Haiku Blogging
21st of November 2007 Darren Rowse 58

Haiku Blogging

In this post Leo Babauta from Zen Habits explores the art of minimalistic blogging. I don’t think there’s a blogger among us — from full-time Pro Bloggers like Darren to the part-time, trying-to-squeeze-in-blogging-around-my-full-time-job-and-my-family bloggers like the rest of us — who have unlimited time for blogging. And yet, if we ...more
Featured Posts
5 Powerful Techniques to Help Your Posts Stand Out
20th of November 2007 Skellie 56

5 Powerful Techniques to Help Your Posts Stand Out

In this post regular contributer Skellie from Skelliewag.org helps you differentiate your content. Blogs are now so popular that it’s very hard to find a niche that isn’t already saturated. There are probably dozens or hundreds of other bloggers writing on the topics you cover. Being unique has never been ...more
Writing Content
How do You ‘Sell’ Your Blog?
19th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 59

How do You ‘Sell’ Your Blog?

This post has been submitted by Karen Andrews from www.miscmum.com I am no stranger (nor are you, probably) to how the wider media sometimes depicts bloggers: as closeted wannabees who add to the rise of ‘faux journalism’. Books are currently being published on the subject. This could understandably contribute to ...more
Blog Promotion
Leveraging the Power of Blogs in an Overcrowded Market
18th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 50

Leveraging the Power of Blogs in an Overcrowded Market

This guest post on a crowded blogging space is by Mark Hayward who blogs over at MyTropicalEscape and Culebra Blog. Will the popularity of blogging lead to its demise? Presently on the internet there are blogs in existence for almost every subject, every demographic, and every topic imaginable and more ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
I’m Outta Here
18th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 24

I’m Outta Here

Just a short note to let readers know that I’m taking off for a week’s break as of today (we’re going up North to a beach) and that ProBlogger will be in the capable hands of a number of Guest Posters in the coming days. I’ve just uploaded them all ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Blog Design – When to Go for a Professional Template?
17th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 73

Blog Design – When to Go for a Professional Template?

Time for a little reader discussion. This one is inspired by a question from Frederico from Tutorialstream.com who is considering starting a new blog and asks: I was wondering if you think that starting with a standard/free/low quality template and after some time (when I have some kind of readership) ...more
Blog Design
Behind the Scenes of The Fake Steve Jobs Blog – [VIDEO]
17th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 20

Behind the Scenes of The Fake Steve Jobs Blog – [VIDEO]

I came across the following video this morning at InsideGoogle. It’s of a presentation that Dan Lyons (aka Fake Steve Jobs) gave at Google recently. It actually goes for 51 minutes (but there’s not a lot visual about it so you can listen to it while doing something else) and ...more
Case Studies
New ProBlogger T-Shirt Shop Design
16th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 15

New ProBlogger T-Shirt Shop Design

During the week I announced that I’d put together a range of ProBlogger T-Shirts for those readers wanting a little blogger apparel. Shortly after that post Gavin from Australele emailed to offer to help me put together a more integrated Printfection shop. Gavin showed me a range of printfection shop ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Get Real – A Secret to Successful Blogging
16th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 25

Get Real – A Secret to Successful Blogging

Just a quick link up to Shoemoney who had a post from earlier in the week that I thought was right on the money. He wrote his Blogging Advice To Connect With Your Readers and made three simple but spot on points: Don’t try to be something you are not ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips