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Mrbizfind.com Offers Pay per Click Advertising

Mrbizfind.com has just sent us a press release announcing the opportunity to advertise your blog or site in their pay per click advertising system for as little as 1 cent per click. Check out the details in their following press release. If you sign up and give it a go let us know how it goes.



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Finally an Affordable and Reliable Pay per Click Advertising Option

Mrbizfind.com, the newest home base business Search Engine, offers the best price from pay from performance for home base business marketing and advertising available today. The Pay Per Click advertising is as low as 1 cent per click with a reach of over one million viewers per day.

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Creating Content: The Easy Way

There is little doubt that quality content has a number of real benefits for your web site, not least increasing levels of repeat visitors, and valuable revenue streams such as advertising and the sale of products or services related to the content you provide.

The only difficulty is that creating such content can be costly, taking up valuable time and resources. This article examines different ways you can add content to your web site quickly, giving you maximum benefit for the minimum cost.

Syndicated Content Streams
Syndicated content is content provided by others for use on your web site. Certain sites provide ‘content streams’, where you can simply place a few lines of code on your web page, and forget about it. The content provider then regularly updates the content it provides. The end result is that your site remains fresh and dynamic, at virtually no cost to you.

The content provider either charges a fee for the privilege of using their content, or they prefer to benefit through traffic, such as by placing a link adjacent to or within the content. One provider at interestalert.com even offers to pay you for adding a news feed to your site.

Here are a few examples of some content providers you may wish to try:

1. Free Content for your Site – provides a range of different content types such as news headlines or jokes.

2. Submit your Article – a number of different content feeds you can add to your site, displaying articles relating to internet marketing and online business.

3. Brainy Quote – adds ‘quote of the day’ to your web site, from a range of different topics and authors.

4. Freeky Stiky – an index of resources you can use to quickly add content to your site, with a wide range of content areas to choose from.

Free Reprint Articles
Free reprint articles are a type of syndicated content, and they are widely available.

The benefit for you is the provision of quality content on your web site, attracting targeted visitors via inbound links from the search engines. The benefit for the author of the article is their name and URL in the resource box (or ‘author bylines’), which builds up targeted traffic to their web site, and builds up their ‘brand’ and online credibility.

Here are just some places where you can find articles to quickly put up at your web site:

1. Article Central
2. Go Articles
3. Idea Marketers

Update – since writing this post I’ve begun to suspect that free articles perhaps are not the best way of finding content for your blog. Many believe that Google and other search engines actually penalise such content as duplicate content. Proceed with it as a strategy with caution.

Invite Content
Add a page to your web site where you invite your visitors to submit their content, in return for a link back to their own web sites. This will give you a steady stream of content you can choose from, and save you time in searching for it elsewhere.

As a twist on this, if you create original content on your own site, make it easy for visitors to use it on their own sites – remember, many of your visitors will be actively or passively looking for content for their own web sites. Just make sure they always include a link back to your site in return, so that you stand to benefit too.

Over time, as well as increasing the amount of content on your own site, providing your content to others will gradually but significantly increase your traffic levels, and is far more effective than the more popular ‘link swapping’ craze, that usually just leaves your link sitting unclicked in an unvisited links page.

The common phrase is that ‘content is king’ – the Internet is a content-driven medium, and the more successful web sites are those with the best content. By using some of the techniques above, you can increase the amount of quality content on your site with the minimum amount of effort and expense.

About the author:
Steve Shaw creates systems and software for effective e-marketing. His powerful PopUpMaster Pro software creates popups that beat the popup blockers and can significantly increase your conversion rates. For more information: http://www.popupmaster.com

About ProBlogger

Welcome to ProBlogger – the Blog that helps bloggers to add income streams to their blogs.

My name is Darren Rowse and I’m a full time Blogger making a living from this new and dynamic medium from blogs like Digital Photography School.

Back in 2002 I stumbled upon an article about ‘Blogging’. I didn’t know it at the time but that moment changed my life. I know that statements like that belong on those cheesy ‘buy my book’ sites (don’t worry I’m not selling anything) but it is actually true.

Within 24 hours of reading the article I had started my own Blog – a personal blog where I’ve explored issues of Pop Culture, Spirituality and Blogging ever since. I learnt so much for the experience of that blog that I’ve since started many other blogs.

In 2005 I embarked with three others on the biggest blogging project I’ve ever done – b5media – a blog network that has over 100 blogs written by many bloggers from around the world.

As my blogs have grown in popularity and have begun to generate income Blogging has grown from a hobby (some would say an obsession), to a part time job through to a fully fledged business in recent times. I have slowly built my blogging into a income source that has enabled me to dedicate more and more time to the medium to the point where I am currently a full time blogger – a ProBlogger.

If you want to read an extended version of my story I’ve written it at Becoming a ProBlogger. You might also like to visit my ProBlogger in the Press page.

This site is dedicated to helping other bloggers learn the skills of blogging, share their own experiences and promote the blogging medium.

