|Yahoo Publisher Network Adds Ad Category Targeting
Jen has news of a new feature on the Yahoo Publishers Network - ad category targeting - which allows publishers to assign categories of ads to their website.
Google Adsense Change Log
A few weeks ago I was chatting to a Google Adsense consultant who was asking me for my opinion on how to improve Adsense.
Understanding Google Updates
Matt Cutts (from Google) has an enlightening post on his blog titled - What's an update? which quite simply lays out information on the topic of their updating system.
Google Backlink (and Page Rank) Update in Progress
I had a hunch that Google would do an update this weekend and this morning I have logged on to find that an backlink update is under way.
Comparing AdSense and Yahoo’s Publisher Network
Jen has a very interesting post comparing Adsense and Yahoo's Publisher Network ads on her Women's Finance blog.
Yahoo Publishing Network Agreement Excludes Non US Readers from Viewing Ads
A reader just emailed me to let me know that he'd been accepted into Yahoo's Publishing Network as a beta tester but that he'd noticed a rather odd clause in the agreement that he had to enter into.
The Power of the Link
On of the aspects of blogging that I love is the way in which a link can change a persons life in so many ways (some of them big, others small).
The Secret to Interactive Blogging
Rob Hof over at Business Week has stumbled upon one of the secrets of growing interactivity on a blog - it's about not knowing all the answers.
10 Tips for Using Affiliate Programs on your Blog
We've now looked at a number of popular affiliate programs for bloggers and today I'd like to finish off this series by giving a few tips that should help bloggers get the best results out of any affiliate program that they choose to run with.
Yahoo to Offer Publishers Content… and Ads
There is a good, 5 question interview over at Search Views with David Zito of Yahoo's Publisher Network where he talks a little about YPN's beta test.
Blogging Strategy - Be a Maven
Paul Chaney has a good post on ‘Mavens' - a term used in Malcolm Gladwell's book ...
Behaviors of the Blogosphere - Controversy Continues
Nick Denton has responded to criticism of the critique by Jason Calacanis of the Behaviors of the Blogosphere Study in an article at CickZ where he's quoted as saying...
Has Yahoo Publishing Network led to Higher Adsense Click Values?
Jason has a theory that click values in Adsense have increased since the introduction of the Yahoo Publishing Network and writes ...
B.L. Ochman thinks she has the inside word on the impending sale of Technorati to a large search engine - interesting times we live in.
MSN Filter - Reactions
There has been a bit of a buzz around the blogging community in the past few days with the release of Microsofts blog publishing network ...
Search Engine Optimization Tips for Blogs
Search Engine Optimization is something that makes many blogger's heads spin - I know this because every time I write an SEO article I get comments from bloggers telling me that its too big a topic and that they'd rather just write ‘quality content'.
Buying Text Link Ads
Stephan Spencer has posted a good piece on buying text links to help promote your blog and to build it's ranking in Search Engines ...
Inside the Yahoo! Publisher Network Beta with JenSense
I thought Jen at Jensense was very quiet about Yahoo's Publishing Network Launch and suspected she must have had the inside word and now it's clear she did as she's announced she's part of YPN's beta test.
Yahoo to launch blog ad network Wednesday
It looks like Wednesday is the day that Yahoo will launch its Publishing Network if this article at CNET is right.
The Age Old Debate - Excerpts of Full Posts in RSS Feeds
Marketing Sherpa has a good post with 7 tips on podcasthing, RSS and blogging that might be of interest to readers.
On Blog Depression
The Nonist has a public service pamphlet on blog depression that I suspect a few visitors of ProBlogger might need to read...
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Starting Monday I'm going to turn up the ‘Blog Tips' volume to 11 and am going to attempt to vomit onto you everything I know about how to make your blog better.
Taughnee Stone writes that she's starting a new Pro Blog - the Alaska Blog and writes an interesting post about the first four days blogging and the response that she's had so far.
AdSense Plugin for WordPress Blogs
Digital Point's forums has an interesting post announcing an Adsense plugin for WordPress with the following features.
The Best Blog Content
ust stumbled upon an article at awesomeblogs.com which looks at Why Blogs Have Become the Search Engine Optimization Equalizer.
Teens and Technology
There's an interesting report at Pew Internet on Teens and Technology which is the second this week that highlights the opportunities for tapping into the younger internet using market.
Chinese Blog to List on NASDAQ
China Economic Net has an article on a Chinese Blogge, Fang Xingdong, who is looking at listing his blogging business on the NASDAQ.
