Google AdSense Referrals Program – One Month In
4th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 29

Google AdSense Referrals Program – One Month In

I’m interested to hear if anyone has had any success with the Google Adsense Referrals program. It’s been just under a month since they launched the new program that allows publishers to refer other publishers to the program. I’ve seen quite a few bloggers using the buttons that Adsense provides ...more
Adsense
Verbalize your Blog Posts – Battling Bloggers Block
3rd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Verbalize your Blog Posts – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 24. Say it Out Loud Sometimes I think a lot clearer and come up with better content when I say it out loud before I write it. I wrote about this briefly in Tip 3 but I realized after writing that just how useful the technique has been ...more
Writing Content
Chitika answers Audit Questions.
3rd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 24

Chitika answers Audit Questions.

Chitika have responded to the many questions being asked of them by publishers after the recent audit over at the Chitika Blog. I won’t rehash it all here as I spent most of the day yesterday responding to people’s questions, frustrations, hurts and anger on the topic via IM and ...more
Chitika eMiniMalls
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
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