Zemanta – First Impress Review
3rd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 37

Zemanta – First Impress Review

There’s some interesting buzz around the blogosphere today about a tool called Zemanta (found via WebWare) which is a blogging tool that works in your browser as an add-on that suggests content and licensed pictures that relates to content that you are writing at any given time. Once you’ve got ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Feed Compare – Feed Comparison Tool
3rd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 16

Feed Compare – Feed Comparison Tool

If you’re into comparing stats with your competitors (or friends) then you might like to check out Feed Compare – a tool that lets you compare the numbers of subscribers to a blog with other blogs (as lon as they are all using Feedburner). Here’s a comparison of my two ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Feedburner and AdSense Integration Coming Soon
3rd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 15

Feedburner and AdSense Integration Coming Soon

Over the weekend Feedburner have announced on their blog that the long awaited integration of AdSense ads into the Feedburner service is about to become a reality. Google bought Feedburner last year and so this has been talked about for a while now – but in the coming weeks they’ll ...more
Adsense
ProBlogger’s First Tipping Point
3rd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 31

ProBlogger’s First Tipping Point

In May I ran a series of one question interviews here on ProBlogger that asked a number of successful bloggers what their blog’s Tipping Points were. During the series a number of readers asked me what my own blog’s tipping points were. It is a good question to ponder but ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
More Offline Blog Promotion Tips
2nd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 17

More Offline Blog Promotion Tips

This week my post at Scribefire continues my examination of offline blog promotion techniques with another 5 tips on the topic (part 1 was here). Looking forward to hearing your tips on how you promote your blog offline. Point #9 is about allowing offline publications to print your content. I ...more
Blog Promotion
Is it Possible to Earn a Full Time Salary as a Part Time Blogger?
2nd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 80

Is it Possible to Earn a Full Time Salary as a Part Time Blogger?

“Is it possible to earn a full-time salary as a part-time blogger? (eg, if you’re student)” This question has been voted up quite high in my Q&A sidebar widget so I thought I’d attempt an answer today. It’s one of those questions with two answers: Yes…. and…. No Let’s unpack ...more
Featured Posts
MU vs NING for Community Building
2nd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 33

MU vs NING for Community Building

This is a guest post by Roni of GreenLiteBites. Roni has developed a successful online community, BlogToLose, to support her weight loss blog WeightWatchen. In 2005, I started a blog to track my weight loss progress after joining Weight Watchers. Initially, the site was a very egocentric attempt to be ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
ProBlogger is Testing TypePad AntiSpam
1st of June 2008 Darren Rowse 13

ProBlogger is Testing TypePad AntiSpam

Just a quick note to let readers know that I’ve just switched over to TypePad AntiSpam Comment filtering here at ProBlogger. If you have any issues commenting please do let me know.
Blogging Tools and Services
What Does Google Say About You?
1st of June 2008 Darren Rowse 58

What Does Google Say About You?

What does someone searching Google for your name or blog name find? Earlier in the year I met a blogger at a conference who I had a pretty good conversation with. He had pitched me an idea for something that we might one day work on together. However when I ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips