Renaming eMomsatHome to SparkPlugging [Interview]
15th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 36

Renaming eMomsatHome to SparkPlugging [Interview]

Regular readers of ProBlogger will be familiar with Wendy Piersall from eMomsatHome.com. I’ve watched Wendy establish a presence with her own first blog and then in more recent times expand it into a small blog network of 7 blogs. A few weeks ago she emailed me to talk about the ...more
Blog Networks
Geoblogging – How to Geotag Your Blog
15th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 47

Geoblogging – How to Geotag Your Blog

The following post on geotagging blogs is by Rob O’Daniel from 2Dolphins. Remember the old adage, “The three most important things in real estate are location, location, and location?” Soon enough, that saying may even hold true in the virtual landscape of the Internet. Geotagging, or the process of adding ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Making Money as a Side Effect of Blogging (and a New Breed of Blogger)
15th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 40

Making Money as a Side Effect of Blogging (and a New Breed of Blogger)

Seth has some interesting things in response to the question – ‘How do I make a lot of money blogging?’ here. “The best bloggers make money, but mostly as a side effect, not as a direct result of setting out to use a blog to make a profit. It’s just ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blogger Appreciation Day Rolls On
14th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 39

Blogger Appreciation Day Rolls On

On the spur of the moment this morning I declared it Blogger Appreciation day and asked readers to email another blogger to let them know that you appreciate something about them. I also suggested that you could also write a post with your words of appreciation. Well today has been ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Today is Blogger Appreciation Day [UNOFFICIAL]
14th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 82

Today is Blogger Appreciation Day [UNOFFICIAL]

It’s Monday morning here in Australia and even Problogger’s suffer from ‘Mondayitis’ and find it hard to get themselves going. However today has been a little different – for some reason today there’s a little extra inspiration in my inbox. You see today I had three completely unsolicited ‘thank you’ ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Network Blogging Tips
14th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 16

Network Blogging Tips

Do you blog for someone else? A blog you might want to subscribe to is Network Blogging Tips written by bloggers Jennifer Chait and Deborah Ng (both experienced bloggers blogging in blog networks). “Here we’ll share tips, advice and ideas for those who blog for someone else. We’ll offer commiseration, ...more
Blog Networks
Amazon Associates Program Introduce Carousel Widget
13th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 37

Amazon Associates Program Introduce Carousel Widget

The Amazon Associates program have announced a new widget in the last day or two – it’s called the Carousel Widget. You can see one in action below with six blogging books. Amazon.com Widgets The unit above is a ‘carousel’ format (horizontal) but they also have a ‘ferris wheel’ format ...more
Affiliate Programs
10 Ways to Improve Blog Traffic in 30 Minutes or Less
13th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 136

10 Ways to Improve Blog Traffic in 30 Minutes or Less

This is a guest post on improving blog traffic from Courtney Tuttle. Courtney writes about marketing online at Court’s Internet Marketing School. 1. Create link clusters within your blog A link cluster is a group of links that you can point at a post or page to improve its search ...more
Blog Promotion
Beware of ‘My’ Comment Spam on Your Blog
12th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 36

Beware of ‘My’ Comment Spam on Your Blog

This week I’ve had four readers email to tell me that they’ve received comment spam on their blogs from someone using my name. The comments say something about how their blog is really getting better and/or that I’m enjoying it. The link left goes to a Penis Enlargement site (or ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips