Best of ProBlogger – 2006
31st of December 2006 Darren Rowse 32

Best of ProBlogger – 2006

2006 was a massive year for me both on a personal level but also on a blogging front. I became a Dad in July, V and I took a couple of interstate trips, I travelled to Canada, I started a new blog and forum at Digital Photography School, b5media went ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Chitika Send Top Publishers iPods
31st of December 2006 Darren Rowse 14

Chitika Send Top Publishers iPods

Google sent their top earners digital picture frames, YPN sent sweatshirts and in the last few days Chitika publishers have started getting their gifts – ipod shuffles. Very cool idea and something practical that I’m sure will get a lot of use. I’m not sure what the cutoff point was ...more
Chitika eMiniMalls
Seeing out the Year as Spiderman
31st of December 2006 Darren Rowse 40

Seeing out the Year as Spiderman

What better way to end the year with a bit of fun by working out what super hero describes me best. Nothing too serious here – but it’d be interesting to see someone aggregate results from a range of bloggers to find out if any super hero dominates! Anyway – ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Blogsmith Blog Platform to launch in early 2007
31st of December 2006 Darren Rowse 6

Blogsmith Blog Platform to launch in early 2007

901am has interesting news today about the blog platform (Blogsmith) behind the Weblogs Inc blog network. David reports that Blogsmith to launch in early 2007 and become available for bloggers to use. I’ve not seen the backend of Blogsmith but it will be interesting to see how it compares to ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
What is Your Blog’s Elevator Pitch?
31st of December 2006 Darren Rowse 43

What is Your Blog’s Elevator Pitch?

Des from Business and Blogging was asked a couple of weeks ago to describe his blog in 10 words or less. His description was: “How blogs work, or don’t, to support business goals.” I guess mine would be my catch cry – ‘helping bloggers earn money’. I think it’s a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Get Multiple Amazon Associates Tracking IDs (channels)
30th of December 2006 Darren Rowse 16

How to Get Multiple Amazon Associates Tracking IDs (channels)

Have you ever wanted to be able to track your Amazon Associate program’s performance with channels (like you can with AdSense and Chitika)? I’ve heard a number of publishers complaining about this and even a few saying that they have multiple Amazon Associate accounts for this purpose. It seems that ...more
Affiliate Programs
Text Link Ads now available for Blogger Blogs
29th of December 2006 Darren Rowse 23

Text Link Ads now available for Blogger Blogs

For those of you wanting to give Text Link Ads (aff) a go that are not on WordPress – you might be interested to know that they yesterday announced that they are compatible with Blogger Blogs. I hope you enjoy Text Link Ads for Blogger!
Advertising
Performancing and PayPerPost Sale Update
29th of December 2006 Darren Rowse 22

Performancing and PayPerPost Sale Update

As a followup to our post yesterday on the PayPerPost buying Performancing story – it seems that I was right in saying that the sale (or intended sale as it’s still yet to be finalized) was only for part of Performancing. Nick explains it in his post Performancing and PayPerPost ...more
Pro Blogging News
Microsoft Under Fire Over Laptop Giveaways to Bloggers
29th of December 2006 Darren Rowse 57

Microsoft Under Fire Over Laptop Giveaways to Bloggers

While i spent the day in the sun at the cricket watching Australia totally decimate England a storm has been brewing in the blogosphere over Microsoft giving away Ferrari Acer laptops loaded with Vista to bloggers to review – and if they want, to keep. Interestingly – I received an ...more
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