How to Write Home Run Posts
23rd of June 2007 Darren Rowse 28

How to Write Home Run Posts

The following guest post was submitted by John Wesley who blogs at PicktheBrain.com (feed) about motivation, productivity, and self improvement. The Importance of Home Run Posts Most of you are probably familiar with the Pareto Principal, also known as the 80/20 rule. The rule states that 80% of results come ...more
Writing Content
Blog Mentoring Program Launches
22nd of June 2007 Darren Rowse 41

Blog Mentoring Program Launches

I’m really excited to see Yaro Starak finally launch his Blog Mastermind Mentoring Program in the last few days. I’ve been chatting to Yaro about this program for at least a year now and cannot believe the amount of work he’s put into developing it. He’s done so much research, ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blogging Tips: First Impressions Count
22nd of June 2007 Lorelle VanFossen 19

Blogging Tips: First Impressions Count

The following is a guest post by Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress and an excerpt from her popular book, Blogging Tips, Tips Bloggers Won’t Tell You About Blogging. There are several “first impressions” your blog makes as it struggles to attract and hold on to readers. Few of those ...more
Blog Design
Goals to Achieve in a Blog’s Launch Phase
22nd of June 2007 Darren Rowse 24

Goals to Achieve in a Blog’s Launch Phase

Brian has put together a Blueprint for a Brilliant Blog Launch which I think will be helpful for bloggers in startup mode. Brian’s 3 step process of starting a new blog is pretty simple: Cornerstone – before launching writing some ‘cornerstone’ content that will be a great foundation for your ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
7 Reflections on Scaling a Blog to a Sustainable Business
21st of June 2007 Darren Rowse 25

7 Reflections on Scaling a Blog to a Sustainable Business

Wendy has written a heart felt post on her blog titled The Things That Get You Successful Won’t Necessarily Keep You That Way which is basically about the realization that her current blogging business model is not really scalable. Some of the areas she’s seeing this in: I cannot respond ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
10 Techniques I Used To Go From 0 To 12,000 RSS Subscribers In Seven Months – With No Ads Or Leverage
21st of June 2007 Darren Rowse 73

10 Techniques I Used To Go From 0 To 12,000 RSS Subscribers In Seven Months – With No Ads Or Leverage

The following guest post has been submitted by Trent Hamm from The Simple Dollar Hopefully, that title got your attention a little bit, but it’s true. I launched The Simple Dollar at the very end of October 2006. I had no pre-existing blog that I could use to drive early ...more
Blog Promotion
8.9 Posts Per Week – Too Many? Not Enough?
21st of June 2007 Darren Rowse 36

8.9 Posts Per Week – Too Many? Not Enough?

Over the weekend I asked ProBlogger readers to tell us how many posts they’d written on each of their blogs last week. 142 comments were left referring to a total of 181 blogs. Here are a few of the figures: The average number of posts that bloggers posted to each ...more
Writing Content
AdSense Publishers Reporting Earnings Slump
20th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 108

AdSense Publishers Reporting Earnings Slump

I tend not to report too much on the ups and downs of AdSense performance because from day to day it is quite normal for a publishers earnings to go up or down (for a variety of reasons). However over the last 48 hours I’ve had emails from quite a ...more
Adsense
Your New Yorker and You – What’s your blogging goal?
20th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 21

Your New Yorker and You – What’s your blogging goal?

This Guest Post has been submitted by J.T Dabbagian. When I worked for my community college’s newspaper, I was told a story about a man whose goal was to work for the Los Angeles Times. My teacher stated that it was his New Yorker. Not to be confused with the ...more
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