How pictures can sell your post (and your product)
15th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 24

How pictures can sell your post (and your product)

Next up in the 12 Days of Christmas Series is a blog tip from Pro Blogger Arieanna Foley – a (blogger who has at last count) involvement in over 16 blogs (actually it’s probably more than that now she’s a channel editor at b5) on a wide range of topics. ...more
Blog Design
Google Adsense Gift Pack Arrives
15th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Google Adsense Gift Pack Arrives

It seems that the Google Adsense Present has started arriving for some of their bigger publishers. The description of it by one forum participant is: – marooon carrying case with embossed google logo. zipper closure – wireless mini mouse, with scroll wheel – usb charger for mouse with retractable cord ...more
Adsense
Amazon earnings up 100%
15th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 20

Amazon earnings up 100%

Just logged into my Amazon Affiliate program account (which I reviewed here to check the daily stats and it looks like December is going to be a bumper month with a lot of Christmas shopping going on. While it doesn’t come close to comparing to other income streams earnings on ...more
Affiliate Programs
Six Figure Bloggers Becoming More Common
15th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 28

Six Figure Bloggers Becoming More Common

The latest Poll of the week has been up for 36 hours and has already had 549 responses (by the time this post goes live it’ll probably be closer to 600). The question is ‘Last Month, how much did you make from AdSense?‘ and the results so far are causing ...more
Adsense
More AdSense Changes Announced
14th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 9

More AdSense Changes Announced

AdSense has added a few new features today in addition to their ‘Themed Ad Units‘. They have also made available a new feature called ‘custom reports to go’ which allows you to get your earnings reports sent to you via email instead of having to log into to look at ...more
Adsense
FeedBurner Makes RSS Feeds More Interactive
14th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 3

FeedBurner Makes RSS Feeds More Interactive

Subscribers to my RSS feed will notice (hopefully) a few changes to how it looks today as I’m testing FeedBurner’s latest offering – a system called FeedFlare (press release) which gives publishers a few new interactive tools to show feed readers. FeedFlare gives publishers the opportunity to activate any or ...more
RSS
AdSense Adds Holiday Themed Ads
14th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 14

AdSense Adds Holiday Themed Ads

update: The 2005 Christmas themed ads are up and running. There’s a lot of talk going around in places where AdSense publishers hang out that they’ve just added ‘themed ads’ as a feature. This seems to be something they are rolling out to some publishers only at this stage – ...more
Adsense
Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts – Part 1
14th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts – Part 1

Next in the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Tip Series is a post from hard working blogger (I keep losing track of how many blogs he writes on) John Evans who will write about Writing Hard Working Posts. This will be a 2 part mini-series with his second post coming ...more
Writing Content
Guess the Google Adsense Present and Win a Prize!
14th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 39

Guess the Google Adsense Present and Win a Prize!

Talk has started in Adsense forums about whether Google will be sending presents to publishers this year. Last year they sent publishers (earning over a certain undisclosed amount) a ‘Google Glow Radio‘ like the one’s in the picture (left). Mine lasted on my desk a few weeks before I dropped ...more
Adsense