Essential Books for Bloggers – Version II
15th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 5

Essential Books for Bloggers – Version II

As submission to this week’s Writing Project I’ve just updated a list that I first posted a few days ago – my Essential Books for Bloggers list. The list is now categorized and has the additional books that readers have submitted. There are a total of 65 books in the ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Lists – Group Writing Project
14th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 109

Lists – Group Writing Project

Update: Submissions are now closed on this project. See the full list of submissions here. It’s time for another ProBlogger Group Writing Project – and this time we’ve got prizes worth around $1250 USD (see below for details)! The Topic This week’s topic is ‘LISTS’ – something regular readers will ...more
ProBlogger Site News
New Blog – LifeDev
14th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 3

New Blog – LifeDev

Today I came across a new blog (new to me) that caught my attention – LifeDev. I thought I’d share a few of their latest posts which got my attention and could be helpful for bloggers: 7 Idea Dumping Tips (How to Mangage Diarrhea of the Brain) What the Frontpage ...more
Pro Blogging News
Windows Live Writer – Have your Say
14th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 16

Windows Live Writer – Have your Say

Microsoft has just announced Windows Live Writer today (downloadable from here if you’re a PC user). I’m a Mac guy so it’s not something I can give you any recommendations on but it’s a blogging tool (in a similar class to other desktop blog editors) with most of the features ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Chitika Shoplinc Review
12th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 16

Chitika Shoplinc Review

Chitika have just gone public with a new feature – Shoplincs – a CPC (cost per click) branded shop that you can host on your own domain and attatch to your blog/site. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been fortunate enough to be a part of a small (very ...more
Chitika eMiniMalls
Essential Books for Bloggers
12th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 55

Essential Books for Bloggers

The following post is a list of books that would be helpful for bloggers – particularly those wishing to make a business from their blogging activities. It has been compiled both from my own suggestions as well as those of a number of other bloggers (see the bottom of the ...more
Pro Blogging News
AdSense Explain A/B Testing
11th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 15

AdSense Explain A/B Testing

The Official AdSense blog has posted a short tutorial on how to implement an A/B Test with your AdSense ads. An A/B test sets up two different types of AdSense ads that rotate on your page in different configurations so that you can test which one works best for your ...more
Adsense
Get a Real Blog – Instructional Videos Review
11th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 32

Get a Real Blog – Instructional Videos Review

I get a lot of emails from PreBloggers and NewBloggers who want to set up a WordPress Blog on their own domain and hosting but don’t know how to do it. It’s a common question and one I’ve been looking for resources on to point people to. Over the last ...more
Pro Blogging News
Challenges Facing Young and Older Blogs
11th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 30

Challenges Facing Young and Older Blogs

It struck me today as I sifted through a variety of questions from readers that the age of a blog brings with it a different set of challenges to their bloggers. Bloggers with young blogs tends to ask one set of questions and bloggers with older blogs have their own ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips