Ears Burning? Vanity Check Blogging
24th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Ears Burning? Vanity Check Blogging

Ever get a feeling someone is talking about you? My mum likes to use the phrase ‘my ears are burning – someone must be talking about me’. One of the interesting things about having a blog or two (or twenty) is that people do talk about you from time to ...more
General
Pro Blogger Qualities – Open Mike
24th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Pro Blogger Qualities – Open Mike

What would be your top 5 qualities for a Pro Blogger to have (in order of preference)? Discuss below in comments if you like or write about it on your own blog and leave a link below.
Pro Blogging News
Google’s Record Earnings and the Blogger
24th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Google’s Record Earnings and the Blogger

With the recent reports of Google’s massive surge in profits ($369million) for the first quarter of 2005 I can’t help but wonder how much of it is due to bloggers like us. Of course its a little arrogant of us to take all the credit – after-all they do have ...more
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ProBlogger Taglines
23rd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 3

ProBlogger Taglines

Thanks for all those who submitted ideas for a new tagline for this blog. As a number of your advised – the ‘Helping Bloggers Earn Money’ line is probably worth keeping – it sums the site up in so many ways and to change it would be to go against ...more
ProBlogger Site News
ProBlogger has left the Building
23rd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 2

ProBlogger has left the Building

Monday is a public holiday here in Australia (and New Zealand) – its ANZAC day where we remember the troops that have died over the years from our countries in war. Its a pretty massive holiday here in Australia – getting bigger every year. I’m headed down the coast with ...more
General
Does Professional Blogging = Non Interactive Blogging?
23rd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Does Professional Blogging = Non Interactive Blogging?

I’m always fascinated by the approach that different bloggers take when it comes to interacting with their readers and other blogs. I’m not going to name names but this week I’ve had a number of email correspondences with editors/owners of three medium to large blogs (bigger than any of mine) ...more
Pro Blogging News
Google is Updating Page Rank – Future Page Rank Tool
22nd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 77

Google is Updating Page Rank – Future Page Rank Tool

The word on the street from those who watch such things is that Google are currently doing a Page Rank update. These things tend to take a day or two to sort themselves out but there are a few tools that can help you work out what your page rank ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Guess the Blog Topic – Topic Revealed
22nd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Guess the Blog Topic – Topic Revealed

The challenge was to Guess the Topic of the Blog simply by viewing the last month’s statistics. The guesses began honing in on the right answer almost immediately with two bloggers actually suggesting the right topic within hours of the competition starting. Congratulations to Jamie and PFBlog who both hit ...more
Case Studies
Blog Networks and How they Split the Cash
22nd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Blog Networks and How they Split the Cash

Fascinating article over at oir.org on how editorial lines are blurring as bloggers’ salaries are tied to traffic. I’m not sure how I missed it when it first came out – but I’m glad Duncan mentioned it. The article looks at a number of models that blog networks and multiple ...more
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