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21 Ways to Make Your Blog or Website Sticky
18th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 243

21 Ways to Make Your Blog or Website Sticky

Does the traffic coming to your site come in a Yo-Yo like cycle of ups and downs that never really seems to go anywhere in the long run?Yesterday I wrote about a common problem that many bloggers face - spikes of traffic followed by flat-lines and promised a follow up post today on how to break this cycle by building 'sticky' sites.

Today I want to reveal 21 practical techniques for making sticky sites that new readers just can't leave.....
Blog Promotion
Do Your Visitor Numbers Look Like This?
17th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 66

Do Your Visitor Numbers Look Like This?

“Darren, I have been blogging for 6 months and have tried to build traffic through social media, networking and buying reviews. I have attached a screen capture of the last 2 months of traffic (above) where you will see I have some good days in traffic, but it always flat ...more
Featured Posts
Get Up To $100 as a BONUS from Chitika
15th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 30

Get Up To $100 as a BONUS from Chitika

I’m excited today to announce an exclusive special offer for ProBlogger readers from Chitika (my own #2 income earner) that could be worth up to $100 for some of you. If you’ve previously not been accepted into Chitika or have a site that is product focused and didn’t work well ...more
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10 Ways to Optimize a Popular Post on Your Blog
9th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 83

10 Ways to Optimize a Popular Post on Your Blog

Over at the ProBlogger Room on FriendFeed Keith asks a good question that has stimulated a whole stream of thought for me. He asks: “If you have a blog post that clearly outperforms all other posts (more than double the traffic in my case) do you capitalize on it by ...more
Featured Posts
Why I Use Aweber To Deliver My Newsletters
4th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 64

Why I Use Aweber To Deliver My Newsletters

Yesterday I announced the re-launch of the ProBlogger Newsletter (there have been 500+ new subscribers added to the list from last time bringing it to a total of around 16,000 – the first newsletter will come out next week) and since doing so I’ve had a number of questions about ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
The Importance of ‘Pause Points’ On Your Blog
1st of July 2008 Darren Rowse 43

The Importance of ‘Pause Points’ On Your Blog

Over the last week I’ve run some Crazy Egg heat map tracking on two posts on Digital Photography School (both of which got to the front page of Digg and got a lot of traffic) that both highlight to me a very simple method of increasing the number of pages ...more
Blog Design
10 Ways to Let Your Blog Go and What to Do About It
16th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 48

10 Ways to Let Your Blog Go and What to Do About It

Have you let your blog go? It’s easy enough to do – this series of posts explores 10 ways that bloggers ‘let their blogs go’ and what they can do about it. The season here in Melbourne is changing (some say it changes every day) and we’re slowly moving into ...more
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How Batch Processing Made Me 10 Times More Productive
12th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 175

How Batch Processing Made Me 10 Times More Productive

Today I want to share a technique that has increased my productivity levels incredibly. image by estherase “How do you fit so much in?” This is a question that I’m asked a lot. Yesterday I kept track of the work that I did. It included: Researched & Wrote 5 blog ...more
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How I Make Money Blogging – Top Income Streams Update
4th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 110

How I Make Money Blogging – Top Income Streams Update

Once every 3 months I update my Make Money Blogging page here at ProBlogger with my top income earners for that last quarter. Today I made the update for the last three months (March to May 2008). My top income earners for the last quarter were: AdSense (previously #1) Chitika ...more
Blogging for Dollars