Understanding Google Updates
9th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Understanding Google Updates

Matt Cutts (from Google) has an enlightening post on his blog titled – What’s an update? which quite simply lays out information on the topic of their updating system. I’m sure it’s more complicated than he’s outlined here but the information resonates with my experience of Google’s updating system as ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Preview Call Available for Download
9th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Preview Call Available for Download

Andy and I did the preview call yesterday for the six figure blogging course and it was really fun. It was great to hear some of the voices of some regular readers of ProBlogger.net during the Question and Answer time. Thanks for those who called in – especially those who ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Travelator Blogging
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Travelator Blogging

Warning – Tangent Ahead The Travelator is a wonderful invention. There is nothing better than rushing for a flight at an airport and seeing that the long walk to the departure gate is going to be cut down by jumping upon one of these moving sidewalks. On a recent trip ...more
Blog News
Advertising on Blogs – Tips
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Advertising on Blogs – Tips

Duncan has just posted one of the most useful posts I’ve read anywhere for quite a while in his post Conclusions from tracking ads where he writes 7 great reflections on advertising on blogs which come after 4 weeks of tracking his ads using a couple of ad tracking systems. ...more
Advertising
Adsense Stats Will Be Down for Maintenance
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Adsense Stats Will Be Down for Maintenance

The official Adsense blog is advising Adsense publishers that Adsense stats will be down for six hours later tonight (Aussie time). This is the first time (in my memory) that I’ve ever seen Adsense give official warning of such maintenance – usually they just do it and discussion forums go ...more
Adsense
Technorati Introduces ‘Blog Finder’
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Technorati Introduces ‘Blog Finder’

Technorati has launched a new service – Blog Finder – a way of not only finding blog posts on particular topics but also blogs themselves. In effect this is a step towards the Niche Top Blog Lists that I mentioned a week or so back. Of course it won’t be ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Six Figure Blogging – Standing Room Only
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Six Figure Blogging – Standing Room Only

Just a quick note to those logging into the Six Figure Blogging Preview call in 15 minutes. In the past 24 hours we’ve had an inundation of people signing up for this call – it’s been very popular. There is a small chance that we’ll not be able to fit ...more
ProBlogger Site News
More AdSense and Yahoo! Publisher Network (YPN) comparisons
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 1

More AdSense and Yahoo! Publisher Network (YPN) comparisons

Here’s another comparison (found at WMW) of Yahoo’s Publishing Network (YPN) and Adsense by someone rotating both on their site (ie every second impression would be getting one or the other ads): ‘I run Adsense and YPN on the homepage of my main site interchangeably to test which is better ...more
Adsense
Selling Ads Directly to Advertisers
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Selling Ads Directly to Advertisers

Chrispian at Web Dev Source has a good, simple tip on how to find private advertisers for your blog. Here’s the crux of it: ‘The bottom line is that people are out there advertising already, find them and get them to spend some of their advertising dollars with you! ‘ ...more
Advertising