NBA Blogger Sells His Blog to ESPN
15th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 6

NBA Blogger Sells His Blog to ESPN

Another story of a blogger selling their blog surfaced today with the announcement by basketball blogger Henrry Abbott from TrueHoop that he’s sold his blog to ESPN. There’s no details of how much the sale was for – but Henry will be an employee of ESPN as part of the ...more
Pro Blogging News
Zlio Review – Add a Shop to Your Blog
15th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 39

Zlio Review – Add a Shop to Your Blog

Over the last week or so I’ve been playing around with ZLio (aff) – a service that enables you to add a a shop to your blog or website. The most similar thing I’ve seen previously is Amazon’s aStore and Chitika’s Shoplinc program. ZLio’s service is a very professional looking ...more
Affiliate Programs
Selling Blogs
14th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 15

Selling Blogs

Lorelle has written a comprehensive post (does she write any other kind) on Selling Your Blog: What Are Blog Buyers Looking For? which explores questions like: When is the Right Time to Sell Your Blog? How Much is Your Blog Really Worth? Selling Points for Selling Your Blog I agree ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Pheedo launch RSS Powered Ads
14th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 7

Pheedo launch RSS Powered Ads

Heather Green has posted that this week Pheedo will be releasing an RSS Powered Ads product. No it’s not an ad product to put in your RSS feeds – but one to promote your RSS feeds with. Heather explains: “Pheedo pulls the RSS feeds from marketers, retailers, and publishers into ...more
Advertising
AdSense Confirm Google Checkout Icons on Ads – What do You Think of Them?
14th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 20

AdSense Confirm Google Checkout Icons on Ads – What do You Think of Them?

The AdSense blog today confirms what we’ve all been noticing for a while now – they’ve started including a little Google Checkout icons on advertisers who use it (see below). I’m interested to hear from publishers on whether they like it or not. On one hand it does add something ...more
Adsense
11 Ways to Find New RSS Subscribers for Your Blog
14th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 119

11 Ways to Find New RSS Subscribers for Your Blog

This past two weeks I’ve been talking about how to make your RSS feed ‘Pop’ – to stand out from the crowd a little – however covering this topic has caused a few readers to ask RSS related questions that don’t necessarily relate to improving your feed but which are ...more
RSS
Speedlinking 13 February 2007
13th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 8

Speedlinking 13 February 2007

Chris Garrett writes a useful post on Better Blog Branding which talks readers through some of the issues associated with choosing a name for a blog Media Week reports that Podcasting will Generate $400 Million in Ads by 2011 SE Roundtable points at the Google checkout icons appearing in more ...more
Pro Blogging News
How To Drive Traffic to Your Blog – The Advice of a 12 Year Old
13th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 196

How To Drive Traffic to Your Blog – The Advice of a 12 Year Old

Remember 12 year old blogger David Wilkinson from Techzi? David and I have kept in touch with one another since I posted about him last and recently I asked him to consider writing a guest post here at ProBlogger. I thought a 12 year old’s perspective on how to get ...more
Blog Promotion
Avoid Clutter in Your RSS Feeds
13th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 24

Avoid Clutter in Your RSS Feeds

One trend that I’ve noticed lately among some bloggers is to stuff their RSS feeds with a lot extra information cluttering the end of posts on their RSS feeds. RSS Extras This ‘extra’ material can include: Ads – some bloggers are including multiple ads – text links, banner ads, affiliate ...more
RSS