How Much Do I Earn from Blogging?
4th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 181

How Much Do I Earn from Blogging?

This is a question that I get asked more than any other. I was brought up not to really talk about money and what you earn so I’m always hesitant to do so – but due to the large interest in the subject I’ve from time to time given some ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Weblogs Inc Hit $100,000 from Adsense
4th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Weblogs Inc Hit $100,000 from Adsense

Jason Calacanis has just revealed that Weblogs Inc has just passed the $100,000 earnings mark from Adsense which is pretty good for the 7 months they’ve been using it. The post is not explicit and doesn’t contain heaps of details but its got enough in it to give readers a ...more
Adsense
Inviting Content for Links
4th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Inviting Content for Links

Is anyone interested in writing articles for some of my blogs in return for links back to their own blogs? I can’t pay anyone for posts at this point but if you’ve got time on your hands and would like to submit articles to me on any topics that related ...more
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The Invisible Australian Blogger
4th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 4

The Invisible Australian Blogger

Fellow Australian Trevor Cook has written a great post on the state of ‘new media’ including blogging and podcasting in Australia. He comments that whilst there is incredible growth in the medium of blogging that Australia is really yet to see bloggers rise in prominence as has happened else where. ...more
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AdSense and Borders
4th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 1

AdSense and Borders

Deane at Gadgetopia experimented with a new format for her Adsense ads – no borders – and discovered one of the best ways of increasing CTR: ‘If you have Google Adsense on your site, here is the best piece of advice I can give you: don’t put borders around your ...more
Adsense
Tabbed Browsing for Bloggers
3rd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Tabbed Browsing for Bloggers

Arieanna has a good post on why she loves Firefox as a blogger. As I was reading it – especially this following section on tabbed browsing – I found myself agreeing with her whole heartedly – although for me you just need to substitute the word ‘Firefox’ with ‘Safari’ throughout ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Important Google SEO Information
3rd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Important Google SEO Information

A couple of days ago I mentioned the new Google patent that reveals a lot about the ways Google is now indexing sites. The patent is long and if you don’t know the ins and outs of the technical stuff can be a bit overwhelming – so I’ve been checking ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Pope Blog Update
3rd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Pope Blog Update

Blogging might be a little lighter here for the next few days as i concentrate on the Pope Watch Blog. As you’d expect traffic levels have been pretty high with them reaching 1500 visitors per hour at its peak. The interesting (and frustrating thing) is that despite its being running ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blog Strategy – Add Authors
3rd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Blog Strategy – Add Authors

Eoghann over at Blog World has an interesting post titled Blog Strategy where he talks readers through his Pro Blogging strategy. Eoghann writes 5 blogs on varying topics and each with their own strengths and weaknesses. He’s really just thinking out loud but its an interesting glimpse into his thinking. ...more
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