Blog Costs – Open Mike
4th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 54

Blog Costs – Open Mike

Someone once asked me to write a post on Blog Overheads and Costs. I thought it might make an interesting open mike question for some discussion so I’ll throw it over to you the ProBlogger community to write this post in comments below. What costs do you have in your ...more
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An Argument Against Blog Networks
4th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 20

An Argument Against Blog Networks

I was chatting with Yaro recently in an interview he recorded with me (I think it’ll go live in January) and we got briefly onto Blog Networks. I don’t remember the exact question that he asked me but as I answered I found myself saying that: ‘some blog network owners ...more
Blog Networks
In Case of Security – Planning for Blogging Disasters
3rd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 19

In Case of Security – Planning for Blogging Disasters

I’m Michael Hampton, principal author of Homeland Stupidity, a U.S. politics blog. Today I want to address the issue of business continuity, that is, have you planned what to do if a disaster strikes your professional blogging operation? Over the past few months I’ve had some all-too-common computer emergencies arise, ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
7 Blog Design Trends for 2006
2nd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 23

7 Blog Design Trends for 2006

Rachel over at cre8d design (with a new design on her own blog) outlines seven Blog Design Trends for 2006. She gives examples of each (and in the process points out some of the most beautifully designed blogs going around). The 7 trends Rachel outlines are: Big fonts Top border ...more
Blog Design
Keeping it Legal
2nd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 10

Keeping it Legal

This post was submitted by Stephanie Patag from Beyond Adobo, Asian Cuisine – The Asian Food Blog and Stefoodie.net. Recently, two of my fellow food bloggers were plagiarized. In response, some of us decided to launch a protest blogging event. While preparing for the launch, it hit us just how ...more
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The Undocumented Tools of a Blogger’s Trade
2nd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 13

The Undocumented Tools of a Blogger’s Trade

The Undocumented Tools of a Blogger’s Trade I’m John Evans and I write Windows Vista and Microsoft Weblog for b5media. My personal blog is SYNTAGMA. Medieval monks had their scriptoriums for the laborious task of illuminating manuscripts. Do modern bloggers have an equivalent nook? A blogorium, ideally, would be a ...more
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Blog Goals and Resolutions for 2006 – Open Mike
1st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 46

Blog Goals and Resolutions for 2006 – Open Mike

Happy New Year friends. While I’m actually writing this post a week in advance of New Years Day I can just imagine what I’ll be doing today as I am on holidays. The morning will probably involve a sleep in after a late night – but at least part of ...more
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New Years Reflections (with a little announcement at the bottom)
31st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 47

New Years Reflections (with a little announcement at the bottom)

It’s now New Years Eve here in Australia so I thought it appropriate for a few reflections on the year gone by here at ProBlogger and a brief look forward at 2006 (with a few hints at what’s in store for me). 2005 was a year that went beyond many ...more
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Ten Tips for writing a blog post
30th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 169

Ten Tips for writing a blog post

The following post on tips for writing a blog was submitted by Lyndon from Flockblog who in his email to me with it described it as a simple ‘back to basics’ kind of post. Thanks Lyndon. Get more Blog tips from our Blog Tips for Beginners series. Here are ten ...more
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