Feedvertising – Really Simple RSS Advertising – Text Link Ads
28th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 26

Feedvertising – Really Simple RSS Advertising – Text Link Ads

Text Link Ads have just launched a new advertising format called Feedvertising (aff). Those of you who subscribe to my RSS feed will probably have noticed that some text links have appeared at the bottom of my posts for the past few days – they are the Feedvertising ads that ...more
Advertising
New Features Coming Soon for aStore
28th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 11

New Features Coming Soon for aStore

Amazon have emailed participants in the aStore beta test (my review here) with a sneak peak of what will be included in the next version of aStores. Here’s the list: Build and maintain multiple aStores using a single Associate ID Specify products to feature on Category and Sub-Category pages Create ...more
Affiliate Programs
Blogging for Chickens Update
27th of September 2006 Darren Rowse

Blogging for Chickens Update

Non weekend readers might have missed the fact that this weekend I’m celebrating my 2nd birthday here at ProBlogger with a ‘Chicken-a-thon’. Yes I’m blogging for Chickens in the hope of raising some money for Charity. You can read about the project here. So far donations total $240AU ($180US) and ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Developing Focal Points in Blog Posts
27th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 6

Developing Focal Points in Blog Posts

One of the principles that I drum into my DPS readers that their photos need to have a point of interest or some sort of focal point that draws viewers into the image and holds their interest. I suggest that before photographers hit the shutter button that they as: “What ...more
Writing Content
103bees Adds Long Tail Analysis
27th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 3

103bees Adds Long Tail Analysis

103bees has added yet another new and illuminating feature to it’s search engine metrics package. This time they’re giving publishers a visual representation of the long tail of search engine queries for their blogs. So for ProBlogger you’ll see the graph below (click for a slightly larger version) which shows ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
WordPress.com offer VIP Hosting
26th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 22

WordPress.com offer VIP Hosting

WordPress have announced that they’re getting into VIP Hosting which allows some pretty major blogs to ‘piggyback’ on the back of their WordPress.com hosting infrastructure. Basically it’s for blogs that don’t want to use WordPress.com as a platform but who need reliable hosting for their blog. Here’s how they describe ...more
Pro Blogging News
Starting An Internet Business Yaro Style
26th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 7

Starting An Internet Business Yaro Style

Yaro has written a post titled 8 Pitfalls To Avoid When Starting An Internet Business which contains some worthwhile advice (although i disagree with a couple in part). His points in bold – my comments after in normal type: Don’t start a business teaching how to make money online – ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Techmeme Experiments with Feed/Content Advertising
26th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Techmeme Experiments with Feed/Content Advertising

Techmeme has launched a new sponsorship section on their site in the last day or so. It’s called ‘Techmeme Sponsor Posts’ and is essentially a spot on their sidebar where three sponsors have the latest posts from their blogs show up with a title and excerpt (taken from their RSS ...more
Pro Blogging News
How Do You Manage Your Blog? – Blog Administration
26th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 19

How Do You Manage Your Blog? – Blog Administration

Over the past few weeks I’ve had a number of people asking me for information on how I manage my time as a blogger and as someone with a number of different aspects of business running side by side. Here’s an example of one of the questions (from a reader ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips