Secret Confessions of a Link-A-Holic
24th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 87

Secret Confessions of a Link-A-Holic

Is it just me or has everyone been becoming a little ‘link obsessed’ lately? This week I’ve been counting the number of posts I’ve seen written about getting links for your blog – I’m over 40 and still counting. Posts I’ve seen this week so far have covered: How to ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
What do you Want to Know?
23rd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 93

What do you Want to Know?

Do you have a question that you’d like to see answered or addressed here at ProBlogger? It’s not that I’ve run out of questions to answer (I get quite a few through my inbox) but every now and again I like to publicly ask for questions to get a gauge ...more
ProBlogger Site News
FeedBurner’s State of the Feedosphere
23rd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 2

FeedBurner’s State of the Feedosphere

Feedburner has released a report this morning that is well worth reading if you’re interested in RSS metrics and the recent changes in how Google Reader is reporting he numbers of those using their service. For analysis of the report head over to Aaron Brazell and TechCrunch.
RSS
10 (+5) Requisites for Professional Bloggers
23rd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 35

10 (+5) Requisites for Professional Bloggers

Daniel at Daily Blog Tips writes 10 Requisites for Professional Bloggers and has some useful things to say under the following headings: 1. Time 2. Expertise on a topic 3. Passion for the topic 4. Writing skills 5. Technical Knowledge 6. Blogging Knowledge 7. Web Design Skills 8. Business/Marketing Knowledge ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Google Algorithm Update in Progress?
23rd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 24

Google Algorithm Update in Progress?

A number of readers have emailed me today asking if Google is updating it’s algorithm. I’ve noticed some slight shifts on two of my sites – but nothing major. Aaron Wall from SEO Book has noticed some significant shifts though and is reporting that an Algorithm Update / Refresh could ...more
Search Engine Optimization
ProBlogger Readers Meetup – New York
22nd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 87

ProBlogger Readers Meetup – New York

I’m really excited to announce that it looks like there will be a chance for the first ever ProBlogger readers meet up while I’m in New York in late March. Text Links Ads have aggreed to sponsor the night (cough… free drinks!…. cough) and we’re at a point where we’ve ...more
ProBlogger Site News
How to Add to Blogging Conversations… And Eliminate the Echo Chamber
22nd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 50

How to Add to Blogging Conversations… And Eliminate the Echo Chamber

One of the criticism that is often leveled at the Blogosphere is that it is an echo chamber – that the same stories get blogged about in the same ways by blog after blog – without anything constructive or unique emerging. While I think this is a somewhat cynical view, ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
iReader Preview Tool
21st of February 2007 Darren Rowse 15

iReader Preview Tool

Richard has a nice preview of a tool that some of you will find useful – iReader. This tool is a little like Snap (which I tried for less than 24 hours here on ProBlogger – but took down after many complaints) but instead of showing you a tiny screen ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Speedlinking – 21 February 2007
21st of February 2007 Darren Rowse 16

Speedlinking – 21 February 2007

There are lots of good posting being written in the blogging space at the moment – here’s 10 that caught my eye over the last couple of days. Philip Liu writes a piece with 17 factors that he’d consider when determining the value of a blog in his post How ...more
Pro Blogging News