Feedvertising RSS Advertising Review
16th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 4

Feedvertising RSS Advertising Review

Six Weeks ago TLA announced their new RSS Advertising system – Feedvertising (aff). I was one of the publishers who had already been beta testing it for a couple of weeks and so have now been using it for two months. I thought it was time for an updated review ...more
RSS
Blogging in Bunches
16th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 12

Blogging in Bunches

The following reader quick tip was written by Mike Murray: For bloggers just starting out, the hardest thing is to maintain the consistency that allows you to build an audience. The most helpful thing I have found that I do (which most successful bloggers do also) is to write a ...more
Writing Content
How to Improve AdSense Ad Relevancy
16th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 13

How to Improve AdSense Ad Relevancy

There is nothing more frustrating than getting your AdSense ads well positioned and designed and then having ads served up that have nothing to do with the topic that you’re writing about. The importance of relevancy – AdSense is a ‘contextual advertising’ program and when it is working at its ...more
Adsense
Toronto in the Autumn
15th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 14

Toronto in the Autumn

Just a short note to say that last night I arrived in Toronto safely after 24 hours of flying and transit time. It’s going to take me a while to adjust to the new time zone, the ‘crisp’ weather and driving on the wrong side of the road but my ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Building Faithful Readership
15th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 13

Building Faithful Readership

The following reader ‘quick tip’ was submitted by Shawn Blanc from Fighting to Stay Awake Something I’ve done and still try to do if I can is to send an email to those leaving comments for the first time. When someone comments on my site for the first time I ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Design Your AdSense Ads
15th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 19

How to Design Your AdSense Ads

There is always debate about how to design your AdSense ads. Over the last few years there has been a real shift in thinking of what type of ads work best: Grab Attention – When I first started using AdSense there was a school of thought going around that the ...more
Adsense
How to Position AdSense Ads
14th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 15

How to Position AdSense Ads

AdSense remains one of the main tools that Blogger use to earn money from blogging (although as I’ve written previously numerous other ways are emerging as alternatives and secondary methods). However despite it’s popularity, many bloggers are using it in a ways that mean it is not earning them as ...more
Adsense
Add a Technorati Avatar to Promote Your Blog
14th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 17

Add a Technorati Avatar to Promote Your Blog

Zen Bliss submitted the following reader quick tip (in fact this email from Zen Bliss inspired me to do this ‘reader quick tip series’): Hi Darren. I read your site regularly – it’s a great resource for tips. Here’s one of my own, along the lines of getting more traffic ...more
Blog Promotion
How to Fine Tune Your Blog for Christmas
14th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 15

How to Fine Tune Your Blog for Christmas

“What are you doing for Christmas?” I was a little shocked to be asked that question last week by a friend. It’s usually a question that gets asked in the last week or two leading up to 25 December as plans are made with family and friends for the day’s ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips