Matt Cutts reports that another Google update (Jagger 2) is underway. All the hardcore SEO types are speculating on what it all means over here. Seems to me this one won’t show any changes to your page rank – its all about your SERPs (search engine results pages) rankings.
Jen has just posted information about Adsense that will be of interest to publishers using it across multiple sites. The crux of it being that Google’s ‘smart pricing’ can actually not only impact one of your sites but all of them. In short – if you have just one poorly ...more
Chitika have completed their audit for their eMiniMalls (aff) month of September. I’ve just checked my figures and am happy to see that the audit has only decreased my earnings for the month by less than 10% (less than last month). This should mean that those who earned over the ...more
Once again my apologies for ProBlogger being down off and on today. The server upgrade of a few days back still has some bugs which my host is endeavoring to sort out. Hopefully we’ll be back to normal again soon.
I’m a bit surprised by Mitch Ratcliffe’s suggestion on how to get Google to fix the BlogSpot Splogs problem. He recommends click fraud: ‘The solution to the problem it to click gratuitously and never make purchases on the links at blogspot sites and to keep doing so to drive down ...more
I’ve been reflecting this week about the amazing diversity of opportunities that are opening up for bloggers to earn an income from or through their blogging. I’ve long advised that bloggers seeking to earn an income from blogging spread their interests across multiple revenue streams so as not to put ...more
It’s been a frustrating few days – this morning I got up ready to get back into some serious blogging only to find that my blog’s were no longer online. The problem was with EV1Servers who seem to have come under some sort of data center attack today which caused ...more
I just got a phone call from a ProBlogger reader in the UK who was ringing to see if I was out of hospital. I was very grateful for the call – it’s nice to know that people care. However there was one surprise in the call – I haven’t ...more
I’ve had one of those 24 hours. Last night I went to bed with sore eyes after a long week of work. This morning I woke up unable to look at anything brighter than my clock radio without my right eye bursting into tears. Going outside was painful – watching ...more