How To Be A Blogging Idol Instead Of An Idle Blogger
Todd Mintz writes a very worthwhile article at How To Be A Blogging Idol Instead Of An Idle Blogger which I think is a must read for bloggers wanting to start out in ProBlogging.
Yahoo! Publisher Network Coming Soon?
There's an interesting post over at SEO RoundTable that speculates that the Yahoo! Publisher Network could be Coming Soon ...
Subscription Base Revenue Stream for Blogs - PixelPass
I just stumbled upon PixelPass - a method of adding an income stream to your blog where your readers pay a small monthly fee to subscribe to your content.
Google Page Rank Explained?
Many of our readers are reporting in comments significant changes in their blog's Google Page Rankings in this latest update.
Responding to Blogging Criticism
Thanks to Robert for linking up to ProBlogger.net while I slept last night. It's always nice to get a positive link from a larger blogger who sends an influx of new readers into your blog.
Google AdSense Changes
Reports Pages Redesign - Google Publishers will notice major changes to their reports pages when logging on today.
FeedBurner launches BuzzBoost
Feedburner have announced a few service that enables bloggers to cross promote their blogs (if they have more than one) using their new BuzzBoost system.
How to Get Indexed by Google
I've had a few readers write to let me know that they're having trouble getting indexed by Google and asking for advice.
A Question about Selling Documents from Your Blog
I have a question for readers who have experience with e-commerce. What is the simplest way to set up the ability to sell a document/file from a blog?...
High Search Engine Ranking - A Blessing and a Curse
One of the beauties of having a highly ranked site that is regularly visited by search engine bots is that you can very quickly rise to the top of search engines on a breaking news story. This can be a wonderful thing - but it can also be something of a curse. Let me illustrate.
Google AdSense Optimization Webinar Transcript
Adsense publishers might be interested in reading this transcript of Google's recent AdSense Optimization Webinar which was held a week or so ago by Google for their publishers.
Premium Publishers Have Negotiation Power
Jensense has a good post about the benefits of being a premium publisher in Google's Adsense program (premium publishers must have at least 20 million monthly impressions).
MSN Search Update in Progress?
I've noticed quite a few people in Search Engine forums over the past day commenting on changes that they are experiencing in MSN Search results for their sites. It looks like they have an update of some sort in progress.
Should Bloggers Forget Adsense?
Jim at Reve News has learned the lesson that most bloggers writing about making money from blogs has learned - Adsense doesn't pay well on these types of blogs.
Today was a mini milestone day for me in my blogging. I went to the PO Box this morning to grab my mail and found my monthly cheque from Google's Adsense had arrived for earnings in the month of May.
The Good, Bad and Ugly of Contextual Advertising
There is a good look at the Pros and Cons of Contextual Advertising over at Online Journalism Review today. Here's a couple of snippets.
How Much Is An AdSense Website Worth?
There is an interesting thread going on over at Webmaster World titled How much is an AdSense website worth? The discussion revolves around selling websites and determining what price is fair.
When Blogging Means More than Money
I emailed Cary Miller this morning to ask how hi Cancer NewsWatch blog is going (you might remember I mentioned it a while ago - Cary's wife Lori is battling cancer and he started the blog (I think after a conversation we had) to do something positive in the midst of a pretty terrible situation.
Poor July Adsense Earnings
I'm interested to see today that there are a number of threads at Webmaster World's forums that seem to be reporting poor earnings by Adsense publishers over the past few days.
Bots, Aggregation and Content Creation
There is a helpful post of Richard MacManus over at Read/Write Web that takes a balanced look at the topic of Bots and Content Creation / Aggregation.
Blogging For Dollars - Personal Finance Blogs
Business Week features a collection of blogs this week that are blogging on the topic of personal finance at Blogging For Dollars.
Quality vs Quantity of Posting?
I was chatting to a soon-to-be-blogger this morning about ProBlogging and he asked me how long he'd have to blog before he could earn a reasonable amount from it.
Stepping towards $1,000,000
Jon over at Smart Money Daily has a plan - it's a plan to make $1,000,000 gross income in a year from his online projects.
Blog Feedback Settings in Movable Type 3.2
I've recently been considering moving my last remaining Movable Type blogs over to WordPress 1.5 - however I think I might hold off a little and see what MT 3.2 turns out like.
Syndicating Your Blog in Offline Media
A journalist yesterday asked me if anyone had ever asked to syndicate any of my blogs in any other form of media (newspapers or magazines). I answered that I've had a few requests from online media outlets to syndicate some of what I write (which I have allowed in some cases and disallowed in others).
