Australia’s best Blog Competition
9th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Australia’s best Blog Competition

If you’re an Aussie and you have a blog it might be well worth your while to enter this competition which will award $10,000 to Australia’s Best Blog. It’s sponsored by a Melbourne hosting company – Smarty Host. Entries opened a couple of days ago and close on 28 November. ...more
Pro Blogging News
Technorati Hacks
9th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Technorati Hacks

Steve at Micro Persuasion has a very useful post with Ten Technorati Hacks for anyone wanting to get more out of Technorati – which for a first time user can be a bit overwhelming yet is one of the most useful tools on the web for bloggers.
Blogging Tools and Services
Welcome Today Show Viewers
9th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 31

Welcome Today Show Viewers

Welcome to any Today Show Viewers that are visiting after the interview on this morning’s show. If this is your first time to ProBlogger.net then let me give you a quick tour of the place. Grab a coffee and make yourself comfortable while I show you around. Firstly, ProBlogger is ...more
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Blogging for Dollars Experiment Pays Off
9th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 21

Blogging for Dollars Experiment Pays Off

Warning: Heart Warming Story Ahead I was just contacted via IM with a blogger (I’ll call him ‘Geoff’ – not his real name) who owns and blogs at a reasonably popular and established blog (not an A-lister but he runs a nice blog that gets about 3000 visitors per day). ...more
Case Studies
On the Today Show…. Tomorrow
8th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 27

On the Today Show…. Tomorrow

Aussie readers out there that get up early in the morning might like to turn on their televisions to channel 9 at around 6.45am tomorrow where they might just see a familiar (and bleary eyed) face being interviewed on the Today show about blogging. Lucky I didn’t get the 6am ...more
ProBlogger Site News
PubSub Blog Category Lists
8th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 6

PubSub Blog Category Lists

PubSub is starting to categorize bloggers into PubSub Lists. So far they only have four categories – Law, Fashion, PR and Librarians. What lists would you like to see added? Feel free to add your suggestions in comments below – but perhaps more productive is to let them know – ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Adsense of Tomorrow
8th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 19

Adsense of Tomorrow

Peter Forret dreams of a day when Adsense will roll out into all forms of media including: Adsense for newspapers Adsense for magazines Adsense for books Adsense for TV Adsense for radio Adsense for Wifi Adsense for cinema Adsense for movies Adsense for video-on-demand Adsense for ticketing Adsense for billboards ...more
Adsense
Chitika add channels to eMiniMalls
8th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 34

Chitika add channels to eMiniMalls

I just logged into my Chitika eMiniMalls reports and found that they’ve finally gone live with their channels feature. They’ve also added some new columns to the stats that they report including CTR (click through rate) and Avg CPC (cost per click). The CPC is a stat that Adsense have ...more
Chitika eMiniMalls
Making Titles Live Links
8th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 30

Making Titles Live Links

One of the first tips I was given when i started to blog that I’ve not talked about for a while here is to consider making the titles of your posts live links (permalinks). These days most blogging software does this automatically for you – however today as I’ve surfed ...more
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