Blogstorm – Track Your Blogs’ Most Popular Posts
8th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 13

Blogstorm – Track Your Blogs’ Most Popular Posts

Tech Crunch today points to a new service for bloggers called Blogstorm which tracks the number of other websites linking to a blog on a post by post basis. They are already tracking a number of blogs – including ProBlogger (see our stats here) and provide some useful information. The ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How do you Make Money from Your Blog?
8th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 90

How do you Make Money from Your Blog?

Time for a quick reader survey. I’m sitting here at FOOA and have heard a few presentations today highlighting different ways bloggers make money and how advertisers can target blog readers. These have been from companies like BlogAds, PayPerPost and Federated Media. It strikes me that these three models are ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Where to Get Product Pictures for your Blog
8th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 17

Where to Get Product Pictures for your Blog

Frank Johnson (no url provided) asks – “Darren – my question is how you find product photography for your product-related blogs. Do you 1) take photos of the products yourself; 2) grab them off the manufacturers’ websites after asking for permission to use them; 3) grab them off the manufacturers’ ...more
Writing Content
Blogging Workflow
8th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 19

Blogging Workflow

Anthony asks – “Hi Darren, I’m very interested in your work flow and routines. What is a regular day in the life of a ProBlogger like and how is it different from when you were first starting out.” I’m especially curious about how you split your time between many blogs. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
5 Uncommon Ways to Market Your Blog
7th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 75

5 Uncommon Ways to Market Your Blog

The following post has been submitted by Neil Patel from Pronet Advertising and Quick Sprout. If you are trying to increase the popularity of your blog, chances are you’ve already looked into search engine optimization (seo) or leveraging social media sites. There is nothing wrong with using these methods and ...more
Blog Promotion
A Fireside Chat with Darren and Aziz
7th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 15

A Fireside Chat with Darren and Aziz

Aziz asked: Have you ever had a thought about quitting to blog? Did you put in more hours of work at the beginning of your blogging career or now? What changes do you expect in the blogosphere 5 years and 10 years down the line. What do you think about ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Speedlinking – 6 June 2007
6th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 5

Speedlinking – 6 June 2007

Chris G reflects upon his experience with the Buy Me a Beer Plugin – he’s decided not to use it any more but thinks it would be suitable for some Nate shares 5 tips to make your blog more readable Shoemoney debates Rand from SEOmoz on disclosure on blogs Muhammad ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blogging for Yourself vs. Blogging for Others
6th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 21

Blogging for Yourself vs. Blogging for Others

This post on Blogging for Yourself vs. Blogging for Others has been submitted by Deborah Ng who blogs at About Weblogs (for about.com), Simply Thrifty (for b5media) and Work From Home Momma (for Know More Media). I think she’s qualified for talking about blogging for others! While it started out ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
AdSense Policy updates
6th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 12

AdSense Policy updates

AdSense have updated their policies today. Here’s a quick summary of the changes: The main change is for those who send traffic to their pages with AdSense on them via Advertising. You now have to adhere to the same guidelines that AdWords users do with their Landing pages. The other ...more
Adsense