Becoming a Multi-Dimensional Blogger
Robert's latest Corporate Blog Tip (#10) is simple but well worth taking note of (quote forthcoming)... He goes on to suggest a few ways to add another dimension to your blogging including podcasting, video blogs, hosting dinners, attending industry events etc.
Posting Frequency Observations
One of the things that going away and not checking your RSS feeds for a month can do for you is help identify who is blogging how much. I generally clear my bloglines account every day. As a result I don't notice from day to day which of my 350 or so feeds are updating frequently.
What Caught My Eye in RSS
As I slowly make my way through the 10,000+ unread RSS feeds that have accumulated in my Bloglines account over the past month a number os posts have caught my attention which I thought I'd highlight here. Some of them have been mentioned by my guest bloggers but there's no harm in doubling up...
Interview with Ashley Norris - Shiny Media
As I mentioned in my ‘I'm home' post - I was fortunately to catch up with two talented ProBloggers whilst I was in London - Ashley Norris and Katie Lee from Shiny Media.
How Many Blogs to Focus Upon?
Paul wrote a week or so ago about his decision to scale back his blogs to those which are most profitable in a post titled "One site or one hundred sites?"...
Other Than Search Engines - Where Do You Get New Blog Traffic?
Yesterday was another typical Monday - back to work, back into the routine, another Carnival of the Capitalists.
What Makes a Good Guest Blogger?
If ProBlogger was a real estate property, it can probably be likened to a snazzy professional suite in a condo. Top floor - latest furnishings and decor - hip, business-like, but with a comfy feel to it - and a nice view of the world around it.
What in the World of AdSense
After a couple of non-eventful AdSense weeks earlier this month, the past week or so has seen plenty of new AdSense changes, many coinciding with the WebmasterWorld of Search Conference.
ProBlogger - Reflections on Guest Blogging
I thought I'd give a quick update - we've finished our tour of Turkey (amazing) and are back in London for a couple of days. I'm slowly leaving holiday mode as I have a couple of meetings lined up over the next day or two.
Are you letting Feedburner hold you hostage?
I don't have a problem with Feedburner (I use their service myself and I think it's great), so please don't think that I'm picking on them.
Blog Tip: Shake it Up
The following blog tip has been submitted by Jon Gales - the editor of the wonderful MobileTracker blog. Learn more about Jon from this interview we did with him earlier in the year.
TypePad Pro Turning In To ‘Real Pros’
It just came to my attention that bloggers with TypePad Pro accounts can now earn money from their blogs via an integrated service from Kanoodle, a contextual advertising company.
WordPress vs Movable Type
Its a matter of history that I was a member of the Movable Type diaspora when the house that Mena built decided for better or worse to alienate a large number of their loyal user base with MT 3.
Making the most of ecto
At first sight, ecto seems to be a simple desktop client that allows you to author content for your blog. There are a couple of advantages desktop blog tools offer over control panels...
WOMMA Measuring Word of Mouth Conference
The Word of Mouth Marketing Association is holding a conference July 13 called "Measuring Word of Mouth."
List of Blog Networks
I've just finalised a revised list of blog networks and posted it here at The Blog Herald for those interested, but I thought I might share a few more thoughts on the subject.
One thing all bloggers and webmasters want is return visitors. Many of us watch the stats and monitor this critical measurement of web success…if you come back time and time again, you must like me.
Canadian Professional Blogging Podcast No 2: Developing your Blogging Voice
Arieanna and I finished our next episode of our Canadian Professional Blogging Podcast on Monday. This is part 1 of a two part episode on developing your blogging voice.
Pretty pictures :a question of blog aesthetics.
Is a blog that uses pictures in its posts more likely to succeed that a blog that posts identical content but doesn't use the pictures? Sure, we know that there are many other considerations in the success or otherwise of a blog, but take a pure economists view of a perfect market where both blogs are identical in every other way.
Blogs Are an Incomplete Customer Communications Tool - How Would You Make Them Better?
Blogs are interesting tools of business and business communications. There are a lot of useful things you can do with a blog. Interestingly, they're lacking in the one benefit most touted - customer communication.
The 2nd Blog Business Summit has been announced - it's just a few months away in August this year. I followed the last one closely online and would have loved to get to it partly for a number of the sessions which I really enjoyed but mainly because so many bloggers that I enjoy readers were there.
