How Would You Monetize this Food Blog
24th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 126

How Would You Monetize this Food Blog

I recently received the email below from a reader asking me for advice on her blog. As I responded to them I realized that it might make an interesting discussion starter and that perhaps the ProBlogger community might together have some good advice to give – so lets do tackle ...more
Case Studies
5 Plugins To Make Your WordPress Blog Blazing Fast
23rd of October 2009 Darren Rowse 114

5 Plugins To Make Your WordPress Blog Blazing Fast

This is a guest post by Sid Savara, whose main passion is personal development and personal productivity. Follow Sid on twitter @sidsavara for motivation, inspiration and just chatting If a tree falls in a forest, I don’t know if anyone hears it – but when your blog crashes or takes ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Learn How to Create Your Own Membership Site – Free Report
22nd of October 2009 Darren Rowse 28

Learn How to Create Your Own Membership Site – Free Report

If there was one emerging trend spoken about more than anything else in the Make Money Blogging track at Blog World Expo it was ‘membership sites’. A number of sessions were directly on the topic while quite a few others touched on the topic (including the ones I spoke on). ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Community – Principles of Successful Blogging #4
22nd of October 2009 Darren Rowse 41

Community – Principles of Successful Blogging #4

Today’s principle in our series on successful blogging is all about building community on your blog. Let me share how I discovered that community was possible in the online space with a story: I discovered the power of online community on the very first day that I went online (I ...more
Build Community
5 Ways to Know if Your Blog is on the Right Track
21st of October 2009 Darren Rowse 100

5 Ways to Know if Your Blog is on the Right Track

In this post David Wright and Sean Platt from direct response copywriters share some suggestions on indicators of when your blog might be on the road to success. Starting a blog was one of the most exciting things we have ever done. Building a loyal audience, gathering intelligent subscribers with ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Stop Scrapers and Spammers Fast
20th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 99

Stop Scrapers and Spammers Fast

One of the challenges that bloggers face is what to do when others want to use your blog for their own gain by either taking your content or spamming your comments section. The more I talk to bloggers about how they deal with these issues the more I realize how ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Use Apture
19th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 76

How to Use Apture

By Mary Jaksch of Goodlife Zen. Do you want to create posts that sparkle, dance, enthral, touch the heart, and inform? Do you want your blog to stand out, and subscribers to scramble in at the door? Then I suggest you check out what the New York Times, Reuters, the ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
The Holy Grail to Writing Great Content – Rhetoric
18th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 44

The Holy Grail to Writing Great Content – Rhetoric

A Guest Post by Patrick Riddel from Must Know Investing. Darren has debunked the myth that great content markets itself. There are countless blogs that produce quality content that don’t get read. Why is that? Because no one knows about them. He followed up with a post on 9 things ...more
Writing Content
Learn From My Mistake – Don’t Leave Money on the Table!
17th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 72

Learn From My Mistake – Don’t Leave Money on the Table!

Have you ever found that you’ve been leaving money on the table? It’s a frustrating feeling and one that many of us can relate to. I discovered that I’ve been doing it for the last few months – here’s my story. I run Chitika Premium ad units on some parts ...more
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