How to Transform Readers Into Raving Fans
14th of November 2007 Skellie 44

How to Transform Readers Into Raving Fans

In this post regular contributer Skellie from Skelliewag.org explains how you can turn readers into fans. The notion of ‘raving fans’ brings to mind a screaming crowd at a Beatles concert. For bloggers, a more accurate version of a ‘raving fan’ is someone who raves about you — recommending your ...more
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AdSense  Move Site Targeting to Placement Targeting and Allow Advertisers to Target Sites with CPC Ads
13th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 16

AdSense Move Site Targeting to Placement Targeting and Allow Advertisers to Target Sites with CPC Ads

AdSense have announced a couple of changes. One is that they’ve replaced ‘site targeting’ with ‘placement targeting’. Now advertisers can target their ads to specific ad units on your blog (depending upon how you’ve set your channels up). The second change is that they’re now allowing advertisers to target sites ...more
Adsense
ProBlogger VideoStreaming Chat Now On
13th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 26

ProBlogger VideoStreaming Chat Now On

On the off chance that anyone is online right now – if you want to drop by and have a little webcam fun with a few of us Mark from 45n5 is streaming himself here. I’m also playing with it for a little bit this afternoon here. Drop by and ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Would You Blog Differently If You Had Money?
13th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 84

Would You Blog Differently If You Had Money?

Anne Waymen asks a question that’s got me thinking a little today – Would You Still Write If You Had A Million Dollars? On Saturday night I was at a party and had a fascinating chat with a guy who had his own business. We were swapping stories about our ...more
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Using Images to Take Your Posts to a New Level
13th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 112

Using Images to Take Your Posts to a New Level

Click To Play With millions of blog posts being added to the web each day – bloggers need to consider more than just the content that they are posting and think about how they can design their posts to grab attention. One element of this post design is adding images ...more
Blog Design
The Process of Going Pro as a Blogger
12th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 25

The Process of Going Pro as a Blogger

image by //bwr If you’ve got a goal of Going Pro as a Blogger I highly recommend that you head over to a great post by JD who writes about the transition of Quitting his Day Job and becoming a Pro Blogger. I get asked ‘how and when should I ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
WidgetBucks Release Earnings Reports
12th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 30

WidgetBucks Release Earnings Reports

New advertising network WidgetBucks has just updated publishers accounts with their earnings figures from the previous month of earnings. This includes three amounts. A $25 signup bonus, the earnings that their Widgets earned for October plus earnings from their referrals (10% of the earnings of those that they referred). While ...more
Advertising
How You Can Fine-Tune Your Blogger Personality Perception
12th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 30

How You Can Fine-Tune Your Blogger Personality Perception

How do your blog’s readers perceive you and your personality? Joel Falconer from Blog News Watch explores…. Perception and personality play an important role in our friendships and relationships with the people around us – and in our relationship with readers. Bloggers’ perception is all about two things: design and ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Self Branding – Moving Beyond the Niche to Generate Income as a Blogger
11th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 37

Self Branding – Moving Beyond the Niche to Generate Income as a Blogger

image by mleak This guest post on blog branding is by Mark Hayward who blogs over at MyTropicalEscape and Culebra Blog. You can learn more about him in the footer of this post. Are you currently blogging to generate income, or have you recently thought about monetizing your site? As ...more
Blog Promotion