Interview with ‘Make Easy Money with Google’ Author
Rick has an Interview with Eric Giguere the author of Make Easy Money with Google. Here's just one of the questions and answers:
‘4) How much money can one expect to make doing this? and how much time do I have to put into it
Choosing the Perfect Blog (and Domain) Name
People often ask me what I'd do differently if I was starting my blogging from scratch - one of the big things would be around choosing better names and domain names for a few of my blogs.
The time has come friends where I check out of ProBlogging and slip into some serious HolidayBlogging (or HolidayNonBlogging as the case will be).
Improve Your Typing Skills
Being a professional blogger means in most of the cases: publish content, targeted at your audience, structured, and well written.
But the other part is: It has to be typed. And the more you want to publish, the more you have to type, and edit, and retype …
Marketers are turning to blogs for online ad spending
Research out of Forrester is showing a growing interest to place advertisements on blogs and/or in RSS feeds. This should be no surprise, given the mainstream business coverage of blogs that has issued recently.
Weblog Empire launches The Gadget Blog
Weblog Empire is the latest blog network on the block and today it's officially going live with it's first new blog - the Gadget Blog - a blog about - you guessed it - gadgets.
The More you Give Away, the More you Sell
B.L. Ochman has a good piece on Seth Godin which is worth a read with a few interesting observations about the way Seth goes about his business...
The Importance of Blog Taglines
Steven is doing another interesting experiment over at Vaspers the Grate and is looking at Blog Taglines. He's put 59 blogs with their titles and taglines side by side and is asking for comment on them. He writes:
Seeking One Good Digital Photography Blogger
I've decided to open one more position up for Guest Blogging on Digital Photography Blog.
There are already two bloggers who will be working on it - but I'd like one more blogger to help lighten the load on them.
Affiliate Program Tips for Bloggers
Shai gives some good tips on hope to Make The Most Out of Affiliate Programs:
‘1) Provide good reasons for readers and visitors to keep coming back to your site where you have your affiliate links.
Protecting RSS Feeds from Theft
Paul has come up with a cool way to put off those wanting to rip off your content by republishing your full RSS feed -
When Blogs Grow Too Quickly
There is a great post over at The Return of Design that shows the danger in your site becoming too big to quickly in the eyes of Search Engines.
Blog Layout Continued - The Perfect Number of Columns?
Peter Flaschner has a great post on The Perfect Number of Columns which I think bounces off my post on Blog Layout (I say ‘I think' because he doesn't link to it -
Building Blogging Relationships - Email
Taughnee left a simple but very helpful tip on my last post in the building blogging relationships series that I thought was worth promoting up as a main post as it's something that I too do.
Corporate Bloggers earn $40k - $70k
There is an article in the WSJ today on how Blogging is becoming a Corporate Job for an increasing number of people:
Google Page Rank Gone Temporarily?
Discussion forums around the web today are buzzing with talk of major problems (or are they just changes) at Google.
Arguments For Getting Rid of Blog Comments
James has a good post with some Arguments for getting rid of comments (he's going to do another balancing one tomorrow on why comments are essential features for blogs).
It's Baaack .... Google Page Rank Reappears
SEO addicts are breathing a sigh of relief today after the Disappearance of Google Page Rank seemingly being rectified in the last few hours.
Adsense ‘Choose Your Own Ad’ Feature Being Tested Further
It looks like Google are testing on a wider level the features I noticed back in October on one of their test bed sites.
Blog Statistics Packages
A number of bloggers have recently asked me to write something about statistics packages - particularly to talk about the stats systems that I use and what features in them that I analyse.
Blogebrity - Creating Blogging Buzz in 3 Easy Lists
I've been watchign the Blogebrity Blog with interest this week - it's been quite an amusing read and a great example of how a blog can get some big inbound links and a lot of buzz from the blogosphere with a little controversy, humor and by listing some big blogs as A-List Blogs...
The Six Figure Blog Challenge
Gary has started another ‘challenge blog' where he's recording his journey to a Six Figure Income in 12 months (he's inviting others to join him).
Should New Blogs Have Ads?
Jacob asks Should New Blogs Have Ads? He has decided not to put ads on his new blogs for two main reasons...
Adwords Blog Launched
In my last post (written last night) I suggested that Google Adsense start a blog. This morning I wake up and check in ...
Buying Blogs Risky
Jacob writes an interesting piece on Selling Blogs as someone who has been on the buying end of things in his purchase of CSS Vault...
Blog Coaching - A Holistic Approach
JSLogan has a rant about Blog Coaching - The Next Big Rip Off In The Business Blogosphere...
