About Darren Rowse

Darren Rowse is the founder of ProBlogger.net, a blog about the many ways of adding an income stream to blogs.

Darren owns and writes a variety of blogs including Digital Photography Blog and Camera Phone Zone. He is also a co-founder of the Breaking News Blog Collective.

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 …

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.

Blog Coaching – A Holistic Approach

JSLogan has a rant about Blog Coaching – The Next Big Rip Off In The Business Blogosphere…

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…

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.

Blogging and the Art Time Management

Define Blog has a good post on Managing Your Time as a blogger of multiple blogs…

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…

Cash for Comment Blogging
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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.

Google Backlink Update

For those of you who watch such things – it seems that Google has just started a backlink update.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Whats 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.

Blog-Talk Downunder Draws Near
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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.

Locum Blogging

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.

Adsense Earnings Per Click Changes
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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).

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…