How to Manage a School/Blog Balance
30th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 60

How to Manage a School/Blog Balance

This post was written by Aditya Mahesh, founder of AMBeat.com, a complete resource for entrepreneurs complete with advice articles, start-up profiles, interviews, news analysis, and more. Common wisdom suggests that academics are always chief in importance. Students, at least those here in the United States, are told time and time ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Better Questions Than “Do I Need a Mentor?” and “How do I get one?”
29th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 42

Better Questions Than “Do I Need a Mentor?” and “How do I get one?”

A Guest post by Josh Hanagarne – World’s Strongest Librarian In my Problogger post about how to land big interviews when your blog is small, I mentioned that I had a mentor. A lot of commenters asked me about that process and if I could write more about it. Send ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Get 30% off the Ninja Affiliate Plugin for WordPress – Limited Time Offer
28th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 20

Get 30% off the Ninja Affiliate Plugin for WordPress – Limited Time Offer

The following is a ProBloggerDeal – exclusively for readers of this blog. For notification on Twitter of other deals, discounts and competitions for bloggers follow @ProBloggerDeals. A few mont Ninja Affiliate Plugin for WordPress. The promotion was so popular and I’ve had so much positive feedback from readers about the ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Perseverance Will Save Your Blog
28th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 96

Perseverance Will Save Your Blog

Robby G is a blogger from ShiteILike.com and explains the benefits of pushing your blog through good and through bad. I was doing some research recently, wondering if my blog would ever take off and what it really depended on. I was a little bit discouraged about writing lots of ...more
Other Income Streams
Amazon Ends Affiliates Program for North Carolina
27th of June 2009 Lara Kulpa 50

Amazon Ends Affiliates Program for North Carolina

[Breaking news from Lara – Pardon the interruption!] Just read over at FOX Business that Amazon has decided to close out their affiliates program to residents of North Carolina (USA) due to a proposed change in sales tax for affiliate sales. “In an email, Amazon reportedly told marketing affiliates in ...more
Affiliate Programs
Watch How I Spend My First 20 Minutes Online Every Morning
27th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 62

Watch How I Spend My First 20 Minutes Online Every Morning

This morning I tweeted this question – ‘what are the first 3 things you do when you get online in the morning?‘ You can see many of the answers to the question on this twitoaster thread. A number of people asked me to answer the question for myself – so ...more
Other Income Streams
6 Steps to Get Your Company to Pay You to Blog
26th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 47

6 Steps to Get Your Company to Pay You to Blog

Today Alexandra Levit shares some tips for getting your company/employee to pay you to blog. I recently read that for every person who starts tweeting, another blog dies. But here’s the thing. Back in 2004, blogs were dismissed as a fad, and today there are billions of them. Blogging is ...more
Business Blogging
Want to See My Two New Blogging Projects?
25th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 51

Want to See My Two New Blogging Projects?

Over the last 24 hours I’ve launched two new projects – both are blogging related. I’m not sure why they’ve both come at once – I wasn’t planning on doing either at all even 36 hours ago – but sometimes ideas hit me in groups. Here they are – I ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Aweber Introduces More Sophisticated Timing Options to Autoresponder Messages
24th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 30

Aweber Introduces More Sophisticated Timing Options to Autoresponder Messages

One of the tools that has become central in my own blogging is Aweber. I won’t rehash all of the reasons that I use Aweber but essentially it’s a tool that enables you to allow readers of your blog subscribe to it via email. I use it mainly as a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips