Podcast: Advanced Blog Monetization and Traffic With Darren and Yaro

Darren Rowse and I did a special one hour podcast discussing advanced blogging strategies to generate more traffic and make more money from blogging.

The podcast has just gone live at Problogger.net and you can get it now from here –

Free Blogging Tips Podcast with Darren and Yaro

Here is the timeline of what we discussed in the podcast, which goes for just over an hour:

  • Yaro on the convergence between the Internet marketing and blogging world
  • How to build buzz and traffic by releasing a viral PDF report
  • Tips on how to build relationships with other bloggers
  • Darren talks about techniques to capture more repeat readers using your blog archives
  • Customizing pages based on where your traffic comes from
  • Why adding an email list newsletter to your blog is critical
  • Tips to monetize your blog or newsletter using direct sponsorship
  • Testing how your ads convert on your site to increase your income from sponsors
  • Using split testing software (openads) to improve the performance of ads on your blog
  • Testing different elements of your blog using crazy egg
  • Buying sites with the profit you make from blogging

Surprise Offer

At the end of the recording Darren and I talk about a special offer I’m making just for his readers who are interested in joining Blog Mastermind. It’s a limited time offer, ending this Friday and the link for the special offer page is only available in the podcast and at Darren’s blog.

I explain why I made the offer in the podcast too, so if you are curious you will have to listen to the conversation right to the end.

You can get the podcast direct from Problogger.net in this link –

Free Blogging Tips Podcast with Darren and Yaro

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  • Souds like a pretty good podcast. I’ll def check it out and give my feedback. Especially curious as to what the special blog mastermind deal is!

  • This podcast freakin’ rocks. Tons of great information. I liked hearing about you and Darren’s creative solutions to getting more traffic and capitalizing on that traffic.

  • Hi Yaro

    Thanks for this great content – it is really helping – so much more than skimming the surface.

    BTW I tagged you today as part of my tagging game

  • I listened to the whole thing on Problogger this morning, it made a nice change to the normal routine and had great info!

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  • Great podcast, Yaro. I love the interviews you do, because they’re always informative. There are a lot of podcasts out there that just talk about the news, so it’s nice to listen to the ones that teach you something.

    I actually just added a newsletter to my blog in this last week, so it’ll be interesting to see what I can do with it. I don’t plan to market any products directly to the list, but just using it as a way to remind people of my site and put some links to recent posts should help increase return traffic.

    P.S. Have the gal from your program who was looking for garden blogs to guest blog on or trade links with send me a note. 🙂 I have a lawn & garden section on my blog.

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