CategoryRSS
Are RSS Subscribers Worthwhile if they Don’t Visit Your Blog?
14th of November 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Are RSS Subscribers Worthwhile if they Don’t Visit Your Blog?

“Why do bloggers put so much focus upon growing RSS subscriber numbers to their blog if most of them only ever read your content in Feed Readers and don’t visit your blog?” This question (or variations of it) hit my inbox 3 times in 24 hours from different people so ...more
Blog Promotion
AdSense for RSS Feeds – How Contextual Are the Ads?
20th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

AdSense for RSS Feeds – How Contextual Are the Ads?

Over the last few weeks we’ve (b5media) been experimenting with AdSense for RSS on our blogs (including ProBlogger). I’d previously had them on my photography blog but not here on ProBlogger. Since activating them I’ve had around 1 email a day from readers telling me that they are seeing ‘strange’ ...more
Adsense
How to Increase Subscribers and Reader Engagement
17th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Increase Subscribers and Reader Engagement

Last week I decided to find some quality Australian blogs to subscribe to. I used a newly compiled list of Australian Marketing Blogs that Julian Cole put together as the basis for my search. I was excited by the quality of some of the blogs on that list – but ...more
Blog Design
Where to Position Ads in Your RSS Feed
13th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Where to Position Ads in Your RSS Feed

Over the past month since AdSense have released AdSense for Feeds to the wider publishing community I’ve noticed a lot more of the bloggers that I’m tracking each day are including ads in their RSS feed. When they first started appearing I noticed most bloggers had the ads positioned at ...more
RSS
AdSense for Feeds Goes Live
19th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

AdSense for Feeds Goes Live

Over the last week or two some Feedburner Ad Network publishers have been transitioned over to the new AdSense Feed Advertising system and over the weekend AdSense for Feeds has gone live for everyone. You should now see them in your AdSense setup tab. AdSense for feeds is similar to ...more
Adsense
How to Get 2500 New ‘Subscribers’ to Your Blog Overnight (and Why I Don’t Really Care)
5th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Get 2500 New ‘Subscribers’ to Your Blog Overnight (and Why I Don’t Really Care)

Every 2nd blog about blogging today seems to be writing about a video showing how to get 2500 subscribers overnight using a Netvibes accounts and an OPML file with thousands of copies of your own feed in it. I’ve had a lot of people email me to ask what I ...more
Pro Blogging News
Feedburner AdSense Ads in the Wild
4th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Feedburner AdSense Ads in the Wild

Over the weekend news broke of the coming Feedburner and AdSense Integration. Since then I’ve chatted to one of the team at Google about the integration and asked if I could see them in the wild somewhere. They shot me a link to this RSS feed where you can view ...more
Adsense
Feed Compare – Feed Comparison Tool
3rd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Feed Compare – Feed Comparison Tool

If you’re into comparing stats with your competitors (or friends) then you might like to check out Feed Compare – a tool that lets you compare the numbers of subscribers to a blog with other blogs (as lon as they are all using Feedburner). Here’s a comparison of my two ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Feedburner and AdSense Integration Coming Soon
3rd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Feedburner and AdSense Integration Coming Soon

Over the weekend Feedburner have announced on their blog that the long awaited integration of AdSense ads into the Feedburner service is about to become a reality. Google bought Feedburner last year and so this has been talked about for a while now – but in the coming weeks they’ll ...more
Adsense