Google AdSense Offers Personal Optimization
If you're an Adsense publisher you might notice a message like the following one on your Reports page after the next time you log in.
Cash for Comment Blogging
J.Ryan writes an interesting post at guerrilla news network on a strategy USWeb.com is using to promote clients using blogs. In short they are paying bloggers $5 to write nice things about their clients - even suggesting what such posts might include in them.
Click Fraud Crook Emails Prospects
Tim Yang posts an interesting conversation that he's been having with an Indian Adsense Click Fraudster who contacted him to see if he'd be interested in making a quick buck via an army of fraudulent clickers in India.
Google Opens Up Beta of AdSense for Feeds
It seems that Google is Opening Up its Beta of AdSense for RSS Feeds for everyone to participate in...
Blogging and the Art Time Management
Define Blog has a good post on Managing Your Time as a blogger of multiple blogs...
Do your Blogging Goals Match Your Current Blogging Practices?
Jeremy has an interesting post over at Ensight where he looks at a recent ‘downturn' in blogging after some of the recent controversy over character blogs.
Google Backlink Update
For those of you who watch such things - it seems that Google has just started a backlink update.
Warning about Checking Gmail RSS on Bloglines
Warning for all G-Mail users who use the RSS feed feature via Bloglines. I just got a bit of a shock when I checked a search feed at Bloglines to find a headline that looked very familiar.
BlogLogic.net - Calling it Quits?
Sad news today - Paul from the Blog Logic looks like he's calling it quits with his emerging network due to some pretty full on financial problems.
What’s Right with Blogging?
My post last week on What's Wrong with Blogging has proved to be the hottest post on ProBlogger this week. 45 people have left comments and trackbacks (so far) so its obviously hit a nerve.
What $695 Buys You in Blogging
Looks like the real way to make money from blogging is to write a report on the topic of blogging (business blogging to be more specific) and then to charge $695 for it.
Blog-Talk Downunder Draws Near
Blogtalk Downunder is getting close now - and some of the papers being presented are truly mouth watering stuff.
Examining the 9rules Network
Scrivs has been writing some interesting information about the 9rules network and how it all operates. People want to know the ‘catch' and Paul is doing his best to show that there is no catch.
Adsense Earnings Per Click Changes
There seems to be an increase in the frequency of postings in Adsense forums from publishers noting that their earnings have slipped in the past few days. Of particular note is that a number of publishers are reporting drops in their ‘per click' earnings (to get this figure divide your total earnings for a day by the amount of clicks for that day).
Thank you to the many well wishers who have emailed to wish us luck and congratulations with our new home. It has been a very busy few days of moving but we're finally in and beginning to feel like we're ‘at home'.
Fixing Comment Spam with Stars
Jason Calacanis posted a couple of days ago on Weblogs Inc's new Comment Spam Fix - The Star System - which allows bloggers to award commenters 'stars' for productive comments.
Sole Practitioner Blogging - What to do When on Holidays?
One of the downsides of being a stay at home sole blogger is that on days when you can't blog (because you are on holidays, sick or….moving house - your blogging can grind to a standstill.
How To Keep Your Blog Alive When Traveling
One of the downsides of being a stay at home sole blogger is that on days when you can't blog (because you are on holidays, sick or….moving house - your blogging can grind to a standstill.
New York Times on Gawker Blogs
The New York Times Article on Nick Denton and Gawker has an array of interesting titbits in it that will make a good weekend read for any aspiring ProBloggers.
If rejected from Google Adsense ... Don't Give Up!
If at first you don't succeed - try try again… In my regular reading of Adsense discussion forums I often read stories of people being declined acceptance into the program.
64% of Marketers are Interested in Advertising on Blogs
Interesting feature by Reuters today into Blogs and advertising with some hopeful news for entrepreneurial bloggers who are good/lucky/workaholic/well-connected enough to generate large levels of traffic...
Critiquing the Critiquing of Weblogs Inc Blogs
Jacob has an interesting critique on Weblogs Inc - taking a close look at the topic and posting frequency of some of their blogs.
What’s Wrong with Blogging
I once heard of a debate between a Christian group and a Pagan group - it could have been a pretty un-constructive rant like event where one group tells the other group what's wrong with it and visa versa - everyone would have gone home with the same opinions that they came with - however this debate was different.
New Blogs On The Block
Let me introduce you to some new blogs - 5 of which have been added to the 9 Rules Network in the past 24 hours and 1 that is being developed by a good friend of mine - in fact the person who designed this blog.
