Follow These Twitter Users – They’re Just Like You
24th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 61

Follow These Twitter Users – They’re Just Like You

ProBlogger reader – I’d like to introduce you to some new friends – around 700 of them (and counting). Over the weekend, on a whim, I started the ProBlogger Social Media Love-In as a way of linking you as readers of this blog together via social media. In that post ...more
Social Media
A Secret to Sustain Yourself as a Blogger
24th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 93

A Secret to Sustain Yourself as a Blogger

Today I want to talk about an issue may seem more suited to a ‘self help’ blog than a blog about blogging – but it’s something that I think is pretty important you want to be a successful blogger. It’s something that is so important that it can make or ...more
General
Conversion Blogging Video
23rd of July 2008 Darren Rowse 22

Conversion Blogging Video

Yaro Starak from the popular Blog Mastermind mentoring program has today released a video that looks at a processing of making money from blogs that he calls Conversion Blogging. Yaro’s been using it to make over $10,000 a month from his blog. Yaro is an expert at building an audience ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Power of Making Readers Famous
23rd of July 2008 Darren Rowse 39

The Power of Making Readers Famous

The last 24 hours on ProBlogger have seen a lot of action around our social media love-in project that is currently running. Not only has there been a lot of action in the comments on that post but it’s driven up traffic and increased the numbers of emails that readers ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Social Media Love-In: Phase 2 Coming Soon
22nd of July 2008 Darren Rowse 70

Social Media Love-In: Phase 2 Coming Soon

Wow – when I posted an invitation this morning for ProBlogger readers to promote their social media profiles on this post I didn’t know what would happen – but I suspected it would be fun. It’s been almost 9 hours since the post went live and over 280 readers have ...more
Social Media
AdSense Announce Changes to Ad Ecosystem.
22nd of July 2008 Darren Rowse 12

AdSense Announce Changes to Ad Ecosystem.

Today AdSense publishers (or at least some of them) received the following email outlining some recent ‘changes and improvements’ to the Google ad system. These changes largely revolve around new features that they’ve added to AdWords to let advertisers target websites differently (more control). One of the big changes is ...more
Adsense
Welcome to the ProBlogger Social Media Love-In
22nd of July 2008 Darren Rowse 671

Welcome to the ProBlogger Social Media Love-In

Image by Mandala Update: This will close after 24 hours – read more about why here. Today I want to try something a little different and want to invite you to share your social media profiles with us (please read the ‘rules’ below before participating). Are you active on social ...more
Social Media
Dates on Blog Posts – Should You Have Them?
22nd of July 2008 Darren Rowse 62

Dates on Blog Posts – Should You Have Them?

Last week in my post exploring how to make blogs sticky I suggested (in point 14) that one technique to consider is to remove the dates from your blog posts. My theory is that dates can either add to or take away from a post. Let me explore this a ...more
Blog Design
Blogger Gives Up Medicine to Go Full Time as a Blogger
21st of July 2008 Darren Rowse 47

Blogger Gives Up Medicine to Go Full Time as a Blogger

I always love hearing stories of bloggers who are able to go full time with their blogging so earlier today when I read in the NYT about the author of one of my favorite blogs (Mac Rumors) has traded in a career in Medicine for blogging it got my attention. ...more
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