CategoryReader Questions
Should you add Keywords to the Name Field when you Leave Comments on a Blog?
11th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 130

Should you add Keywords to the Name Field when you Leave Comments on a Blog?

This weekend is a weekend for discussion here at ProBlogger and I’m posting some questions submitted by readers via Twitter. jophllips asks: “should you add keywords to the name field when you leave comments” So another way to put it – should you leave your name, blog name or some ...more
Reader Questions
Is Syndicating Other People’s Content on Your Blog OK?
10th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 99

Is Syndicating Other People’s Content on Your Blog OK?

This weekend I’d like to throw open a couple of discussion starters for the ProBlogger community. The questions come from some of my Twitter followers. flabuless asks the following question to you the ProBlogger community: “Is syndicating content is kosher or not…ie running someone elses content through rss into ones ...more
Reader Questions
What Do You Most Want to Learn About Blogging? [POLL]
5th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 46

What Do You Most Want to Learn About Blogging? [POLL]

I get asked a lot of questions about blogging but every now and again I like to run a poll to help me prioritize your needs. So this week’s ProBlogger poll is all about refining and ordering your needs. I’ve taken the 9 most common topics that I’m asked about ...more
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What Topic is Your Blog? [POLL RESULTS]
30th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 37

What Topic is Your Blog? [POLL RESULTS]

Last month the ProBlogger Poll asked readers to tell us what their blog’s topic is. The results are in and it’s a fairly even spread across 11 categories. There were 3043 responses that categorized themselves as follows: I was actually quite surprised by the evenness of topics covered. There is ...more
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What is the Biggest Source of Traffic to Your Blog?
29th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 101

What is the Biggest Source of Traffic to Your Blog?

It’s time for another ProBlogger Poll. What is the Biggest Source of Traffic to Your Blog? Is it search engines? If so which one? Is it RSS subscribers and loyal readers? Is it Social Media sites (and which one is it)? Do other blogs and sites send most? Or is ...more
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How Many Blogs Do You Write On? How Many Posts Per Day?
26th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 56

How Many Blogs Do You Write On? How Many Posts Per Day?

@SeanBannister asks “how many blogs do you write for and how many blog posts a day you make?” These days I only write actively on two blogs – ProBlogger and Digital Photography School. At one point I was writing each week on around 25 blogs – but a lot of ...more
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What is the Biggest Mistake That You’ve Made as a Blogger?
6th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 210

What is the Biggest Mistake That You’ve Made as a Blogger?

It’s time for a reader discussion/open thread and today’s question is: What is the Biggest Mistake That You’ve Made as a Blogger? What in your time as a blogger do you look back on with regret, wish you’d not done or wish you’d done differently?
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Why Do You Blog? [POLL RESULTS]
31st of March 2008 Darren Rowse 17

Why Do You Blog? [POLL RESULTS]

A few weeks back I ran a poll here on ProBlogger asking readers why they blog. Keep in mind that this blog is about making money from blogging so you’d naturally expect that the ‘money’ answer might be higher than in the wider blogosphere but here are the results. There’s ...more
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If YOU Were Starting Out in Blogging from Scratch – How Would You Promote Your Blog?
18th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 50

If YOU Were Starting Out in Blogging from Scratch – How Would You Promote Your Blog?

Over the past week I’ve shared five strategies that I’d use to promote my blog if I were starting from scratch again today. We started off by looking at how the majority of your efforts need to be focused upon Readers You Don’t Already Have (obvious but important) and then ...more
Blog Promotion