I've decided to test Backpack with their free service. My hope is that it will help me to be a little more organized in my blogging.
Blogging as Farming - How to Grow a Bumper Blogging Crop
On the weekend I was speaking with a friend, Alex, who is a Farmer about blogging and the more we talked the more we realized that there is a lot of similarities between what we do. I thought I'd rehash some of the main points from our conversation here:
Content Blogs Versus Syndicate Blogs?
Scrivs takes a look at whether its best to write an original content blog or a syndicated (linking to others articles) blog. It is a good question that is well worth thinking through for each of your blogs.
The Power of the Passive Link
Eric Ward at Search Engine Guide writes about the power of the passive inbound link. In short - a passive link is a link you don't buy, ask for or trade links for.
Backpack From 37 Signals
37 Signals is launching their latest project - Backpack - on Tuesday. Whilst the main site doesn't seem to have gone live yet a number of previews of this new program have been written which you should check out.
Blog Networks and Blog Ownership
I've been following on with interest and fascination at John Battelle's emerging FMPublishing project. John is attempting to build a publishing company ...
Mac OS X Tiger: A Blogging Perspective
Last night I was in town and treated myself to the new OSX - Tiger. This afternoon I've installed it and have been playing around with it - asking myself how it will improve my blogging.
Pajamas Media - New Blog Advertising Network
Roger L. Simon has just posted anOpen Letter to All Bloggers announcing that he and a couple of others ...
Why Adsense is Not Suitable for All Blog Topics
One of the most striking things that hit me in my analysis of the 30 most visited blogs at Truth Laid Bear was the small number of blogs using the Adsense program.
How Frequently Should You Post?
There is a great podcast over at View from the Isle - The Inaugral Business Blog Roundtable - on the topic of ‘how frequently should you post' on your blog.
Adsense Ads - Which Position Works Best?
Google have added a heatmap to their Optimization Tips page to give publishers a few clues as to what positions on your site might be best ...
How the Most Highly Visited Blogs Earn Money
Yesterday I spent the afternoon wading through some of the most highly visited blogs going around at ...
More of Google’s Adsense Changes
Google are now communicating to Adsense publishers about the new changes to their contextual ad system that I've been writing about for the past 24 hours.
Google to Let Advertisers Target Sites
Google is beta testing a new feature for AdWords that will allow advertisers to choose which sites their ads will appear on - Site-Targeted Ads.
Google’s Record Earnings and the Blogger
With the recent reports of Google's massive surge in profits ($369million) for the first quarter of 2005 I can't help but wonder how much of it is due to bloggers like us.
Google is Updating Page Rank - Future Page Rank Tool
The word on the street from those who watch such things is that Google is currently doing a Page Rank update.
Does Professional Blogging = Non Interactive Blogging?
I'm always fascinated by the approach that different bloggers take when it comes to interacting with their readers and other blogs.
How Click Fraud Impacts Honest Publishers
Click Fraud is a growing problem for Adsense and other Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising programs. The challenge that Google has with Adsense and click fraud is that they're at risk of it happening from a number of angles.
New Firefox Adsense Notifier
If you are a Firefox user and run Adsense ads on your site you'll probably want to try out the new ...
Blog Networks and How they Split the Cash
Fascinating article over at oir.org on how editorial lines are blurring as bloggers' salaries are tied to traffic.
Adsense Smart Pricing Explained
A few days ago I attempted to explain Adsense Ad Click Value Variations (or why sometimes clicks are worth a lot and other times they are not).
Donation Buttons on Blogs?
Jeremy Wright has a good post answering the question - Why I Don't Have a Donate Button? His answer ...
Pope Domain Speculation
In a great example of thinking ahead - Rogers Cadenhead registered the domain name BenedictXVI.com a couple of weeks ago.
Avoiding Blog Burnout
Duncan has posted on the topic of How to avoid blog burnout in one easy lesson where he suggest taking a break is a good way to sustain your blogging over a longer period of time.
One Blog Many Cateogories or Many Blogs?
William (a reader of ProBlogger) asks: ‘I have so many diverse hobbies and interests that I want to start a blog about, plus I'd also like to make some $ through AdSense & the likes….
Official Google Adsense Consultants
What do you think about the idea of Google licensing people to act as Adsense consultants? ...
Adsense Ad Click Variations Explained
A ProBlogger reader, Charles, asks the following question: Do you know anything about what drives the sometimes wild variation in day to day click values.