Copycat Blogging – Open Mike
5th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 42

Copycat Blogging – Open Mike

Ok – I’d like to start an ‘open mike’ discussion in the comments of this post on a topic that I’ve been wondering how to raise for a while now. I’d honestly like your opinion on this (I’ll keep it as a ‘hypothetical’): If (hypothetically) you started a blog on ...more
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WordPress.com Review
5th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 5

WordPress.com Review

TECH has a WordPress.com Review – written on an actual wordpress.com blog. I’ve been invited into the alpha testing also and from what I’ve seen so far it’s shaping up to be a great system. I’m looking forward to seeing what features they add as it moves towards a beta ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Live Blogging Resumes
5th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Live Blogging Resumes

‘V’ and I returned last night from our mini-break – three days of touring wineries, eating at some amazing restaurants, sitting in front of cosy fires, reading intriguing books and enjoying some sunshine and beautiful countryside. There was no blogging, no email, no spam comments, no trolls, no earnings updates, ...more
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Blog Manager II
4th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Blog Manager II

Peter has continued his thinking about the Blog Manager concept: ‘Instead of trying to market myself, I’d try to form an alliance with a brand name blogger. Someone who’s doing well, who people know. Someone with a demonstrated history of generating a buck from his or her blog. How would ...more
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Rotating Adsense Ad Colours
4th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Rotating Adsense Ad Colours

Cash Keywords has a good reminder that Adsense has a feature that allows you to Create Rotating Adsense Ad Colours which is one technique that can help overcome ad blindness. I think this is a particularly helpful tool for those blogs and websites with a lot of repeat readers. For ...more
Adsense
Gawker traffic statistics
3rd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Gawker traffic statistics

Nick Denton has posted the Gawker Blog Network’s traffic statistics for the past 12 months. Warning – these are serious numbers!
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Another ProBlogger Public Service Announcement
3rd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Another ProBlogger Public Service Announcement

Every time I talk about the potential for blogs to earn money I generally get a lot of feedback from readers. Much of it is pretty balanced but there are two other types of responses that within hours of my most recent announcement I had in my inbox: readers telling ...more
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Six Figure Blogging – How Long?
2nd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 31

Six Figure Blogging – How Long?

One of the most common questions I get asked when people hear about my blogging earnings is ‘how long has it taken’ to get as far as I have? The short answer is that it’s taken a considerable amount of time. I’ve been blogging since November 2002 and started to ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Spring Clean Your Blog
2nd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Spring Clean Your Blog

Spring has Sprung here in Melbourne and so it’s an appropriate time for Spring Cleaning for those of us in the Southern Hemisphere. Duncan is extending his Spring Cleaning to his blog at Quick spring cleaning tips for your blog which includes a variety of ways to freshen up a ...more
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