Amazon Associates Program Add ‘Site Stripe’ – Make Affiliate Links from Any Page on Amazon
17th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 33

Amazon Associates Program Add ‘Site Stripe’ – Make Affiliate Links from Any Page on Amazon

I just logged into Amazon Associates just now and found that they’ve done a redesign of their Associates area and have added a very handy new feature for Amazon Associates publishers. It’s called ‘Site Stripe’ and essentially it allows you to create affiliate links as you surf Amazon. It’s a ...more
Affiliate Programs
Types of Blogs – Can we Categorize Them?
16th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 54

Types of Blogs – Can we Categorize Them?

I just received the following question about categorizing blogs from Ann Handley (from MarketingProfs) that I thought would make a good discussion starter. “A few weeks ago, Chris Brogan (writing on Shannon Paul’s blog) talked about the importance of being consistent on your blog. Some blogs, like my personal blog ...more
Reader Questions
13 Tips to Recession Proof Your Blog
16th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 82

13 Tips to Recession Proof Your Blog

How can I prepare my blog for a recession or economic downturn? Image by Rednuht Yesterday I asked my Twitter followers what they wanted me to write a post about on ProBlogger and this question (and variations of it) was asked repeatedly. So today I want to suggest a number ...more
Featured Posts
A Guide to Corporate Blogging
15th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 34

A Guide to Corporate Blogging

Today Reem Abeidoh looks at Corporate blogging and shares 13 Steps Fortune 500 companies take to Create a Blog. Image by iDream_in_Infrared In order to maintain a competitive edge, corporations are increasingly looking for opportunities to make them stand out. Although traditional media serves as a solid medium that disperses ...more
Business Blogging
Reflections on Poverty – Blog Action Day 2008
15th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 44

Reflections on Poverty – Blog Action Day 2008

Today is Blog Action Day – a day where thousands of bloggers around the world commit to write on the one topic in the hope of creating awareness around that issue. The topic this year is Poverty. For a lot of great resources on the topic of Poverty check out ...more
ProBlogger Site News
How to Get Search Engine Traffic to Your Blog
14th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 118

How to Get Search Engine Traffic to Your Blog

“What is the best way to get Search Engine Traffic to Your Blog?” Last week I spoke at a Search Engine Marketing conference in Sydney about my experience of blogging. As part of the presentation I was asked to talk about my tips on getting traffic from search engines. I ...more
Featured Posts
Keys to Success – Jerry Seinfeld Style
13th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 51

Keys to Success – Jerry Seinfeld Style

On a recent 15 hour flight from the US to Melbourne I was surfing through the in flight entertainment and came across an interview with Jerry Seinfeld. The interviewer asked Jerry for his keys to being successful and Jerry answered with three points (I’m sure I’ve heard him talk about ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
If you have a spare 55 minutes and 33 seconds this weekend….
12th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 33

If you have a spare 55 minutes and 33 seconds this weekend….

Produced by Dr. Micael Wesch and his team at Kansas State University – via David.
Social Media
Should Blogs Have Comments?
12th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 156

Should Blogs Have Comments?

Should blogs have comments? It is a question that comes up fairly regularly in blogging circles and one that different bloggers take different approaches to. Most bloggers have them – they’re on by default when they set their blog up and they never switch them off. They see the comments ...more
Reader Questions