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The 5 ‘Bloody Good’ Laws of Persuasive Blogging

Posted By Darren Rowse 2nd of February 2007 Miscellaneous Blog Tips 4

I often am asked for the key elements of a successful blog – it’s something that I struggle to answer (as much as I’d like to be able to box it all neatly) as there are many slippery aspects to consider.

However today Brian writes The 5 Immutable Laws of Persuasive Blogging and gives some great foundational ‘laws’ to keep in mind if you’re wanting to build a persuasive blog.

I’d hesitate to call them ‘immutable’ (‘not able to change’ – I had to look it up too) – however they are ‘bloody good’ (as we Aussies would say).

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Comments
  1. Ha ha… the post title is a reference to The 22 Immutable Law of Marketing… a bit before many bloggers time, but worth checking out. Look it up at Amazon.

    I like “bloody good” though. ;)

  2. Anne Kilmartin says: 02/02/2007 at 3:00 pm

    Bloody Good – Gotta love that Aussie (Australian) Slang!

    I find that a lot of Aussie (Australian) bloggers, such as yourself, Yaro Starak and Craig Harper, have a great conversational style of writing that differentiates and simplifies often complex issues in the blogosphere.

    Thanks for the tip.

  3. Hey, I’ve added the 6th law of Persuasive blogging. Its called, “The Law Of Friendship”. Read my detailed article on it to know why this is eligible to become the next law to persuasive blogging :- http://webmaster-dome.com/?p=101

    But, the whole idea, in fewer words is “Humans are social animals”. So, aim for the social factor in people and it will surely work as a good tip in blogging.

  4. For me The Law of Headlines and Hooks is the most powerful of all the laws. It keep redaers coming back for more.

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