4% of Bloggers Generated $100,000+ in 12 Month Period: Study
16th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 17

4% of Bloggers Generated $100,000+ in 12 Month Period: Study

James at everyhuman emailed me to day to let me know about a thesis that he’s just published on Blogging. He describes his research as follows: To give a brief over view of the paper, it was written for people who have a basic understanding of Blogs. I looked at ...more
Pro Blogging News
Is there Room for Another Blog Network?
15th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 62

Is there Room for Another Blog Network?

Today in the Six Figure Blogging call we talked a little about Blog Networks and took a look over a number of the bigger and emerging blog networks that are opening up around the wider blogging community and it was interesting to see not only the variety of blogs within ...more
Blog Networks
Comment ProBlems on ProBlogger – Solution at Hand?
15th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Comment ProBlems on ProBlogger – Solution at Hand?

I’ve had feedback recently from readers of ProBlogger that some of you are having trouble leaving comments due to my spam filter being too harsh on you. Please accept my apologies for this. I’ve been under a massive comment spam attack (thousands per day) for a couple of months now ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Yahoo Publisher Network RSS Ads
15th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Yahoo Publisher Network RSS Ads

Jen has spotted what we’ve all been expecting to see – Yahoo Publisher Network RSS ads. She writes: ‘The ads are delivered as images and seem to have an autogenerated script of some sort as it contains start and end tags in the RSS code.’ She has screen caps of ...more
RSS
8 Reasons Why Lists are Good for Getting Traffic to your Blog
15th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 91

8 Reasons Why Lists are Good for Getting Traffic to your Blog

Here’s a tip for how to get people to link to your blog. Write lists! I’ve been reminded by this again today by seeing just how many people are linking up to Piaras Kelly’s list of Tips on writing content for your blog. I must have seen 10 or 15 ...more
Writing Content
Blog Crushes
14th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 64

Blog Crushes

Things have gotten a little heavy in some of the latest comment threads here at ProBlogger so I thought it might be time to put a little love in the air and have some fun. So I’m suggesting we make the next 7 days about naming our Blog Crushes. Do ...more
Blog Promotion
Google Blog Search – First Look Review
14th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 20

Google Blog Search – First Look Review

My initial reflections on Google’s Blog Search: the basic bones of the technology seem to be there. basically it seems to be using similar (or the same) technology as Google News. they seem to be indexing new posts very quickly which is great. the pool of blogs that they are ...more
General
Google To Launch Blog Search
14th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 12

Google To Launch Blog Search

John Battelle reports that Google are about to Launch Blog Search: ‘Tonight Google will announce (well, the embargo is tonight at 9 pm PST) that it is launching blog search, in two flavors, one for blogger.com, and another as a beta at google.com/blogsearch (not yet up, but will be soon…). ...more
Pro Blogging News
12 Tips on Writing Content for your Blog
14th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 17

12 Tips on Writing Content for your Blog

Piaras Kelly PR has 12 tips for writing content for your blog which has been linked to by a few people today. I’d actually agree with most of it – but would also recommend a little caution with a few of them. Let me make a comment on each one. ...more
Writing Content