CategoryReader Questions
Full or Partial Feeds – Poll Results
25th of September 2007 Darren Rowse 28

Full or Partial Feeds – Poll Results

Last week’s Poll of the week asked readers whether they use Full or Partial feeds on their blogs (or whether they offered readers the option of both). The results were very clear with 75% of ProBloggers preferring to offer Full Feeds. Here’s the breakdown of the results. Don’t forget to ...more
Reader Questions
Can a Blog Get Too Much Exposure?
19th of September 2007 Darren Rowse 50

Can a Blog Get Too Much Exposure?

Reader question time – can a blog get too much exposure? I was over at Techmeme earlier today and after scanning through the latest stories there realized that TechCrunch is mentioned over 60 times on the front page. I did a keyword density test on the page and the word ...more
Reader Questions
If English is your Second Language – Which Language Do You Blog in?
15th of September 2007 Darren Rowse 117

If English is your Second Language – Which Language Do You Blog in?

Two weeks back I wrote a post asking whether readers Use American English, British English or do you Swing like the Canadians? – the resulting conversation was a great one with a variety of opinions offered. It’s time for a new but related question – this time it’s directed at ...more
Reader Questions
Ask Your Blogging Questions Here
3rd of September 2007 Darren Rowse 130

Ask Your Blogging Questions Here

Over the coming month or two I’m wanting to get as practical as possible here at ProBlogger and as part of that I’m wanting to base as many posts as possible on real questions from readers. So – the ‘question box’ is open. I can’t guarantee that I’ll answer them ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Do You Use American English, British English or do you Swing like the Canadians?
27th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 132

Do You Use American English, British English or do you Swing like the Canadians?

Here’s a question that I get asked a lot – particularly by non US bloggers who find themselves writing primarily for US audiences: “I am English so of course spell words such as ‘colour’ the English way. However, I also know that my largest audience is likely to come from ...more
Reader Questions
Proofread!
26th of November 2006 Darren Rowse 19

Proofread!

Steve from Adventure Money submitted the following reader ‘quick tip’: Readers form opinions about your blog based on the quality of your content. However, even if your content is great, if your readers have to stop in mid-paragraph to perform some sort of mental gymnastics to determine the meaning of ...more
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Friday Fun – Productivity Tips
25th of June 2005 Chrispian 12

Friday Fun – Productivity Tips

I’m often asked how I get so much done and I often think, I don’t get that much done. I know I could do more! I’ve had “notes” on this entry for a while, but seeing Darren’s post on Blogging and the Art Time Management made me want to finish ...more
General
What If No One Answered The Call?
19th of June 2005 JSLogan 9

What If No One Answered The Call?

Last week I published a post on moving the discussion to conversion. Thinking about that post and associated comments a bit earlier, a related thought crossed my mind – What is no one answered your call to action? What if no one ever bought, no one ever registered, no one ...more
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Blog Saturation? Is it still bleeding edge?
18th of June 2005 Chrispian 11

Blog Saturation? Is it still bleeding edge?

At work we do a bit of blogging. My boss still doesn’t really grasp the concept of what a blog is, but now he wants to host blogs for a niche group. The problem is, he doesn’t think anyone knows what a blog is and doesn’t want to use the ...more
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