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Sourcebench – a ProBlogger Community Blog Consulting Project
13th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 84

Sourcebench – a ProBlogger Community Blog Consulting Project

It’s time for the first ProBlogger Community Blog Consulting Session. I’ve explained what this is in my last post and would ask you to read it before you leave a comment below. The blog that we’re going to look at this week is Sourcebench. Thorsten is the blogger behind this ...more
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ProBlogger Community Blog Consulting
13th of October 2007 Darren Rowse 58

ProBlogger Community Blog Consulting

Today I’d like to try something a little new here at ProBlogger and want to invite you to engage in a little blog consulting and work shopping on a reader’s blog. Let me explain why I’m doing this: I get asked to look at a lot of blogs – to ...more
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Gala’s Lessons in Blogging
27th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 47

Gala’s Lessons in Blogging

Yesterday I introduced you to Gala Darling and talked about her transition from having a blog with a niche topic to having a blog more with a niche demographic. Today I want to hand ProBlogger over to Gala for a post and have asked her to share a few of ...more
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Does Your Blog Focus Upon a Niche Topic or a Niche Demographic? – a Mini Case Study with Gala Darling
26th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 37

Does Your Blog Focus Upon a Niche Topic or a Niche Demographic? – a Mini Case Study with Gala Darling

Last week I had a coffee with Melbourne blogger Gala Darling (pictured) to talk blogging. Gala blogs at iCiNG). We had a great chat that covered a lot of topics – from how to make money from blogs, to adding features to blogs to take them to new levels, to ...more
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How to Sell Products Through Your Blog – Business Blogging
26th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 25

How to Sell Products Through Your Blog – Business Blogging

Dave at Red Fly Marketing asks: “You mentioned that you would probably not sell problogger because it sells YOU so well. What advice do you have for business bloggers wishing to use blogging to increase their exposure and leverage that exposure to sell THEIR products?“ Thanks for the question – ...more
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Lifehacker – An Example of what Helpful and Positive Blogging Can Do
6th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 7

Lifehacker – An Example of what Helpful and Positive Blogging Can Do

The Wall Street Journal had a nice piece on Gina Trapani’s Lifehacker yesterday at Lifehacker Draws Visitors With Time-Saving Tech Tips. Lifehacker is a standout blog in my opinion and a prime example of how blogs can be more than just creating noise and clutter on the web by actually ...more
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Introducing 12 Year Old ProBlogger – David Wilkinson
4th of January 2007 Darren Rowse 97

Introducing 12 Year Old ProBlogger – David Wilkinson

I love hearing stories of of young entrepreneurs and so today when I came across 12 year old ProBlogger David Wilkinson whose Web 2.0 blog is Techzi I was over the moon. Here’s a young guy who has recruited a couple of friends (one is 12, the other is 11) ...more
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Case Study Update – Digital Photography School
3rd of January 2007 Darren Rowse 18

Case Study Update – Digital Photography School

I’ve been using my Digital Photography School as a case study over the past 9 months since it’s launch. I’ve previously talked about it (at launch in a vidcast, then giving a progress report and then talking about some of my goals for it) but it’s been almost six months ...more
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Introducing ChickAdvisor and Throng
17th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 1

Introducing ChickAdvisor and Throng

Jeremy, Mark and I spent a pleasant evening tonight with the founders of ChickAdvisor (Ali and Alex de Bold). I’d not come across the site before but it’s an innovative and fun site for women looking for reviews and looking to review products, services, restaurants, deals etc – all for ...more
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