Blogging for Money By Self Publishing a Book
10th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 26

Blogging for Money By Self Publishing a Book

Marti Lawrence from Enter the Laughter has emailed me to tell me of a new money making venture he’s been experimenting with – self publishing a book. The book – Queen Klutz – is a collection of humorous and inspirational stories which fits pretty well with Marti’s blog. She’s chosen ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Random Reflections on The 24 Minute Documentary
10th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 10

Random Reflections on The 24 Minute Documentary

I’m watching the new Techcrunch 24 Minute Documentary on Web 2.0 at the moment and find myself reacting in a whole heap of ways (most of them conflicting). Let me spit them all out and see what we get (warning – no guarantees that this is going to make any ...more
Pro Blogging News
10 Tips on How to Be Interviewed
10th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 8

10 Tips on How to Be Interviewed

Yesterday I wrote a series of tips on how to ask for an interview for your blog. Today I want to focus on how to handle being interviewed as a blogger. Over the past few years I’ve been interviewed in numerous ways as a result of my blog including on ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Building Blog Community by Setting Homework For Readers
9th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 13

Building Blog Community by Setting Homework For Readers

A month back I finished a post on how to increase your blog’s page views with the tip of ‘give your readers a homework assignment’. I included it as a tip based on what I’d been experimenting with for just one week – it was really an unproven tip based ...more
Build Community
How to Get and Conduct Interviews for Your Blog
9th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 33

How to Get and Conduct Interviews for Your Blog

Yesterday I began a short series of post on ‘Blog Interviews’ that started off by looking at some of the benefits of using interviews on your blog and why it’s good to be interviewed on other people’s blogs. Today I want to swing my attention to the topic of how ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Huffington Post Secures $5m VC Funding
8th of August 2006 Darren Rowse

Huffington Post Secures $5m VC Funding

The New York Post is reporting that The Huffington Post has just raised $5 million investment to help take it to the next level.
Pro Blogging News
Find Out if You’re a REAL ProBlogger
8th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 42

Find Out if You’re a REAL ProBlogger

Are You a ProBlogger? Here’s a Quiz to Find out for Sure! What did you score? PS: In actual fact it’s me testing the wbquiz plugin – don’t take it too seriously :-)
Pro Blogging News
How to Leave a Positive Impression on Other Bloggers Through Comments
8th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 17

How to Leave a Positive Impression on Other Bloggers Through Comments

Lorelle has been doing some great blogging recently and her latest titled How NOT to Comment on Comments has a lot of wisdom in it. She outlines 5 main ways to make your comment count when you leave it on someone else’s blog: 1. Say Something Intelligent 2. Ask Something ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Use Interviews On Your Blog
8th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 7

How to Use Interviews On Your Blog

It’s time for another reader question… Eric Allam from 52 Reviews asks: Hey Darren… I’ve read many an interview from problogger, and I was wondering if you had any tips for getting people to agree for the interview?” Thanks for the question Eric – it’s a good one and something ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips