Is Your Niche Nichy Enough? A Tale of Two Adsense Blogs
6th of April 2006 Darren Rowse 31

Is Your Niche Nichy Enough? A Tale of Two Adsense Blogs

The following post was submitted by Lindsay B as part of the ProBlogger Case Study Series Nothing is certain in the blogging-for-profit world. It’s hard to predict which sites will take off. Sometimes the blog you funnel twenty hours a week into has mediocre earnings. Sometimes the dinky little blog ...more
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LeftLane News – Blog Case Study
5th of April 2006 Darren Rowse 50

LeftLane News – Blog Case Study

On September 26th, 2005, I started a new weblog called Leftlane News. It’s a blog all about cars and the automotive industry. It targets car enthusiasts, thus the name ‘left lane’ news. (Sorry Darren, I know in Australia the fast lane is on the right side.) Anyhow, the site just ...more
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Blogs Are About Being Elite
4th of April 2006 62

Blogs Are About Being Elite

There is nothing like a good controversy, and have I got controversy for you today. Since this is the first guest post while Darren is gone, it seems appropriate to make things necessarily volatile right from the start. The subject today is elitism and its place in blogging. You see, ...more
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Me my Coke and I – Blog Case Study
4th of April 2006 Darren Rowse 14

Me my Coke and I – Blog Case Study

The following post was submitted by ProBlogger regular, Allen Heat, as part of the ProBlogger Case Study Series 6th of May, 2005 – I decided I should find a place to showcase my graphic designs, by that time I didn’t know what PHP meant, all i knew is that i ...more
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Killer Sudoku Blogger – Blog Case Study
3rd of April 2006 Darren Rowse 21

Killer Sudoku Blogger – Blog Case Study

The following post was submitted by DJApe as part of the ProBlogger Case Study Series In August last year I quit my full-time software developer job and decided to go back to Uni. Since I had more free time than before, I decided to start a blog and show the ...more
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While I’m Away…
3rd of April 2006 Darren Rowse 7

While I’m Away…

My bags are packed, the house sitter has arrived, the tickets are in my pocket and we’re about to run out the door to the airport. I’m going on vacation for a couple of weeks. I know it seems like I do this a lot but V and I are ...more
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Help Martha Stewart Optimize her AdSense
2nd of April 2006 Darren Rowse 14

Help Martha Stewart Optimize her AdSense

Martha Stewart has added AdSense to her site and I think she could do with some serious advice on optimizing it (you can see an example of it here – screen cap below – click to enlarge). I’m in the throws of packing but thought it might make a fun ...more
Case Studies
“Should I flame jerks who send me hostile email?” – Dave’s Response
2nd of April 2006 Darren Rowse 9

“Should I flame jerks who send me hostile email?” – Dave’s Response

Dave Taylor has a post where he answers the question (as he does) – “Should I flame jerks who send me hostile email?”. He writes: ‘Years ago, I’d just go on the attack and give as good as I got, which of course just spiraled into this terrible scene where ...more
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Daylight Savings and the International Blogger
2nd of April 2006 Darren Rowse 6

Daylight Savings and the International Blogger

Well Daylight Savings has finally finished here in Australia and while I do enjoy it from the perspective of enjoying our summer evenings, I don’t enjoy it in terms of my blogging because it puts me on a wacky time schedule when connecting with my North American blogging friends. Negotiating ...more
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