Share A Picture of You with the ProBlogger Book [WIN A PRIZE]
12th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 44

Share A Picture of You with the ProBlogger Book [WIN A PRIZE]

Have you got a copy of the ProBlogger book yet? I’ve been overwhelmed by the numbers of people who have emailed, Tweeted and IM’d to say that they got one. A few people have even sent me pictures of them with the book. Thank you to everyone for buying the ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Building Your Twitter Presence Part 3 – TweetBaiting
12th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 27

Building Your Twitter Presence Part 3 – TweetBaiting

Last week in my 5 Tips to Grow Your Twitter Presence post John suggested that an additional strategy to grow your follower numbers in Twitter is to target bigger Twitter users for conversation. The logic behind this is that if you can get them to reply to you and even ...more
Social Media
How do you Stay Motivated as a Blogger?
11th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 84

How do you Stay Motivated as a Blogger?

Here’s another question from webspear for some discussion: “How do you keep yourself motivated, when your blog is not attracting much traffic.” Staying motivated is a massive issue for bloggers. Without it a blog really suffers. How do you keep yourself motivated? Do you have systems or practices that help ...more
Reader Questions
Should you add Keywords to the Name Field when you Leave Comments on a Blog?
11th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 130

Should you add Keywords to the Name Field when you Leave Comments on a Blog?

This weekend is a weekend for discussion here at ProBlogger and I’m posting some questions submitted by readers via Twitter. jophllips asks: “should you add keywords to the name field when you leave comments” So another way to put it – should you leave your name, blog name or some ...more
Reader Questions
Migrating your Blog Between Platforms: Pitfalls and Consequences
11th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 29

Migrating your Blog Between Platforms: Pitfalls and Consequences

Today’s guest post is by from Swade from Trollhattan Saab. In it he tells his story of migrating his blog from one blog platform to another. I’m almost willing to guarantee that anyone who’s been blogging for more than a year has contemplated migrating from one content management system (CMS) ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Is Syndicating Other People’s Content on Your Blog OK?
10th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 99

Is Syndicating Other People’s Content on Your Blog OK?

This weekend I’d like to throw open a couple of discussion starters for the ProBlogger community. The questions come from some of my Twitter followers. flabuless asks the following question to you the ProBlogger community: “Is syndicating content is kosher or not…ie running someone elses content through rss into ones ...more
Reader Questions
My Book Arrived!
10th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 62

My Book Arrived!

Today there was a little excitement in the Rowse House. On returning from a morning out there was a parcel sitting on our doorstep. On opening it I found: It’s been fun to watch many of you ordering, receiving and even reviewing the ProBlogger book – but it’s a very ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Ad Positioning: Tactics to Increase Your AdSense Earnings Overnight
10th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 62

Ad Positioning: Tactics to Increase Your AdSense Earnings Overnight

In this series I’m examining tactics that can be used to increase AdSense earnings immediately. Read the introduction to this series here. Today I want to talk about positioning your AdSense ads – something that has a very significant impact upon the amount of money that they are able to ...more
Adsense
Tactics to Increase Your AdSense Earnings Overnight
9th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 29

Tactics to Increase Your AdSense Earnings Overnight

What would you say if I told you that there are things that many bloggers could do on their blogs that could bring about large increases in their AdSense earnings in 24 hours or less? One of the misconceptions about making money from blogging that is out there is that ...more
Adsense