Melbourne WordCamp is a Go – 17 November 2007
11th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 11

Melbourne WordCamp is a Go – 17 November 2007

If you’re in or near Melbourne you’ll want to block out 17 November from 12.00pm until 7pm (and perhaps a little longer for a drink or two) because the first ever Melbourne WordCamp is on! Venue: WordCamp Melbourne will be held in the ‘Pavillion’ at the Watermark Bar, Victoria Harbour ...more
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Speedlinking – 11 October 2007
11th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 26

Speedlinking – 11 October 2007

A few newsy items from the last couple of days: WidgetBucks have announced that they’ll be moving to reporting revenue per click and revenue in real time – starting today. This was one of the main concerns that I”ve been hearing about the ad network – while they will still ...more
Pro Blogging News
AdSense: “BTW – That Video Product We Launched – It’s only for US Publishers”
10th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 49

AdSense: “BTW – That Video Product We Launched – It’s only for US Publishers”

<rant>Once again AdSense have alienated publishers not based in the US with an update to their blog post announcing their new video units with a short update: “Video units will be live in AdSense accounts later today (10/9). Currently this feature is open only to publishers located in the United ...more
Adsense
Can having too many Digg Using Readers Be a Bad thing for a Site?
10th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 35

Can having too many Digg Using Readers Be a Bad thing for a Site?

A number of months ago I wrote a post titled How to Build a ‘Digg Culture’ on your Blog which explored a trend that I’d noticed on my blogs where getting on the front page of Digg once tended to lead to attracting other active Digg users to your blog ...more
Social Media
Your first 10,000 Blog Posts are Always the Worst
10th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 86

Your first 10,000 Blog Posts are Always the Worst

“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” Henri Cartier-Bresson – Photographer I came across this great quote today and as a photography nut it rang true. However I quickly realized that the quote could easily be applied to the medium of blogging. “Your first 10,000 blog posts are your worst” ...more
Featured Posts
AdSense Launch Video Units
9th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 44

AdSense Launch Video Units

AdSense have today announced their long awaited Video Units. This is what ProBlogger broke the news about last week. It allows you to get video content for your blog with an embedded ad using YouTube ‘partner content’ on your blog. Basically you set up a video unit to run on ...more
Adsense
Blogging Ethics and Sponsored Reviews
9th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 27

Blogging Ethics and Sponsored Reviews

This post on Blogging Ethics and Sponsored Reviews has been submitted by Travel Blogger – Melissa Petri from Europe String. With the increasing number of people turning to blogs, it is no surprise that companies have also started recognizing its use as powerful marketing tools. And apart from just helping ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Party is Over – One Last Giveaway
8th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 61

The Party is Over – One Last Giveaway

Oh My Goodness – our 3rd Birthday Prize Bonanza is over (well it will be shortly – because there’s one more giveaway that all of you can enter below). Over the last week we’ve given away over $54,000 in prizes (in fact it’s been closer to $60,000 because we added ...more
Birthday Prize Giveaway
This is it – The last 8 hour giveaway!
8th of October 2007 Lara Kulpa 250

This is it – The last 8 hour giveaway!

Well ladies and gents, this is the absolute final 8 hour giveaway in the ProBlogger Birthday Bash! Can you believe it? What we’ve got here is a pretty random mix of prizes, and we’re ready to get on with the giving! Prizes Hand-beaded lucky gemstone necklaces and a bottle of ...more
Birthday Prize Giveaway