Poll of the Week – Where does your Traffic Come From?
27th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 32

Poll of the Week – Where does your Traffic Come From?

Bouncing off last week’s poll which identified that most people want to learn how to get more readers to their blog – this week’s poll asks you to identify the way that most of your blog readers currently find your blog/s. I know picking one might be difficult – but ...more
Blog Promotion
Poll Results – Bloggers Want to Know How to Build Readership
27th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Poll Results – Bloggers Want to Know How to Build Readership

This week’s poll has been asking for readers to suggest what they would like to learn most about blogging here at ProBlogger. The results are in and there are some clear messages emerging. I’ve included screen capture of the results below but the top three areas that you’re asking for ...more
Pro Blogging News
“What is a Good CTR in Adsense?”
26th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 70

“What is a Good CTR in Adsense?”

It’s strange how I often get the same question from a number of different readers within a day of each other and then don’t get asked it again for months. The question of the moment seems to be : “What is a good CTR (click through rate) in Adsense?” Let ...more
Adsense
Gawker Adds Comments to Three Blogs
24th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 27

Gawker Adds Comments to Three Blogs

Megablog, Gizmodo, has decided to allow comments at last. It’s been a pretty long time coming and something that many have complained about – but the time has arrived (they’ve done the same thing on Gawker and Lifehacker blogs also). Interestingly they’ve decided that only invited guests will have commenting ...more
Blog Networks
Making Money with your Blog’s Archives
24th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Making Money with your Blog’s Archives

Nice post by Tristan over at TNL.net titled Money in the archives which talks about one of the lovely things about Pro blogging – ie its ability to continue to generate income off posts that are quite old (the archives). This is what many refer to as the principle of ...more
ProBlogger Site News
ProBlogger HQ – Dreams and Realities
23rd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 21

ProBlogger HQ – Dreams and Realities

Someone asked me what I want for my ProBlogger Birthday. I said nothing – that was until I saw this: Could this be every blogger’s dream? The reality however is probably a little more like this for many bloggers: Found via Gizmodo
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blogger.com adds New Adsense Integration Features
23rd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Blogger.com adds New Adsense Integration Features

Blogger.com have just gone and made it easy for bloggers using their system to integrate Adsense into their templates by adding new features which allow easy selection and design of ads to blend into their blogs. Bloggers get a more automated choice of size and colors. They offer a variety ...more
Adsense
Six Apart – Project Comet
23rd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Six Apart – Project Comet

Six Apart has put out a press release in the last few hours annoucing a new blogging platform that they are planning to release early in 2006. It’s code named Project Comet. They are selling it as featuring Community Aggregation, Multiple Streams and Privacy. They write: ‘Combining the weblog publishing ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Shiny Media Announces 3 New Blogs
23rd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Shiny Media Announces 3 New Blogs

Everyone’s favorite UK Blog Network, Shiny Media, has announced three new blogs. They describe them as follows: HDTV UK – High Definition TV will arrive in the UK next year and HDTV UK is the first website to deliver daily updates of the latest HD news, whether it be new ...more
Blog Networks