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Does Your Blog Look Like NASCAR?
16th of November 2009 Darren Rowse 98

Does Your Blog Look Like NASCAR?

In this post, Jack Gamble from Babeled talks about ad placement and the risk of overdoing it. Are you responsible for a website that has so many ads that it looks like Dale Earnhardt Jr. should be driving it in circles at high speed with a strange aversion to right ...more
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Learn From My Mistake – Don’t Leave Money on the Table!
17th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 72

Learn From My Mistake – Don’t Leave Money on the Table!

Have you ever found that you’ve been leaving money on the table? It’s a frustrating feeling and one that many of us can relate to. I discovered that I’ve been doing it for the last few months – here’s my story. I run Chitika Premium ad units on some parts ...more
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5 Ways to Make Money Blogging (Once You Have Traffic)
7th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 65

5 Ways to Make Money Blogging (Once You Have Traffic)

This is the last post in our series of tips for bloggers who have gone through their launch phase and want to grow their blog to the next level. In it we’re going to talk making money from your blog. Making Money From a Blog – Moving Past AdSense While ...more
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5 Ways to find Direct Advertisers for your Blog
19th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 85

5 Ways to find Direct Advertisers for your Blog

It is the goal of many bloggers to move from monetizing their blogs with ad networks like AdSense into selling ads directly to advertisers. But getting into this game can be difficult – particularly in the early days while you’re still growing traffic. Below are 5 ways that I secured ...more
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5 Ways to Make an Empty Ad Slot on Your Blog Work For You
16th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 65

5 Ways to Make an Empty Ad Slot on Your Blog Work For You

Yesterday I published a guest post here on ProBlogger that gave 7 Reasons to not have Empty ad Spots on your Blog. Today I want to build on this post and give you 5 alternatives to simply removing an empty ad slot from your blog. Removing the ad is one ...more
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7 Reasons not to have Empty Ad Spots on your Blog
15th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 70

7 Reasons not to have Empty Ad Spots on your Blog

This is a guest post written by Ben Barden, developer for the CMF Ads advertising network, which offers low cost, no-nonsense advertising. Blog advertising is an excellent way to reach a wide audience without breaking the bank. It can also make money for your own blog. There is a mistake ...more
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How to Secure an Advertiser for Your Blog
24th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 44

How to Secure an Advertiser for Your Blog

How do I sell advertising on my blog? It is a question that I’m asked a lot so when Brandon J. Mendelson asked if he could write a post on this topic as someone who has sold a lot of advertising online and in TV I thought it’d make a ...more
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5 Tips for Making Widget Ads Perform Better on Your Blog
17th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 24

5 Tips for Making Widget Ads Perform Better on Your Blog

In my last post I talked about 4 Widget Ad options that bloggers should test in the lead up to Christmas – in this post I want to give a few quick tips for beginners to keep in mind as they test and optimize these types of ads. 1. Keep ...more
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4 Widget Ad Options to Make Money on Your Blog This Christmas
17th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 60

4 Widget Ad Options to Make Money on Your Blog This Christmas

Lets continue the Christmas theme from the last post on increasing Christmas earnings with Amazon with a quick look at four widget style ad networks and affiliate tools that are great to experiment with in the lead up to Christmas. Remember – this is a time of year where those ...more
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