Tell Me What You Want from ProBlogger: Poll
18th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 18

Tell Me What You Want from ProBlogger: Poll

I’ve just added a poll to the sidebar that gives you as readers an opportunity to tell me what type of tips you’d like me to focus upon here at ProBlogger.net in the months ahead. I’ve chosen 9 of the topics that I regularly get questions on from readers. While ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Signatures in Comments – Poll Results
18th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 15

Signatures in Comments – Poll Results

A week ago I started a poll here at ProBlogger.net asking readers whether signatures in comments should be allowed on blogs. The poll was in response to a post that I’d written arguing against the practice which generated a lot of comments both agreeing and disagreeing with my argument. I ...more
Pro Blogging News
Favicons on Blogs
17th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 25

Favicons on Blogs

Today I had a nice surprise waiting for me in my inbox – an email from Tiago who had kindly taken it upon himself to design me a favicon for my blog in thanks for the advice I’d given him and others through this blog. For those not familiar with ...more
Blog Design
Blog Crushes Revealed – Round 1
16th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Blog Crushes Revealed – Round 1

It’s time to reveal the first 11 Blog Crushes that readers have for other bloggers. Actionberg has a thing for True Hoop Bonnie loves Miss Snark the literary agent Chris Owen has been admiring ‘MrG’ from Genuine Blog Redd is going weak at the knees over Dooce HART loves Comic ...more
Blog Promotion
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