Find a Sponsor for Your Blog
27th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 48

Find a Sponsor for Your Blog

Today’s task in the 31 Day Project will appeal more to those who are looking to make money from their blogs. If that’s not you – there are plenty of other daily tasks in previous days of the project that you might like to repeat. This task might also be ...more
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MovableType 4 Review
26th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 16

MovableType 4 Review

Thinking of giving MovableType 4 a go? There have been plenty of reviews done of it but today Aaron Brazell put together a well balanced one with some of hi impressions at his Movable Type 4 Review. Another review worth checking out is Mashable’s comparison of MT 4 and WP ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
10 Blogs That I Read
26th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 37

10 Blogs That I Read

Earlier today I set the task for readers to link up to other blogs in their niche. I decided to do it too – but immediately hit a snag. As I scanned through my feed reader i realized that I read hundreds of blogs about blogging (and related topics). Listing ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Link up to a Competitor
26th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 25

Link up to a Competitor

Earlier in the 31 Day Project that I’m running this month I suggested taking some time out to analyze your Blog’s Competition as an exercise to help you improve your own blogging. In that post I wrote: “I use the word ‘competition’ hesitantly because the thing about blogging is that ...more
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Subscribe to Comments Reactivated
25th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 15

Subscribe to Comments Reactivated

Just a short note to let readers know that due to an overwhelming number of requests for the feature to be re-added to this blog that I’ve activated the ‘subscribe to comments’ feature again. By default it is not activated when you leave a comment – so you need to ...more
ProBlogger Site News
10 Lessons in Blogging Learned on a Shopping Expedition
25th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 40

10 Lessons in Blogging Learned on a Shopping Expedition

Earlier today I suggested that bloggers go shopping as an observational exercise to help them improve their blogs. While it is a fairly random idea – I did it myself today and as I sat in the food court of my local shopping establishment I jotted down the following 10 ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Go Shopping and Improve Your Blog
25th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 33

Go Shopping and Improve Your Blog

Today’s task in the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog project is to go Shopping! OK – I can hear what you’re probably thinking: “What? The ProBlogger has lost his mind – what does shopping have to do with blogging?” Stick with me for a second and let me ...more
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Same Niche, Different Blogs: Why Not?
24th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 28

Same Niche, Different Blogs: Why Not?

This guest post has been submitted by Sara Ost from www.healthbolt.net and www.marksdailyapple.com. Do you find yourself dreaming about writing posts that aren’t quite the right fit for your current blog? The dilemma: you have a successful blog with a specific style and you want to depart from it and ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Do a Search Engine Optimization Audit on Your Blog
24th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 26

Do a Search Engine Optimization Audit on Your Blog

One of the biggest sources of traffic on the web is Google (and it’s fellow search engines). As a result it makes sense that a blogger interested in building traffic to their blog would take some time to learn how Search Engines Rank sites. Today’s task in the 31 Day ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog