Blogging Goals – Reader Submissions Part 1
6th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 10

Blogging Goals – Reader Submissions Part 1

The submissions for the ‘Blogging Goals’ Group writing project have begun to flow in over night (29 already). Don’t forget that you can submit your posts (following the guidelines) up until Thursday this week. Here’s the first batch of submissions: Why Do Blogs Exist? by James Martin Keeping Realistic and ...more
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Traffic Generation Programs
6th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 21

Traffic Generation Programs

I am regularly asked by readers for my opinion on one variety or another of ‘traffic generation’ programs. These programs come in all shapes and sizes – some are paid services whereby you pay money in return for a certain amount of impressions, others are traffic exchange programs where you ...more
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Blog Goals – Group Writing Project
5th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 58

Blog Goals – Group Writing Project

I’ve written on a number of occasions on the topic of developing goals for a blog over the past few months. I’ve also written on a number of occasions about making some of your blogging goals public as a way of adding accountability and motivation to reach them. I find ...more
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More Site Graphs
5th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 11

More Site Graphs

I thought I’d have a little more fun with the website graphs and have plotted some competing sites against each other: First Google (left) vs Yahoo (right) – very interesting to see how simple Google keep their homepage in comparison to Yahoo Secondly the battle of the tech blogs – ...more
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Adbrite Loading Problems
5th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 30

Adbrite Loading Problems

I want to apologize to those readers who have been complaining of loading problems with ProBlogger of late. I’ve had a number of issues to deal with and think that I’m slowly identifying the problems. One of the issues was that i was running Google Analytics on my blog which ...more
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How to Blog on Slow News Days
5th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 6

How to Blog on Slow News Days

Andy Merrett has a post on how to Blog on slow news days where he gives a few options of what to do on days when there is very little happening in your niche: Do nothing Post opinion / forum / consumer views Stray from your niche Revisit old news ...more
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ProBlogger as a graph
5th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 15

ProBlogger as a graph

I like a pretty picture so when I saw Websites as graphs – an HTML DOM Visualizer Applet I just had to have a play with it. Here’s ProBlogger as a graph: blue: for links (the A tag) red: for tables (TABLE, TR and TD tags) green: for the DIV ...more
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Lawyers Send Anticipatory Cease and Desist Letters to Bloggers over World Cup
4th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 9

Lawyers Send Anticipatory Cease and Desist Letters to Bloggers over World Cup

I’ve known a few bloggers to get cease and desist letters from lawyers from time to time but today I saw a first – a preemptive one to Boing Boing around the anticipation that BB will stream FIFA World Cup matches. Now there’s a great way to engage the blogging ...more
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54 Ways to Get Traffic to Your Blog
4th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 30

54 Ways to Get Traffic to Your Blog

Seth writes 54 ways to get traffic to your blog. What do you agree or disagree with? What would you add?
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