31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 31!
31st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 26

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 31!

Well we’ve finally made it to the end of the 31 day Project. What an amazing experience it’s been. Including tonight’s last group of submissions we’ve now got 179 blog tip posts on the central 31 day Project page in addition to my own 48 tip posts. That’s 227 blog ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
T-Shirt Competition Debrief – Was it Successful?
31st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 12

T-Shirt Competition Debrief – Was it Successful?

Quite a few readers have asked how successful the T-Shirt competition has been. How many shirts have we sold? Is it worth it? I’m not going to go into specifics about which shirt sold how many or even what the total sales have been in the ProBlogger shop – but ...more
Other Income Streams
Advertising on blogs
31st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Advertising on blogs

Rachel has an interesting post on Advertising on blogs where she compares how much advertising takes up on TV, in the Newspapers and on a pretty well known blog: ‘While online ads are on the increase, are we being bombarded by online ads like we are offline? I had a ...more
Advertising
Niche Top Blog Lists
31st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 16

Niche Top Blog Lists

I think Robert Scoble is onto something when he says that having a single ‘top blog’ type list is pretty useless. He writes: ‘The whole concept of a single list is just stupid and doesn’t add any value. The thing is there isn’t a single blogosphere. There are thousands of ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
The Power of the Link
31st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 7

The Power of the Link

On of the aspects of blogging that I love is the way in which a link can change a persons life in so many ways (some of them big, others small). This is illustrated pretty well over at Solution Watch which was the first blog mentioned at Blog Herald’s 100 ...more
Pro Blogging News
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 30
30th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 3

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 30

This is the second last daily wrap up of the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog Project and readers are making the most of their last chances to be included in what is turning out to be a pretty good collection of Blog Tips. Chris submitted Overcoming Blogger’s Block ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
ProBlogger T-Shirt Competition Winner
30th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 12

ProBlogger T-Shirt Competition Winner

It’s been such a long time since I started the ProBlogger T-Shirt Design competition that when it finally ended a few days back it had completely slipped my mind!!! Apologies to the finalists for not announcing this sooner but I’m getting a absent minded in my middle age. Anyway – ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Judith on Managing a Blog Network
30th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Judith on Managing a Blog Network

I really appreciate Judith Meskill’s blogging as it gives an insight into some of the mechanics of running a blog network which go beyond some of the big picture posts, squabbling and boasting that some others from the big networks (no names mentioned – or probably needed here) go on ...more
Blog Networks
Blog Apprenticeships
30th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 19

Blog Apprenticeships

I normally work at home alone but today I have company – two ‘work-mates’. They are not really working WITH me (they are electricians – rewiring our house) but it’s nice to have people around. One of the things I’ve enjoyed watching today is the interaction between these two guys. ...more
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