31 days to Building a Better Blog
30th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 77

31 days to Building a Better Blog

update: see a summary of all of the post in the ’31 Days’ series here. August is going to be a frenzy of Blog Tips here at ProBlogger.net. Starting Monday I’m going to turn up the ‘Blog Tips’ volume to 11 and am going to attempt to vomit onto you ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Last Chance for T-Shirt Design Entries
29th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Last Chance for T-Shirt Design Entries

Just a quick note to remind those who are thinking of submitting a T-Shirt design to the competition I’m running that you are about to run out of time as entries close on 31 July – details of prizes and guidelines are here. I’ve had more submissions than what has ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Alaska Blog
29th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 5

Alaska Blog

Taughnee Stone writes that she’s starting a new Pro Blog – the Alaska Blog and writes an interesting post about the first four days blogging and the response that she’s had so far. At the bottom of her post are some good reflections of what she’s learned from the experience ...more
Case Studies
AdSense Plugin for WordPress Blogs
29th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 13

AdSense Plugin for WordPress Blogs

Digital Point’s forums has an interesting post announcing an Adsense plugin for WordPress with the following features. * Define unlimited AdSense ad styles for use in your WordPress blog posts. * Use multiple, different AdSense blocks within a single post. * Enable/disable individual ad blocks with two clicks. * Enable/disable ...more
Adsense
The Best Blog Content
29th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 7

The Best Blog Content

Just stumbled upon an article at awesomeblogs.com which looks at Why Blogs Have Become the Search Engine Optimization Equalizer. It’s one of those mass produced ‘free articles’ that I warn bloggers from using too much – but it does make a useful observation about some of the top sites on ...more
Writing Content
Teens and Technology
29th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Teens and Technology

There’s an interesting report at Pew Internet on Teens and Technology which is the second this week that highlights the opportunities for tapping into the younger internet using market. Here’s a snippet of their introduction: ‘The number of teenagers using the internet has grown 24% in the past four years ...more
Pro Blogging News
G’Day World – ProBlogger Podcast
28th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 15

G’Day World – ProBlogger Podcast

Cameron Reilly (from the Podcast Network) and I have a semi regular breakfast together and today he pulled out the microphone and interviewed me for his G’day World show podcast. Cameron may just have been desperate for an interview (or maybe he was impressed my deep thoughts on everything from ...more
Podcasting
ProBlogger – the Comic
28th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 10

ProBlogger – the Comic

I’ve been immortalized at in cartoon form at Comic Strip Blog. I’m not sure that I’m really in the league of Robert Scoble and Dave Winer or deserve the compliment of the strip – but it’s definitely a first – an a pretty good likeness at that! See the full ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Google Ranking Factors
28th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Google Ranking Factors

I want to give a prize today to one of the most ugly yet useful sites I’ve seen for a while. I hope I don’t cause any offense by saying that – but the prize goes to Google Ranking Factors. Don’t let the ugliness factor put you off because if ...more
Search Engine Optimization