Bloggers in Wikipedia – I’m a Wikipedia Reject
21st of September 2006 Darren Rowse 13

Bloggers in Wikipedia – I’m a Wikipedia Reject

Steve pointed yesterday to a page on Wikipedia that listed 200 American bloggers. I found it interesting that Wikipedia allowed these pages to remain up – not because they’re bad pages but because I’ve seen numerous bloggers complain about other bloggers pages being deleted. I don’t know what the rules ...more
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Speedlinking 21 September 2006
21st of September 2006 Darren Rowse 4

Speedlinking 21 September 2006

Chris has a good post exploring the topic of whether you should use Sitemaps or not Get 10 Free MiniCards with your Flickr pictures on them from moo.com (get in quick because there’s only 10,000 free packs). Neil shares some thoughts on using digg and Netscape to get traffic Lorelle ...more
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20 Linkbaiting Techniques
21st of September 2006 Darren Rowse 77

20 Linkbaiting Techniques

As I’ve mentioned numerous times already in this series on linkbaiting – ‘linkbait’ is a term that is used to describe a variety of practices that have the purpose of generating links to your site. It is impossible to come up with a definitive list of what these practices are ...more
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88 More ‘How To’ Articles – Group Writing Project Submission Part 2
20th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 26

88 More ‘How To’ Articles – Group Writing Project Submission Part 2

It’s day 2 of this week’s group writing project and below you’ll find another 88 submissions (a total of 151 so far in the full list). Thanks again to this week’s sponsors (New Homes, Webmaster-Talk.com forums, Google Tutor and OwnMySeat.com) of the gifts that will be awarded to 5 random ...more
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Opening Paragraphs that Hook Your Readers
20th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 2

Opening Paragraphs that Hook Your Readers

Great post (as usual) by Brian over at Copyblogger titled 5 Simple Ways to Open Your Blog Post With a Bang. While we all agree that the title is the most important element of a blog post in terms of getting it attention – it’s the opening paragraph that hooks ...more
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Motivations for Linkbaiting – Why Links are Good for Your Blog
20th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 19

Motivations for Linkbaiting – Why Links are Good for Your Blog

This post is a continuation in this week’s series on linkbaiting. Previously we’ve talked about ‘what is linkbaiting’ and have asked ‘Is Linkbaiting good or bad?’ and today I’d like us to turn our attention to some of the reasons people do it. While it’s worth remembering that linkbaiting is ...more
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63 ‘How to’ Posts to Add Spice to Your Day – Group Writing Project Day 1
19th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 37

63 ‘How to’ Posts to Add Spice to Your Day – Group Writing Project Day 1

udpate: This project is now closed. See all 343 submissions to it here. Today is Day 1 of our latest ProBlogger Group Writing Project and like last time the response has been very cool. The project topic was announced around 24 hours ago and I’ve accepted 63 submissions already (I ...more
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How to Integrate a Forum with WordPress
19th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 7

How to Integrate a Forum with WordPress

BlogHelper continues a great series of posts on WordPress with one on a topic that I get asked about quite a bit – Integrating a Forum with WordPress (it’s part of the group writing project – but so on topic for this blog that I thought it deserved a post ...more
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Chitika eMiniMalls Advice from Chitika
19th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 1

Chitika eMiniMalls Advice from Chitika

Ryan over at the Chitika Blog has posted some helpful tips for bloggers just starting out with Chitika in his Chitika eMiniMalls Blogging Toolkit post. It includes some nice tips for getting set up on different platforms as well as some more general tips.
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