The Cost of High Quantities of Posts
5th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 33

The Cost of High Quantities of Posts

Does the quantity of content that you post to your blog add value to or devalue your blog? I suspect that there are many bloggers who think that by adding large quantities of content to their blog that they are adding value to it however in many cases constantly pouring ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
WordPress.com adds Private Blogs and Custom CSS Upgrades
4th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 15

WordPress.com adds Private Blogs and Custom CSS Upgrades

WordPress.com has had two new features offered to users in the last few hours. Private Blogs – the ability for publishers to request your blog be unlisted in search engines and the ability to only enable other WordPress.com members to have access to it. Custom CSS – this is something ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Sponsor ProBlogger’s Group Writing Project
4th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 13

Sponsor ProBlogger’s Group Writing Project

update: I’ve now found enough sponsors for the coming week’s project (which I’ve put off for an extra week). Thanks to everyone who has offered. Next week I’m planning another ProBlogger Group Writing Project which I think will be a lot of fun and that every blogger (of virtually any ...more
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Should Blogs Use The Extended Entry (more) Feature?
4th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 30

Should Blogs Use The Extended Entry (more) Feature?

A reader this week submitted the following question: “What is your take on blog posts that show only the first few paragraphs on the main site and then require clicking on “more” or “continue” or some similar link in order to see the entire post? I know I rarely click ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Reinvent Your Blog
4th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 26

Reinvent Your Blog

Warning – Tangent Ahead…. As I write this post I’m sitting in my favorite cafe sipping on a great coffee and getting ready to order some lunch. This cafe has been a regular part of my blogging workflow for quite a few years now. It’s just around the corner from ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Managing Blog Workflow with Wridea
3rd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 16

Managing Blog Workflow with Wridea

Max Limpag shares part of his blogging workflow and how he uses Wridea to help him take blog posts from an idea stage to a ‘publish’ stage. His style is to work on a post over time and so finds Wridea useful to keep track of where he’s up to. ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Chitika add New Categories and Ad Sizes
3rd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 5

Chitika add New Categories and Ad Sizes

Chitika have announced a number of changes to their eMinimalls over night. Firstly they’ve added 18 new categories (giving you a total of 44 now). The new categories are: Photography Accessories Cellular Accessories Computer Games Computer Speakers Laptop Accessories Scanner Accessories CD and DVD Burners In Dash Receivers Small Appliances ...more
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Comments are Back
3rd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 3

Comments are Back

Apologies to anyone who tried to comment here at ProBlogger over night. I’m not sure what the issue was but they were broken for a number of hours. All seems to be back up and running now though so if you had something to say on one of the last ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Adding Video to Your Blog
3rd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 12

Adding Video to Your Blog

I’m a big fan of Mike Rundle’s writing and his latest work at Business Logs is a good example of his common sense approach to blogging. Today he’s written about Coattail Riding Instructions For YouTube and gives 3 “Don’ts” and 3 “Do’s” for adding video to a blog. Here’s his ...more
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