Weekend Adsense CTR Upswing
21st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 22

Weekend Adsense CTR Upswing

Does anyone else noticed a definite increase in their Click Through Rate (CTR) on weekends for their Adsense performance? Whilst we’re not allowed to talk specific numbers I find that most weekends my CTR can pick up to the point where my overall earnings are often as good as my ...more
Adsense
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 20
20th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 2

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 20

With the arrival of day 20 I feel as though we’re in the home stretch of the 31 Days Project here at ProBlogger. A couple of people have asked me in the last day or two whether every link I put up in these daily summary posts are links that ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
WordPress.com to compete with TypePad
20th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 12

WordPress.com to compete with TypePad

It looks like WordPress is going to be launching a new service at WordPress.com. Word on the street is that it will be a service to compete with Six Apart’s TypePad – a hosted blog service using the WordPress platform. WordPress chief, Matt Mullenweg, made the announcement at the Blog ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Interview with Scott Meyer – About.com
20th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Interview with Scott Meyer – About.com

PaidContent has an interesting interview with About.com’s CEO and President, Scott Meyer where he talks about some of the recent (and future) changes at what is probably the world’s biggest blog (it uses MovableType). About.com sold for $410 million – kind of makes the blog networks that we always talk ...more
Pro Blogging News
BusinessLogs Redesign in Process
20th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 6

BusinessLogs Redesign in Process

I’m watching with interest the redesign process of BusinessLogs.com which has already won awards for it’s designs. Mike Rundle explains some of the reasons for and thinking behind the design (which is slowly coming into effect on the site). I can’t wait to see how it ends up because these ...more
Blog Design
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 19
19th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 19

We’re motoring through the days now in the 31 Days Project and today the number of reader submitted blog tips and related posts is up again after a slow day yesterday. Here’s the latest submissions: Cary submitted The Power of the Mission Statement Andy has submitted Observational Blogging Tony has ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
100 blogs in 100 days
19th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

100 blogs in 100 days

Do you want your blog to be featured on a successful and well ranked blog? Duncan at Blog Herald is starting a 100 blogs in 100 days project and is inviting invitations. He writes: ‘Email me at [email protected] with subject line of “100 blogs in 100 days” with your blogs ...more
Pro Blogging News
Jeremy Sells Wealthy Blogger
19th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Jeremy Sells Wealthy Blogger

Jeremy Wright put his Wealthy Blogger blog up for sale and a few hours later it was sold for $2000.The auction was here. Not too bad for a 6 month old blog with 120 posts on it. $16.66 per post resale value (plus the $3-$5 they were earning per day ...more
Pro Blogging News
How not to get Banned from AdSense
19th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

How not to get Banned from AdSense

Good post over at Jen’s again on How to ensure your AdSense account will not be cancelled where she bounces of a page at Google on the same topic which lists 10 things you can do as an adsense publisher NOT to be banned from the program. They are pretty ...more
Adsense