Should I change Blog Platforms? Have Your Say
6th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 58

Should I change Blog Platforms? Have Your Say

Richard asks – “I have a website and blog which is well established, many inbound links and high traffic. But the blogging software I can use is limited. It is difficult to customize and the categories are too big and slow to load. Is it better to keep going with ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Is Your Blog Truly Valuable?
5th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 30

Is Your Blog Truly Valuable?

This post was submitted by Chris Garrett from ChrisG.com Valuable content. Most people know this is the way to be successful in blogging. Sure there are other important factors too. Traffic, design, usability, community … All the good stuff. Whatever reason people have for visiting, they stay for the content. ...more
Writing Content
Does Blog Design Matter in the Early Stages of a Blog?
5th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 38

Does Blog Design Matter in the Early Stages of a Blog?

Jennifer asked – “I know a better layout would be more useful to my readers. Is it better to redesign early in the game?” Two main thoughts come to mind: 1. Design does matter – I’ve written on why previously but I think it is one strategy that can really ...more
Blog Design
Help! I’m Addicted to Checking My Blog’s Stats!
4th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 74

Help! I’m Addicted to Checking My Blog’s Stats!

Jennifer asked – “I just started a new blog a week ago. I’m writing one post a day, in the mornings before I go to work. I have a problem with obsessively checking my blog stats and comments during the day at the office. Surely I’m not the only one! ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
ProBlogger is in Guest Blog Mode
4th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 7

ProBlogger is in Guest Blog Mode

As of…. now ProBlogger.net is officially in ‘guest blogger’ mode. As this post goes live on ProBlogger I’ll be winging my way to New York where I’ll be for the next week and a half. While I’m gone ProBlogger will continue to be active. I do like to keep the ...more
ProBlogger Site News
When Was Your Biggest Day of Traffic and How did It Happen?
3rd of June 2007 Darren Rowse 173

When Was Your Biggest Day of Traffic and How did It Happen?

Reader Questions for the weekend: When was your biggest day of traffic? Where did the traffic come from? What (if anything) did you do in order for it to happen? Leave your answers in comments below or write a post about it on your blog and leave a comment here ...more
Blog Promotion
Google’s Pro.blogger
2nd of June 2007 Darren Rowse 18

Google’s Pro.blogger

update – I’ve updated this with an explanation at the bottom of this post. I’m currently packing my bags and getting last minute things together to leave for New York in 36 hours so this post is a little unthought through – but it’s definitely something that caught my attention ...more
Pro Blogging News
Firefox Extensions For Bloggers
2nd of June 2007 Darren Rowse 28

Firefox Extensions For Bloggers

LifeHack.org has a useful post today with 17 Firefox Extensions That Make Blogging Easy – broken down into Collecting, Writing and Images. I hate lists like this – I end up spending half my day having to install and test great new tools which are supposed to make me more ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Which Feed Reader is Best? – ProBlogger Readers Have their Say
2nd of June 2007 Darren Rowse 32

Which Feed Reader is Best? – ProBlogger Readers Have their Say

Two weeks ago I asked ProBlogger readers – Which Feed Reader is Best? 219 responses were left with 37 different ways of reading RSS feeds suggested. Today I counted them all up and graphed the top 11 responses (these were the ones that had 4 or more votes). This reinforces ...more
RSS