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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RSS Ads – Poll
7th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

RSS Ads – Poll

This week’s poll of the week asks: ‘Do You Run RSS Ads in any of Your Blog’s Feeds?’ Feel free to discuss your answers here. Particularly you might like to discuss the follow up questions of ‘Are they Worth their While for you?‘ I ask this because while I see ...more
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ProBlogger Forum – Poll Results
7th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

ProBlogger Forum – Poll Results

The Question of our last poll was – ‘Should ProBlogger.net add Forums?’ and the results from the 430 votes were: * Yes: 48% (205) * No: 44% (190) * I don’t know: 8% (35) It was a close thing but the affirmative has it. I’m leaning towards it myself after ...more
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Google GBuy to Rival PayPal
7th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Google GBuy to Rival PayPal

There is lots of news around today about Google’s upcoming launch of the so called ‘GBuy’ payment product and how it will rival eBay’s PayPal system. This has potential to impact Pro Bloggers – many of whom use PayPal in their day to day activities and many who would love ...more
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Meme Trackers
7th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Meme Trackers

Richard MacManus has a good round up post that takes a look at what he calls the increasing array of Meme Trackers that are pretty popular these days. He ranks Memorandum as the best (he’s a long time fan) but others that he looks at (some that I’d not come ...more
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Comment Design Showcase
7th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Comment Design Showcase

Smiley Cat has put together a great idea over at their Comment Design Showcase. The page is a collection of screen caps from some beautifully designed comments sections which each link back to the blogs that they are from. It’s great to see them all side by side like that.
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Blog Herald For Sale – Take 2
7th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blog Herald For Sale – Take 2

Those of you who don’t read Blog Herald might have missed the news that the previous sale of that blog fell through in the last week. As a result they’ve started an auction process over at SitePoint Forums. Last time I checked the bidding had risen to $19,000 – still ...more
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Blog Stalkers – Personal Safety for Bloggers
7th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blog Stalkers – Personal Safety for Bloggers

‘Stalker’ is such a harsh word and one not to be used lightly but in December of last year I realized that I had one. I’ve hinted at this once or twice in this blog and in my email newsletter and some ProBlogger readers did see a few of the ...more
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State of the Blogosphere – February 2006
6th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

State of the Blogosphere – February 2006

David Sifry has posted the first part in his latest State of the Blogosphere series of posts. This first one as normal picks up the topic of ‘Blogosphere Growth’. The summary statements: Technorati now tracks over 27.2 Million blogs The blogosphere is doubling in size every 5 and a half ...more
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