ProBlogger the Book – Sample Chapter Now Available
17th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 29

ProBlogger the Book – Sample Chapter Now Available

Last week when I announced the release of ProBlogger the Book I mentioned that we’d be making the first chapter (the Introduction and chapter 1) available as a sampler download. It took us a few days longer than we anticipated to get it up but it’s now available. To get ...more
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Alexa Announces ‘New’ Rankings
17th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 61

Alexa Announces ‘New’ Rankings

Alexa have announced it has overhauled its ranking system. You can see their announcement here via TechCrunch. They have ditched their toolbar as the sole source of their rankings and are now pulling in data from other sources too. This means that the skew towards tech sites (as their readers ...more
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Teaching Sells – $1 Intoductory Offer Ends in 15 Hours
17th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 13

Teaching Sells – $1 Intoductory Offer Ends in 15 Hours

Just a quick note to let you know that TeachingSells (the course that teaches you how to set up a Membership Site) is closing it’s $1 introductory offer in about 15 hours from now (noon on 17 April EST- US time). The $1 offer gives you 7 days unrestricted access ...more
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27 Thoughts On Blogging For The Artist
17th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 61

27 Thoughts On Blogging For The Artist

Guest Post: Robert Bruce is one of the most widely read, linked and reviled poets working on the web today. Grab yourself a free poem every Monday morning, subscribe to Knife Gun Pen. 1. There’s never been a better time to be a working artist. Ever. 2. There’s never been ...more
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Killer Domains: a Resource for Finding the Perfect Domain Name for Your Blog
16th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 23

Killer Domains: a Resource for Finding the Perfect Domain Name for Your Blog

I am really excited today because Daniel Scocco, regular contributer to ProBlogger and a wonderful blogger in his own right, has today launched his first ebook. It’s called Killer Domains. Daniel sent me a copy of it a few days back and I think it’ll prove to be a very ...more
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Meme13 – Thoughts of a Featured Blogger
16th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 23

Meme13 – Thoughts of a Featured Blogger

There’s been considerable talk today of a new site by the name of Meme13 which has been developed to work against the ‘Tech Meme Echo-Chamber’ among tech blogs. Meme13’s developer, Rogers Cadenhead, announced it here today. ProBlogger is included in the list of 13 blogs that Rogers is starting off ...more
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Chitika Add Interactive Premium Listing Ads Into the Mix
16th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 13

Chitika Add Interactive Premium Listing Ads Into the Mix

Here’s a piece of news that slipped through without me noticing while I was traveling last month – Chitika have announce a program to serve ‘graphic ads’ in your Chitika ad units when they feel that a CPM would earn you more than a CPC ad. The announced it back ...more
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The Choice of Associating Your Name with Your Blog
16th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 119

The Choice of Associating Your Name with Your Blog

Do you associate your name with your blog? One of the choices that face bloggers when starting out is one around their own name and whether they will use it on their blog (and to what extent). There’s a range of options open to bloggers: Blog under your personal name ...more
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AdSense Introduce Reports for Link Units
15th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 18

AdSense Introduce Reports for Link Units

I just logged into my AdSense account to check my nightly stats and found a new reporting option in the ‘Advance Reports’ section (pictured below). Now you can choose to view ‘Ad Units’ or ‘Link Units’ or ‘Both’. Ad Units are all of your normal ad units (text ads, image ...more
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