Targeting Your Reader’s Emotions
31st of July 2007 Darren Rowse 10

Targeting Your Reader’s Emotions

Rand has a great post over at SEOmoz on The Emotions that Make Us Link. It’s one of those ‘why didn’t I think to write it’ posts. I guess I’m linking up to it out of ‘envy’, mixed with a little ‘sharing’. PS: Actually Rand’s post reminds me a lot ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Building Your Personal Brand – One ‘Straw’ at a Time
31st of July 2007 Darren Rowse 36

Building Your Personal Brand – One ‘Straw’ at a Time

“Customers build an image of a brand as birds build nests. From the scraps and straws they chance upon.” – Jeremy Bullmore I heard the above quote from Bullmore a couple of months ago and since then have continued to mull it over as I think it applies to bloggers ...more
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The Power of Getting Readers in the Door at Amazon
31st of July 2007 Darren Rowse 36

The Power of Getting Readers in the Door at Amazon

Two weeks ago I started an experiment over at Digital Photography School which I think highlights the power of getting people in the door at Amazon using their affiliate program. The experiment centered around a review that I wrote of a book – Complete Digital Photography. The book is a ...more
Affiliate Programs
Why is my Technorati Authority Falling?
30th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 44

Why is my Technorati Authority Falling?

Help – my Technorati Authority Ranking is decreasing – how can this be – I know I’m getting new links but the number is decreasing!? This is a question that I’m asked quite frequently by readers and the answer is pretty simple. No you’re not being penalized by Technorati and ...more
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Guerrilla Marketing Tactics for Your Blog
30th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 40

Guerrilla Marketing Tactics for Your Blog

Aaron Brazell has put together a post Guerrilla Marketing Techniques that Anyone Can Do which have some less common tactics to get word out about your blog. I doubt any of them will bring in a deluge of traffic – however sometimes it’s the small ways of building traffic that ...more
Blog Promotion
Are You An Ungrateful Link Getter?
29th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 39

Are You An Ungrateful Link Getter?

45n5 has a post that has got me thinking – Are You An Ungrateful Link Getter? In it Mark asks his readers whether they say thanks when another blogger links up to them. He also wonders out loud how a blogger who gets quite a few links each day copes ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Speedlinking – 29 July 2007
29th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 12

Speedlinking – 29 July 2007

Digital Inspiration reports that Blogger have added a new feature that allows their users to add comment policies to their blogs. Excellent idea. BlogHer is currently running. This is one of my favorite Blog conferences to watch (from the other side of the world). If you’re there and blogging the ...more
Pro Blogging News
Generate Multiple streams of blogging income
29th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 23

Generate Multiple streams of blogging income

This guest post has been submitted by Brad Isaac – software programmer and blogger at Achieve-IT! You are probably losing more money than you think… One common beginning blogger question I hear is “what is the best ad or affiliate program that will make me the most money? ” Unfortunately, ...more
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Media Whiz Aquires AuctionAds
28th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 8

Media Whiz Aquires AuctionAds

Congratulations to the team behind AuctionAds who today announced that they’ve been acquired by Media Whiz. Well done Jeremy and Dave – don’t spend it all at once!
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