Frank Warren from PostSecret Shares His Blog’s Tipping Point
18th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 11

Frank Warren from PostSecret Shares His Blog’s Tipping Point

In this post Frank Warren from PostSecret answers my question – ‘when was the Tipping Point of your blog?’ My story might be a little different because my blog is dependant upon anonymous users mailing me silly, sexual or shocking secrets on postcards. The tipping point for my project/blog came ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Making Money from 2nd and 3rd clicks with the Amazon Affiliate Progam
18th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 24

Making Money from 2nd and 3rd clicks with the Amazon Affiliate Progam

Yesterday Jeremy Shoemoney Twittered to tell me that the review that he wrote of the ProBlogger book generated 38 sales of the book through his Amazon affiliate link. He went on to say that he made money money from the other things that people then went on to buy after ...more
Affiliate Programs
Finding Profitability – The Tipping Point for Expansion
18th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 14

Finding Profitability – The Tipping Point for Expansion

In response to my question – “tell us about your blog’s ‘tipping point'” Collis Ta’eed from PSDTUTS and (Freelance Switch) responded with the following comprehensive guest post. Years ago when I had more time to spare, one of my favourite pastimes was to play computer games. In particular, I rather ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Which Social Bookmarking Site Would You Prefer to Hit the Front Page Of?
17th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 78

Which Social Bookmarking Site Would You Prefer to Hit the Front Page Of?

Here’s a question that might provoke some interesting discussion over the weekend: Which Social Bookmarking Site Would You Prefer to Hit the Front Page Of? Would you prefer to hit the popular page on Digg, hit StumbleUpon’s buzz page, make it big on Delicious, Mixx or Reddit or is there ...more
Reader Questions
Amazon Associates Introduce MP3 Clips Widget
17th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 19

Amazon Associates Introduce MP3 Clips Widget

If you have a blog with a music focus the Amazon Associates program have today announced a widget that you’ll want to check out – it’s an MP3 Clips Widget that lets your readers listen to clips of music live on your site. You can hand select songs to be ...more
Affiliate Programs
Should I Stop Blogging? 20 Questions to Ask Yourself
17th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 57

Should I Stop Blogging? 20 Questions to Ask Yourself

“When Should You Give Up On a Blog?” – question from the Q&A sidebar widget. While they won’t all apply to every blog – here’s a list of questions to consider when working out whether you should give up on a blog. What goals do I have for this blog? ...more
Featured Posts
Brian Clark Shares His Blog’s Tipping Point
16th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 20

Brian Clark Shares His Blog’s Tipping Point

Today Brian Clark from CopyBlogger shares his Blog’s Tipping Point I think the tipping point for Copyblogger was the beginning of 2007. I had a good first year, attracting 10,000 subscribers, and as the new year began I decided I wanted Copyblogger to be one of the top blogs. That ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
YouTube Add ‘Insight’ Video Metrics
16th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 18

YouTube Add ‘Insight’ Video Metrics

Google today announced that it has launched YouTube Insight – a tool for giving insight into who is watching your videos. So today I logged into YouTube to see what information I could glean about the viewers of my videos. from the new stats. Here’s what I learned about who ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
5 Emerging Trends in Blogging
16th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 65

5 Emerging Trends in Blogging

Over in the question widget on my sidebar I was asked to comment on the future of blogging and where I see it heading. In this video post I explore 5 trends that have been emerging (and that I think we’ll see continue to grow) including: Multiple Author Blogs Multi-Topic ...more
Video Posts