Conversations with an Underground Text Link Seller
21st of February 2008 Darren Rowse 184

Conversations with an Underground Text Link Seller

Since Google have cracked down on the selling of text link ads on blogs text link selling has gone underground (as I wrote back in October last year). One example of this is the semi regular request that I get from text link sellers offering to buy in post text ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Keyword Research for Bloggers
20th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 15

Keyword Research for Bloggers

CopyBlogger has a fantastic five part tutorial on keyword research for bloggers. Really valuable stuff from Brian as usual.
Search Engine Optimization
Write a Guest Post For ProBlogger
20th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 50

Write a Guest Post For ProBlogger

update – I now have enough offers to write posts and am closing off applications. If you have already submitted your name and have heard back from me with login detail then you’re free to submit your post but unfortunately for others I can’t take any more as 100 people ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Call with Yanik Silver and 4 Web Entrepreneurs (and Me) – 20 Feb!
19th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 14

Call with Yanik Silver and 4 Web Entrepreneurs (and Me) – 20 Feb!

Last year I was fortunate enough to be invited by the web-famous internet marketer Yanik Silver to speak about blogging for money at his Underground Seminar (there’s another one coming up at the end of March) It was an amazing week which taught me so much about internet marketing. Since ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Chris Garrett and Darren Rowse Talk Blogging
19th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 24

Chris Garrett and Darren Rowse Talk Blogging

Got a spare hour (55.24 minutes to be exact)? No me either – but if you want something to listen to today while you blog you might like to listen to a podcast interview that Chris Garrett did with me a couple of days back – The Story of the ...more
Pro Blogger Interviews
Delicious Popular Page Posts Analyzed
19th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 34

Delicious Popular Page Posts Analyzed

Today I spent a little time looking at the popular page on delicious. Here’s a few of my scribbled notes looking at the headings (click to enlarge a little). I find doing this type of analysis quite inspiring as I think about the type of posts and construction of titles ...more
Social Media
Lessons from Tower Defense on How to Reinvent Your Blog
19th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 28

Lessons from Tower Defense on How to Reinvent Your Blog

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein* Tangent – I’m not really into gaming (online or offline) but I do have one weakness – Tower Defense (warning – following that link could grind your blogging to a halt ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Top 5 Recommendations for MarketMe.com
18th of February 2008 Skellie 15

Top 5 Recommendations for MarketMe.com

It’s time to summarize and consolidate over 10,000 words worth of advice and suggestions given to MarketMe.com as part of our community consultation program. While there’s a great depth of knowledge to be mined from the comments on the launch post, I want to highlight the top five most common ...more
Case Studies
Six Defining Moments of a ProBlogger
17th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 51

Six Defining Moments of a ProBlogger

There are defining moments in everyone’s lives that often get looked back on as times that determined how things eventually played out. My reader question for today is to ask for you stories of defining blogging moments. What are the most important decisions and discoveries that you’ve made as a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips