ProBlogger Reader Links
20th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

ProBlogger Reader Links

Each day I get 10 – 20 emails from readers suggesting posts that they’ve written that I should link to. Here are three from the last 24 hours that I enjoyed: The Most Effective Way To Increase Your Readership, And It’s Free! 10 Tips to Improve the Comment Section of ...more
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What is a Domain Name Worth?
20th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What is a Domain Name Worth?

$14,000,000 Update: Ok Gang – my apologies for not warning that the link contains some information that some people might find offensive. I’ll give you the lowdown here instead…. The story – the domain sex.com has apparently just sold for $14million (USD).
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Why Nobody Reads your Blog
19th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Why Nobody Reads your Blog

Hugh has put together another top ten list – this time it’s 10 reasons why nobody reads your blog. Take it with the humorous tone it was written in but see the truth in some of the points. I particularly agree with these points (Hugh’s points in bold with my ...more
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Blog Spring Clean Checklist
19th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blog Spring Clean Checklist

Last week I did a spring clean of my office (although it is Summer here). It’s amazing how many bits and pieces one can accumulate over time and how they pile up to become an accumulative mess. Blogs can also become messy over time in a similar way. Most obviously ...more
Blog Design
Finding Cheap and Free Stock Photos for your Blog
19th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Finding Cheap and Free Stock Photos for your Blog

If you’re looking for good cheap (and/or free) stock photos for your blog there is a helpful list over at Presentation Zen titled Where can you find good images? found via LifeHacker
Blog Design
Dpoll AJAX Polls
19th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Dpoll AJAX Polls

DPolls is a new AJAX Polling system that has you can place into the posts of your blog (supposedly – and if you can see the poll to the below it seems it works). I use the WordPress Democracy plugin to run the polls in my sidebar but one of ...more
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There’s Gold in Your Archives
18th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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
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Steve Pavlina Reveals Blog Earnings for 2005
18th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

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
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