Speedlinking – 12 December 2007
12th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 16

Speedlinking – 12 December 2007

A few quick links: Brian at Copyblogger asks Are You Someone’s User-Generated Content? and extends my recent post on blogging vs social media. AdSense have announced a few changes to their Manage Ads feature and hint at more to come. Stephen writes a post on making money online by leveraging ...more
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Why AdSense Might NOT be Best for Your Blog
12th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 67

Why AdSense Might NOT be Best for Your Blog

Yesterday I published a list of reasons why AdSense is an advertising network worth considering if you want to make money blogging. Today, in the interest of balance and fairness, I wanted to share the flipside and point out a few reasons why AdSense might not be best for your ...more
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Why You SHOULD use AdSense on Your Blog
11th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 121

Why You SHOULD use AdSense on Your Blog

In this post I’ll explore some of the reasons why bloggers should consider using AdSense as a way to make money from blogging. I recently released a video post which explained some of my reasoning for stopping to use AdSense as a means to make money from ProBlogger. The post ...more
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Hypebot.com — a ProBlogger Community Blog Consulting Project
11th of December 2007 Skellie 46

Hypebot.com — a ProBlogger Community Blog Consulting Project

This week a new blog awaits your feedback as part of the Community Blog Consulting 2.0 project. If you’re new to the project, it’s recommended that you read the launch post. This week, there’ll be another chance to win an iPod Shuffle, in addition to some special bonus prizes. In ...more
Case Studies
Win a Copy of WordPress for Dummies
10th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 188

Win a Copy of WordPress for Dummies

Over the next five days I’m going to run a little daily competition here at ProBlogger. The prize – each day from Monday through to Friday I’ll be giving away an autographed copy of WordPress For Dummies by Lisa Sabin-Wilson. I’ve seen some parts of this book already (the full ...more
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What do You Miss about the ‘Good old Days of Blogging’?
10th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 57

What do You Miss about the ‘Good old Days of Blogging’?

A recent survey here at ProBlogger showed that 9.4% of you have been blogging for more than 4 years and that almost 25% of you have been blogging for more than 2 years. So there are some experienced bloggers in our midst who can remember ‘the good old days of ...more
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Where’s the Content? – Positioning Ads on Your Blog
10th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 56

Where’s the Content? – Positioning Ads on Your Blog

Here’s a quick tip on ad placement that I’d like to pass onto bloggers – particularly those experimenting with AdSense. Ensure that your content can be seen above the fold. That is – ensure it’s above the fold if you want readers to keep coming back to your blog. One ...more
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Blogging vs Social Networking
9th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 53

Blogging vs Social Networking

Hugh McLeod writes: “So that’s why I have a blog, I suppose. I like the control. I write something, I post it, it gets read, hopefully good things happen as a result, somewhere on this small blue planet of ours. Unlike a book or a movie or a TV commercial, ...more
Social Media
Moved
8th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 14

Moved

Just a short note to let those readers who have emailed to ask how our house moving has gone that we’re in our new home successfully. Yesterday (the day we had to be out of our old place and in our new one) was a long day (I started carrying ...more
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