Interactive Blog Tools
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 5

Interactive Blog Tools

In the last blog tip we talked about how comments are one way to increase the interactivity of a blog. Of course not everyone agrees that comments are the way to go. Each to their own. Having harped on about comments I should also say that there are many other ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Set Boundaries
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 4

Set Boundaries

I found this great page 47 key tips from the World’s best Bloggers. It was interesting to see that most of them talked about establishing boundaries for the content of your blog. Here is what some of them had to say: Meg from Megnut – ‘Set boundaries. Think about how ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Rhythm Method of Blogging
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

The Rhythm Method of Blogging

One of the keys to blogging is frequent posting. This is what distinguishes weblogs from from static websites. The average blogger posts once every 14 days – personally I tend to mainly visit bloggers who update more regularly than that. As a blog reader I get to know the rhythm ...more
Writing Content
Blog Content Tip – Titles are Everything
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 6

Blog Content Tip – Titles are Everything

After slaving away on your latest blog post pause before you hit that ‘publish’ button and consider your title. What does it convey to your potential reader? Titles can be the difference between having your post read or ignored. Of course there are No Rules that will guarantee your post ...more
Writing Content
Blog Designers
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 10

Blog Designers

My post Where are the Blog Designers? got a bit of interest yesterday and a number of Blog Designers let us know about themselves and gave examples of their work. I thought I’d give them a little exposure here: As previously mentioned Cre8d Design is a personal favorite of mine. ...more
Blog Design
Get to the Point
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 17

Get to the Point

The average person reading speed is 200 words per minute – What’s Yours? (The speed reading record is 1347 wpm) In 96 seconds they will read 320 words. So keep things short and to the point. I know this sounds crazy coming from me – but the stats show my ...more
Writing Content