10 Ways to get Fit WHILE Blogging
10th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 122

10 Ways to get Fit WHILE Blogging

I was recently chatting to Sahar from Fat Fighter TV about blogging and asked if she could come up with some ways for us bloggers (read that as ME) to keep fit. Sahar went beyond what I expected and came back with 10 exercises for us to do WHILE STILL ...more
Featured Posts
A Freelance Writer is Always Full of Ideas
9th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 50

A Freelance Writer is Always Full of Ideas

Running out of ideas to write about? If so – Sean Platt from Writer Dad and Ghost Writer Dad has some words of encouragement and advice for you. The demands of running an online business or blog can be daunting. The writing requirements are easy enough at first, as our ...more
Writing Content
Five Marketing Mistakes to Avoid
8th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 53

Five Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

With so many blogs revolving around the theme of “make money online”, John Robinson of JWRmedia focuses on ways you can improve your blog through branding, marketing and optimization which will allow you to establish a name for yourself and gain Internet success. Why are there so many unsuccessful websites ...more
Blog Promotion
5 Ways to Make Money Blogging (Once You Have Traffic)
7th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 65

5 Ways to Make Money Blogging (Once You Have Traffic)

This is the last post in our series of tips for bloggers who have gone through their launch phase and want to grow their blog to the next level. In it we’re going to talk making money from your blog. Making Money From a Blog – Moving Past AdSense While ...more
Advertising
Do You Attract Readers to Your Blog that Are Like You?
6th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 44

Do You Attract Readers to Your Blog that Are Like You?

A couple of months ago we ran a reader survey over at my Photography site that asked readers a few demographical questions, a few questions about their photography and a few questions about how they’d like to see the site develop. We had thousands of responses which meant we had ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Expand Your Blog Audience when Traffic Plateaus
6th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 41

How to Expand Your Blog Audience when Traffic Plateaus

This post belongs to a series on how to grow your blog once it gets past launch phase. Many bloggers that I chat with tell me that their blogs hit plateaus in terms of traffic after around 6 months of blogging. They launch with enthusiasm, great content, significant time invested ...more
Blog Promotion
AdSense ‘Force’ Expandable Ad Units on Some Publishers and Exclude Others
5th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 54

AdSense ‘Force’ Expandable Ad Units on Some Publishers and Exclude Others

Update: I’ve updated this post below with an update from AdSense. Please read it. AdSense have today announced a new type of ad – Expandable Ad Units. I’m pretty sure that I’ve seen these ads being tested on one of my sites (although bizarrely I am not able to use ...more
Adsense
Offer Readers New Ways to Connect with Your Blog
5th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 41

Offer Readers New Ways to Connect with Your Blog

Today we continue to look at ways that blogs which have got past the launch phase can take their blogs to the next level. In this post we look at something that I touched upon two posts back when we looked at building community on your blog – expanding the ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Some European AdSense Publishers Can Now Get Reports in Euros
4th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 20

Some European AdSense Publishers Can Now Get Reports in Euros

AdSense today have added the ability for publishers located in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain to view AdSense reports in Euros as well as USD. They write: “If you’re located in one of these five countries and make this update, we’ll convert your earnings to Euros on a ...more
Adsense