13% of ProBlogger Readers Own 10 or More Blogs
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 6

13% of ProBlogger Readers Own 10 or More Blogs

This week’s poll of the week has certainly produced some interesting results. The question was ‘How Many Blogs Do You Own?’ Here’s the results in graphical form. The results surprised me a little. For starters it’s the biggest response I’ve ever had to a poll with 940 responses so far. ...more
Pro Blogging News
Cost Per Keyword (CPK) on the Rise
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Cost Per Keyword (CPK) on the Rise

Interesting article over at eMarketer on the Cost of Keywords which has this interesting graph that plots what advertisers are paying for keywords. What stands out to me in the graph is obviously December but also the difference between this July to September and July to September of 2004 where ...more
Advertising
Developing e-Products
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Developing e-Products

Chris has posted a couple of good posts on related topics over the weekend. Both focus upon bloggers adding income streams to their business through selling products and not just relying upon advertising or affiliate programs. Monetizing Through Packaged Content – looks at the topic of repackaging your blog’s content ...more
Other Income Streams
Is Squidoo Optimized Well for Search Engines?
12th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 17

Is Squidoo Optimized Well for Search Engines?

I’ve played around with Squidoo today and started a couple of lenses just to test them out. My first one is one by the same name as this blog – ProBlogger – Helping Bloggers Earn Money. My initial impression of Squidoo is mixed. I can see a few applications for ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Yahoo offers Movable Type for business bloggers
12th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Yahoo offers Movable Type for business bloggers

Six Apart and Yahoo have announced a partnership as Yahoo will use MovableType as to provide small businesses with websites through it’s existing small business web site management service: ‘Yahoo will effectively act as the preferred provider of Movable Type for small business users, taking advantage of its scale and ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Weekend Events
12th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Weekend Events

I’m back after my weekend ‘off’. It was definitely off in terms of blogging however a very busy one on other fronts with weddings (one of them my sister) and other personal commitments. I took close to 1000 photos over the weekend something I really enjoyed. Of course having the ...more
Pro Blogging News
Fund Your Love of Blogging
12th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Fund Your Love of Blogging

The next post in the b5media 12 days of Christmas series is from Nikki, one of our newer bloggers who has joined b5 as a result of our merger with the About Weblogs network. Her blog is on fashion accessories and is one of the AW blogs that we’re still ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
It’s all about the lifestyle
11th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 11

It’s all about the lifestyle

The next post in the b5media 12 days of Christmas is from one of the first bloggers to join b5 – Jayvee Fernandez who is one of our tech bloggers. He’s also one of numerous b5 bloggers from the Philippines. I’ll allow him to share more… I’m Jayvee Fernandez, editor ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Ethics for Science and Health Bloggers
10th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 35

Ethics for Science and Health Bloggers

Our Second post in the b5media 12 Days of Christmas series is by Hsien-Hsien Lei. I’ll let her introduce herself and tell us about the topic of – a topic that might well be worth thinking through for all types of bloggers but which is particularly relevant for some in ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips