Talking about Blog Design: Podcast

Yaro-DarrenOne of the things that I love about blogging is the people that you ‘meet’ through it. One of the people that I met (both virtually and then in real life on a couple of occasions) is Yaro Starak – the guy behind the Blog Mastermind. The picture is from when we first met in Melbourne (where I live).

One of the things that Yaro and I have done on a number of occasions is record our conversations as podcasts. A couple of weeks ago we did another one – this time chatting about Blog Design.

You can listen to it here (total time is 41 minutes).

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  1. Bontb says:

    Cool, I might go to Aus. Sydney next year, am I welcome :)

    Btw Yaro is cool guy..

    Btw did you guys try tnx?
    I wrote couple of tutorials about it tho.

  2. Thanks for the pointer!
    I’m going to listen to that!

  3. If possible, consider offering text highlights as an option.

    Sometimes, one is in a situation where one can not listen to podcasts – but could benefit from getting a text summary

  4. Some very useful stuff in this podcast. Thanks for the tips!

    One thing I noticed is that you’ve mentioned your news letter. Even that you are not promoting it anymore is there still a way to subscribe to it?? I couldn’t find it on your site, but I probably overlooked it.

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  6. Obakeng says:

    Hey Darren,

    My podpress is giving me a problem, i don’t know what went wrong all of a sudden and i love podcasting in actual fact. Let me listen to yours now.

    Ohh…, would love to hear your opinion on blogrush banning other people’s blogs!!

  7. Darren, you guys are giving me so many tips. I’m just starting my blog and I’m really excited about growing my nich. Thanks for all the great advice and content. Sometimes I wanna put things in place right now… I need to just stick to the beginner’s stuff for now.

  8. Deborah says:

    Great tips, thanks

  9. Jessica says:

    excellent tips and nice post!

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  11. Alain says:

    I just listened to the podcast. There are some great points in there that caused me to reconsider design aspects of my blog. Things to ponder… :)


  12. iamout says:

    I like your blog and read it every day, but could I have a suggestion? Could you please not to set every link leaving your page after click? Well, it’s a good way to increase traffic, but it’s better for some links to another new page, such as when linking to another social net page. Thanks!

  13. Dan Schawbel says:

    Very cool. Yaro is a tuff one to reach too.

  14. Dive says:

    This sounds like a great idea, especially since I have a music blog (interviews podcasts) but can you refer me to a post if one exists about the basics of doing podcasts? I mean starting from scratch. Are you just setting up a microphone on your computer to record? What kind of hosting for the files? etc.

    That would be awesome. Thanks!