Grow Your Blog’s Readership By Targeting Readers
3rd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 33

Grow Your Blog’s Readership By Targeting Readers

Who is your Primary Blog’s Target reader? I was speaking with a blogger a couple of weeks ago via IM and he asked me the eternal question that we all seem to ask: ‘How do I find more readers for my blog?’ It’s a question I get asked a fair ...more
Blog Promotion
Analyzing Successful Sites SEO
2nd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 18

Analyzing Successful Sites SEO

Ross Dunn has a good article on Demystifying Your Competitor’s Ranking Success which gives you some hints to analyzing other blogs and websites in your niche – particularly those who rank well in search engines. He uses a hypothetical example as he outlines the areas to analyze. It gives you ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Matt Cutts Google SEO Videos
2nd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Matt Cutts Google SEO Videos

If you want to learn more about how to rank well in Google and you want it straight from the horse’s Google employee’s mouth you might like like to check out some videos that Matt Cutts has recorded and posted in the last few days. At the time of posting ...more
Search Engine Optimization
The Problem of Default About Pages
2nd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 30

The Problem of Default About Pages

One of the common problems that I find being made on many WordPress Blogs is the default ‘About Page’ being unchanged. You’ve probably seen them as you’ve surfed around – you click on the ‘About’ link in the blog’s template and are taken to a page that says something like ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
AdSense on Google Page Creator
1st of August 2006 Darren Rowse 15

AdSense on Google Page Creator

It’s been coming for a while now but today it was made official – you can now put AdSense on Google Page Creator pages. I got a bad feeling that this could be a spammers paradise!
Adsense
Introduction to Desktop Blog Editors
1st of August 2006 Darren Rowse 53

Introduction to Desktop Blog Editors

LifeHacker ran a reader poll last week on what desktop blog editors bloggers are using. The results showed that just over 60% don’t use any. It was a close race after that with Performancing’s Firefox extension winning out with 11.7% and w.bloggar coming in second at 10.2%. Ecto, Qumana (I ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Revisited
1st of August 2006 Darren Rowse 10

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Revisited

Welcome to August. I thought I’d take this opportunity to walk back down memory lane to what was happening on this blog a year ago today. August 2005 was a special month at ProBlogger as I launched my first month long series with these words: “Starting Monday I’m going to ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips