What Thomas Edison Can Teach You about Blogging
15th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 50

What Thomas Edison Can Teach You about Blogging

Thomas Edison was one of the most prolific and influential inventors that the world has seen. Inventing world changing technologies such as the light bulb, phonograph and the motion picture camera – Edison is someone whose views on emerging technologies can inform what we do in blogging today. Following are ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
5 Tools that I’m Happy to Pay for as a Blogger
14th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 75

5 Tools that I’m Happy to Pay for as a Blogger

There are so many free applications and services available for bloggers that many of us get into a mindset of being anti paying for anything. However sometimes you get what you pay for in life and as a blogger wanting to build your blogging into a business there are some ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
The Main Difference Between Twitter and Plurk (to me)
14th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 57

The Main Difference Between Twitter and Plurk (to me)

Over the last week I’ve been experimenting with a social messaging/micro blogging service called Plurk. Over the last week I’ve seen many comparisons between it and Twitter – but wanted to show one of the main differences that I’ve observed: To illustrate let me show you a ‘tweet’ and a ...more
Social Media
Reflections from a Blogger on Writing a Book… about Blogging
13th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 47

Reflections from a Blogger on Writing a Book… about Blogging

It’s been six weeks since the launch of the ProBlogger book and it has been a lot of fun to see people’s reaction to it. Last week Amazon sold out of it and a 2nd print run took place which was pretty exciting and we’ve begun to hear reports of ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
WidgetBucks Secures $10M Funding to Expand Ad Network
12th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 20

WidgetBucks Secures $10M Funding to Expand Ad Network

A quick congratulations to WidgetBucks ad network for announcing their VC funding today. I’m looking forward to seeing how the injection of funds helps this already promising ad network to grow in what they offer publishers. Disclaimer – WidgetBucks is a sponsor of ProBlogger.
Pro Blogging News
How Batch Processing Made Me 10 Times More Productive
12th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 175

How Batch Processing Made Me 10 Times More Productive

Today I want to share a technique that has increased my productivity levels incredibly. image by estherase “How do you fit so much in?” This is a question that I’m asked a lot. Yesterday I kept track of the work that I did. It included: Researched & Wrote 5 blog ...more
Featured Posts
All You Can Eat Blogging and Social Media Posts
11th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 26

All You Can Eat Blogging and Social Media Posts

If you’ve got a little spare time today and are in the mood for learning about how to blog – you might want to check out Alltop’s Blogging Page. It lists the latest posts of 44 great blogs about blogging. Only thing I’d add to the page is the RSS ...more
Pro Blogging News
Win 12 Months of Professional Podcasting for Your Blog [COMPETITION]
11th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 85

Win 12 Months of Professional Podcasting for Your Blog [COMPETITION]

Today I’m pleased to announce a giveaway/competition here on ProBlogger where you have the chance to win one of three prizes – a year’s worth of free podcasts for your blog from First Blog Media. All you have to do to win is answer a question in the comments of ...more
ProBlogger Site News
What is the Ideal Post Frequency for a Blog?
11th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 65

What is the Ideal Post Frequency for a Blog?

In our current reader poll I’m asking readers to tell us how many posts they made on their main blog over the month of May. It’s only been 12 hours since I posted the poll so it’s early days – however so far category with the most responses so far ...more
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