons for Blogs and Websites. Reader can email forward your posts, send them as SMS or post to Facebook.
Free advertising for your blog in USA Today website through Blogger and Podcaster magazine.
The owner of the T-shirt is expected to mark the services he uses with a pen and to wear it in public. What happens when users start wearing their network identities openly in public? What does identity mean in the age of Web2.0? Where is this still growing mass of webservices leading to?
Melody and Sakshi are inviting bloggers for a special “Blog Brunch” at Dios. Date: Sunday 18th November – 11 AM Venue: Dio’s, Tardeo, Konarkshram, Mumbai – 34.
Amit Varma, a journalist and blogger at India Uncut, has won the prestigious Bastiat Prize for Journalism. The Prize recognizes journalists whose writings wittily and eloquently explain, promote and defend the principles of the free society, including property rights, free markets and the rule of law.
The Best Way to Increase Your Feed Readership is to use great titles.
John Dvorak on Microsoft Facebook deal – $300 a head for what are essentially bloggers, duds, poor students and hangers-on. What are these people constantly buying that makes them worth that much?
You can use Amazon Affiliates, Adsense or any other advertising program with OpenAds
Blogs – especially the big-name brands such as TechCrunch, Gawker, GigaOm, Boing Boing, and the Huffington Post – appear to have attractive business models. They reach large, loyal audiences, they’re fairly cheap to run, and they can be lucrative.
Blogger Content Warning – Some readers of this blog have contacted Google because they believe this blog’s content is objectionable. In general, Google does not review nor do we endorse the content of this or any blog.
Notify me of followup comments via e-mail – WordPress Email Comment Notification in Blogger Blogspot blogs.
Placing Google Ads near Pictures and Small Images on Website is allowed but only for Adsense Premium Publishers.
Nelson Minar who works with the Google Web API team raises a good point – “Anyone talking to media knows that telling a journalist something “off the record” means you’re telling them so they know it.
Indian Bloggers are turning their popular blogs into printed books. You can either approach a book publisher or visit a print on demand service like LULU to self publish books from PDF or Word Documents.
Internal linking is a practice among bloggers where you place a link on a word like, say, Google, but instead of actually linking to Google you link to another page on your own blog about Google.
When you click the name of some company on TechCrunch blog, you are very likely* to be transported to some internal web page that it not the official website but aggregates all the posts ever published on TechCrunch about that start-up.
BNET – Rather than carefully read every sentence, people reading online tend to scan sentences and paragraphs.
For China’s 162 million Web users, surfing the Internet can be like running an obstacle course with blocked Web sites, partial search results, and posts disappearing at every turn.
AdSense publishers have no way to find if the numbers displayed in the Google Control panel are real or not.