The Power of Real Life Interactions as a Blogger
11th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 32

The Power of Real Life Interactions as a Blogger

Yesterday I announced on Digital Photography School that I was planning on running a short Photowalk while I was Las Vegas for Blog World Expo (you’re welcome to join in). The post was to gauge if any of my readers would be interested in coming along. To this point over ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
I’m selling a New Macbook Air
10th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 17

I’m selling a New Macbook Air

If you’re in the market for a Macbook Air – I’m running a little auction at the moment here on ProBlogger to sell one that I recently won. Full details on the process and machine are here.
ProBlogger Site News
Chris Garrett Pre-Launches Authority Blogger – How to Use Blogs to Build Your Authority
10th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 14

Chris Garrett Pre-Launches Authority Blogger – How to Use Blogs to Build Your Authority

Today I’m excited to announce that my co-author of ProBlogger the Book, Chris Garrett, has just pre-launched a new training course for bloggers Authority Blogger. This is not a ‘how to blog’ course – instead it is a course for people wanting to learn how to use a blog as ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Polish Posts: Individual Blog Post Design
9th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 41

How to Polish Posts: Individual Blog Post Design

Much is written about how to ‘design blogs’ (as a whole) but another element of ‘blog design’ that I think is just as important, yet not written about much, is the design of individual blog posts. How blog posts ‘look’ is so important. I’ve seen the power of ‘polishing’ posts ...more
Blog Design
ProBlogger Reader Blog Review: Win a Tomtom GPS Unit
9th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 51

ProBlogger Reader Blog Review: Win a Tomtom GPS Unit

This week I’d like to run a ‘reader review’ competition here on ProBlogger. Chitika kindly emailed me last week to ask if I’d be interested in doing a giveaway with them and so instead of just running a ‘comment to enter’ competition we thought we’d do something that gave everyone ...more
Case Studies
Present a Consistent Brand in Your Blogging
9th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 67

Present a Consistent Brand in Your Blogging

Click to play In this video post I reflect upon the one of the downsides of changing your blog’s brand and/or design. While updating blog design, logos and avatars in social media sites can bring a lot of life to a blog and present you with an up to date ...more
Blog Design
16 Important but Potentially Distracting Blogging Tasks
8th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 105

16 Important but Potentially Distracting Blogging Tasks

Have you ever had one of those days where you set aside time to blog and while you spend the whole time that you put aside busily doing ‘stuff’ – you don’t end up actually writing anything? I had one of those days this last week. After what felt like ...more
Featured Posts
What do you get if you put Shoemoney, CopyBlogger, Chow, Johnson, Kukral and ProBlogger in the same Room?
7th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 36

What do you get if you put Shoemoney, CopyBlogger, Chow, Johnson, Kukral and ProBlogger in the same Room?

OK – that heading sounds like a bad joke (and it could be) but I had confirmation this week that Jeremy from ShoeMoney is joining our ‘make money online with a blog‘ panel at Blog World Expo. This makes the lineup – Brian Clark from CopyBlogger, John Chow, Zac Johnson, ...more
Pro Blogging News
How to Live Blog an Event
7th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 31

How to Live Blog an Event

The subject of live blogging has come up for me three times in the last 24 hours so I thought it might make a good reader discussions. “How would you go about live blogging at a conference?” That was the question I was just asked – how would you do ...more
Reader Questions