Who Is Darren Rowse?
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Who Is Darren Rowse?

Fluff Post Warning: Everyone is doing this (ok – not everyone) but a few of my favorites bloggers including Jeremy and Arieanna. Using this little tool you can work out who or what you or your blog is – according to the web. Here’s a few of the things that ...more
Pro Blogging News
Increasing the Longevity of Key Posts – Part I
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Increasing the Longevity of Key Posts – Part I

Last week I wrote about the nature of two types of blog posting in Evergreen vs Time Related Posts (or posts that are long lasting in their relevance and appeal to readers versus posts that are time or event specific). I wrote that each can be profitable forms of blogging ...more
Blog Design
Follow up Posts
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Follow up Posts

Wayne writes a good post on the topic of follow up posts: ‘Returning to a previous ongoing controversy or concept, provides a useful and interesting source, of blog post ideas. Often your longer term readership will appreciate finding out more information on an idea previously presented in your blog. Blog ...more
Writing Content
Podcast Network Sign First Sponsor – LearnDog
5th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Podcast Network Sign First Sponsor – LearnDog

The Podcast Network have just announced their first sponsor – an Aussie organization named LearnDog who work with teenagers to help them to make good life choices. LearnDog’s website might be a little on the light side of information about who they are and what they do – but they ...more
Podcasting
New Blogs on the Block
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New Blogs on the Block

Let me introduce you to some new blogs – 5 of which have been added to the 9 Rules Network in the past 24 hours and 1 that is being developed by a good friend of mine – in fact the person who designed this blog. Rachel Cunliffe is the ...more
Pro Blogging News
My Backpack
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My Backpack

I’ve decided to test Backpack with their free service. My hope is that it will help me to be a little more organized in my blogging. I’ve made my front home page public to show you a little of what it can do – I’ve not put anything special on ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Blogging – A Job that Never Ends
4th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Blogging – A Job that Never Ends

Driving across the Sydney Harbor Bridge on the way to the airport on a recent trip my taxi driver decided to give me a trivia lesson on the bridge. One of the statistics he recited was about painting the bridge – a job not for the feint hearted. It takes ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Vespa Blogs
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Vespa Blogs

Steve Rubel announces that Vespa will start blogging later in the year at VespaBlogs.com. They write: ‘Why is Vespa launching blogs? Piaggio USA feels blogs are an ideal way to connect with Vespa brand loyalists and encourage them to become online evangelists. It is an extension of the scooter clubs ...more
Business Blogging
More on Blogging and Farming
4th of May 2005 Darren Rowse

More on Blogging and Farming

Return Customer extends my post on Blogging as Farming and takes it in some interesting directions by looking at an article about small farms. Some of the quotes from the article are excellent and the comparisons to blogging are obvious: ‘One way farmers can draw customers is by growing a ...more
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