40% of Bloggers #!%@’ing Swear on their Blogs [POLL RESULTS]
12th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 42

40% of Bloggers #!%@’ing Swear on their Blogs [POLL RESULTS]

Last week’s poll looked at swearing on blogs and asked readers whether they did it or not. 968 readers have voted so far. Here’s how the results turned out: Total Yes to No vote – 40% to 60%.
Reader Questions
Shopzilla Publisher Program – First Impression Review
12th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 47

Shopzilla Publisher Program – First Impression Review

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been experimenting with a couple of new advertising networks and am really excited by the initial results that I’m seeing. The first one that I want to introduce readers to is the Shopzilla Publisher Program. You won’t learn a lot about this program ...more
Advertising
Blog Design Competition Winners
11th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 28

Blog Design Competition Winners

Last week I ran a little competition here at ProBlogger asking readers to nominate their favorite blog designs to put them in the running to win one of five copies of Web Design for ROI: Turning Browsers into Buyers & Prospects into Leads. This has been one of my favorite ...more
Blog Design
The Road to ProBlogging is Not Always Obvious; Or, How I Came to Be Editor of a Top 1000 Blog
11th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 27

The Road to ProBlogging is Not Always Obvious; Or, How I Came to Be Editor of a Top 1000 Blog

The following post is by Peter Clemens from Peter is the founder of Iwillchangeyourlife.com. I still vividly remember being dazzled by the idea of making $1,000 a day from blogging. That was a little over 9 months ago, and the particular article I refer to is Steve Pavlina’s How to ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Top 5 Recommendations for Retireat21.com
10th of February 2008 Skellie 9

Top 5 Recommendations for Retireat21.com

It’s time to summarize and consolidate over 14,500 words worth of advice and suggestions given to Retireat21.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
Why Do You Blog?
10th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 70

Why Do You Blog?

It’s time for another poll – this one gets at your motivations for blogging. Why do you blog? {democracy:32} I’m not asking why you started blogging – but what keeps you blogging – what are your motivations? Obviously I’ve only chosen a few reasons for blogging and there could be ...more
Reader Questions
7 Dark Truths: Why Readers Really Become Subscribers
10th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 47

7 Dark Truths: Why Readers Really Become Subscribers

This post was submitted by Nick Cernis – the author of Put Things Off, the laid-back productivity blog. Think you’ve heard it all before? It’s true – if you want more subscribers, write great content and target a specific niche. It’s a lovely idea, and guess what? It really works. ...more
Blog Promotion
Using Humor on Your Blog to Bring About Change
9th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 36

Using Humor on Your Blog to Bring About Change

Image by Carf A month ago today I got the news that AdSense was making changes to their referrals program that would (in my opinion) be unfair to publishers living outside of some parts of the world. My reaction to this news was one of anger and disappointment – my ...more
Writing Content
How do You Find Private Advertisers for Your Blog?
9th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 46

How do You Find Private Advertisers for Your Blog?

Daniel Scocco from Daily Blog Tips has kindly agreed to help tackle some of the questions in the ProBlogger Question Box over the coming weeks. Here’s his first reply: Dustin Brewer asks: How do you work advertising on your site when it comes to the 125×125 banners? Do most of ...more
Advertising