Comparing Blogger to WordPress
20th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Comparing Blogger to WordPress

Balay ni Bambit has a great comparative analysis of Blogger vs WordPress for those of your who are still at the stage of choosing a back end client for your blogging. She ends up coming down on the side of WordPress (as I think most serious bloggers would – I ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
What does Google display under your page title?
20th of March 2005 Darren Rowse

What does Google display under your page title?

Antone over at SEO SEO Secrets of the PageRank Masters has finally updated his blog with a post on determining what Google displays under your page title in search results which a few people have asked me about recently. I hope it helps. ‘So how do you control what text ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Five Reasons Businesses should Blog
20th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Five Reasons Businesses should Blog

Robert Moskowitz writes an article with Five Reasons to Blog which would be most worth any business thinking about starting a blog looking over. Here are his headings – he writes more on each one. Blog to put a human face on the company Blog to obtain free market research ...more
Business Blogging
Random Blog Tips – Make Post Titles Page Titles
20th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Random Blog Tips – Make Post Titles Page Titles

Related to the last Random Blog Tip on Titles – Incorporate the title of your post into the title of the page. Again you’ll notice that I’ve done this here at ProBlogger. If you click on this link on one of my blogs for the Canon Rebel Xt digital camera ...more
Blog Design
Preople Rank – Is yours bigger than mine?
19th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Preople Rank – Is yours bigger than mine?

Ok – for all of us Ego surfers out there – Preople Rank is just the trick. It will rank your name in comparison to others on the internet. This is how they explain their service. ‘ok, we visit a few search engines, search for your name, get the number ...more
Blog News
Online Ad spending increased by 21.4% in 2004
19th of March 2005 Darren Rowse

Online Ad spending increased by 21.4% in 2004

Spending on Internet advertising in the US market increased by 21.4% to $7.4 billion in 2004 in comparison to 2003 – a higher increase than any other area. The overall average increase across all mediums was 9.4%. Encouraging signs. Source U.S. Advertising Market Shows Strong Growth in 2004 via Poynter ...more
Advertising
The Week that Was on ProBlogger
19th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 8

The Week that Was on ProBlogger

What a wonderful week its been here on ProBlogger for me. Sometimes I just love my job. I’m getting to interact with some wonderful people from all corners of the world. I just got of Skype talking with Will Pate (Canada) a blogger I’ve admired for a while now. Yesterday ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Random Blog Tips – Permalink Titles
19th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Random Blog Tips – Permalink Titles

This will be a quick tip – but a good one. Consider the making the titles of your blog posts Permalinks. You’ll see I’ve done this to my blog here at ProBlogger both on my main page (where you can click the title of each post to go to the ...more
Blog Design
What Software do Pro Bloggers need?
19th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 5

What Software do Pro Bloggers need?

Migs Paraz asked me a question that I thought I’d open up for us all to have a go at answering. He writes: ‘I’m a software developer. What tools can I write to help probloggers to be more successful?’ So there’s a question for you. If you could have some ...more
Blogging Tools and Services