Write an Opinion Post on Your Blog [Day 19 31DBBB]
24th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 131

Write an Opinion Post on Your Blog [Day 19 31DBBB]

This post is an excerpt from the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Workbook Your task today is another writing oriented challenge and is all about expressing an opinion. There are many factors that set great bloggers apart from the rest but one that I’ve seen continually cropping up ...more
Writing Content
Get Your Free Membership Site Masterplan Report
24th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 33

Get Your Free Membership Site Masterplan Report

Regular readers of ProBlogger will be familiar with Yaro Starak. He’s been a guest blogger here and I’ve linked up to his work many times. Many hundreds (it could be thousands by now actually) of you have also have also been a part of Blog Mastermind (a fantastic course for ...more
Featured Posts
Create a Sneeze Page for Your Blog [Day 18 – 31DBBB]
23rd of April 2009 Darren Rowse 142

Create a Sneeze Page for Your Blog [Day 18 – 31DBBB]

Today’s task is to create a Sneeze Page for your blog. What is a Sneeze Page? The term ‘sneeze page’ is one that I came up with for the 2007 version of the 31 Days to Build a Better blog and is a concept that I’ve been using as a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
AdSense Developing ‘Category Filtering’ Feature
23rd of April 2009 Darren Rowse 41

AdSense Developing ‘Category Filtering’ Feature

AdSense today announced at Adspace and on their blog that they’re developing a much requested feature for publishes – category filtering. “Category filtering will give publishers the ability to block ads that fall into specific categories such as dating, religion, and politics. Regardless of how ads are targeted, they’ll be ...more
Adsense
More Full Time Bloggers than Computer Programers? – Thoughts on Making Money Blogging
23rd of April 2009 Darren Rowse 45

More Full Time Bloggers than Computer Programers? – Thoughts on Making Money Blogging

I’ve had a lot of people email and tweet me today asking for my opinion on a Wall Street Journal article – America’s Newest Profession: Blogging. In it the journalist writes about how there are almost more people in America making their living from blogging than as lawyers and that ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Watch a First Time Reader Use Your Blog [DAY 17 31DBBB]
22nd of April 2009 Darren Rowse 102

Watch a First Time Reader Use Your Blog [DAY 17 31DBBB]

This post is an excerpt from the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Workbook New readers to your blog are making decisions within seconds of arriving at your blog that will determine how (and if) they’ll use your blog. In the same way that first impressions can be vital ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Seven Essential Applications For Bloggers Using Windows
22nd of April 2009 Darren Rowse 66

Seven Essential Applications For Bloggers Using Windows

Looking for some cool blog tools and applications to help you be a more productive? Today Shankar Ganesh from Killer Tech Tips shares 7 to check out if you’re a Windows based blogger. If you’re a blogger, you’ll be using a variety of applications that aid you in your daily ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Solve a Problem – 7 Ways to Identify Reader Problems [Day 16 – 31DBBB]
21st of April 2009 Darren Rowse 101

Solve a Problem – 7 Ways to Identify Reader Problems [Day 16 – 31DBBB]

Today’s task in the 31 Days to build a better blog project is a ‘writing’ oriented task and it is all about solving problems. Your task is to write a post that solves a problem that your readers (or potential readers) have. This is a task that most successful bloggers ...more
Writing Content
Join me at Social Media Success Summit 2009
21st of April 2009 Darren Rowse 20

Join me at Social Media Success Summit 2009

I wanted to take a few minutes today to let you know about an event that I’m excited to be participating in that is fast approaching. The event is the Social Media Success Summit 2009. The event is a live online event (although you have access to recordings if you ...more
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