Use Feedburner Statistics to Interpret Reader Habits
10th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 38

Use Feedburner Statistics to Interpret Reader Habits

Can your Feedburner stats reveal habits of your readers that could help you make your blogging more effective at reaching them? Guest poster Max Pool finds out. As we know FeedBurner counts can naturally fluctuate. But what about when they fluctuate unnaturally? Can we find trends in our statistics? Interestingly, ...more
RSS
Using Your Blog as a Resume to Land Your Dream Job
9th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 37

Using Your Blog as a Resume to Land Your Dream Job

The old say that “There’s more than one way to skin a cat” can certainly be applied to the topic of making money blogging. Everyday I hear of a different example of a blogger who has managed to make a buck (or two) from the medium in a different way. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blog Promotion: Are You Preaching to the Converted or Are You Reaching Out to New Readers?
9th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 49

Blog Promotion: Are You Preaching to the Converted or Are You Reaching Out to New Readers?

Today John Chow just made a post reflecting upon a competition that he ran with Shoemoney to see who could get the most new RSS readers in a month. Over the month both John and Jeremy had some great success at increasing their numbers – both by over 4600 and ...more
Featured Posts
Paid Reviews On Blogs – [POLL RESULTS]
9th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 36

Paid Reviews On Blogs – [POLL RESULTS]

In last week’s Reader Poll I asked bloggers whether they had ever written a paid review on their blog. Paid reviews on blogs have been something that have been going on for numerous years – however it’s only been in the last 18 months that they’ve become more mainstream as ...more
Reader Questions
Defensio Launches – a Competitor for Akismet
8th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 28

Defensio Launches – a Competitor for Akismet

I’ve written previously about my love for the Comment Spam plugin Akismet (and how it’s literally saved me months of work). Of course it’s not perfect and does let some spam through – so today when I read on the Akismet blog that they’ve got a competitor launching (Defensio) I ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Bloglines Top 1000 Blogs Launched
8th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 16

Bloglines Top 1000 Blogs Launched

Just in case you were pining for yet another Top Blogs list – Bloglines today announced their one the Bloglines Top 1000 (they used to have a Top 200). They report that at the heart of the metric is how many ‘active’ subscribers that a blog has (with some other ...more
RSS
How Much Did You Earn from Blogging In October? [POLL]
8th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 77

How Much Did You Earn from Blogging In October? [POLL]

This week’s Reader Poll asks bloggers how much they earned from blogging in October. This is a poll that I ran in 2006 and I’m interested to see whether there has been much of a change in the results. Before you vote – here are a few things to keep ...more
Reader Questions
Creating an eBook to Make Money Blogging – An Interview with Leo Babauta
8th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 51

Creating an eBook to Make Money Blogging – An Interview with Leo Babauta

Yesterday I wrote about Leo Babauta launching an ebook (Zen to Done) as a way to monetize his blog. In that post I promised to try to get an interview with Leo to explore both the wild success of his blog (over 21500 subscribers in 6 months) and the journey ...more
Pro Blogger Interviews
Chitika Updates it’s LINX Ad Unit
7th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 28

Chitika Updates it’s LINX Ad Unit

Chitika have today announced changes to their Chitika LINX ad unit. Now instead of it just being a text based ad unit they’ve added an image and styling (it’s much better than the old one). I’m not sure that I’ve really featured this ad unit here before on ProBlogger – ...more
Chitika eMiniMalls