The Blog Manager
30th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 13

The Blog Manager

Peter over at the Blog Studio has written a stimulating post titled The Blog Manager which puts into words some of the things that I’ve been considering recently. He’s wondering if perhaps a new type of job for bloggers is coming – one where an experienced blogger helps individual bloggers ...more
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There’s a Hole in My Blog? – Holistic Blogging
30th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 26

There’s a Hole in My Blog? – Holistic Blogging

“Your blog will only ever be as good as it’s weakest component.” Warning: Tangent Ahead Imagine you’ve been given a task of hauling water from one place to another (over a long distance) – but that all you’ve been given to do the job is a rusty old bucket which ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 29
29th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 6

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 29

We’re at day 29 of the 31 day project and it’s a bumper day (just two more days of links like these – get your submissions in quick). Here are today’s 11 submissions: Jon has put together a post titled Boost Earnings from Adsense for Search Christe wrote a post ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
More on Blog Pay Rates
29th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 12

More on Blog Pay Rates

Duncan writes an excellent piece in response to the criticism of Weblogs Inc’s $4 per post pay rate that was revealed last week. I’ve similarly had quite a few comments here at Problogger on the issue in the past few days – many of them critical at Weblogs Inc. I’ve ...more
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Getting inside your Blog Reader’s Mind
29th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Getting inside your Blog Reader’s Mind

Peter has another worthwhile post at Ads On Blog on the topic of Optimum Placement of Google Ads where he suggests that bloggers consider five questions when they decide how to place ads on their blog. Here are the first three which I think are key: ‘1. What is a ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
The Secret to Interactive Blogging – Expertise blended with Invitation
29th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 8

The Secret to Interactive Blogging – Expertise blended with Invitation

Rob Hof over at Business Week has stumbled upon one of the secrets of growing interactivity on a blog – it’s about not knowing all the answers. He notices that the posts with most comments on his blog are where he asks for help. ‘The tough thing for journalists, I ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 28
28th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 3

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 28

As we approach the end of the 31 Day project I’m feeling a mixture of sadness that readers won’t be submitted their great blog tip posts every day – but also a little relief because the list of submissions is now getting quite massive (I think we’re now over 200 ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Feedster 500 List – “Dead Wrong”
28th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Feedster 500 List – “Dead Wrong”

Jason Dowdell at Marketing Shift has a post where he analyses the Feedster top 500 list and finds that it is ‘dead wrong’. ‘Sites with RSS feeds and even some without are being considered blogs when they clearly aren’t. Blog search has a long way to go but that’s another ...more
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ProBlogger in the Press Page
28th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 2

ProBlogger in the Press Page

Today I’ve added a ProBlogger In the Press page to this blog as a central place to list the mentions this blog has had in mainstream media (and some of the larger online news sources.
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