How I Use Email Newsletters to Drive Traffic and Make Money
31st of October 2009 Darren Rowse 78

How I Use Email Newsletters to Drive Traffic and Make Money

Yesterday I shared 6 reasons that I find email newsletters to be a more effective way of driving traffic to and making money from blogs than RSS. Today I want to show you exactly how I do it. Firstly a word about technology – I use Aweber to deliver my ...more
Blog Promotion
6 Reasons Why You Need to Consider Email as a Communication Strategy on Your Blog
30th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 84

6 Reasons Why You Need to Consider Email as a Communication Strategy on Your Blog

Email is back! Earlier in the week I mentioned that one of the emerging themes in the monetization sessions at Blog World Expo was the idea of membership sites as a way to make an income from a blog. The other theme that emerged in a number of the sessions ...more
Blog Promotion
How I Diversify My Site and Income
29th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 71

How I Diversify My Site and Income

In this post I want to present some visuals on how I’ve expanded one of my blogs and diversified its income streams. How do I expand my blog? How do I move beyond the basics of making money with AdSense on my blog? I’m asked these two questions a lot ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Power of Being Personal on Your Blog
28th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 129

The Power of Being Personal on Your Blog

Over the last few weeks I’ve been exploring principles that are evident in many successful blogs. So far we’ve looked at Listening, Trust, Usefulness and Community. Today I want to get personal with you and share a story with you. The Day I Was Jumped On By a Reader Last ...more
Other Income Streams
Discover How to Build Profitable Membership Site
28th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 27

Discover How to Build Profitable Membership Site

As mentioned a few days back – the popular Membership Site Mastermind Course has just reopened its doors to new members for the last time in 2009 – for 3 days only. In short – Membership sites are where you sign up readers to pay a monthly subscription to receive ...more
Other Income Streams
Yes! A Great Book for Bloggers
27th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 69

Yes! A Great Book for Bloggers

Over the last few days I’ve been digging into a great little book called Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive. I’m only halfway through it but of the 25 or so chapters that I’ve read so far I have jotted down 50 or so ideas for my own ...more
Video Posts
Tell Me What You Thought of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Workbook
26th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 29

Tell Me What You Thought of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Workbook

It has been a few months since the launch of the 31 Days to build a better blog workbook and so I’m hoping that those of you who have had an opportunity to digest the 31 days of teaching and challenges in it. If you’re one of the thousands of ...more
ProBlogger Site News
How To Get Past The Blank Page By Creating Urgency
26th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 60

How To Get Past The Blank Page By Creating Urgency

In this post Roman from How this Website Makes Money shares some suggestions on how to create urgency to get past bloggers block. Sunday morning.  You have everything ready.  Hot coffee on your right side, a crisp bagel on your left, computer on and ready.   You have the whole ...more
Writing Content
How Do You Overcome Bloggers Block?
25th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 113

How Do You Overcome Bloggers Block?

It hits every blogger at some point in their blogging – bloggers block. Whether it’s not being able to come up with a topic or whether it strikes midway through a post in which you just can’t seem to find a way to express yourself – bloggers block sucks. So ...more
Reader Questions