Blog Blazers – Get a Glimpse in the Mind of 40 Successful Bloggers
23rd of December 2008 Darren Rowse 38

Blog Blazers – Get a Glimpse in the Mind of 40 Successful Bloggers

One of the books that has hit my mailbox lately for review is Blog Blazers – a book of interviews with 40 top bloggers exploring how to create successful blogs. The book is by Stephane Grenier from FollowSteph.com and it features some great bloggers (some who will be familiar with ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
3 High-Powered Reader Engagement Tactics
22nd of December 2008 Darren Rowse 53

3 High-Powered Reader Engagement Tactics

In this guest post Jonathan Fields from the Career Renegade takes a look at three types of blog posts that will Engage your readers. Three words… Engage. Engage. Engage. It’s the rally cry of great blogging. Heck, it’s the touchstone of powerful writing in general. When it comes to blogging, ...more
Writing Content
If Marilyn Monroe was a Blogger What Would She Do?
21st of December 2008 Darren Rowse 43

If Marilyn Monroe was a Blogger What Would She Do?

Today Mara Rogers from Secrets for Money looks at how Marilyn Monroe would blog. If Marilyn Monroe was a Blogger, what would she do? Here are some quotations from famous classic silver screen stars, and what I imagine their advice to all us bloggers would be. So just sit back, ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Save Time By Auto Filling Comment Forms
20th of December 2008 Jeff Chandler 60

Save Time By Auto Filling Comment Forms

In this post Jeff Chandlerhighlights a cool tool for auto filling in comment forms on blogs. Ok Problogger faithful, I’m going to keep it short and sweet this week by telling you about a cool FireFox extension which is sure to save you some time in the long run. Generally, ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How a Blogger Creates a REAL Full-Time Income
19th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 75

How a Blogger Creates a REAL Full-Time Income

Internet Marketers and Bloggers are often seen as two very different types of online entrepreneurs. In this guest post David Risley looks at these two worlds and suggests some middle ground. One of the questions I get very often when I tell people what I do for a living is ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Develop a Twitter Landing Page
19th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 79

Develop a Twitter Landing Page

Over the weekend I created a landing page for my Twitter account. I got the idea off Laura Fitton (@pistachio) when a guest post on TwiTip highlighted what she’d done with her own Who is @pistachio landing page. What is a Twitter Landing Page? In short – a twitter landing ...more
Social Media
Plugins Plugins Plugins (of the WordPress Variety)
18th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 39

Plugins Plugins Plugins (of the WordPress Variety)

Andy Beal has posted a great list of 21 WordPress plugins that he uses and recommends. Check it out at 21 Awesome WordPress Plugins That I Selfishly Kept to Myself Until Today. There are a few others that I’ve included in my own recent list – 10 WordPress Plugins for ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Increase Amazon Sales with Best Seller and Popular Product Lists
18th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 25

Increase Amazon Sales with Best Seller and Popular Product Lists

This week we’ve been looking at a variety of techniques to help you increase your blogs earnings in the lead up to Christmas. Today I want to share 2 similar techniques that I’ve used in the last week that is a big part of tripling my Amazon earnings for the ...more
Affiliate Programs
5 Tips for Making Widget Ads Perform Better on Your Blog
17th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 24

5 Tips for Making Widget Ads Perform Better on Your Blog

In my last post I talked about 4 Widget Ad options that bloggers should test in the lead up to Christmas – in this post I want to give a few quick tips for beginners to keep in mind as they test and optimize these types of ads. 1. Keep ...more
Advertising