CategoryReader Questions
What Blogging Platforms Do We Use? [POLL RESULTS]
31st of May 2009 Darren Rowse 69

What Blogging Platforms Do We Use? [POLL RESULTS]

Last month I asked readers what blog platform they are using? The results were clear with 43% of ProBlogger readers using WordPress.org, 29% using Blogger and 13% using WordPress.com. This isn’t the first time I’ve run this survey. The first time I ran it was in January of 2006 – ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Light or Dark Blog Backgrounds? [POLL RESULTS]
19th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 58

Light or Dark Blog Backgrounds? [POLL RESULTS]

Our last poll asked readers whether they preferred light or dark backgrounds in blog design. The results were: The majority like ‘Light’ backgrounds but a fair chunk of readers think it depends upon the blog design.
Reader Questions
What Blog Platform Do You Use Most?
11th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 145

What Blog Platform Do You Use Most?

This is a poll I run two years ago – I’ll be interested to see how (and if) the results differ. I’ve removed the least popular categories from last time and added an ‘other’ option. If you’ choose ‘other’ please let us know what blog platform you run in comments ...more
Reader Questions
Do you prefer Light or Dark Backgrounds on Blogs?
7th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 95

Do you prefer Light or Dark Backgrounds on Blogs?

Over the last few days we’ve run this poll in our sidebar. {democracy:44} Feel free to share your reasons for your answer in comments below.
Reader Questions
Blogging Debates – There are Many Ways to Build a Successful Blog
4th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 65

Blogging Debates – There are Many Ways to Build a Successful Blog

Debates in blogging circles have raged for years now on many topics. Should a blog have full feeds or partial feeds? Is a blog a blog if it doesn’t have comments? Frequency of Posting – Should a blog post once a week, once a day or 20 times a day? ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Would you Prefer More Blog Readers or Twitter Followers?
14th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 120

Would you Prefer More Blog Readers or Twitter Followers?

I’m running this poll over at TwiTip but thought it’d be interesting to run it here on ProBlogger too as the topic is relevant to both audiences and I was curious to see if there would be any difference in the responses on the two blogs (given their topics cover ...more
Reader Questions
Do You Attract Readers to Your Blog that Are Like You?
6th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 44

Do You Attract Readers to Your Blog that Are Like You?

A couple of months ago we ran a reader survey over at my Photography site that asked readers a few demographical questions, a few questions about their photography and a few questions about how they’d like to see the site develop. We had thousands of responses which meant we had ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
What Do You Spend Most Time Doing on Your Blog?
7th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 109

What Do You Spend Most Time Doing on Your Blog?

Here’s a question for a little discussion over the weekend: “What Do You Spend Most Time Doing on Your Blog?” Running a blog calls for all kinds of skills and activities. Writing content is probably the most obvious of these – but as I talk to different bloggers I often ...more
Reader Questions
Have You Ever Guest Posted on Someone Else’s Blog? [POLL]
2nd of February 2009 Darren Rowse 114

Have You Ever Guest Posted on Someone Else’s Blog? [POLL]

As a followup to yesterdays post on Guest Posting as a method to promote your blog I thought I’d ask how many readers have tried the technique? {democracy:42} Feel free to add a comment below to tells us more about your answer – I’m particularly interested to hear from those ...more
Blog Promotion