Title Tags and SEO
23rd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Title Tags and SEO

Wayne over at Blog Business World has put together a good post on Title Tags and SEO which contains good advice if you’re looking to climb search engine rankings. I’ve written on the same topic at The Importance of Title Tags in Search Engine Optimization.
Search Engine Optimization
Voting Open at 2006 Bloggies Awards – ProBlogger Nominated
23rd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 4

Voting Open at 2006 Bloggies Awards – ProBlogger Nominated

Voting for this year’s Bloggies Annual Weblog Awards is open. Check out the best web development weblog section for some great blogs – including a little one called ProBlogger. Of course 50% of you detest blog awards so you’re excused from voting ;-)
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Blogonomics Blog Cruise
23rd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 18

Blogonomics Blog Cruise

The last few years have seen quite a few blog conferences but here’s one with a twist – Blogonomics – the world’s first floating blog conference! I’ve been hearing about this one for a little while now and it’s just gone public – they’re actually running a Blog Cruise which ...more
Business Blogging
Money Blog Network Launches
23rd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Money Blog Network Launches

Top Personal Finance Bloggers Unite to Launch MoneyBlogNetwork I’ve just received the following press release announcing that 5 personal finance blogs have just banded together in a new blog network – the MoneyBlogNetwork. The five blogs forming the new network are: * JLP of AllThingsFinancial * Jim of Blueprint for ...more
Blog Networks
How Not to Launch a Blog – The story of an Amateur Blogger
23rd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 81

How Not to Launch a Blog – The story of an Amateur Blogger

I’ve been a little hesitant to talk about this on ProBlogger but in the last two hours I’ve had 30 emails about it so thought rather than responding to each one personally I should make a statement before things go much further. The story is that a blog called AmBlogger.net ...more
Pro Blogging News
MotionMall Review
23rd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 9

MotionMall Review

If you’re looking for a reasonably simple way to integrate the Amazon affiliate program into your blog you might like to check out MotionMall which is a service that is specifically for this purpose. MotionMall leads you through a four part process of designing your ad unit selecting the topic ...more
Affiliate Programs
Switching Back to Adsense from YPN
23rd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 32

Switching Back to Adsense from YPN

In mid December I switched the contextual ads showing at ProBlogger from AdSense to YPN to join the beta test (through b5media’s account which is based in the US). I did it largely as an experiment to see how this new ad network performed first hand. The results of the ...more
Adsense
How Long Have you Been Blogging?
22nd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 49

How Long Have you Been Blogging?

This week’s Poll is a simple one and asks ‘How Long Have you Been Blogging?’ Feel free to make a comment on this poll and your answer below if you so desire.
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Best Blog Award Award Awarded
22nd of January 2006 Darren Rowse 6

Best Blog Award Award Awarded

Last week’s ProBlogger poll took a tongue in cheek look at Blog Awards and asked readers to identify their favorite one. The results were overwhelming on two front. Firstly by the number of voters. While polls in previous weeks have had over 1000 respondents (sometimes in much shorter time periods) ...more
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