Speedlinking
5th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 5

Speedlinking

Net Business Blog shares 8 Reasons Why the Masses Love Lists Deborah Ng has posted a short interview with me on her About Web Logs page. I was also quoted today in an article in the Christian Science Monitor. Dave Taylor asks Are You Engaged in Risky Business Behaviors? Digital ...more
Pro Blogging News
YPN Limit maximum number of Ad Units Per Page to 3
5th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 6

YPN Limit maximum number of Ad Units Per Page to 3

YPN have today announced policy changes – the main change being that you are now only allowed to place a maximum of three YPN ad units on any single page at a time. This is the same maximum that AdSense allows on a page at any given time (unless you ...more
Yahoo Publishing Network
AdSense ‘Custom Placement Packs’ Program
4th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 11

AdSense ‘Custom Placement Packs’ Program

I’m hearing tonight from a few bloggers that they’ve received an email from AdSense asking them if they’d like to be involved in a new program that they are running called ‘Custom Placement Packs’. This seems to be a program that clusters similar sites together to be sold to advertisers ...more
Adsense
Which Blogging Platform Do You Use and Why? – Open Mike
3rd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 122

Which Blogging Platform Do You Use and Why? – Open Mike

I get a lot of questions from people just getting into blogging about which blog platform to choose. I have my own preferences and opinions but try to be objective with my answer. I usually point people to my blogging for beginners post on blog platforms for starters – but ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Is this Advertising Agency Hiring Comment Spammers?
3rd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 22

Is this Advertising Agency Hiring Comment Spammers?

Just came across this ad (via Dave) on Craigslist which is somewhat concerning. Does it read like they’re looking for a comment spammer to anyone else? Here’s how the ad reads in case it’s removed: Contract Writing Position for Blogging Campaign We are an advertising agency that is looking for ...more
Pro Blogging News
AdSense Referrals Payment Changes are Official – And there’s a $2000 Bonus!
3rd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 16

AdSense Referrals Payment Changes are Official – And there’s a $2000 Bonus!

The AdSense/AdWords Referrals changes that I reported here yesterday are official with an announcement today on the AdSense Blog. Not only can you now earn up o $255 for an AdSense referral – you can also earn a $2000 bonus for referring 25 publishers who earn over $100 within a ...more
Adsense
How John Chow Made $3,440.66 Last Month from His Blog
3rd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 27

How John Chow Made $3,440.66 Last Month from His Blog

I love reading posts where other Pro Bloggers talk about their earnings. It’s really exciting and inspiring to see how others make their living from blogs and is always a great source of ideas. John Chow (you might know him from his AdSense advertising here on ProBlogger where he says ...more
Pro Blogging News
More Details on the New AdSense/AdWords Referral Payments – Two Tiered System
2nd of February 2007 Darren Rowse 14

More Details on the New AdSense/AdWords Referral Payments – Two Tiered System

Here’s an update on the previous post about AdSense changing their AdSense/AdWords referral payment system. It’s looking like a promising two tiered system. More reports are coming in now that different AdSense offices around the world are confirming changes in their referrals payments. Here’s the translation of a response from ...more
Adsense
The Biggest Question Any Blogger Must Answer
2nd of February 2007 Tony Hung 11

The Biggest Question Any Blogger Must Answer

So in your quest for blogging awesomeness, you may have had a chance to reflect on things and ask yourself a few questions. What can I do to grow my blog? Should I try that next marketing trick? What will my next post be about? How does Darren produce as ...more
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