How to Nurture Your Creativity
22nd of November 2010 Guest Blogger 35

How to Nurture Your Creativity

This guest post is by Ali Luke, from The Creativity Toolbox. How creative are you? A lot of bloggers feel that they’re not very creative people. Perhaps they come from a technical background. Perhaps they’ve never picked up a paintbrush in their life, and think that means they’re not creative. ...more
Writing Content
Count Your Mobile Device Traffic
22nd of November 2010 Darren Rowse 9

Count Your Mobile Device Traffic

Last week, I talked about how I’ve been experimenting with monetizing mobile traffic using the WPTouch mobile theme and AdSense. Another great feature of WPTouch is that it allows you to post metrics code into the the ads, so you get a true picture of how many people are viewing ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Personal Blogging in the 2010s
21st of November 2010 Guest Blogger 22

Personal Blogging in the 2010s

This guest post is by Karen Andrews of Miscellaneous Mum. Personal blogging has changed a lot in the last two years. Some writers now run blogs or social media campaigns to extend their profiles for current (and future) readers; some bloggers are using their reach to find or be offered ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How Article Frames Show Readers a Clearer Content Picture
20th of November 2010 Georgina Laidlaw 22

How Article Frames Show Readers a Clearer Content Picture

Consider these two ideas: tennis and your lounge room. These ideas appear disparate. Tennis? My lounge room? So what? Put a Nintendo Wii into the picture. Now you have a frame—or context—for the two ideas. Within the frame provided by the Nintendo Wii, tennis in your lounge room makes sense. ...more
Writing Content
FeelGooder: the Backstory Behind My Newest Blog
20th of November 2010 Darren Rowse 116

FeelGooder: the Backstory Behind My Newest Blog

Earlier this week I launched a new blog: FeelGooder. This post will give some of the backstory behind it (expect another one next week with more). What? Another blog? Are you crazy? One of the most common reactions I get when I mention that I’m starting a new blog is ...more
Case Studies
How to Ajaxify Your WordPress Site
19th of November 2010 Guest Blogger 20

How to Ajaxify Your WordPress Site

This guest post is by Jeff Starr, co-author of the book Digging into WordPress. Injecting a dose of Ajax into your WordPress-powered site is an excellent way to enhance functionality and streamline the user experience. Without touching a line of code, you can harness the power of Ajax to boost ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How I Monetize Mobile Traffic on My Blogs
19th of November 2010 Darren Rowse 26

How I Monetize Mobile Traffic on My Blogs

Over the last few days, I’ve been experimenting with monetizing my blogs for mobile readers who view mobile versions of my sites. Those who read ProBlogger on an iPhone, Android phone, Palm, or Blackberry Storm will know that you’re given the option to view this blog within a theme designed ...more
Adsense
How to Use a Manifesto to Spread your Blog’s Message
18th of November 2010 Clare Lancaster 30

How to Use a Manifesto to Spread your Blog’s Message

This post is by Clare Lancaster, of WomenInBusiness.com.au. Ever since I read Chris Guillebeau’s manifesto, 279 Days to Overnight Success, I’ve been inspired to create one for my own blog. The way that it communicated the message of his blog, packaged in an attractive, shareable, valuable asset that cemented his ...more
Blog Promotion
The Money’s Not In the List, it’s In the Connection
18th of November 2010 Guest Blogger 14

The Money’s Not In the List, it’s In the Connection

This post was written by the Web Marketing Ninja—a professional online marketer for a major web brand, who’s sharing his tips undercover here at ProBlogger. Curious? So are we! What impact will changes to the flow of communications on the Internet cause by the rise of new options, like social ...more
Social Media