What do you do with your Blog on the Weekend?
30th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 114

What do you do with your Blog on the Weekend?

The weekend is here and I’m looking forward to some fun. You see today is my Son’s first birthday party (his actual birthday is next Friday) and we’re getting together with family and friends to celebrate his first year as well as doing a dedication ceremony (sort of like a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
More Tips on Getting Unverified Email Subscribers to Confirm their Subscription
30th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 24

More Tips on Getting Unverified Email Subscribers to Confirm their Subscription

Yesterday I wrote a tip on increasing subscriber numbers to your blog that focussed upon those doing it via Feedburner’s RSS to Email feature emailing unverified subscribers to remind them to confirm their subscription. The post generated quite a few questions via comments and email – to the point that ...more
Blog Promotion
Speedlinking – 29 June 2007
29th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 3

Speedlinking – 29 June 2007

After a year of blogging Charlene writes some reflections in a post titled Web Site Monetization – A Reality Check Webconfs has a useful list of SEO basics – arranged with scores next to them ranging from +3 (strategies worth doing) to -3 (things to avoid). Nice list. DoshDosh shares ...more
Pro Blogging News
AdSense launch Referrals 2.0
29th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 39

AdSense launch Referrals 2.0

AdSense have today announced that they are expanding the previously closed beta Referrals 2.0 program to be available to all AdSense publishers. This newly expanded Referrals is going to take a while for publishers to get their heads around but the basics of the expansion are that now instead of ...more
Adsense
ProBlogger Goes Mobile
29th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 6

ProBlogger Goes Mobile

If you’re a blackberry user you can now follow ProBlogger via that device as a result of the network to which this blog belongs, b5media, Going Mobile. b5media now has over 200 blogs on a variety of topics – all of which can be read on the go from your ...more
ProBlogger Site News
9 Reasons Why I AM An Amazon Affiliate
29th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 85

9 Reasons Why I AM An Amazon Affiliate

John Chow today posted a post outlining why he’s not an Amazon Affiliate. It’s a good post in that it gives an insight into his approach to affiliate marketing. The best point John alludes to is that Amazon doesn’t ‘fit’ with his blog. He makes more from other better targeted ...more
Affiliate Programs
Two Tips for Increasing RSS Subscriber Numbers
29th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 44

Two Tips for Increasing RSS Subscriber Numbers

Over the weekend I managed to increase the number of subscribers to my Digital Photography School RSS feed by around 15%. Before Friday it was sitting at around the 20,000 subscriber mark and 3 days later it’s just over 23,000 subscribers. How did I do it? I did two things. ...more
RSS
What Social Networking Sites Do You Use? How Do they Benefit Your Blog?
28th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 73

What Social Networking Sites Do You Use? How Do they Benefit Your Blog?

I’ve noticed over the last month that the numbers of requests to connect (or become friends) on social networking sites has dramatically increased. Every morning when I go through my inbox I find I’m approving more and more of these requests from Facebook and LinkedIn and even when I head ...more
Social Media
91% of ProBlogger Readers Don’t Fake It
28th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 32

91% of ProBlogger Readers Don’t Fake It

A few weeks back I asked readers for their opinion on a reader question – Should I Add Fake Comments to My Blog? 125 comments were left and I thought I’d sum it up with a quick graph to help visualize how people answered. I think this speaks for itself: ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips