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
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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
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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
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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
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Four Australian Bloggers make the Top 500 in the world
19th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 12

Four Australian Bloggers make the Top 500 in the world

Here’s a news release that some Aussie bloggers (including myself) are putting around today in the hope of raising the profile of blogging here in Australia: Four Australian bloggers have been named amongst the Top 500 blogs in the world according to a new list published by leading US blog ...more
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When is it time to ‘Go Pro’ as a Blogger?
19th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 39

When is it time to ‘Go Pro’ as a Blogger?

Instant Messaging Conversation with Reader (used with permission – name changed to protect the innocent) Rex – ‘Darren Darren Darren….I’ve decided to become a Professional Blogger!!!!’ Darren – ‘Wow that’s exciting Rex!’ Rex – ‘yeah I’m writing my letter of resignation as we speak….’ Rex – ‘I can’t wait to ...more
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ProBlogger T-Shirt Competition in Final Days
19th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 1

ProBlogger T-Shirt Competition in Final Days

Don’t forget that the ProBlogger T-Shirt Competition is four days away from being finalized with a winner being chosen by you the readers of ProBlogger. To vote head over to the ProBlogger shop and make a purchase (there are T-Shirts, Mugs, Mouse Pads, BBQ Aprons and more available – see ...more
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Writing Blog Content – Make it Scannable
19th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 43

Writing Blog Content – Make it Scannable

Only 16% of people read web sites word for word. Source The average person only comprehends 60% of what they read. Source Knowing this – how should bloggers who want to communicate effectively write? Is your Blog Scannable ? Most people read online by scanning the page for individual words ...more
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AdSense – Fewer Ads, More Money?
18th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 14

AdSense – Fewer Ads, More Money?

Interesting post over at Inside AdSense (the official Adsense blog from Google) that explains what has been going on with them having less ads per ad unit than previously. They explain the move as follows: ‘”When we have a set of highly relevant and useful ads, we give them more ...more
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