How Sponsored Posts Can Ruin Your Blog
10th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 52

How Sponsored Posts Can Ruin Your Blog

This guest post is by Kalen Smith of OnlineRookies.com. More bloggers accept guest posts for their sites. Guest posts are an arrangement where a guest author will write content and submit it to the blog. In exchange, the blogger will allow the blogger at least one backlink to promote their ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Blog Smarter: A Step-by-step Strategy to Boost Your AdSense Earnings
21st of February 2012 Guest Blogger 79

Blog Smarter: A Step-by-step Strategy to Boost Your AdSense Earnings

This guest post is by Daniel Scocco of DailyBlogTips.com. Let’s start with a question: What’s the single most important factor when it comes to making money with Google AdSense? It’s organic traffic (i.e. traffic from Google and other search engines). Here’s a simple example to illustrate the point. Suppose you ...more
Adsense
What’s the Secret to Monetizing Social Media?
20th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 16

What’s the Secret to Monetizing Social Media?

This guest post is by Neil Patel of KISSmetrics. Have you been able to make money from social media? Has your effort and time on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and your own blog paid off? If you’re like most bloggers, you probably realize it’s not so easy. However, no matter ...more
Social Media
Make it Easy for Your Readers to Participate
17th of November 2011 Darren Rowse 25

Make it Easy for Your Readers to Participate

At Blog World Expo this year, I was in a great session on using Facebook pages by Amy Porterfield. The session was very helpful on many levels, but one thing that Amy said that I immediately put into action—within a few seconds of her saying it, in fact—was to ask ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Does Your Blog Look Like NASCAR?
16th of November 2009 Darren Rowse 98

Does Your Blog Look Like NASCAR?

In this post, Jack Gamble from Babeled talks about ad placement and the risk of overdoing it. Are you responsible for a website that has so many ads that it looks like Dale Earnhardt Jr. should be driving it in circles at high speed with a strange aversion to right ...more
Advertising
5 Ways to Make Money Blogging (Once You Have Traffic)
7th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 65

5 Ways to Make Money Blogging (Once You Have Traffic)

This is the last post in our series of tips for bloggers who have gone through their launch phase and want to grow their blog to the next level. In it we’re going to talk making money from your blog. Making Money From a Blog – Moving Past AdSense While ...more
Advertising
5 Ways to find Direct Advertisers for your Blog
19th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 85

5 Ways to find Direct Advertisers for your Blog

It is the goal of many bloggers to move from monetizing their blogs with ad networks like AdSense into selling ads directly to advertisers. But getting into this game can be difficult – particularly in the early days while you’re still growing traffic. Below are 5 ways that I secured ...more
Advertising
5 Ways to Make an Empty Ad Slot on Your Blog Work For You
16th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 65

5 Ways to Make an Empty Ad Slot on Your Blog Work For You

Yesterday I published a guest post here on ProBlogger that gave 7 Reasons to not have Empty ad Spots on your Blog. Today I want to build on this post and give you 5 alternatives to simply removing an empty ad slot from your blog. Removing the ad is one ...more
Advertising
7 Reasons not to have Empty Ad Spots on your Blog
15th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 70

7 Reasons not to have Empty Ad Spots on your Blog

This is a guest post written by Ben Barden, developer for the CMF Ads advertising network, which offers low cost, no-nonsense advertising. Blog advertising is an excellent way to reach a wide audience without breaking the bank. It can also make money for your own blog. There is a mistake ...more
Advertising