7 Types of Blog Posts Which Always Seem to Get Links and Traffic
4th of January 2008 Skellie 119

7 Types of Blog Posts Which Always Seem to Get Links and Traffic

Here’s a really good question: what kinds of posts should I write to get more links and traffic? It’s a question every blogger asks themselves. I want to answer it here by outlining 7 content methods that seem to work wonders on social media while also generating a lot of ...more
Featured Posts
AdSense Fix Inverted Exchange Rate Problem for Australian and New Zealand Publishers
3rd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 12

AdSense Fix Inverted Exchange Rate Problem for Australian and New Zealand Publishers

Earlier in the week it was revealed that AdSense had made a mistake in calculating payments to some non US publishers. It seems that the problem was localized here in Australia and New Zealand and that Google inverted the exchange rate that they used to calculate how much publishers would ...more
Adsense
More on Hiring People To Write For You
3rd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 23

More on Hiring People To Write For You

Today Collis Ta’eed from FreelanceSwitch has answered my question about how he improved his blog in 2007 by continuing to explore the topic of how to add new bloggers to a blog (similar to Andy’s previous post on the topic). There are as many types of bloggers as there are ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Give Your Readers Room to Participate in Your Blog
3rd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 32

Give Your Readers Room to Participate in Your Blog

One compositional technique that I teach in Digital Photography is to give your portrait subject space to look into when framing your shot. You can see it in the image below – but the basic principle is that if your subject is looking to one side of the frame – ...more
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Bidvertiser Add RSS Advertising
2nd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 28

Bidvertiser Add RSS Advertising

One of the areas that many bloggers want to see improvement in when it comes to making more money from their blogs is in the area of RSS Advertising. Today Bidvertiser started experimenting with just this. I’m yet to try it for myself and there’s a distinct lack of information ...more
Advertising
Blog Networks and How They Pay Bloggers
2nd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 31

Blog Networks and How They Pay Bloggers

It’s always interesting to see how different blog networks pay their bloggers. Valleywag today has a post on Gawker’s new blogger pay structure – they’re moving to a system where their bloggers are paid based upon traffic levels. It’s a smart way to go – we’ve been doing a similar ...more
Blog Networks
Sometimes Less is More – Post Frequency
2nd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 48

Sometimes Less is More – Post Frequency

Today Skellie from Skelliewag.org talks about how she improved her blog in 2007 by reducing post frequency. The best thing I’ve done for Skelliewag.org has been reducing my post frequency from (when I was able) 7 days a week down to 3 – 4 times a week. It’s allowed me ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How Adding New Bloggers to Your Blog Can Improve It
2nd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 18

How Adding New Bloggers to Your Blog Can Improve It

Today Andy Beal from MarketingPilgrim.com answers my question about the thing he did in 2007 that improved his blog the most. Without doubt, the best decision I made for MarketingPilgrim.com during 2007 was the addition of new contributors. We took on two paid staff writers and added almost a dozen ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Where is Your Favorite Place to Blog? [POLL]
1st of January 2008 Darren Rowse 47

Where is Your Favorite Place to Blog? [POLL]

It’s time for another ProBlogger poll. This one is a little light hearted – but could also be interesting. The Question – Where is Your Favorite Place to Blog? I’ve included five options – but feel free to tick ‘other’ and leave your answer in comments below. {democracy:29} Looking forward ...more
Reader Questions