PayPerPost buys Performancing (or part of it)
28th of December 2006 Darren Rowse 14

PayPerPost buys Performancing (or part of it)

Techcrunch is reporting that PayPerPost is buying Performancing and will make the announcement today sometime. They say that the reason for the purchase is to give PPP access to Performancing’s 28,000 users. I will be interested to read the official announcements later today as I’d heard previously that a sale ...more
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How to Build a ‘Digg Culture’ on your Blog
27th of December 2006 Darren Rowse 78

How to Build a ‘Digg Culture’ on your Blog

How do you build a ‘Digg Culture’ and get repeatedly on the front page of Digg over time? In this post I’ll share 10 ways that top bloggers do it. Last week on a post that Tony wrote about Digg Fraud one of those who left a comment wrote: “I ...more
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Five Things you May Not Know about this little ProBlogger
24th of December 2006 Darren Rowse 52

Five Things you May Not Know about this little ProBlogger

Well the five things meme has circulated backwards and forwards through the blogosphere and I thought I’d escaped it as it does seem to be whimpering out – however Chris Garrett posted today that I was the only slack one in his list of tagees not to respond which alerted ...more
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From the ProBlogger Christmas Party
23rd of December 2006 Darren Rowse 30

From the ProBlogger Christmas Party

Well today’s the last working day before Christmas here and while a lot of my friends are out at office parties this work at home single person business guy is kicking back having my own little ProBlogger office party. I’m toying with the idea of photocopying my bum and/or making ...more
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Group Writing Project Winners
22nd of December 2006 Darren Rowse 30

Group Writing Project Winners

Now that the final submissions are all in for the Reviews and Predictions Group Writing Project it’s time to announce the prizes from our wonderful and generous sponsors who in total gave $2500 USD in gifts as incentives to participate. The following 10 winners were selected randomly (using a random ...more
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Reviews and Predictions Project – Final Reader Submissions
22nd of December 2006 Darren Rowse 9

Reviews and Predictions Project – Final Reader Submissions

The final day of the Reviews and Predictions Group Writing Project has arrived and as with each of the previous times we’ve done it I find myself with a mixture of feelings including being over stimulated (when you read 292 blog posts on such a wide array of topics it ...more
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Printbaiting – How to Get Your Blog Mentioned in the Papers
22nd of December 2006 Darren Rowse 12

Printbaiting – How to Get Your Blog Mentioned in the Papers

Penelope Trunk has a helpful post on how to get your blog mentioned in Print. She writes some good tips in each of the following areas: Don’t pitch yourself, pitch an idea. Pitch an idea with the print audience in mind. Tailor the idea to the journalist. Sign up for ...more
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Amazon Associates Move to Monthly Payments for 2007!
22nd of December 2006 Darren Rowse 10

Amazon Associates Move to Monthly Payments for 2007!

The Amazon associates program is changing it’s payment system to be every month instead of once a quarter. So instead of getting 4 cheques (or gift certificates) per year you’ll get 12. The payment terms will be 60 days (ie you get your cheque or certificate 60 days after the ...more
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Reviews and Predictions Project – Day 3
21st of December 2006 Darren Rowse 13

Reviews and Predictions Project – Day 3

Day 3 of the Reviews and Predictions Group Writing Project has seen yet another solid round of submissions – 74 in all today (which brings the total so far to 208 – see them all here). While numbers are slightly down on last time I’m excited by the quality of ...more
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