How to Grow Your Blog with Viral Copy
16th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 48

How to Grow Your Blog with Viral Copy

This week I’ve been exploring five strategies that I’d employ to promote my blog if I were starting all over again. I said earlier in the series that I’m assuming ‘great content’ is being added to the hypothetical new blog that we’re promoting. However when it comes to blogging not ...more
Blog Promotion
Using Social Media to Grow Your Blog’s Readership
15th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 58

Using Social Media to Grow Your Blog’s Readership

This week we’re looking at five different methods that I’d use to find readership if I were starting a new blog. So far we’ve explored guest posting, advertising and networking – but today I want to turn our attention to the explosive and dynamic area of social media. Social media ...more
Blog Promotion
What Topic Is Your Blog On [POLL]
14th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 150

What Topic Is Your Blog On [POLL]

What topic do you blog on? This is the topic of this week’s poll. I’ve chosen a handful of categories that I think most will fit into but if there’s another one that I didn’t include click ‘other’ and add your topic to comments below. Here’s the poll: {democracy:33} Looking ...more
Reader Questions
AdSense Release Ad Manager
14th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 16

AdSense Release Ad Manager

I’m about to fly out of Austin but thought I’d post a link to a story that broke this morning on the official AdSense blog – they’re releasing a free Ad Manager service. I’ve been sitting on this story for a few weeks and even got a sneak peak at ...more
Adsense
Advertise Your Blog: An Interview with a Mystery Blogger
14th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 16

Advertise Your Blog: An Interview with a Mystery Blogger

Earlier today I posted about using paid advertising to Promote Your Blog. In the research of that post I interviewed a fellow blogger who I’ve seen use Advertising very effectively to launch numerous blogs. I asked if he’d be willing to speak publicly about his experience and he said he’d ...more
Blog Promotion
Promote Your Blog by Advertising It
14th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 39

Promote Your Blog by Advertising It

Have you ever considered advertising your blog? Today I want to explore this idea as part of my series of posts on how I’d promote my blog if I was starting from scratch. Most blog promotion tips that I see given are about growing your blog’s readership quite organically (something ...more
Blog Promotion
Supercharge Your Content With Voice
13th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 28

Supercharge Your Content With Voice

The following post on finding your blogging voice was submitted by Lance from Honey and Lance. We all know that content is king, and we’re also aware (sometimes painfully) that the vast majority of bloggers come from non-writing backgrounds. This means we come across a lot of bad writing. Grammar, ...more
Writing Content
How to Promote Your Blog through Networking
13th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 125

How to Promote Your Blog through Networking

This week I’ve been suggesting five ways that I’d promote a new blog to new readers if i was starting out again. Today I want to turn our attention to Networking as a great way to promote a blog. If I were starting out in blogging today knowing what I ...more
Blog Promotion
7 Ways to Make Your Blog Stickier
12th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 44

7 Ways to Make Your Blog Stickier

This guest post by Matt Harzewski of Webmaster-Source. Get webmaster resources, tips, and tutorials delivered straight to your feed reader by subscribing here. You don’t just want people to subscribe to your RSS feed. You want them to keep coming back to the actual website. You want to build an ...more
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