Why StumbleUpon Sends More Traffic Than Digg
6th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 121

Why StumbleUpon Sends More Traffic Than Digg

I was digging around in the Google Analytics stats for Digital Photography School this afternoon and did some analysis of some of the most popular pages on the blog over the last month. One page that has done exceptionally well and continues to bring in reasonable traffic even six weeks ...more
Blog Promotion
RSS-to-Email Comparison Review – Zookoda and AWeber
5th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 36

RSS-to-Email Comparison Review – Zookoda and AWeber

This is the third part of a three part series of posts on different RSS to Email Solutions. You can read Part 1 which reviews Feedburner’s system here and Part 2, a review of Feedblitz here. This post has been contributed by Brian Armstrong of Breaking Free. Zookoda Review Zookoda ...more
RSS
Seasonal Traffic and How to Capture It for Your Blog
4th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 41

Seasonal Traffic and How to Capture It for Your Blog

Don’t Miss Seasonal Opportunities on Your Blog for Spectacular Traffic. Read to the bottom of this post for an example of how I’ve used the same content three times in 18 months to generate 50,000 page views on one post. One of the skills that I encourage bloggers to develop ...more
Writing Content
FeedBurner offer Pro Features to Everyone
4th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 18

FeedBurner offer Pro Features to Everyone

Exciting news was announced for any blogger using Feedburner to manage their blog’s feeds today. They’ve made two of their Pro level features (MyBrand and Total Stats) free for everyone. This is great news – I’m particularly excited about the Total Stats package which I’ve been able to use for ...more
RSS
How to Keep Momentum Going on Your Blog with a ‘Points System’
4th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 83

How to Keep Momentum Going on Your Blog with a ‘Points System’

Jason left a comment a couple of weeks ago on my previous post asking how many posts readers have posted on their blogs in a week that caught my attention. In his comment Jason talks about a ‘points system’ which he’s developed for helping him to keep his blog achieving ...more
Writing Content
RSS-to-Email Comparison Review – FeedBlitz
4th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 15

RSS-to-Email Comparison Review – FeedBlitz

This is the second part of a three part series of posts on different RSS to Email Solutions. You can read Part 1 which reviews Feedburner’s system here and a review of Zookoda and Aweber here. This post has been contributed by Brian Armstrong of Breaking Free. FeedBlitz Review FeedBlitz ...more
RSS
RSS-to-Email Comparison Review – FeedBurner, FeedBlitz, Zookoda, AWeber
3rd of July 2007 Darren Rowse 31

RSS-to-Email Comparison Review – FeedBurner, FeedBlitz, Zookoda, AWeber

This first part of a three part series of posts has been contributed by Brian Armstrong of Breaking Free (read more about him at the end of this post). Most bloggers have heard that providing an email subscription option is a good idea. The reasoning goes that most internet users ...more
RSS
Links that Don’t mention the iPhone – Speedlinking 2 July 2007
2nd of July 2007 Darren Rowse 29

Links that Don’t mention the iPhone – Speedlinking 2 July 2007

I’ve come very close to simply marking every unread in my RSS readers as ‘read’ today because something close to 50% of posts that I’m reading are about one thing – the iPhone. While I’m a big fan of Apple and think this looks like a great product – I’m ...more
Pro Blogging News
My Weekend Blog Strategy
1st of July 2007 Darren Rowse 21

My Weekend Blog Strategy

In my last post I asked ‘What do you do with your blog on the weekend?‘ Having asked the question I thought I’d give a quick answer myself to shed a little light on one strategy (of many) that I’ve been using. I ask questions You’ve probably noticed it if ...more
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