Blogging: The Archives
Around 18 months ago, we started a little blog – totally on a whim – about reality TV shows. It was initially intended to serve as a portfolio sample and an experiment into Search Engine Optimisation. What we didn’t anticipate was the huge popularity the site would eventually gain, culminating in over half-a-million hits in January 2007. Here are some of things which I think made the site a success.
Posted in Blogging on Friday, February 23 2007 | Comments Off
I love reading MicroPersuasion, but I think Steve Rubel has flipped his lid by declaring the death of the pageview! I am going to make an argument that whatever succeeds the page view (RIP) needs to go beyond counting traffic. In a Long Tail world we shouldn’t care about big amalgamated numbers. Marketers are going [...]
I had a giggle at the title of Eric Giguere’s post, Do You Have An Adsense Will? Imagine it: you fall under a bus tomorrow and the next day your solicitor writes to Google requesting that your AdSense cheques are forwarded to your new address in Hades…. Seriously though, we’ve all heard the dire warnings [...]
Jennifer Laycock – an author at Search Engine Guide website – is trying to set up a profitable online venture in the next 30 days and is providing a daily progress report. The series is a fascinating insight into developing an online business and provides a lot of information about the kinds of tools that exist to help promote and earn money from a Web-based business.
Introducing Trackback: a mechanism for notifying other blogs when you have linked to or cited an article from their site. In this article, Gerard looks at trackback as an alternative to blog comments that allows you to write unique content for your website while properly attributing the sources you have used.
I’ve been following a great series by Darren Rowse of ProBlogger about building a better blog site. Building a better blog covers topics like blog design, search engine exposure and making money from your blogging efforts. My contribution to this is simple: If you’re serious about building a blog, have a specific popular subject in [...]