Where Bloggers Get Their Biggest Levels of Traffic
6th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 81

Where Bloggers Get Their Biggest Levels of Traffic

Last week I asked readers about their biggest sources of traffic to their blogs. The results reveal a fairly striking winner – Google. The comparison between Google and ‘Other Search Engines’ was fairly amazing – but what did interest me was the number of bloggers reporting Social Media sites as ...more
Blog Promotion
The Power of Blog Projects
6th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 32

The Power of Blog Projects

Post Post Post… yawn… Post Post Post… sigh… Post Post Post… eyes glazing over… Do you ever find blogging a little mind numbing as a blogger? Do you ever look at other people’s blogs and feel a little bored? Most bloggers who have been blogging for a sustained period of ...more
Writing Content
AdSense and Feedburner Ads a Step Closer to Launch? First Ads Seen in the Wild
5th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 17

AdSense and Feedburner Ads a Step Closer to Launch? First Ads Seen in the Wild

It looks like the integration of AdSense ads into Feeburner feeds is a step closer with reports surfacing that AdSense ads have been seen on RSS feeds that look like this. This ad was seen on the feed of Inhabitat (found via Digital Inspiration). The images are served as image ...more
Adsense
Become a ProBlogger Premium Sponsor
5th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 7

Become a ProBlogger Premium Sponsor

Do you have a product or service aimed at bloggers that you’d like to be put in front of hundreds of thousands of bloggers? The premium sponsorship package here at ProBlogger has just become vacant and our ad sales team would love to chat with you about the opportunities that ...more
ProBlogger Site News
What Do You Most Want to Learn About Blogging? [POLL]
5th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 46

What Do You Most Want to Learn About Blogging? [POLL]

I get asked a lot of questions about blogging but every now and again I like to run a poll to help me prioritize your needs. So this week’s ProBlogger poll is all about refining and ordering your needs. I’ve taken the 9 most common topics that I’m asked about ...more
Reader Questions
Are Bloggers Really Putting their Health at Risk?
5th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 33

Are Bloggers Really Putting their Health at Risk?

Today Lea Woodward asks whether Bloggers are putting their health at risk and a number of ProBlogger readers add their pearls of wisdom on the topic. Darren posted a timely response a few weeks ago to the NY Times article that talked about bloggers blogging until they drop. Despite the ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
It Takes a Gathering to Build a Crowd
4th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 36

It Takes a Gathering to Build a Crowd

In this guest post Steven Snell (who writes about social media at Traffikd) examines the topic of generating readership for your blog through social media. Image by shoothead If you spend much time on social media websites, I’m sure you’ve noticed that you tend to see many of the same ...more
Blog Promotion
How to Use Social Decision Making To Increase Your Affiliate Sales
3rd of May 2008 Darren Rowse 22

How to Use Social Decision Making To Increase Your Affiliate Sales

Almost a year ago I started experimenting with a new technique (new for me at least) of creating ‘Best Seller Lists’ as a technique to drive more sales at Amazon’s Affiliate Program. The concept was simple: Analyze the things that customers have bought previously from your affiliate links to Amazon ...more
Affiliate Programs
A Secret to Blogging Success – Build Upon What You Build
3rd of May 2008 Darren Rowse 47

A Secret to Blogging Success – Build Upon What You Build

This week we’ve been looking at how to reach our potential by overcoming Blogger Inferiority Complex – a condition that cripples many bloggers. Yesterday I suggested two steps to overcome this problem: 1. Identify What You Have – don’t focus one what you don’t have but instead focus upon what ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips