Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Blog’s Usability
8th of March 2008 Skellie 46

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Blog’s Usability

Skellie is a regular writer for ProBlogger. Check out her new blog Anywired if you’re interested in earning an income online. Usability. Yaaawn, right? Think of it like this: the art of making it as easy as possible for your blog’s visitors to do exactly what you want them to ...more
Blog Design
The Sky Is Purple and the Dirt Is Red
7th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 21

The Sky Is Purple and the Dirt Is Red

The following post was submitted by Cindy Szponder. image by miyukiutada What the heck does that statement have to do with making money from blogging? Loads. Having just moved to Colorado, one of the first things I noticed is that the sky is often purple over the mountains toward evening, ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Which AdSense Rectangle Ad Performs Best?
7th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 45

Which AdSense Rectangle Ad Performs Best?

Here’s a quick AdSense tip that could make you some good money. AdSense offers two rectangle ad unit sizes – 300×250 pixels and 336×280 pixels. These are both great ad units to use on your blog because they are not only available as text based ads but also image and ...more
Adsense
8 Lessons Bloggers Can Learn From Sony
6th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 32

8 Lessons Bloggers Can Learn From Sony

In this post Evan Carmichael shares a few lessons that bloggers can learn from Sony. Since Darren is a fan of digital photography and the Sony Cybershot DSC-H5 made his top 10 list of point and shoot digital cameras, I thought it would be fun and valuable to see what ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Five Blogging Rules to Make a Great First Impression
6th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 51

Five Blogging Rules to Make a Great First Impression

Guest Post: Andy Beal is co-author of Radically Transparent: Monitoring and Managing Reputations Online and a recognized expert in online reputation management. When someone first discovers your blog, it’s much like that awkward first date. Will they like your appearance, do they find you interesting, and did you remember to ...more
Featured Posts
Speedlinking – While I was Gone….
5th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 19

Speedlinking – While I was Gone….

Over the past ten days I’ve been ‘on the road’ with my family taking a vacation. We traveled west of Melbourne to the wine regions of South Australia (and bought WAY too much wine). After 11 hours drive home (how many times can a guy listen to the Wiggles!) I’m ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Beware of possible ‘Nigerian*’ Online Advertising Fraud
5th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 33

Beware of possible ‘Nigerian*’ Online Advertising Fraud

Tony Hung has a post that is worth keeping in mind if you are approached by someone wanting to place display or text advertising on your blog – it looks like Nigerian Email Scammers are targeting site owners with offers to buy advertising. They send them a check (a bad ...more
Pro Blogging News
Learn How To Make Money Blogging – Six Figure Blogging 2.0
5th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 64

Learn How To Make Money Blogging – Six Figure Blogging 2.0

“I’ve read your archives and have learned a lot about making money blogging but I want to go deeper!” “Do you offer any service that helps bloggers apply the principles that you teach on ProBlogger? – I need some more hand holding.” “I find ‘reading’ about blogging doesn’t click with ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Another Chance to Win 1,700 Visitors: Review Furniture Fashion
4th of March 2008 Skellie 31

Another Chance to Win 1,700 Visitors: Review Furniture Fashion

This week’s community consultation of Furniture Fashion offers you the chance to win a 1,700 visitor StumbleUpon campaign for your blog. Leave a helpful review with some non-intuitive points in your comment and you’ll be in the running to win. If your content is good, those 1,700 visitors could grow ...more
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