I started it in September 2004 mainly because I wanted to keep a record of what I was learning about blogging for money. Since then I’ve added over well over 3500 articles, tips, tutorials and case studies to my archives here.

If you would like more information on ProBlogger please get in touch with me through my contact page.

Subscribe to ProBlogger

Please stay in touch with what ProBlogger.net is up to through one of our subscription methods.

I hope you enjoy ProBlogger.

Google AdSense Review

Go4-Webmaster.com has a good review of the Adsense Program from Google.

“Google AdSense is for someone who wants a complete solution. It might not fill all of your ad inventory (well, maybe, now that you can have up to 3 units served on a page), but it will do good with what it does fill. It’s simple, easy, and all encompassing. With fluxuating EVERYTHING, it’s difficult to produce a larger yield then well targeted Sale/Lead affiliate programs. That being said, it’s an excellent program for webmasters who rather focus on content. It’s potential revenue power is, however, extraordinary.”
Read more at Google AdSense Review – Go4-Webmaster.com

I’ve been using Adsense for close to a year now and find that it is very useful on some blogs but next to useless on others. I’ve got friends who run niche blogs on highly targeted subjects (sometimes quite localized on particular countries) and they have struggled to have any ads served to their blog. As with any contextual advertising it largely depends on your content as to whether it will work or not.

Get some good Adsense tips in our Adsense for Bloggers tutorials.

Revenue Generation Ideas for your Blog

Oristus has posted a fantastic list of Revenue Generation Ideas for your blog. It is one of the most comprehensive lists I’ve seen so far on the topic and covers everything from Premium Content Offerings through to Classifieds through to RSS Ads and RSS Premium Feeds. Here is one of the more creative ideas that would definately suit some specialist blogs:

Help People Online / Consulting: Provide real-time consulting advice to people. Allow people to pay to access the brains behind the web site, newsletter, or forum. Google does something like this with Google Answers. If a web site owner is an expert, that owner can do ad hoc consultation. This can be done via email, forums, IM, blog comments, webcams, or WebEx (disclaimer: I own stock). The idea is to provide help to people via the web and ask them to pay for it.’

Read more at Oristus :: Money Honey: The List of Revenue Generation Ideas Also Check out our Blogging for Dollars post.

Submit your Blogging Tips

Whilst I’ve been blogging for close to two years now and am fortunate enough to earn a full time (ish) living from my blogging activities I by no means know everything there is to know about Blogging. Whilst I’ve written over 100 tips so far on this blog there are a lot more areas I’d like to see covered and I believe you and other readers like you could really add to the information I’m collecting here.

I’d love to learn from you and your experience and am always looking for Blog Tips to publish. I’d love to publish and/or link to (on your own blog) your tips on any of the following topics:

- Review a blogging tool or platform
- Share the story of your site in relation to earning revenue
- General blogging tips about writing content
- Tips on Search Engine Optimization or blog promotion
- Tips on Blog design
- Reviews of advertising or affiliate systems that you’ve tried and tips on how to get the most out of them.
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Getting your blog to the top of the Search Engines

Search Engine News Journal has posted 10 great tips to get your blog ranked at the top of the Search Engines. I really like their approach because they acknowledge that it takes time to get your blog high up the rankings. I also like this tip about ‘titles’:

‘Create a killer Title tag. Title tags are critical because they’re given a lot of weight with all of the search engines. You must put your keyword phrases into this tag and not waste space with extra words. Do not use the Title tag to display only your company name, or to simply say “Home Page.” Think of this tag more as a “Title Keyword Tag” and create it accordingly. It should reflect exactly what your page is about, using the keyword phrases people might be using at a search engine to find your company.’

Read more at Search Engine News Journal – Ten Tips to the Top of the Search Engines and read more about how titles are everything.

Tips to Increase CTR on Google Adsense

Webmaster Articles has a good post about increasing your CTR (click through rate) on Adsense. They write some good posts – similar to some of what I’ve written in my Adsense for Bloggers Tips. Here is one that they write that I’ve found to work very well for me also.

“#2 Blend the background and border to match the page’s background.  You don’t want to trick visitors into clicking, but you don’t want them deadened by banner blindness either.”
Read more at Google Adsense: Tips to Increase CTR

Add Categories to your Blogger Blog

With Movabletype and many other platforms categories enable a wonderful way of organizing your blog. Each post in this blog is allocated to a category (or more than one) which means readers only interested in one topic (Adsense for example) can easily find every article on the site focusing upon it. In effect you can end up with many targeted mini blogs within the bounds of your full blog with categories.

One of the frustrating aspects of using the Blogger blogging platform is their lack of a categories feature. It is one of the reasons that I gave Blogger away shortly after starting my first blog.

Spide it Grasp it Enjoy it has just posted a tip/hack on how to add categories to your Blogger blog. I’ve not tested it but it looks pretty simple to install and could prove to be a very useful feature. Let me know below how you find it if you give it a go.