How to Target the Right Social Media Sites
8th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 53

How to Target the Right Social Media Sites

This is a guest post on targeting Social Media Sites is from Steven Snell. Steven writes about social media marketing at Traffikd. Most bloggers recognize the incredible potential that exists with social media marketing. Many want to maximize the traffic they receive from social media, so they add a Digg ...more
Social Media
What is the Biggest Mistake That You’ve Made as a Blogger?
6th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 210

What is the Biggest Mistake That You’ve Made as a Blogger?

It’s time for a reader discussion/open thread and today’s question is: What is the Biggest Mistake That You’ve Made as a Blogger? What in your time as a blogger do you look back on with regret, wish you’d not done or wish you’d done differently?
Reader Questions
How Many Topics Should a Blog Cover?
5th of April 2008 Darren Rowse

How Many Topics Should a Blog Cover?

Suzie has a post up on her blog which asks a question that many bloggers ask – often when they’ve started a personal blog and want to take their blogging to a new level, particularly in their quest to make money blogging. The question revolves around how many topics their ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
A Strategy for Building Niche Focused Blog Networks
5th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 39

A Strategy for Building Niche Focused Blog Networks

Yesterday on the preview call for Six Figure Blogging I was asked about starting multiple blogs. I mentioned that if I were going to start a blog network afresh today as a single blogger that I’d probably do it focused around a single niche rather than starting focusing upon numerous ...more
Blog Networks
Who Cares How Many Subscribers You’ve Got?
4th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 72

Who Cares How Many Subscribers You’ve Got?

The following guest post on measuring a blog’s success has been submitted by Mark Seall. A guide to systematically troubleshooting your blog’s performance by focusing on the measures that make a difference. Apparently it’s really easy to get zillions of subscribers to your blog – Just follow a few simple ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Make Money Because of Your Blog – Book Deals
4th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 57

How to Make Money Because of Your Blog – Book Deals

The New York Times has an article this week revealing that the advance of the book deal announced on the blog Stuff White People Like last week is worth $300,000. We’ve seen a number of bloggers sign book deals over the last year but this kind of money is beyond ...more
Blogging for Dollars
AdSense officially Launch Sliding/Scrolling Text Ads
3rd of April 2008 Darren Rowse 39

AdSense officially Launch Sliding/Scrolling Text Ads

After what seems like a very long test period AdSense today have announced that they’ve added scrolling ads to all CPC text ads. They announce it on their blog here. We started seeing them back in December. These ads have been appearing increasingly on many publishers AdSense units of late ...more
Adsense
The Opportunity Cost of Not Participating in Web Events
3rd of April 2008 Darren Rowse 34

The Opportunity Cost of Not Participating in Web Events

Just a quick post/tip to followup on the April Fools post update that I did yesterday. While in general I find the day to be a distraction more than anything else (I’m sure many of us spent more time filtering pranks than doing much else yesterday) it is one of ...more
Blog Promotion
Re-Tweeted – Top Post Titles
2nd of April 2008 Darren Rowse 27

Re-Tweeted – Top Post Titles

After the success of last week’s Re-Tweet project where I asked my Twitter followers to submit posts around a theme I thought I’d give it another go this week. This week I asked followers to submit their best post title (and URL) from the last month on their blogs. My ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips