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Have You Used Video on Your Blog?
11th of January 2009 Darren Rowse 144

Have You Used Video on Your Blog?

Time for another Reader Poll – Have You Used Video on Your Blog? With services like YouTube (and many others) that make it easy to share videos on your blog I’m keen to hear how many bloggers have used video as a way of engaging readers. This poll simply asks ...more
Reader Questions
What to Do With Your Blog Over the Holidays
23rd of December 2008 Darren Rowse 58

What to Do With Your Blog Over the Holidays

Image by SummachPhoto Today I had a good discussion with my Twitter followers about what they were doing with their blogs over the Christmas break later this week. Most of the answers came down to the strategies that I mention in this old post here at ProBlogger – 7 Things ...more
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How Much Money Did You Earn from Blogging in October 2008?
1st of December 2008 Darren Rowse 107

How Much Money Did You Earn from Blogging in October 2008?

It’s time for another annual poll here at ProBlogger – this one asking readers how much they earned in October 2008? I’ve run this poll a number of times over the last couple of years and the results are always interesting. Just to qualify it – I’m asking about ALL ...more
Blogging for Dollars
How Bloggers Make Money Online without Blogging [POLL RESULTS]
29th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 49

How Bloggers Make Money Online without Blogging [POLL RESULTS]

Last month I ran a poll here at ProBlogger which asked readers if they make money online from sources other than blogging. The result was almost completely split with 1022 of the 2053 people who responded saying Yes and 1031 saying no. Some of the comments on the launch post ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Do You Sell Text Links on Your Blog? [POLL]
29th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 85

Do You Sell Text Links on Your Blog? [POLL]

Do You Sell Text Links on Your Blog? Warning – Before answering this question in comments you might want to consider doing so anonymously and without a link to your blog – particularly if your answer is YES. It could hurt you to identify yourself if you say yes publicly. ...more
Advertising
Why Do We Blog?
21st of October 2008 Darren Rowse 59

Why Do We Blog?

Today in response to an article that Andrew Sullivan published that was titled ‘Why I Blog‘ I asked my Twitter followers and Facebook friends to tell me why they blog. The responses were so good that felt it was a pity to just see them myself and not share them. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Types of Blogs – Can we Categorize Them?
16th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 54

Types of Blogs – Can we Categorize Them?

I just received the following question about categorizing blogs from Ann Handley (from MarketingProfs) that I thought would make a good discussion starter. “A few weeks ago, Chris Brogan (writing on Shannon Paul’s blog) talked about the importance of being consistent on your blog. Some blogs, like my personal blog ...more
Reader Questions
Should Blogs Have Comments?
12th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 156

Should Blogs Have Comments?

Should blogs have comments? It is a question that comes up fairly regularly in blogging circles and one that different bloggers take different approaches to. Most bloggers have them – they’re on by default when they set their blog up and they never switch them off. They see the comments ...more
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Winner of the Reader Review Competition
15th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 19

Winner of the Reader Review Competition

Last week we ran a ‘reader review‘ competition where we gave you a link to a blog – Girls Just Wanna Have Funds – and asked you to leave a ‘review’ to help the blog improve. Chitika came to the party and offered a Tomtom One LE GPS unit to ...more
Reader Questions