Cliquey Blogging – Breaking Down Exclusivity in Blogging
12th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 25

Cliquey Blogging – Breaking Down Exclusivity in Blogging

Do you know what it feels like to be the only one in a crowd that doesn’t fit in? Perhaps some of your blog’s readers feel this way too…. Tangent Time – Seeing Gomez Earlier this month I went to see Gomez perform at the Hi-Fi bar in Melbourne. I ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Last Call for ProBlogger Prizes
11th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Last Call for ProBlogger Prizes

Late last week I announced that I was looking for some prizes for my next group writing project. Due to the timing of the post calling for them I’ve had feedback that a number of people didn’t get enough notice to put a pitch together. So I’ll extend the deadline ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Choosing a Niche for Your Information Product (or Blog)
10th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Choosing a Niche for Your Information Product (or Blog)

Brian’s released a new video over at Tubetorial in his 7 Steps to Creating and Selling Niche Information Products series. This one is on working out what to make your product about. I like Brian’s approach because he doesn’t go in for the hype that surrounds a lot of information ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Lesson for the day – Renew Your Domain Name
9th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 15

Lesson for the day – Renew Your Domain Name

Don’t let your domain names expire. Easy to do – especially if you’re changing your email addresses around. PS: I’ve been going with 10 year domain registrations recently to help with this – but also because a patent released by Google last year indicated that they look at length of ...more
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Prizes Needed – Sponsor ProBlogger’s Next Group Writing Project
8th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 12

Prizes Needed – Sponsor ProBlogger’s Next Group Writing Project

The week after next I’ll be holding the next ProBlogger Group Writing Project. I’ll keep the topic a secret until then but after the success of offering prizes for the last project I’d like to do the same again. If you have a prize you’d like to offer the project ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Interview with Text Link Ads President – Patrick Gavin
8th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 10

Interview with Text Link Ads President – Patrick Gavin

Jamsi has a nice interview with the chief of Text Link Ads (aff), Patrick Gavin. In it Patrick answers some FAQs about TLA and hints at a new product launch in the coming weeks (keep an eye on ProBlogger for more details on that one). A few of the highlights ...more
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CPC Ads Vs Affiliate Programs
8th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 30

CPC Ads Vs Affiliate Programs

Robyn writes a thought provoking post with the title of Why Use Affiliate Ads Rather Than AdSense or YPN? In it she points out the benefits of going with affiliate programs that pay larger amounts when people purchase a product in comparison to CPC (cost per click) ad programs like ...more
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Blog Security – Tips on Keeping Your Blog from being Hacked
7th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 38

Blog Security – Tips on Keeping Your Blog from being Hacked

Quite a few people have asked me questions about ProBlogger being hacked last week. Questions have ranged from ‘do you know who did it?’ to ‘have you found out how they did it?’ to ‘how can we protect ourselves from being hacked?’ By the way – my blogging buddy Andy ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
reddit buttons
7th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 23

reddit buttons

reddit have released reddit buttons for webmasters and bloggers to put on their sites to help spread the word about their posts. They come in three styles. Give them a go and let us know how you find them. Do you actively promote social bookmarking options to your readers? Do ...more
Blog Promotion