Google Launches Hot Trends
23rd of May 2007 Darren Rowse 26

Google Launches Hot Trends

Google today launched a new feature – Hot Trends. The page shows what people are searching for in great numbers in almost real time (or at least it shows the top 100). Click on a hot search term and it’ll take you to a page (like this one on dancing ...more
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Lessons on Blogging
23rd of May 2007 Darren Rowse 16

Lessons on Blogging

If there’s one post you’re going to read today about how to take a new blog to the next level then I’d recommend it be: 27 Lessons Learned on the Way to 3000 Visits a Day and 2200 RSS Subscribers by John Wesley from Pick the Brain (found via Alister). ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
New York Bloggers Meetup – 9 June
22nd of May 2007 Darren Rowse 34

New York Bloggers Meetup – 9 June

Calling All New York Bloggers! If you’re in or near NY or are willing to travel to get there I want to invite you to come have a great night with me and other fellow bloggers on Saturday 9 June. The night is purely about meeting other bloggers, having some ...more
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Loofah Your Blog
22nd of May 2007 Darren Rowse 25

Loofah Your Blog

Andy Wibbels – topless – with a loofah – giving blog tips…. Scary, but fun and right on the money. Get Scrubbing.
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Let Your Readers Do the Selling For You
22nd of May 2007 Darren Rowse 18

Let Your Readers Do the Selling For You

Sometimes it’s best to let the readers of your blog recommend affiliate products instead of doing it yourself. As much as I often talk about blogs being a great way to build credibility and trust with your readers and how that credibility and trust can lead to nice returns when ...more
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Tips for Building Online Communities
22nd of May 2007 Darren Rowse 22

Tips for Building Online Communities

Matthew Haughey from Fortuitous has posted some good tips for building online communities. He does this out of his experience with mega-community site – MetaFilter. The main points were as follows (bold is their points – the rest is some of my reflections as it applies to blogging – some ...more
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Pressures of Blogging (and Is there an EASY Way?)
21st of May 2007 Darren Rowse 49

Pressures of Blogging (and Is there an EASY Way?)

Nate has posted an article titled The Pressures of Blogging Consistently which outlines four pressures that bloggers face: Pressure #1: Regularly posting articles Pressure #2. Ever-increasing expectations Pressure #3. Catering to a larger audience Pressure #4. Lacking confidence All very true points and some worthwhile things to ponder before getting ...more
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The Secret to Increasing Amazon Associate Earnings – Time
20th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 55

The Secret to Increasing Amazon Associate Earnings – Time

One of the income streams that I’ve been using lately that’s really starting to prove to be a worthwhile one is the Amazon Associates Program. I’ve noticed an upswing in the earnings from the program over the last few months and have been a little confused as to why there’s ...more
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Speedlinking – 20 May 2007
20th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 9

Speedlinking – 20 May 2007

TypePad has added the ability to make pages and Blogger has added Auto Saving to it’s feature list – via Blogging Pro. Lorelle VanFossen has released her book on blogging – Blogging Tips: What Bloggers Won’t Tell You about Blogging – looks like a good read. Steve Woodruff presents a ...more
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