Adsense Earnings Graphs
6th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Adsense Earnings Graphs

Two ProBlogger readers have decided to graph their Adsense earnings (without actual dollar amounts) over at LiewCF and My other Side of the Stories. Of course there are no numbers indicating earnings levels – but the shapes of the graphs are promising.
Adsense
Google Backlink (and Page Rank) Update in Progress
6th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 34

Google Backlink (and Page Rank) Update in Progress

I had a hunch that Google would do an update this weekend and this morning I have logged on to find that an backlink update is under way. I had a feeling they’d use the long weekend to do it. Update: It looks like this could be a Page Rank ...more
Search Engine Optimization
How to tell your Partner you’re going to be a ProBlogger
5th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 17

How to tell your Partner you’re going to be a ProBlogger

Chrish has posted an interesting post over at Quertyrash titled ‘How do you tell your better half you’re going to be a pro-blogger?‘ He writes: ‘Was just chatting to a friend and told her: How do i tell my wife?!! “It’s okay dear, I’m just gunna play on the internet ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Red Cross Donation Button
5th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Red Cross Donation Button

Quite a few people have asked how they can put a red cross donate now button on their blog like the one that I have in the upper right hand corner. You can simply do so by following the instructions on Brian Alvey’s Weblog. Found via Jason
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Copycat Blogging – Open Mike
5th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 42

Copycat Blogging – Open Mike

Ok – I’d like to start an ‘open mike’ discussion in the comments of this post on a topic that I’ve been wondering how to raise for a while now. I’d honestly like your opinion on this (I’ll keep it as a ‘hypothetical’): If (hypothetically) you started a blog on ...more
Pro Blogging News
WordPress.com Review
5th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 5

WordPress.com Review

TECH has a WordPress.com Review – written on an actual wordpress.com blog. I’ve been invited into the alpha testing also and from what I’ve seen so far it’s shaping up to be a great system. I’m looking forward to seeing what features they add as it moves towards a beta ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Live Blogging Resumes
5th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Live Blogging Resumes

‘V’ and I returned last night from our mini-break – three days of touring wineries, eating at some amazing restaurants, sitting in front of cosy fires, reading intriguing books and enjoying some sunshine and beautiful countryside. There was no blogging, no email, no spam comments, no trolls, no earnings updates, ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Blog Manager II
4th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Blog Manager II

Peter has continued his thinking about the Blog Manager concept: ‘Instead of trying to market myself, I’d try to form an alliance with a brand name blogger. Someone who’s doing well, who people know. Someone with a demonstrated history of generating a buck from his or her blog. How would ...more
Pro Blogging News
Rotating Adsense Ad Colours
4th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Rotating Adsense Ad Colours

Cash Keywords has a good reminder that Adsense has a feature that allows you to Create Rotating Adsense Ad Colours which is one technique that can help overcome ad blindness. I think this is a particularly helpful tool for those blogs and websites with a lot of repeat readers. For ...more
Adsense