Join me in Blog Action Day – 15 October 2008
18th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 22

Join me in Blog Action Day – 15 October 2008

Blog Action Day 2008 Poverty from Blog Action Day on Vimeo. I hope you’ll consider joining me in this year’s Blog Action Day – The topic This year is Poverty.
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Intellectual Property Law Tips for Bloggers
18th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 69

Intellectual Property Law Tips for Bloggers

Confused about Trademark, Copyright and other Intellectual Property Law issues as they pertain to your blog? Today Mark Patterson from Waddy & Patterson PC and the Tough Money Love Blog is going to explore some of these IP issues. I am fully aware of the risks of publishing a post ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
10 Steps to the Perfect List Post
17th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 69

10 Steps to the Perfect List Post

List Posts have always been a popular format of post for bloggers. Today Ali Hale examines how to write the perfect list post and gives some great examples along the way of list posts that have done well on blogs. List posts are ubiquitous – and hugely popular – in ...more
Writing Content
Comment Moderation – How Do You Do It?
16th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 80

Comment Moderation – How Do You Do It?

Today I came across a post on one of the NYT blogs on how the blogger there, Marci Alboher, moderates comments on her blog – via Steve Rubel. In the post Marci shares a few reasons why she doesn’t allow comments to go up: 1. It is too long (even ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Split Testing: How To Increase Your Adsense Earnings 94% Overnight
16th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 78

Split Testing: How To Increase Your Adsense Earnings 94% Overnight

In this post Brian Armstrong from StartBreakingFree.com shares some tips on using Split Testing to increase his AdSense earnings. Long time readers of ProBlogger know that Darren is a big fan of split testing ads to improve your earnings. I took this advice to heart, and wanted to show you ...more
Adsense
Using AideRSS to Help Identify Hot Topics to Cover On Your Blog
15th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 58

Using AideRSS to Help Identify Hot Topics to Cover On Your Blog

View the full sized version of this video at Blip, YouTube or Viddler (you’ll probably want to to see the text of what I’m talking about). Yesterday I wrote about how to choose a topic to write about for blog posts and today in this video post I want to ...more
Video Posts
Movable Type launch Version 4.2 and Movable Type Pro
14th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 15

Movable Type launch Version 4.2 and Movable Type Pro

Today SixApart have launched Movable Type 4.2 and Movable Type Pro. MT was the first blogging platform that I experienced (after a brief stint with blogger.com) and for a long while it had everything that I needed – however in time it became a little slow and problematic and with ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Authentic Blogging
14th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 27

Authentic Blogging

Ever had a ‘defining moment’ that changed the direction of your blog? A moment of realization that makes you stop in your tracks and reinvent your approach? Maria Gajewski from Never The Same River Twice emailed me today to tell me about her recent defining moment which she calls her ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Choose a Topic for Your Next Blog Post
14th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 42

How to Choose a Topic for Your Next Blog Post

Today I’d like to talk about choosing topics for blog posts as part of our series on how to craft a blog post. Image by devorocks81 Choosing the right topic to write about on your blog is vital if you want to write a post that engages your reader. Rushing ...more
Writing Content