What Blog Tools Do you Use?
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What Blog Tools Do you Use?

Do you Want to Improve Your Blog? Subscribe to ProBlogger Today for Free. As I mentioned yesterday, it seems that a new blogging tool or service is being released every day to help bloggers add a new feature to their blog. It can become quite overwhelming to choose between them ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Interview with Patrick Gavin from TextLinkAds
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Interview with Patrick Gavin from TextLinkAds

Search Engine Journal has a good interview with Patrick Gavin from TextLinkAds (aff), a way of selling text links on your site that I’ve been trying out over the past two week. They’ve been undergoing an expansion in marketing and growing their publisher list over the past month or so ...more
Advertising
Keeping Visitors on Your Blog – Give them Something else to Read
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Keeping Visitors on Your Blog – Give them Something else to Read

Yesterday I had an email from Jim Logan that contains a tip that I’m sure some will find helpful. Jim has kindly given me permission to publish it here: Hi Darren! I discovered something on my site that your readers may find of interest. Recently I changed the template of ...more
Blog Design
Choosing the Domain Name for your Blog
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Choosing the Domain Name for your Blog

Warning: Mini Tangent Ahead Last night my wife came home with a book and started a conversation on a topic which I’d been dreading a little since the time we first found out that we were expecting a baby later in the year. The book was called something along the ...more
Start a Blog
The Most Profitable Lens on Squidoo – Earnings Revealed
16th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Most Profitable Lens on Squidoo – Earnings Revealed

Squidoo has been live (still in beta) for over 2 months now so earlier in the week I decided to head back over to check out how it was going. As I surfed around I was drawn to their Top 100 Lens lists (they have a number of them, arranged ...more
Pro Blogging News
Stickam – Multimedia for your Blog
15th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Stickam – Multimedia for your Blog

It seems a new service is being launched every day being aimed at bloggers and today’s startup release is Stickam (not quite live yet but scheduled to launch today). Download Squad describe it as ‘a simple Flash tool for embedding video, pics, and audio in your website.’ They give up ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
WordPress Help Tutorials
15th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

WordPress Help Tutorials

Speaking of Blog Platforms – Vanessa emailed me with this useful link for a page full of tutorials on using WordPress. It’s filled with all kinds of good tips and tutorials on many WP topics, from installing WordPress up, to explaining CSS, to thinking about making comments work well, to ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
20 Ideas for a Great Blog
15th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

20 Ideas for a Great Blog

Carson McComas from FrogBody has an good post titled 20 Ideals for a Great Podcast which I enjoyed reading this morning (found via Life Hacker). But as I did I found myself wondering if the tips might actually help bloggers too. So here’s my comments on each of the points ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Choosing a Blog Platform
15th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Choosing a Blog Platform

This post talks readers through some of the issues that they need to think through regarding choosing a blog platform. Update: please check out our more up to date post – How to Start a Blog for advice on blogging platforms and much more. ‘Which Blog Platform Should I use?’ ...more
Blogging Tools and Services