Successful Affiliate Marketer Shares Knowledge
9th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Successful Affiliate Marketer Shares Knowledge

I was just surfing through SitePoint forums this afternoon and came across a thread that was well worth a read. It starts with a post by a guy by the name of Jon who posts a screen capture of his Commission Junction affiliate earnings. In the last couple of months ...more
Affiliate Programs
AdRotator – Ad Rotating Plugin for WordPress Users
9th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

AdRotator – Ad Rotating Plugin for WordPress Users

Over the last few days I’ve been playing around with the AdRotator – Ad Rotating Plugin for WordPress here at ProBlogger. The ads you see in the banner position are now rotating through three different options so that every third page view gets a different ad. The plugin allows you ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How to Measure a Blog’s Success?
9th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Measure a Blog’s Success?

As I was writing my post a couple of days back on the Conversation Index (comment to post ratio) that some bloggers are talking about as a measure of success for blogging I found myself asking the question: ‘How should a blog’s success be measured?’ As I mentioned in my ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Hate Links
8th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Hate Links

A couple of related links that came through my inbox this morning: The Stop Snark Manifesto – One blogger’s attempt to end Blog Snark-i-ness Handling Hate – Andy Hagans on ‘Hate’ in the blogosphere
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Turn to Compete with AdSense
8th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Turn to Compete with AdSense

I’m thinking of starting my own contextual advertising company. It seems to be the thing to do with YPN getting into it last year, MSN on the way, Amazon rumored to be getting into it and today talk of yet another competitor to AdSense – ‘Turn’. The word is that ...more
Advertising
Blogging with or without Comments?
8th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blogging with or without Comments?

Mathew Ingram has an interesting discussion going on around the topic of Is a blog without comments still a blog? after the flack that Russell Beattie has gotten from not using them. Russell decided to cut comments largely for time reasons as far as I can see it – he ...more
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Selling Text Links
8th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Selling Text Links

It seems that more and more bloggers are being approached via email by companies seeking to buy text link ads on their blogs. For example one of my readers forwarded me this email yesterday (names have been removed): Greetings – I am looking to purchase 5 text link ads on ...more
Advertising
Feedburner Caught Spamming
8th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Feedburner Caught Spamming

Duncan at BlogHerald has broken the story that Feedburner have been marketing themselves with unsolicited emails (Spam). He’s posted the email and has definitely hit the spot – so much so that two Feedburner representatives have already left comments acknowledging that they were wrong to do so (particularly the comment ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Blogging for Beginners – Questions?
8th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blogging for Beginners – Questions?

In a recent poll which asked ‘how long have you been blogging?’ I was surprised to find that 43% of readers of ProBlogger either don’t have a blog or have been blogging for less than 6 months. 60% have been blog less than 12 months. As a result I’ve begun ...more
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