Seven Expert Tips For Outstanding Web Writing
21st of February 2009 Darren Rowse 58

Seven Expert Tips For Outstanding Web Writing

Today Ali from Ali Adventures (and other blogs) shares some tips on writing for the web. You’re an experienced blogger. You know all the basics: you’ve read all about writing useful and unique content, and all your posts use subheadings, thoughtfully bolded text and bullet-pointed lists to be as reader-friendly ...more
Writing Content
Ninja Affiliate Plugin for WordPress – Special Price for ProBlogger Readers
20th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 29

Ninja Affiliate Plugin for WordPress – Special Price for ProBlogger Readers

I’m about to head out the door for a 10 day vacation but before I do I want to pass on a special offer exclusive to ProBlogger readers (that I’ve just had offered to us) for a cool product that those of you who run affiliate programs on your blog ...more
Affiliate Programs
AdSense Lets You Change Your Font in Ad Units
20th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 29

AdSense Lets You Change Your Font in Ad Units

AdSense have just announced a new feature that many of us have been asking for for a while – the ability to change fonts in ad units. While there’s not an extensive choice of fonts (they allow Arial, Times, and Verdana font faces) it is better than nothing and allows ...more
Adsense
A Secret to Writing Posts that Go Viral on Twitter
20th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 57

A Secret to Writing Posts that Go Viral on Twitter

There are many reasons that a blog post might get spread widely through ‘ReTweets’ (when one person passes on the tweet of another) but one fairly obvious, yet often overlooked one, has to do with the length of your blog post title. Yesterday on TwiTip I published a post with ...more
Social Media
5 Ways to find Direct Advertisers for your Blog
19th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 85

5 Ways to find Direct Advertisers for your Blog

It is the goal of many bloggers to move from monetizing their blogs with ad networks like AdSense into selling ads directly to advertisers. But getting into this game can be difficult – particularly in the early days while you’re still growing traffic. Below are 5 ways that I secured ...more
Advertising
If Your Blog Died Today…. What Would It Be Remembered For?
18th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 77

If Your Blog Died Today…. What Would It Be Remembered For?

If your blog were to die today – how would it be remembered? Here’s a little 2 part exercise that might be fun (although slightly morbid) – and hopefully insightful. You’ll need half an hour or so to do it properly. 1. Write an obituary for your blog 10 years ...more
Other Income Streams
Learn how to Launch the **** out of your E-Book
17th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 45

Learn how to Launch the **** out of your E-Book

While many bloggers are monetizing blogs with direct methods like advertising and affiliate programs another method that more and more bloggers are making good money by selling their own e-books. Today Jade Craven of The Prolific Writer reviews a new resource that is written to help bloggers wanting to do ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
5 Ways to Make an Empty Ad Slot on Your Blog Work For You
16th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 65

5 Ways to Make an Empty Ad Slot on Your Blog Work For You

Yesterday I published a guest post here on ProBlogger that gave 7 Reasons to not have Empty ad Spots on your Blog. Today I want to build on this post and give you 5 alternatives to simply removing an empty ad slot from your blog. Removing the ad is one ...more
Advertising
7 Reasons not to have Empty Ad Spots on your Blog
15th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 70

7 Reasons not to have Empty Ad Spots on your Blog

This is a guest post written by Ben Barden, developer for the CMF Ads advertising network, which offers low cost, no-nonsense advertising. Blog advertising is an excellent way to reach a wide audience without breaking the bank. It can also make money for your own blog. There is a mistake ...more
Advertising