How to Keep First Time Readers to your Blog – Part III
28th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 6

How to Keep First Time Readers to your Blog – Part III

Here are a few more tips for helping to convert those one off readers that stumble onto your blog into loyal readers. Read part 1, part 2 and part 4 also. Include a link to other relevant posts – your reader has somehow ended up on your blog because the ...more
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Digital Photography Blog welcomes Kodak Sponsorship
28th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Digital Photography Blog welcomes Kodak Sponsorship

I can finally announce today that the sponsorship deal that I’ve been working on and alluding to here for the past few weeks is official and my Digital Photography Blog is now officially sponsored by Kodak. I cannot reveal the details of the agreement’s financially or conditions wise except to ...more
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How to Keep First Time Readers to your Blog – Part II
27th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 8

How to Keep First Time Readers to your Blog – Part II

You might also like to read part I, part III and Part IV of this series on helping those first time readers to become loyal ongoing visitors to your site before reading on. Here are a few of the things that I’ve tried over the past few years to help ...more
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How to Keep First Time Readers to your Blog – Part I
27th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 20

How to Keep First Time Readers to your Blog – Part I

This is a 4 part series on how to keep first time readers on your blog (or how to make your blog sticky). This series of posts continues at part II, part III and part IV. Wayne has a good post titled Previous posts still bring visitors which picks up ...more
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When the blogging stops…
26th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 1

When the blogging stops…

It looks like a number of my blogging tools are making the most of the weekend to do maintenance. Bloglines hasn’t been accessible for me for a while and Adsense has also been out of action for the last few hours. I’m not sure I’ll make my 25 post target ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Contextless Problogger Links
26th of February 2005 Darren Rowse

Contextless Problogger Links

– Internal Blogs And Wikis At The BBC – Oscar Producer is blogging the Academy Awards – Podcasting business idea – from NY Times – Podcast Directory: PodCast Marketing – How Effectively Are You Deploying This Definitive Marketing Solution?
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$100,000 to Blog on Dukes of Hazzard
26th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 4

$100,000 to Blog on Dukes of Hazzard

Ok – here’s a dream job for bloggers who love the Dukes of Hazzard who want to get paid ($100,000) for watching (and blogging) about it. Job responsibilities include: — watch The Dukes of Hazzard weeknight on CMT — know the words to The Dukes of Hazzard theme song, Good ...more
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Bloggers blend business with stuff they like
26th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Bloggers blend business with stuff they like

I didn’t spot this article in the Chicago Tribune til today on blogging and advertising. Its titled Bloggers blend business with stuff they like and has a few interesting tidbits and examples of blogs making an income from their work. One blog featured is The Movie Blog.
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Why the Crocodile Hunter needs a Blog
25th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Why the Crocodile Hunter needs a Blog

I was just chatting to Paul on Skype when the conversation wandered to Australia (my home) and the Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin (as it tends to when I talk to friends from overseas). Paul suggested the Steve should start a blog. Of course this was the only invitation I needed ...more
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