Understanding PR People for Fun and Profit
22nd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 27

Understanding PR People for Fun and Profit

If you’re just getting your first message from a public relations (PR) professional, and you are wondering why you’re being graced with our august presence, this article is for you. And, if you’re among those who receive dozens of seemingly pointless emails from PR people, and you’re wondering what in ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Podcast Winners [COMPETITION RESULTS]
21st of June 2008 Darren Rowse 8

Podcast Winners [COMPETITION RESULTS]

Last week we ran a competition here on ProBlogger where our kind sponsors First Blog Media offered to give three lucky ProBlogger readers a year’s worth of free podcasting recorded professionally. To win readers needed to answer why they would like to have a podcast on their blog. Brian from ...more
ProBlogger Site News
The Power of Getting Personal on Your Niche Blog
21st of June 2008 Darren Rowse 36

The Power of Getting Personal on Your Niche Blog

This time last weekend I was sitting in a delivery suite in a Melbourne hospital waiting for the arrival of my second son Henri. It would be another 12 hours til he was actually born but after he’d come along and we’d had a little recovery time I managed to ...more
Writing Content
b5media Blogathon – Now On!
21st of June 2008 Darren Rowse 13

b5media Blogathon – Now On!

I’m a little behind in this one – I’ve had one other little thing on my mind distracting me – but wanted to give a shout out to a group of b5media bloggers who are currently doing a 24 hour blogathon – the Great Blog Off. Bloggers in our Entertainment, ...more
Blog Networks
Are You Putting Cash in the Trash?
21st of June 2008 Darren Rowse 27

Are You Putting Cash in the Trash?

Today Fred Black tells a story of approaching bloggers to review a product and suggests how they could make more money with a little effort. Hi, my name is Fred and I’m a ….I’m a… Blo… ahem… I’m a blogger. At times, I interact with other bloggers and, for whatever ...more
Advertising
Letting Comment Spam Take Over Your Blog – How to Let Your Blog Go #5
21st of June 2008 Darren Rowse 31

Letting Comment Spam Take Over Your Blog – How to Let Your Blog Go #5

One of the saddest things that I see on blogs is where a blogger completely gives up on staying on top of comment spam. You dig into their archives searching for information and expertise on their topic only to find their comments section completely riddled with comments that range from ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Don’t Let Emotion Be MIA In Your Content
20th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 29

Don’t Let Emotion Be MIA In Your Content

Too many times, bloggers focus on their content without stopping to think about how they’re presenting it. Today Dave Hughes takes a look at creating memorable content by injecting Emotion into it. The trick is to know how to construct an effective bloggerie (or blog post). Luckily, this doesn’t involve ...more
Writing Content
Great Content… Bad Titles – How to Let Your Blog Go #4
20th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 54

Great Content… Bad Titles – How to Let Your Blog Go #4

One problem that I regularly saw in the days that I took on blog consulting work was bloggers who spent hours and hours slaving over the writing of quality posts only to take 5 seconds to slap a very ordinary title on them. While poor titles won’t have as much ...more
Writing Content
How Blogging made me a Better Writer
19th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 41

How Blogging made me a Better Writer

Karen Andrews is an award winning short story writer coming up to the second year anniversary of her blog www.miscmum.com. Her first book, a children’s picture book called Surprise!, will be released in Australia in October. Further details can be found at www.miscpress.com.au I recently spoke at a writers’ festival ...more
Writing Content