Reward Yourself – Battling Bloggers Block
3rd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Reward Yourself – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 23. Reward Yourself Tangent Time: When I was a kid my parents used to use a ‘star system’ where they’d have a piece of paper on the fridge with a table on it with the names of us three kids and the days of the week. Each day ...more
Writing Content
Use Other Communications as a Base for Posts – Battling Bloggers Block
2nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Use Other Communications as a Base for Posts – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 22. Mine your other Communications – A couple of months ago I stumbled upon a podcast that really impacted the way in which I thought about creating content. It was an interview with online entrepreneur James Maduk by Michael Pollock. James has created many online resources and in ...more
Writing Content
Word Press Plugins for ProBloggers
2nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 41

Word Press Plugins for ProBloggers

The Hottest Post on ProBlogger right now is I’ll Show you Mine if You Show me Yours – a post asking people to share their favorite WordPress Plugins. I am a little overwhelmed by the response. Last time I checked there were 41 comments – each with suggested plugins. Many ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
The car that blogging bought
2nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 15

The car that blogging bought

Congratulation to Rick who has just bought a car with his blogging earnings – he’s called it ‘the car that blogging bought. Nice one Rick – that’s a sexy looking car! We’re looking at a Subaru too – but probably more of a family wagon :-)
Pro Blogging News
Chitika Audit Issues
2nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 75

Chitika Audit Issues

Wow – I woke up this morning to an inbox full of emails with the word ‘Chitika’ in the subject line. Most of them from publishers concerned with yesterday’s audit where their earnings were reduced – in some cases significantly. Jensense and Performancing both write critiques of the process and ...more
Chitika eMiniMalls
Ten Rules for Profitable Blog Startups
2nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 23

Ten Rules for Profitable Blog Startups

Evan Williams from Pyra Labs had an interesting post a few days back titled Ten Rules for Web Startups which has some interesting points – some of which might well by relevant to bloggers in start up mode. The bold points are Evan’s – the rest is my attempt to ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Are Blogs Worth Anything Without the Bloggers?
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Are Blogs Worth Anything Without the Bloggers?

BL Ochman points to an interesting couple of posts by Peter Brady and Stephen Baker and asks the question – Are Blogs Worth Anything Without the Bloggers? I think it’s a fascinating question and one that I’ve often pondered as I’ve watched colleagues buy and sell blogs over the past ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blog Hui 2006 – New Zealand Blog Conference
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Blog Hui 2006 – New Zealand Blog Conference

Just across the Tasman from the east coast of Australia is New Zealand who will be holding their first international blog conference in 2006. It’s called Blog Hui 2006. It’s being held in Wellington between 16-17 March and they’re lining up some interesting speakers including Torill Mortensen, Trevor Romain and ...more
Pro Blogging News
I’ll Show you Mine if You Show me Yours (WP Plugins)
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 81

I’ll Show you Mine if You Show me Yours (WP Plugins)

Here’s a little survey/question for WordPress users out there. What are your favorite plugins? I’m regularly asked how I do certian aspects of this site and the answers are usually pointing at a plugin of one kind or another – so I thought I’d let you know what I’m using ...more
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