9 Attitudes of Highly Creative People
9th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 93

9 Attitudes of Highly Creative People

Yesterday I looked at 5 methods for being creative. Today I’d like to look at some attitudes to build into your approach if you want to be a more creative person: 1. Curiosity I’ve written previously on the topic of curiosity because I’m convinced that it is an essential skill ...more
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Top 5 – Group Writing Project Day 1
8th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 75

Top 5 – Group Writing Project Day 1

Yesterday when I announced this month’s Group Writing Project I had a feeling that it’d be popular – but I didn’t expect the massive list of submissions that I’m about to lay on you. It’s been only 18 hours of the first day and already we have 132 submissions (and ...more
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How to Be a More Creative Blogger – Methods of Creativity
8th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 37

How to Be a More Creative Blogger – Methods of Creativity

Last week while cleaning up my hard drive I came across an old presentation that I gave to a group of young leaders on how to develop your creativity. As I read through it I realized that some of it was quite appropriate for bloggers wanting to be more creative ...more
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Top 5 – Group Writing Project
7th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 530

Top 5 – Group Writing Project

It’s time for another ProBlogger Group Writing Project – and this time we’ve got $1001 Cash (USD) up for grabs thanks to our generous sponsors Chitika! PLEASE READ ALL OF THE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE SUBMITTING – the process has changed. Particularly pay attention to the instruction to submit NEW posts not ...more
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WordPress Releases Stats Plugin
7th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 4

WordPress Releases Stats Plugin

Yesterday WordPress released a plugin to allow hosted WordPress.org bloggers to use their WordPress.com Stats system on their blogs. I’ve not tested it but Muhammad Saleem’s reviewed it for you here.
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Personal Branding and Blogging
7th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 16

Personal Branding and Blogging

One blogger that I think has done a good job of positioning himself as an expert on social media is Neil Patel. I’ve previously linked to quite a bit of Neil’s blogging at Pronet Advertising but in the last few days he’s also started a new blog called QuickSprout – ...more
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Group Writing Project This Week! – Here’s the Prize
6th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 32

Group Writing Project This Week! – Here’s the Prize

This is just a short note to give readers some advanced warning that this week is the week for the next ProBlogger Group Writing Project. Tomorrow I’ll announce the topic (it’s one that every blogger of any topic should find accessible) but in the lead up to it I’d like ...more
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Speedlinking – 6 May 2007
6th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 9

Speedlinking – 6 May 2007

Ryan Caldwell writes a post over at Performancing on Finding Good Writers For Your Blogs – an explanation of how he hires bloggers to work for him. Eric is writing a series on how and why to move a website to a blog. Nicholas has put together a little PHP ...more
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Technorati Gives Blogs an ‘Authority’ Ranking
5th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 33

Technorati Gives Blogs an ‘Authority’ Ranking

Ben has noticed that Technorati have started giving blogs an ‘Authority Rank’. The Top 100 list used to be base upon incoming links but now is based upon ‘authority’ (although I don’t see much has changed in that list so far). There’s nothing about how they’re coming up with authority ...more
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