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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Performancing launches Performancing Ads

Performancing launches Performancing Ads
25 Jul 2008

Making Money Ryan Caldwell, owner of the hugely popular blogging community Performancing, yesterday announced the launch of their new ad network PerformancingAds. The networks main focus is the 125×125 banner format which makes sense since this is the most popular ad size amongst bloggers at the moment. Here is a quick summary of this new network and my thoughts about the network so far. Please note that this should not be considered as a full review. I ...

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WriteToMyBlog – Free Word Processor for your Blog

WriteToMyBlog – Free Word Processor for your Blog
24 Jul 2008

Software & Programs I came across a cool blog editor today through Orangeinks called WriteToMyBlog. WriteToBlog is quite an advanced editor and has many more features than you will find on your normal blog editor. Features include : Create Post entries with our advanced word processor and have them published directly to your Blog. Advanced text styling. Easily insert your Flickr photos. Easily insert YouTube videos. Customize the word processor toolbar. Add tables ...

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Traffic Generating Tips I’ve Learned from Working with SEO Firms

Traffic Generating Tips I’ve Learned from Working with SEO Firms
23 Jul 2008

Promote your blog If you’re a regular reader of my posts on this blog, then you’ve probably read at one time or another that I’m an SEO writer. Most of my clients are SEO firms, aka Internet Marketing Firms and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Firms. I’ve learned some great traffic-generating tips from working with them. Following are three: 1. Double-duty Blog Posts: Blog posts can do double-duty. What do I mean? One client of mine contracts with me to do ...

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Should you explain to your readers why you have not been blogging?

Should you explain to your readers why you have not been blogging?
23 Jul 2008

Blogging I’ve read a lot of posts recently about what you should do to revive a dead blog and what you should do if you have not blogged in a while. The key question always seems to be ‘Should you explain to your readers why you have not been blogging?‘. Also, do you think you should apologise to readers? Snoskred from Aussie Bloggers wrote a post today in which he mentioned that I have seen it said around the web that a blogger should ...

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Google to buy Digg for $200 million

Google to buy Digg for $200 million
23 Jul 2008

Internet News The net seems very busy this morning with reports that Google are about to acquire the hugely popular Digg for an estimated $200 million. It’s not a done deal as yet but it does look like it’s going to go through. It will be interesting to see what Google does with Digg and whether they will integrate the service with Google more. Remember, they didn’t really mess with YouTube after purchasing it so it might not be integrated ...

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The Benefits of Using a Pseudonym

The Benefits of Using a Pseudonym
22 Jul 2008

Writing The name which you attach to your blog posts carries more weight than a lot of people realize. As your blog grows, so does your profile, which means that future blogs you own and posts you write will probably get more exposure because you are known within your niche. Of course, many bloggers do not want to use their full name on their blogs. I personally use my real name on all my posts however many guest posters at BloggingTips have chosen to ...

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How to combat WordPress TrackBack Spam

How to combat WordPress TrackBack Spam
22 Jul 2008

WordPress At the end of last year BloggingTips was getting a lot of comment spam. Comment spam has thankfully reduced since then however in the last few weeks I have seen a big increase in the amount of trackback spam here (more than 30+ a day!). Trackback spam is a little more difficult to control than regular comment spam. Most are created automatically via bots and the links they use to promote their sex or prescription drugs website usually has ...

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