Speedlinking 31 May 2007
31st of May 2007 Darren Rowse 14

Speedlinking 31 May 2007

SEOmoz has a good post on using Digg Comments to generate traffic to your site – take note though – I’ve seen this done very well and very badly. Do it badly and you could end up being labeled a spammer and banned from Digg. Daily Blog Tips writes about ...more
Pro Blogging News
Donations on Blogs – Do They Work?
31st of May 2007 Darren Rowse 49

Donations on Blogs – Do They Work?

One of the most popular new attempts to make money from blogging of the last few weeks has been the Buy Me a Beer – PayPal Donation WordPress Plugin that has been popping up on many of the blogs I read (the first one I saw it on was Chris’s ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blog Profits Blueprint – Free Resource
30th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 21

Blog Profits Blueprint – Free Resource

I’m really excited to be able to announce that a good friend of mine – Yaro Starak – has just launched a new free resource for bloggers called Blog Profits Blueprint. This 50+ page report contains some great information that will be particularly useful for beginner to intermediate level bloggers ...more
Pro Blogging News
YPN Offer Publishers PayPal Payment Option
30th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 26

YPN Offer Publishers PayPal Payment Option

YPN (Yahoo’s Publisher Network) have just announced something that I think will make many AdSense publishers quite jealous – they’re now going to give YPN publishers the option to be paid with PayPal. I’ve been hearing AdSense publishers calling for this for years now but think it unlikely that they’ll ...more
Yahoo Publishing Network
Are You Contactable?
30th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 22

Are You Contactable?

Idle Profit writes a post with 5 Reasons you need to have a contact page – I think all 5 reasons are valid. Plus it’s just bad manners not to and can create a spammy/cheap and nasty impression when you don’t. Plus it’s just good business sense to give customers, ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
ProBlogger New York Readers Meetup – RSVP here
30th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 4

ProBlogger New York Readers Meetup – RSVP here

To help us plan for the fast approaching ProBlogger Readers Meetup in New York on 9 June I’ve just set up a page for the even on Upcoming. If you’re planning on attending it’d be great if you could drop by the page to RSVP. While it’s not compulsory to ...more
ProBlogger Site News
WordPress Plugins to Make Your Blog Sticky
30th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 13

WordPress Plugins to Make Your Blog Sticky

Do you want to make your blog Sticky (or keep people coming back for more)? There are lots of ways to get first time readers to become loyal to your blog but today Aaron compiled a nice little list of four WordPress plugins that can definitely help. I’m sure there ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Social Bookmarking and Networking – How Involved Are You?
30th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 56

Social Bookmarking and Networking – How Involved Are You?

Belle from Working Blogger wrote me an interesting question last week on social networking and bookmarking communities that I thought might make an interesting topic for discussion for the wider community. She writes: “What on earth is a blogger to do about all the various social networking communities. I do ...more
Social Media
Blogging Overheads – How Much Does it Cost?
29th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 35

Blogging Overheads – How Much Does it Cost?

Sometimes when I get together with my business owning friends I feel terribly guilty. The reason – I have no substantial overheads or expenses. When we get together my friends bemoan the costs of renting properties, paying staff, the cost of advertising and having to find the money to pay ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips