Which Font is Best for Blogging?
26th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 28

Which Font is Best for Blogging?

Before and After Magazine have a great PDF download on choosing the right typeface (via LifeClever). It’s actually a topic I’ve been asked about twice today so it is a timely find. I’m no expert on design but my approach to choosing fonts is two fold: 1. Take on board ...more
Blog Design
Full Stops (Periods) in Titles
26th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 26

Full Stops (Periods) in Titles

Here’s a quick tip for composing the titles of your posts. Avoid putting full stops (periods) at the end of your titles. Most bloggers naturally avoid using them in titles (without giving much thought to it). However from time to time I see them. Why shouldn’t you use full stops ...more
Writing Content
How Much Is a Blog Post Worth? A Formula?
25th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 9

How Much Is a Blog Post Worth? A Formula?

Interesting post over at Steve Pavlina’s which takes up the question that I wrote about last week – How Much Is a Blog Post Worth? In the post Steve decides that posts on his blog are worth $2400 calculated over a 10 year life span. He calculates this by taking ...more
Pro Blogging News
AdSense add Channel Name to Code
25th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 6

AdSense add Channel Name to Code

I was just making a new ad unit for one of my blogs and have noticed that when generating code for an ad unit in a channel that the channel code is no longer just a number but the name of the channel and the date you created it as ...more
Adsense
How to Make Bloggers Angry in 10 (+1) Steps
24th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 3

How to Make Bloggers Angry in 10 (+1) Steps

Denise writes 10 Things That Make Bloggers Angry when pitching them – as someone who gets pitched a lot of ideas I’d recommend it as essential reading for marketers wanting to interact with bloggers. In the same vein of #1 (Not spelling the blogger’s name right) I’d add an 11th ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
11 Lies of Professional Blogging Resources
23rd of September 2006 Darren Rowse

11 Lies of Professional Blogging Resources

Over the past couple of months I’ve come across a number of ebooks on the topic of making money from blogs. I bought them with the hope of finding some quality products to recommend and in the hope of discovering some new techniques to try out. My reaction after reading ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blogging For Chickens – Will You Join Me?
23rd of September 2006 Darren Rowse 50

Blogging For Chickens – Will You Join Me?

Can Blogging Make a Difference in this World? I think so – that’s why this week I’m going to be blogging for Chickens! Today when I logged onto my computer a Calendar notification popped up at me telling me that it’s ProBlogger’s 2nd birthday. Time flies when you’re having fun. ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Are Delicious Bookmarks or Digg Traffic Better?
23rd of September 2006 Darren Rowse 10

Are Delicious Bookmarks or Digg Traffic Better?

Thoughtful post by Brian over at Performancing on 3 Reasons Why Delicious Bookmarks Beat Digg Traffic Hands Down. I have to say I’d never really given it much thought before – but Brian makes some good points. I guess I’d take a link on the popular page of either one. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Do you write for Individuals or the Masses?
23rd of September 2006 Darren Rowse 20

Do you write for Individuals or the Masses?

The Blogosphere is Big! Blogs are read by millions of people every day Blogs have a global audience A popular blog post can be read by hundreds of thousands of people over its lifetime It’s very easy to get caught up in the size of the blogosphere and picture your ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips