ProBlogger Interview at Bloggertalks
30th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 7

ProBlogger Interview at Bloggertalks

For those interested – I did a quick interview over at Bloggertalks today. In it I talk about Problogger, b5media, talk about my opinion of ‘paid posts’, make a few observations about the mistakes I see bloggers making, talk about niche blogging and talk a little about RSS feeds.
ProBlogger Site News
Participate in Carnivals – Reader Quick Tip
30th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 18

Participate in Carnivals – Reader Quick Tip

This reader ‘quick tip’ is from FMF from Free Money Finance If I had to pick one tip to give new and aspiring bloggers, it would be this: participate in blog carnivals. No, it’s not a new tip and it’s not particularly exciting, but it’s certainly effective. In particular, consider ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Optimize Your Blog for Christmas – The Complete Series
30th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 8

How to Optimize Your Blog for Christmas – The Complete Series

A number of people have asked to see links to the complete series of posts on Fine Tuning Your Blog for Christmas in the one post – so here you have it – all 13 tips side by side. Enjoy: How to Fine Tune Your Blog for Christmas How to ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Feedburner Review
29th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 3

Feedburner Review

Aaron has posted a good Review of Feedburner over at his blog which might be worth a read for those looking for an RSS feed solution.
Blogging Tools and Services
Office Chairs Recommendations
29th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 63

Office Chairs Recommendations

A quick reader question: What sort of chair do you sit at to blog from? Over the last few months I’ve become increasingly aware that my chair (an office works special) is not working well for me and in the last week the result has been a back that is ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Google’s Secret Display Advertising Network
29th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 11

Google’s Secret Display Advertising Network

John Chow has broken the story that Google has a ‘secret’ CPM advertising network called the ‘Google Display Advertising Network’ which is an invitation only impression based ad network for high profile advertisers and a select group of publishers. It apparently lets publishers negotiate their own CPM (cost per thousand ...more
Adsense
What should you do if your Google Ranking Falls and you lose all your traffic?
29th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 54

What should you do if your Google Ranking Falls and you lose all your traffic?

One of the most frightening things that can happen to a blogger making their living from blogging is when the traffic to their blogs dries up for one reason or another. There are numerous reasons why this might happen ranging from being hacked, to having a server outage, to not ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Adsense Gift – Digital Photo Frame Picture
28th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 14

Adsense Gift – Digital Photo Frame Picture

Two days ago I posted that Google are sending their top AdSense publishers digital photo frames. Shawn Hogan has posted a picture of the one they sent him.
Adsense
Blogging Quick Tips
28th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 5

Blogging Quick Tips

A massive thank you to all those readers who submitted reader ‘quick tips’ which I used as guest posts while traveling over the last couple of weeks. Over 50 tips were submitted (in fact more have been submitted in the last few days) – unfortunately I wasn’t able to use ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips