Who Wants to Learn How to Make Web Videos That Sell?
30th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 26

Who Wants to Learn How to Make Web Videos That Sell?

I’m starting a new course this week (as a student) – it’s called WebVideo University. Over the past 6 or so so months I’ve been experimenting more and more with using Video on my blog. It started out with just an experiment or two but the response from readers was ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Google Page Rank Updating…. But….
30th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 69

Google Page Rank Updating…. But….

This is a short post that might hopefully stop the flood of emails that I’ve been getting for the last 24 hours: Google’s Page Rank seems to be updating. Thanks to the 47 people who have emailed, Twittered and IM’d me to let me know. While these updates can be ...more
Search Engine Optimization
What Topic is Your Blog? [POLL RESULTS]
30th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 37

What Topic is Your Blog? [POLL RESULTS]

Last month the ProBlogger Poll asked readers to tell us what their blog’s topic is. The results are in and it’s a fairly even spread across 11 categories. There were 3043 responses that categorized themselves as follows: I was actually quite surprised by the evenness of topics covered. There is ...more
Reader Questions
Five Reasons Why Mom Blogs Are the Blogs to Watch
30th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 133

Five Reasons Why Mom Blogs Are the Blogs to Watch

The following post exploring the rise of Mom Blogs is by Michelle Mitchell from Scribbit. In the Wall Street Journal’s April 10th issue Sue Shellenbarger interviewed Heather Armstrong (known to millions of fascinated fans as Dooce) and a gasp of surprise went up from print media around the country (even ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
What is the Biggest Source of Traffic to Your Blog?
29th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 101

What is the Biggest Source of Traffic to Your Blog?

It’s time for another ProBlogger Poll. What is the Biggest Source of Traffic to Your Blog? Is it search engines? If so which one? Is it RSS subscribers and loyal readers? Is it Social Media sites (and which one is it)? Do other blogs and sites send most? Or is ...more
Reader Questions
ProBlogger Readers Prefer ‘No Show Briefs’
29th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 41

ProBlogger Readers Prefer ‘No Show Briefs’

OK – time for a ‘comical’ interlude. I was just over at the ProBlogger Book page at Amazon and scanned down the page to see this: OK – so what ProBlogger reader is searching for ‘no show briefs’?
ProBlogger Site News
How Do I Grow My Blog?
29th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 45

How Do I Grow My Blog?

In this post Gala Darling from iCiNG shares some of her experiences of growing her blog and getting readers involved with comments. “When you started iCiNG, how did you make it known? And goodness I’m gonna sound pretentious but how long did it take for you to start having constant ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Speed Posting – the Aftermath of Answering 19 Twitter Questions in a Weekend
28th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 20

Speed Posting – the Aftermath of Answering 19 Twitter Questions in a Weekend

This past few days have seen me experimenting with a new type of post here at ProBlogger – Speed Posting. I set myself the challenge to answer 20 or so questions from my Twitter followers in no more than 3 minutes per post. I then handed each post over to ...more
ProBlogger Site News
What Time of the Day is Best to Post to Your Blog
28th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 47

What Time of the Day is Best to Post to Your Blog

LeftTheBox asks “Hey Darren I know you post daily but do you try to post at a certain time each day?” I certainly do! I not only set myself minimum post numbers each day but I’ve taken it a little further and narrowed down some daily posting windows that I ...more
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