Has Aweber Been Compromised? Reports of Spam Going to Aweber Lists
20th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 62

Has Aweber Been Compromised? Reports of Spam Going to Aweber Lists

Updated: this post has been updated – twice. I don’t want to cause alarm on this but today I’ve had emails from 11 subscribers to two of my different email lists that I administrate at Aweber complaining that they’ve been inundated with pharmaceutical spam. In each case the subscribers have ...more
ProBlogger Site News
ProBlogger Readable on Mobiles
20th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 49

ProBlogger Readable on Mobiles

One of the most requested featured by readers here at ProBlogger has been for the option to view this site more easily on a mobile device (at least some). In the last few days we’ve added the WPtouch plugin to both ProBlogger and DPS. I hope that this will enable ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How to Be A More Productive Blogger [And Add 37 Minutes to Every Hour!]
19th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 118

How to Be A More Productive Blogger [And Add 37 Minutes to Every Hour!]

This week, on a busier than normal day, I Tweeted that I wish there were more hours in a day (or that there was a pause button so that time could stand still for a bit so I could catch up). The tweet was of course an attempt at humor ...more
Writing Content
7 Principles of Launching a Six Figure Blog
18th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 54

7 Principles of Launching a Six Figure Blog

Just a quick note to point you to a post that I’ve had published on an Australian Blog – The Punch (I wrote it all except for the title :-)). Seven rules of blogging from a legend of the craft. It probably won’t be completely new to regular readers of ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
13 Types of Posts that Always Get Lots of Comments
18th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 147

13 Types of Posts that Always Get Lots of Comments

Over the last week I’ve had a couple of record days of getting comments on my own blogs. Here on ProBlogger my ‘win a book’ competition drew in 1512 comments while on DPS asking my readers if they had a photoblog and giving opportunity for them to promote it drew ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Google and Amazon Partner Up to Integrate Amazon Associates Program into Blogger Blogs
17th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 72

Google and Amazon Partner Up to Integrate Amazon Associates Program into Blogger Blogs

In the last few minutes Blogger.com has flipped the switch on a new way for Blogger blogs to be monetized from within their system – an integration with Amazon Associates program. Expect an official announcement from Blogger/Google shortly on this new partnership (update: here it is) – but in the ...more
Affiliate Programs
The Storyteller’s Tale: How a Fiction Mindset Will Empower Your Blog
17th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 37

The Storyteller’s Tale: How a Fiction Mindset Will Empower Your Blog

A guest post by bestselling novelist Larry Brooks from Storyfix.com. Sports analogies rock. They certainly can and often do lean toward the cliché, but like even the most trite of clichés, they’ve earned that dubious label because they’re valid. The use of cliché in copywriting, not so good. The use ...more
Writing Content
Competition Winners – These 6 People Won a Book
16th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 41

Competition Winners – These 6 People Won a Book

Thanks to everyone who entered this week’s ‘win a book’ competition here on ProBlogger. It’s been a while since I ran any kind of competition so to have over 1500 entries was a real rush (and quite overwhelming). I’ve just closed off the competition and randomly drawn the winners. They ...more
ProBlogger Site News
How to Make $30,000 a year Blogging
16th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 444

How to Make $30,000 a year Blogging

Last night I was chatting with a blogger who was feeling completely overwhelmed with their goal of making a living from blogging. I asked them how much they wanted to make from blogging. They responded that they wanted to be a full time blogger. I pushed them for a figure ...more
Blogging for Dollars