ProBlogger Streaming Session – Now in Progress
8th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 6

ProBlogger Streaming Session – Now in Progress

It’s time for another short and impromptu video streaming session. Feel free to drop by here to say G’day, ask questions and have a little fun. Update: Thanks to everyone who dropped by – as usual it was fun. I managed to record the second half of the session and ...more
ProBlogger Site News
More on How to Build Anticipation on Your Blog
8th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 39

More on How to Build Anticipation on Your Blog

Over the last couple of days I’ve been writing about growing the numbers of people subscribing to your blog. Lets do a quick recap: Two days ago I revealed a ‘secret’ of building subscriber numbers as being to build anticipation on your blog. Yesterday I shared how you can build ...more
Blog Promotion
ProBlogger Server Issues
7th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 20

ProBlogger Server Issues

Just a short note to let readers know that I do know we’re having some server errors at the moment on the site. The tech team at b5media are aware of it too and are working to resolve the issues. In short it’s symptomatic of the massive growth we’ve been ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Do You Call Yourself a Blogger?
7th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 172

Do You Call Yourself a Blogger?

This might sound like a strange question for someone behind a site called ProBlogger to be asking – but do use the word ‘blogger’ to describe what you do? In this post I want to explore some reasons why I’m using the term less.
Video Posts
How to Create a Sense of Anticipation on Your Blog
7th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 33

How to Create a Sense of Anticipation on Your Blog

Yesterday I shared a theory – that creating a sense of anticipation on a blog is an important element in getting people to subscribe to it. My logic is that people subscribe to blogs that they think will enhance their lives in some way in the future. Many bloggers create ...more
RSS
Aweber Start Reporting Stats to Feedburner
6th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 18

Aweber Start Reporting Stats to Feedburner

In my recent First Impression review of Aweber (a newsletter service with some nice features for bloggers) a number of readers mentioned that the thing that was stopping them from using Aweber was that those who subscribe to them using Aweber’s Blog Broadcast option would not be counted in the ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Win a Copy of Web Design for ROI
6th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 117

Win a Copy of Web Design for ROI

One of the books that I’ve been enjoying lately is Web Design for ROI: Turning Browsers into Buyers & Prospects into Leads. It might surprise regular readers who know that I’m a self confessed web design dummy to know that I’ve been reading (and enjoying) a book about this topic ...more
Blog Design
A Secret to Finding New Subscribers for Your Blog
6th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 115

A Secret to Finding New Subscribers for Your Blog

‘How do I find new subscribers for my blog?’ This question hits my inbox so regularly that I that I’d answer it publicly rather than retyping my answer to each person who asks – it’s a topic that is on the mind of many bloggers these days so lets tackle ...more
Blog Promotion
Blogging Fatigue – 8 Tips to Get Over Your Blogging Blues
5th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 44

Blogging Fatigue – 8 Tips to Get Over Your Blogging Blues

This guest post was written by Mark Seall from TalkClimateChange and EcoWorldly. Image by Aaron Jacobs ? Blogging is often more of a lifestyle choice than a hobby or a business model, and that choice often has its cost. Time spent writing content is the easy part – the total ...more
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