There’s Gold in Your Archives
18th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 11

There’s Gold in Your Archives

John from the Movie Blog just shot me an email with an experience he’s just had which illustrates one of the principles I tend to go on about here at ProBlogger (for example here, and): Hey Darren, Just a little piece of information that supports one of the things you ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Sub-Niche Blogging – Lesson’s from a Baker Named Tom
18th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Sub-Niche Blogging – Lesson’s from a Baker Named Tom

Warning: Tangent Ahead A few months ago ‘V’ and I took a some time off to go on a weekend road trip to a country town in the North East of our state called Beechworth. One of the interesting things about the lead up to the trip was the well ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Steve Pavlina Reveals Blog Earnings for 2005
18th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 39

Steve Pavlina Reveals Blog Earnings for 2005

Steve Pavlina has just posted some graphs plotting his 2005 Traffic & Adsense Revenue Growth which both show how well his site has been doing over the last 12 months. Steve’s traffic has grown from 86,000 visitors in the month of February 2005 to a projected level of 715,000 visitors ...more
Adsense
Blog Platforms – Poll Results
18th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 72

Blog Platforms – Poll Results

As I said I’d do last week I’ve closed the latest Poll of the Week off because it was beginning to take over my sidebar. I found the results quite interesting. The question asked: What Blog Platform Do You Use Most? The results had a few surprises for me. While ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Selling a Blog – Interview with Duncan Riley from Blog Herald
17th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 25

Selling a Blog – Interview with Duncan Riley from Blog Herald

Big in blog news this week is the sale of BlogHerald (no official word that it’s sold yet but it looks like final negotiations are taking place). The price is said to be in excess of over $72,000 (USD). BlogHerald’s owner is Duncan Riley (a partner of mine at b5media) ...more
Pro Blogger Interviews
The Inaugural ProBlogger Best Blog Awards Award
17th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 7

The Inaugural ProBlogger Best Blog Awards Award

Ok – time for a little fun. I asked over the weekend for your nominations for the Best Blog Award Award (tounge firmly planted in cheek) and received 9 nominations via comment and email. The list is not an exhaustive blog awards list (I did a quick search on Google ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Mister Snitch on Gather.com
17th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 1

Mister Snitch on Gather.com

Just a quick link (mainly to remind me to read it later) – Mister Snitch has an interesting piece looking at Gather.com – a service (currently in beta) which will pay content writers money for their content based upon traffic levels generated.
Pro Blogging News
PubCon 11 Sydney – Delayed?
17th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 2

PubCon 11 Sydney – Delayed?

Really disappointed to see that PubCon 11 which was advertised to be on in Australia in February is now being advertised to be taking place ‘early-mid’ 2006. Looks like pulling it together was a little more work than they anticipated. Hopefully they’ll get there eventually.
Pro Blogging News
Do You Think of Your Blog as a Blog or a Website?
17th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 27

Do You Think of Your Blog as a Blog or a Website?

Interesting piece over at AdAge by Simon Dumenco titled a blogger is just a writer with a cooler name where he argues that blogs are just websites and that there shouldn’t really be as much focus on it (found via Adrants). He explains it better. ‘And it occurred to me ...more
Pro Blogging News