Blogging for Charity
18th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 14

Blogging for Charity

I’ve long believed that blogging not only has the potential to build the reputation and income of people and businesses but that it also has the potential to give something back to the wider community. I’ve seen this happen in a number of ways over the past few years and ...more
Pro Blogging News
A Negative Blogosphere?
18th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 31

A Negative Blogosphere?

Fascinating post over at Scobleizer on The new A list – some reflections by Robert on how he sees the the new breed of bloggers coming through treating his mate Dave Winer who recently announced he’s looking at stepping away from blogging. He describes this new ‘A-list’ of bloggers as ...more
Blog News
Alexa add Dubious Feature
17th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 21

Alexa add Dubious Feature

Alexa has just added a new ‘feature’ to it’s service that show ‘other sites owned’ by the same people as the site being featured. So for ProBlogger it shows two other sites – gambling watch and idolblog (see screen cap below). I see two problems with this. Firstly some might ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
AdWords Starter Edition
17th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 9

AdWords Starter Edition

If you’ve been wondering whether you should try advertising with AdWords to promote your blog but have been a little overwhelmed by it’s complexity as a first time user you might find the new AdWords Starter Edition a useful way to start out. In essence it’s, as it’s name suggests, ...more
Blog Promotion
Tangent – The Spider Monkey Trap
17th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Tangent – The Spider Monkey Trap

Regular readers of ProBlogger know that I enjoy a good tangent or analogy – here’s a good one from Cameron on spider monkeys and the lure of nuts. Update: Hmmm that didn’t quite come out right…
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Starting Multiple Blogs
17th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 32

Starting Multiple Blogs

One of the questions that I’m being asked quite a bit lately by bloggers who have been blogging for a while is whether it’s a wise thing to start multiple blogs and if so how should one manage it? It’s a good question and one that I have a few ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Speed Linking – 17 March 2006
17th of March 2006 Darren Rowse

Speed Linking – 17 March 2006

Mark Nash asks (and answers) Why Should a Small Business Blog? Barry asks ‘How’re you doing with your AdSense ads?‘ and suggests 5 types of targets you might like to set for your AdSense earnings. Stephan Spencer has posted his Favorite 20 WordPress Plugins.
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Baldiness
16th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 19

Baldiness

I’m quite often teased by many of my readers for being follicly challenged – so I’ve been really looking forward to this moment when my balding blogging brothers can unite in a blog home of our own a Baldiness – a b5 blog about baldness written by Cory Aldrich. Actually ...more
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Tell your AdSense Story
16th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 11

Tell your AdSense Story

The team at AdSense are looking for stories from publishers about how AdSense has impacted them. If you feel like telling your story head to their AdSense story telling page and have your say. If you allow it your story might even be featured as a future AdSense case study. ...more
Adsense