Increasing Blog Readability
31st of October 2006 Darren Rowse 6

Increasing Blog Readability

One of the more recent additions to my RSS feed is more minimal – a blog about… minimalism. One of the latest posts on it relates to blogging – five ways to make your blog more readable. focus your content reduce the amount of text on your page stick with ...more
Blog Design
Google Adds Blogs to ‘Alerts’ Email Service
31st of October 2006 Darren Rowse 9

Google Adds Blogs to ‘Alerts’ Email Service

Google has continued to integrate blogs into their news site by extending their ‘Alerts’ service (that emails you any time any site in their new index writes on a particular keyword) to cover blogs also. This is very cool (I should say that the ‘idea’ is cool – I’m yet ...more
Pro Blogging News
Speedlinking – 31 October 2006
30th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 5

Speedlinking – 31 October 2006

I’m back from our few days away. Thanks to everyone for your well wishes for our little break. It was a nice time away although we had some pretty below average weather and I’ve come back with the flu unfortunately. I hope you enjoyed the mini-archives series that I ran ...more
Pro Blogging News
Product and Brand Names are Best Keywords
30th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 4

Product and Brand Names are Best Keywords

One of the simplest and yet most effective tips that I’ve got hidden away in my archives is one reflecting upon Product and Brand Names being the Best Keywords. The study that I linked to that stimulated the post is no longer live but luckily I took a quote from ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Changing Clocks
29th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 7

Changing Clocks

A friendly public service announcement for those engaging in global communications…. Daylight Savings started here in most parts of Australia over the weekend. I’m told it also ended in many parts of the northern hemisphere. While it signals the start of summer to us Aussies I generally find that over ...more
Pro Blogging News
What to do When Someone Steals Your Blog’s Content
29th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 6

What to do When Someone Steals Your Blog’s Content

Another post from 2004 that I regularly point readers to (increasingly so in the last 6 months unfortunately) is: What to do When Someone Steals Your Blog’s Content – Blog Plagiarism Unfortunately the problem of people misusing other people’s content is one that is increasingly common. I find that some ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Entering ProBlogging With Realistic Expectations
28th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 7

Entering ProBlogging With Realistic Expectations

One of the most common misconceptions that I come across with bloggers hoping to make their fortune from blogging is that it is quick and easy. As a result I quite often point PreBloggers to the following post in the hope that it will help give a bit of a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Generate High Quantities of Content for Your Blog
27th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 23

How to Generate High Quantities of Content for Your Blog

This post is part of a series of posts that I’m writing while on a short vacation that highlights a few posts from this blog’s thousands of posts in the archives. Another series of posts that I wrote back in my early days was titled Generating High Quantities of Content. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
34 Tips for Finding Readers for Your Blog
26th of October 2006 Darren Rowse 8

34 Tips for Finding Readers for Your Blog

One of the first series of posts that I wrote on the topic of blogging was on the topic of Finding Readers for your blog. I originally wrote it way back in 2003 on another blog and transferred it to ProBlogger in 2004. While it’s from my very early days ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips