11 Tips for Getting Your Comments Noticed on a Popular Blog
7th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 138

11 Tips for Getting Your Comments Noticed on a Popular Blog

One of the comments on this week’s post – The Power of Commenting on Blogs – was from The Great Seducer who asked: “Do you have any suggestions for commenting in a way that will draw interest to you? Obviously an insightful comment is the best plan…. but when there ...more
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Top 100 Blogger Releases eBook on Getting Things Done
6th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 24

Top 100 Blogger Releases eBook on Getting Things Done

Regular readers of ProBlogger will be familiar with Leo Babauta who has written several guest posts for me on this blog. In fact Leo is a serial guest poster and has consistently produced great content on numerous blogs for some time now – as well as on his own blog ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Grip Your Readers With These 7 Knock-out Opening Sentences
6th of November 2007 Skellie 55

Grip Your Readers With These 7 Knock-out Opening Sentences

In this post regular contributer Skellie from Skelliewag.org explains how a great opening sentence can draw readers into your blog posts. You might not want to hear this, but a killer headline simply isn’t enough. To be effective, every great headline — like the punch of any legendary boxer — ...more
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Sponsor My Mo and Give Yourself a Chance to Win a New Blog Theme
5th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 29

Sponsor My Mo and Give Yourself a Chance to Win a New Blog Theme

Have you donated in my Movember challenge yet? I’m excited to say that donations are up to $607 and that we’ve had a second premium sponsor join the party (thanks Brian). Another creative blogger Chris Garrett has already joined in by giving all sponsors a little extra incentive to make ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Google’s Page Rank Update Increases Profitability of Selling Text Links
5th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 47

Google’s Page Rank Update Increases Profitability of Selling Text Links

This email comes from a ProBlogger reader who wishes to remain anonymous: “Dear Darren, I have watched with interest the Google Page Rank fiasco (is there any other words for it) that happened recently. I am a blogger with numerous blogs who sells text links both privately and through a ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Selling Blogs – Factors of Valuation
5th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 50

Selling Blogs – Factors of Valuation

The last couple of weeks have seen some real action in the selling of blogs in the ‘make money online’ part of the blogosphere with the sale of Blogging Fingers ($6000), Ryan Shamus ($2500) and One Man’s Goal currently up for sale and with the bids up to $6000 (update: ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Feedburner Subscriber Counters – A Glitch?
4th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 56

Feedburner Subscriber Counters – A Glitch?

A few hours back when the Feedburner RSS counter chicklet that thousands of blogs use to show their subscriber numbers updated bloggers everywhere scratched their heads in wonder. I’ve had about 10 emails in the last couple of hours from many asking if I’d noticed the difference – a massive ...more
RSS
The Power of Commenting on Blogs
4th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 101

The Power of Commenting on Blogs

I just came across a nice post by Caroline Middlebrook who did some analysis of her blog’s stats for the month of October. Her blog increased it’s traffic from 3,000 readers in September to 11,000 in October – that’s pretty good growth. That’s partly due to some great StumbleUpon traffic ...more
Blog Promotion
Need a New Blog Logo? Here’s a Special Offer for You
4th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 11

Need a New Blog Logo? Here’s a Special Offer for You

A couple of weeks ago I received a package in the mail from a company by the name of Logo Design Guru. It contained two gifts – one for me and one for you. The gift for me – my gift was a book by the name of Get a ...more
Blog Design