CategoryBlog Design
Cool Little Tool
1st of July 2005 JSLogan 9

Cool Little Tool

My last post asked the question of how you build blog and website traffic. Tim left a comment that caught my interest regarding the syndication of one blog’s headlines to other websites he has an interest in – an effort to create stickiness at the website and drive visitors to ...more
Blog Design
Strategy for maximizing page views
11th of June 2005 flashlight 14

Strategy for maximizing page views

I was going to call this article tips for maximizing page views. But tips implies that what I suggest is going to work! These are merely thoughts and suggestions. I hope to encourage a bit of experiment and conversation with this post. Please use the comments and trackbacks to let ...more
Blog Design
Pretty pictures :a question of blog aesthetics.
8th of June 2005 duncan 21

Pretty pictures :a question of blog aesthetics.

Is a blog that uses pictures in its posts more likely to succeed that a blog that posts identical content but doesn’t use the pictures? Sure, we know that there are many other considerations in the success or otherwise of a blog, but take a pure economists view of a ...more
Blog Design
Does size matter?
8th of June 2005 duncan 15

Does size matter?

No, this isn’t a post involving a dirty subject, Darren has had all of us guest bloggers sign in blood that we will behave ourselves here at Problogger, but it is a serious question. Does size matter in terms of blog layout. There is any number of different theories on ...more
Blog Design
Browser compatibility of your blog
7th of June 2005 duncan 18

Browser compatibility of your blog

I’ve put up a different version of this post up at The Blog Herald, but knowing that Darren is a Mac user I wanted to share a slightly different version on the theme here at Problogger: professional bloggers are ignoring compatibility issues. I know from experience that many of the ...more
Blog Design
Blog Layout Continued – The Perfect Number of Columns?
1st of June 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Blog Layout Continued – The Perfect Number of Columns?

Peter Flaschner has a great post on The Perfect Number of Columns which I think bounces off my post on Blog Layout (I say ‘I think’ because he doesn’t link to it – but was part of the discussion here in my post so I’ll take some credit! :-) ). ...more
Blog Design
Less = More with Adsense
1st of June 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Less = More with Adsense

Scrivs gives and insightful update on his decluttered design approach to adsense – the results speak for themselves: ‘Ever since I made the changes to the design of many of my sites to the extra minimalist style I have seen my eCPM increase anywhere from 50%-100%. My CTR has increased ...more
Adsense
Blog Layout
31st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 35

Blog Layout

Jim from Blog Kits shot me an email last week saying that he thought it would be interesting to do a post asking readers what their favorite blog layout was. So…. What is your favorite blog layout? Do you prefer 2 columns, 3 columns or some other format? What are ...more
Blog Design
Does blog design matter?
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Does blog design matter?

One of my favorite new bloggers is Peter Flaschner who today asks the question – Does blog design matter? I first reviewed the design of Technorati’s top 10 blogs a month or so ago. At the time, I came to the conclusion that design didn’t really matter all that much. ...more
Blog Design