ProBlogger Labs Gets an Upgrade
30th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 23

ProBlogger Labs Gets an Upgrade

After a five week wait I got the call last night from my friendly Apple Mac sales guy to tell me that my new PowerMac had hit the shores of Australia and that it would be ready for me to pick it up this morning. So this morning I trotted ...more
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20 Type Challenge
30th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 7

20 Type Challenge

Just got an email from the blogger behind It’s So Fantastic! who liked my 20 Types of Blog Posts post so much that she’s decided to start a 20 Types challenge where she’s going to take one ‘type’ of blog post each day for the next 20 days and post ...more
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Start Writing the Middles of your Post – Battling Bloggers Block
30th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Start Writing the Middles of your Post – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 19. Start writing the Middle of your Post If you’re anything like me, one of the hardest parts of writing a post is starting it. Introductions can be easy to get stuck on and so I often simply skip them completely and write the meat of the post ...more
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Google Firefox Referral Program goes International
29th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 20

Google Firefox Referral Program goes International

Google have widened the availability of the Firefox referal program to now include international publishers. They announce it as follows on their What’s New page: ‘International publishers can now refer users to Firefox plus Google Toolbar through the AdSense referrals feature. As you connect your users with Firefox to improve ...more
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Blog Values – How Much is your Blog Worth?
29th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 36

Blog Values – How Much is your Blog Worth?

Jeremy just emailed me a link to an interesting article by Om Malik at Business 2.0 exploring some of the recent sales of web publishers. Of particular interest to me is the analysis of what the acquisition price was on a per user of the sites sold (I’m presuming that ...more
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20 Types of Blog Posts – Battling Bloggers Block
29th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 62

20 Types of Blog Posts – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 18 – Change up your posting form – find new blog topics – In the same way that it’s easy to get ‘stuck’ in always posting in the same voice – it’s also possible to get stuck in always writing in the same form or genre. Yesterday I ...more
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New Perspectives inspire Fresh Content
29th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 4

New Perspectives inspire Fresh Content

Shawn emailed me to tell me about a post he’s written Bloggers Block where he simply moves his desk and finds that it gives him a fresh perspective.
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Six Figure Blogging Course – Home Study Version Released
29th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Six Figure Blogging Course – Home Study Version Released

I’ve been getting emails every day for the past few weeks from people asking when the Home Study version of the Six Figure Blogging course that Andy Wibbels and I ran a couple of months back will be available. Well the time is here. Andy’s been working his butt off ...more
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Change your Blogging Voice – Battling Bloggers Block
29th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Change your Blogging Voice – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 17. Write in a different voice It’s easy to get bored and stale with one tone of writing so it might be worth mixing it up occasionally and experimenting with a new voice. While you don’t want to do this all the time (it’s important to establish a ...more
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