Strategic Blogging – Values
2nd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Strategic Blogging – Values

This post belongs to the Strategic Blogging Series. Having thought about our mission (or why we blog) it’s time now to turn our attention to the values that we have that help to shape how we’ll achieve our overall mission. There are many means to an end and many ways ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
T-Shirt Competition – Entries Closed
1st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 10

T-Shirt Competition – Entries Closed

I’ve just closed the T-Shirt Competition Entry period and will begin to sort through the 60+ entries that have been received. I’m really pleased with the wonderful array of entries which display some true creativity from readers of ProBlogger. A big thank you to all who’ve participated. It might take ...more
ProBlogger Site News
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 1
1st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 19

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 1

Well the 31 days to a building a better blog has officially started with a couple of blog tips already posted here at ProBlogger (see my first two posts on Strategic Blogging – more to come later today). As I posted a couple of days ago when I announced the ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Strategic Blogging – Mission
1st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 26

Strategic Blogging – Mission

This post belongs to the Strategic Blogging Series. 13 years ago when I started studying my Marketing degree the focus of many of my first year lectures was ‘Mission Statements’. I remember writing mission statement after statement – to the point where I started to dream about them. It was ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Strategic Blogging
1st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 18

Strategic Blogging

NB: this is the first in a series of posts on Strategic Blogging. The following posts in the series are – Mission – Values – Vision and Goals – Issues, Present Reality and Future Direction – Strategy – Action Plan Over the past year I’ve been meeting with a business ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
AdSense Optimization Webinar
31st of July 2005 Darren Rowse 5

AdSense Optimization Webinar

If you’re a user of Google’s Adsense you might be interested in another webinar that they are hosting that looks at AdSense Optimization. They describe the webinar as follows: ‘An hour-long seminar on AdSense implementation techniques that can boost revenue. The program will cover ways publishers can use ad formats, ...more
Adsense
On Blog Depression
31st of July 2005 Darren Rowse 18

On Blog Depression

The Nonist has a public service pamphlet on blog depression that I suspect a few visitors of ProBlogger might need to read: ‘there is a growing epidemic in the cyberworld. a scourge which causes more suffering with each passing day. as blogging has exploded and, under the stewardship of the ...more
Pro Blogging News
Bloggers For Hire
30th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Bloggers For Hire

Jim Turner has just let me know about a new blog he and others have started titled Bloggers For Hire – where it seems they are looking to provide companies interested in setting up corporate blogs with bloggers and bloggers interested in blogging for a living with companies. It looks ...more
Business Blogging
Promoting your blog with Advertising
30th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Promoting your blog with Advertising

Duncan over at Blog Herald has a good guide to Promoting your blog with advertising where he looks at Google’s Adwords, the BlogAds system, smaller advertising firms and direct advertising on other blogs. I’ve used Adwords twice and like the idea of it but had pretty average results. Apart from ...more
Blog Promotion