Introduction to Advertising Optimization – Ad Position
7th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 39

Introduction to Advertising Optimization – Ad Position

Perhaps one of the most common mistakes that I see bloggers making with the positioning of advertising is with regards to position. In fact this is not a unique thing for blogs or even just online advertising as effective advertising relies upon positioning in all of it’s forms. This is ...more
Adsense
Introduction to Advertising Optimization – Traffic
7th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 17

Introduction to Advertising Optimization – Traffic

To round out the Blogging for Beginners section on blogging for an income I want to touch on a few introductory principles for optimising advertising on blogs over the next few posts. There are many different direct income earning methods (as outlined previously) and each will have it’s own ways ...more
Advertising
How to Check if a Site has been Banned from AdSense
6th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 14

How to Check if a Site has been Banned from AdSense

Jensense has been a little quiet lately as a result of speaking at and attending different conferences but today she’s posted a very helpful guide to Safeguarding yourself when purchasing a site for AdSense. I’ve heard of a number of blogs being bought in the hope of adding AdSense ads ...more
Adsense
Seth Godin speaks at Google – Video
6th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 7

Seth Godin speaks at Google – Video

If you like Seth Godin you might enjoy this video of him presenting at Google.
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Penis Enlargements and the Problem with Comment Subscriptions
5th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 29

Penis Enlargements and the Problem with Comment Subscriptions

A few months back I installed a WordPress plugin that allowed readers to tick a box when leaving a comment to be notified via email when more comments on that post came in. The idea behind the plugin is a great one – it extends the conversation on posts beyond ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Speed Linking – 5 March 2006
5th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Speed Linking – 5 March 2006

Blog Business World writes on Organic SEO Arieanna asks Traffic versus subscribers – which means more? Digital Point Forums has a discussion around the question ‘how many of you left your day job??’ ipears writes on the Importance of a good Description
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SEO for Product Reviews
4th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 10

SEO for Product Reviews

Graywolf is writing a useful series of posts on the topic of SEO for Product Reviews: ‘About 18 to 24 months ago Google started giving pages with “keyword review” or “keyword reviews” favorable rankings in it’s algorthym for “keyword” searches. It’s hard to say whether they are devaluing on page ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Blogging for Beginners Series – What’s Missing?
3rd of March 2006 Darren Rowse 30

Blogging for Beginners Series – What’s Missing?

I’m coming to the end of my Blogging for Beginners Series (I have a plan for another 5 entries) but wanted to ask readers to take a look through the series so far and see if there are any topics that they feel are missing. The posts I’m planning to ...more
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Qumana Vacation Competition
3rd of March 2006 Darren Rowse 9

Qumana Vacation Competition

Regular readers will notice that in the last 24 hours I’ve welcomed a new sponsor to ProBlogger – Qumana. They are currently running a competition that will send one lucky blogger (and a friend) on a week long ‘ultimate Ski or Surf Vacation’. The competition is pretty easy to enter. ...more
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