Six Apart to Launch Vox – June 1
31st of May 2006 Darren Rowse 4

Six Apart to Launch Vox – June 1

TechCrunch have announced that Six Apart (the team behind TypePad, Moveable Type and Live Journal) are releasing a new hosted blogging platform named Vox (formally named Comet) – to be launched on 1 June. It’s been on the cards since September last year (when it was called Project Comet). They ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Lessons from Eye Tracking
31st of May 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Lessons from Eye Tracking

Seth Godin has posted a fascinating video on his blog which shows eye tracking results of Squidoo. Lots can be gleaned by watching where people look on a website and while Squidoo is a little different from most blogs there are a number of take home lessons that I can ...more
Blog Design
How to Surf Blog Traffic Tsunamis
31st of May 2006 Darren Rowse 29

How to Surf Blog Traffic Tsunamis

Sometimes it’s the simplest posts that you do that seem to get the best reactions from readers. Yesterday on my Digital Photography School blog I posted a ‘beginner’ tip that I almost considered not publishing because it was pitched at such a basic level. The post was titled How to ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Free Blogger Templates
31st of May 2006 Darren Rowse 167

Free Blogger Templates

Do you Want to Improve Your Blog? Subscribe to ProBlogger Today for Free. “Where do I find Free Blogger Templates?” I’m regularly asked by bloggers using different blog platforms where they can get nice designs for their blogs, usually for free. I’m a WordPress User and therefore know a few ...more
Blog Design
How quickly after starting a blog should I put ads on it?
31st of May 2006 Darren Rowse 69

How quickly after starting a blog should I put ads on it?

A number of readers have asked the above question in the past few weeks and so I thought it was time I shared my own approach to the decision of when to start running ads on a blog when launching. There are two dominant camps of opinion on this question ...more
Advertising
ProBlogger Readers Definitive List of Habits of Effective Bloggers
31st of May 2006 Darren Rowse 3

ProBlogger Readers Definitive List of Habits of Effective Bloggers

Robert just sent me an email telling me about a post that he’s written summing up the ‘Habits of Effective Bloggers’ group writing project that we did last week. In it he’s collated the Habits suggested by the 80 participants and has come up with a list of 50 habits. ...more
Pro Blogging News
Performancing Launchpad
30th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Performancing Launchpad

Performancing has announced a new service called ‘launchpad’ which is a place for people to post new gadgets, plugins, services, sites and blogs aimed at the blogging community.
Pro Blogging News
ProBlogger Earnings Poll Results – April 2006
30th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 27

ProBlogger Earnings Poll Results – April 2006

Last Week’s ProBlogger Poll of the Week asked readers of this blog the question: ‘How Much Money did you Make from Blogging in April?’ 1504 people responded to the poll (thanks everyone) and the results revealed a similar pattern to previous polls asking about earnings. The largest category was those ...more
ProBlogger Site News
How to Blog by Phone
30th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 2

How to Blog by Phone

Jamsi has a useful post over at WorkBoxers (he’s back there blogging after Scrivs handed the domain over to him) on Blogging from your Mobile Phone which I’m sure some will find helpful.
Miscellaneous Blog Tips