Adsense Optimization Case Study – BuzzMachine
24th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 30

Adsense Optimization Case Study – BuzzMachine

Yesterday I mentioned that Jeff Jarvis has made the decision to add Ads to his Blog (BuzzMachine). After posting this I emailed Jeff to let him know that I’d be happy to give a few free tips on how to get the most out of his Adsense ads. I’m yet ...more
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What Is WordPress.com?
23rd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 8

What Is WordPress.com?

Do you want to know what WordPress.com (a new and upcoming service of WordPress) is? If so I recommend you head over to Lorelle’s blog and read What can you do with wordpress.com. Looks like a great service – although perhaps a little further off going live than I thought ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
AdSense Policy Changes to Hit Comment Spammers?
23rd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 4

AdSense Policy Changes to Hit Comment Spammers?

Jen observes that Adsense have made a few changes of wording in their terms and conditions (mainly minor changes) and points out one that could be linked to an attempt to crackdown and penalize comment spammers. The wording that they’ve added is: ‘In addition, publishers may not bring unnatural attention ...more
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31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 23
23rd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 2

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 23

Time flies when you’re having fun – and blogging has been fun this past few weeks. I can hardly believe we’re up to day 23 of the 31 Day Project already! Here are the reader submitted posts from the past 24 hours: Julian wrote Target Your Audience Dominic Foster submitted ...more
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Affiliate Programs – Clickbank
23rd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 60

Affiliate Programs – Clickbank

This post is part of a series on Affiliate Programs for Blogs Clickbank is another affiliate program that I know quite a few bloggers use. I’ve used it myself to promote a small selection of products with moderate success. The product I’ve seen the most success with is Joel Comm’s ...more
Affiliate Programs
Six Figure Blogging – 200 Participants and Counting
23rd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Six Figure Blogging – 200 Participants and Counting

I just spoke to Andy and he tells me that the free preview call for the Six Figure Blogging (7th September – 8pm Eastern US time) course that we’re running has already got over 200 people registered. We’re both really exciting about not only the call but the six weeks ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Interview with Jason Kottke
23rd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Interview with Jason Kottke

Blogebrity interviews Jason Kottke at midway point of full-time blogging year about his decision to quit his job and go full time as a blogger – relying upon the support, through donations, of his readers. Blogebrity asks about whether Jason is considering putting ads on his blog and about how ...more
Pro Blogging News
Yahoo Publisher Network Rev vs. Google Adsense Rev
23rd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Yahoo Publisher Network Rev vs. Google Adsense Rev

How does the Yahoo Publisher Network compare to Adsense? This is the question on many bloggers lips – especially those who are not in the US and are excluded from the beta test. Those in this boat are watching beta testers carefully for any hints – most of which seem ...more
Adsense
Overnight Blogging Success
23rd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Overnight Blogging Success

Here is a quote from Paul Allen that I should be tattooed to the foreheads of all bloggers hoping to make it rich via their blogging efforts: ‘My brother Curt, founder of Folio Corp, former CEO of MyFamily.com, and current CEO of Agilix, a venture-backed company, is fond of saying ...more
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