Build Your Blog With Forum Traffic
10th of January 2008 Skellie 46

Build Your Blog With Forum Traffic

Skellie is a regular writer for ProBlogger. You can subscribe to her feed or visit her blog, Skelliewag.org, for more posts like this one. One of the most satisfying aspects of blogging is finding uncommon and underrated ways to build your blog’s traffic. One traffic building strategy I’ve always found ...more
Blog Promotion
Elite Retreat San Francisco
9th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 9

Elite Retreat San Francisco

I rarely promote conferences that I’m not attending – but in the case of Elite Retreat I make an exception because it’s a concept that I believe in strongly and it’s something that I’ve been a part of previously. Last year I was a speaker on their last San Francisco ...more
Pro Blogging News
AdSense Change Rules – Stupidity Stupidity Stupidity
9th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 115

AdSense Change Rules – Stupidity Stupidity Stupidity

The AdSense blog has just announced changes to the AdSense referral program which I’m pretty disappointed in. In fact they anger me and leave me disillusioned with AdSense. There are two changes: 1. Changes to Payment System The ‘experimental’ payment system for publishers promoting AdSense is being changed back to ...more
Adsense
Don’t Just Have a Blog – Learn to Think Like a Blogger
9th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 83

Don’t Just Have a Blog – Learn to Think Like a Blogger

Last week I was chatting to a new blogger and he asked me “how do you manage to keep coming up with post ideas for my blogs?” It’s a question I get a fair bit – and one I’ve struggled to answer… until recently. It sounds odd that I don’t ...more
Featured Posts
Having an Elevator Pitch Isn’t Enough – How PostSecret Improved in 2007
9th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 11

Having an Elevator Pitch Isn’t Enough – How PostSecret Improved in 2007

I mentioned earlier in the week that there was one more response to come in from bloggers responding to my 1 Question interview on how they improved their blog in 2007. Today I’m happy to present it – a response from Frank Warren – the blogger behind the wildly successful ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How I Redesigned My Blog [by Ben Yoskovitz]
8th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 45

How I Redesigned My Blog [by Ben Yoskovitz]

One blogger that I read regularly and have come to respect over the last few years is Benjamin Yoskovitz from Instigator Blog. Yesterday Ben and I were chatting on skype and he mentioned that today he was launching a new design on his blog. I liked what I saw of ...more
Blog Design
Posting Less Frequently Can Lead to Higher Reader Engagement
8th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 53

Posting Less Frequently Can Lead to Higher Reader Engagement

I just read an interesting post by Terry Dean outlining Which 10 RSS Feeds He Actually Reads. Terry used the ‘Trends’ feature on Google Reader to analyze which blogs had the highest % of posts that he actually read. The list of blogs that he mentioned were all great blogs ...more
Writing Content
Blogging Experiment — a ProBlogger Community Blog Consulting Project
8th of January 2008 Skellie 37

Blogging Experiment — a ProBlogger Community Blog Consulting Project

This week we’ll be looking at a fellow make money blogging blog — one that some of you might already be reading — called Blogging Experiment. If you’re new to the project, it’s recommended that you read the launch post. This week there’ll be yet another chance to score an ...more
Case Studies
Why Advertise on Blogs?
7th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 23

Why Advertise on Blogs?

My coworker at b5media Chad Randall (he’s the head of our ad sales team and one of the people to chat to if you want to Advertise on ProBlogger or one of our 300 other blogs) has put together a useful post – 7 Reasons You Should be Advertising On ...more
Blog Promotion