Cartoonify your IM Conversations
1st of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Cartoonify your IM Conversations

Here’s a bit of fun – a tool that can convert an IM conversation into a cartoon. Here’s the start of a ‘typical’ conversation that I seem to be having a lot of lately. The name of the person asking the question has been removed to protect the stupid innocent ...more
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‘Must Have’ Sidebar Features
1st of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

‘Must Have’ Sidebar Features

BlogSEO has posted an interesting list titled 10 Must-Have Things That Should be on Your Blog’s Side Bar which I’m certain will cause some debate among ProBlogger readers. As I look down the list there are some I strongly agree with and others which I have a personal aversion to. ...more
Blog Design
Official AdSense Blog Gives Blogger Optimization Tips
31st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Official AdSense Blog Gives Blogger Optimization Tips

The official AdSense Blog has just posted a post which for the first time gives tips for Bloggers wanting to optimize their AdSense earnings. They’ve previously done these with general websites and forums but today is the first time I’ve seen them officially give attention to the humble blogger. They’ve ...more
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Using a Blog Editorial Calendar to Plan Content
31st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Using a Blog Editorial Calendar to Plan Content

If you’re the type of blogger who needs (or likes) a bit of structure and planning in your blogging activities you might like to check out the Editorial Calendar that Andy has put together to help you map a rhythm for your blog. I will say that this sort of ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
SnapShirts Are a Success With Bloggers
31st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

SnapShirts Are a Success With Bloggers

A few days ago mentioned SnapShirts a company that can put a word cloud from your blog on a T-Shirt. I’ve since made up a ProBlogger one if you’re interested but the thing that interests me the most is a recent update on their blog which illustrates the power of ...more
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Why I don’t use Free Articles on my Blogs
31st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Why I don’t use Free Articles on my Blogs

A common question that finds itself into my inbox from readers is with regards to the practice of using ‘Free Articles’ to put on your blog. I quite often talk about how building the quantity of content on your blog is one strategy for building traffic over time but the ...more
Writing Content
Should ProBlogger Add Forums? Poll of the Week
31st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Should ProBlogger Add Forums? Poll of the Week

I’ve been considering adding a discussion forum area to ProBlogger.net since I started this blog and have recently been lobbied increasingly by readers to consider doing so more and more (update: I’m not talking about replacing the blog – but adding forums as another way to discuss the topic – ...more
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Length of Blogging – Poll Results
31st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Length of Blogging – Poll Results

Last week’s Poll asked readers to share how long they’ve been blogging for and the results are now in. The spread was actually quite wide with good percentages of the total vote of 910 participants polling in each area. The largest group were in the ‘under 3 months’ segment with ...more
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Google Toolbar
30th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Google Toolbar

Google latest Toolbar Beta has been released. I’m sure someone out there is excited but as a Mac user I’m more excited by the fact that I got a beetroot stain out of my shorts this afternoon. HoHum.
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