Job Boards – 11 hours In
24th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 20

Job Boards – 11 hours In

Thank you to everyone who has sent in feedback, questions and ideas for the ProBlogger Job Boards as well as the many bloggers who have linked up to it. I’ve always wanted to be a match maker – and now I sort of feel like I am with lots of ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Blogger Jobs – ProBlogger Job Boards
24th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 57

Blogger Jobs – ProBlogger Job Boards

Are you looking for a Blogger for your blog? Are you a blogger for hire, looking for a blogging job? Today I’m proud to announce the ProBlogger Job Board – a place where bloggers for hire and those looking for them will meet. Two questions are popping up in my ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Conviction – Persuasive Blogging Part III
24th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 3

Conviction – Persuasive Blogging Part III

“Strong convictions precede great actions.” – Louisa May Alcott We’ve been talking this week about how to be a persuasive blogger and so far I’ve spoken about getting attention to your posts and going deeper to create interest in your post. Today I want to go a step deeper again ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Speedlinking – 23 August 2006
23rd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 4

Speedlinking – 23 August 2006

Glenn Wolsey has written a good post for bloggers looking to buy a Mac where he looks at the type of Macs that bloggers are using and what software they get. More Minimal has a couple of good posts on making your blog more readable and minimalism in blogging Business ...more
Pro Blogging News
AdSense Launches Premium Video Test
23rd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 8

AdSense Launches Premium Video Test

A few weeks ago Google announced a partnership with Viacom (NYT Coverage) to allow their AdSense publishers to put video clips (MTV video) on their websites with embedded advertising in them. In the last 24 hours they’ve begun to roll out the program and a select group of publishers have ...more
Adsense
Amazon aStore in iFrames
23rd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 31

Amazon aStore in iFrames

Two of the main critiques of Amazon’s new aStore (the new beta test from Amazon that allows you to make your own Amazon store) that I’m hearing from publishers are: It’s hosted on Amazon’s domain which doesn’t look that integrated with your site There’s no link back to your site ...more
Affiliate Programs
Creating Interest in Your Posts – Persuasive Blogging Part II
22nd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 10

Creating Interest in Your Posts – Persuasive Blogging Part II

Have you ever picked up a novel in a bookstore that just jumped out at you from the display and screamed ‘read me’. Perhaps it was the title that got your attention, perhaps it was the design of the front cover, or perhaps it was a recommendation that some newspaper ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Attention Grabbing Blogging – Persuasive Blogging Part I
22nd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 29

Attention Grabbing Blogging – Persuasive Blogging Part I

Getting eyeballs on your post is the first crucial step in it being persuasive. Read the Introduction to this mini-series on persuasive blogging. In order to persuade your reader to take a certain action you need to find a way to get their attention – otherwise they’ll never read your ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Car Salesmen, Preachers and the Art of Persuasion
22nd of August 2006 Darren Rowse 21

Car Salesmen, Preachers and the Art of Persuasion

Have you ever wanted to be more persuasive in your writing? If so, this is the first post in a series that is designed to help you achieve just that. Warning – Tangent Ahead Lessons from a New Car Salesman A few months back, in the lead up to our ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips