Why Twitter Isn’t a Waste of Time
23rd of October 2007 Darren Rowse 44

Why Twitter Isn’t a Waste of Time

This post on using Twitter was submitted by Sheila Scarborough from Family Travel, Perceptive Travel and Fast Machines. I’m Twitter-pated. Admittedly, when I saw random user “tweets” projected onto a big screen at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive last year, it seemed like a mildly-amusing but rather silly new tech ...more
Social Media
Talking about Blog Design: Podcast
23rd of October 2007 Darren Rowse 14

Talking about Blog Design: Podcast

One of the things that I love about blogging is the people that you ‘meet’ through it. One of the people that I met (both virtually and then in real life on a couple of occasions) is Yaro Starak – the guy behind the Blog Mastermind. The picture is from ...more
Blog Design
How Old Are ProBlogger Readers? Poll Results
22nd of October 2007 Darren Rowse 54

How Old Are ProBlogger Readers? Poll Results

Last week I asked readers a simple demographic question – ‘how old are you?’ My reason for asking wasn’t because I’m gathering data for advertisers (although I’m sure they’d be interested) but to test a theory that I’d been hearing a number of commentators say recently – that blogging is ...more
Reader Questions
Going Beyond the Blog – How to Extend Your Blog
21st of October 2007 Darren Rowse 56

Going Beyond the Blog – How to Extend Your Blog

This post was written by Aditya Mahesh of BlogOnExpo, a free digital conference for bloggers that will feature sessions about blogging and interviews with Darren Rowse from ProBlogger, RandFishkin of SEOmoz, and others. The conference kicks off on December 1st, 2007. You have a successful blog. You post on a ...more
Featured Posts
b5 media to Host Bonus Day of Education at BlogWorld
20th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 10

b5 media to Host Bonus Day of Education at BlogWorld

If you’re heading to BlogWorld Expo next month in Las Vegas then you might be interested in getting there a day early for a whole extra day of free bonus teaching o blogging brought to you by b5media. The day of teaching (on 7th November) has a great schedule: 9:15 ...more
Pro Blogging News
WidgetBucks Review
20th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 87

WidgetBucks Review

It has been a bit over two weeks since the new advertising network WidgetBucks announced it’s launch (here’s where I posted my first impression review of WidgetBucks) and as promised here is my update on how it has been performing for me. For those of you unfamiliar with WidgetBucks – ...more
Advertising
Are 125 x 125 pixel Ads Right for Your Blog?
19th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 72

Are 125 x 125 pixel Ads Right for Your Blog?

Over the past 6 to 12 months the 125 x 125 pixel advertisement has emerged onto the blogging scene as a fairly common means of advertising. I don’t know who did it first – but there are hundreds (if not thousands) of blogs using it. Some of the more prominent ...more
Advertising
Speedlinking – 18 October 2007
18th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 14

Speedlinking – 18 October 2007

A few links from the last day or three: Amazon’s Associate Program have announced that their Amazon MP3 Downloads can earn Associates 20% commission. Pro Blogger Marshall Kirkpatrick shares how he uses Twitter to pay his Rent Ooooh – Apple is releasing it’s new OS – Leopard on October 26. ...more
Pro Blogging News
Do You Disclose Affiliate Links?
18th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 66

Do You Disclose Affiliate Links?

It’s time for another ProBlogger Poll. This week’s question is: Do you Disclose Affiliate Links? It is a question that I’m sure many of you will have strong opinions on and which others of you are probably grappling with on a regular basis (I know I do). Vote here or ...more
Reader Questions