Finding New Readers for Your Blog with Guest Posting
12th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 45

Finding New Readers for Your Blog with Guest Posting

This week I’m looking at five ways that I’d promote a new blog to new readers if i was starting out again. Read the introduction to this series here. Perhaps one of the most powerful ways of exposing your writing to a new group of people is to put some ...more
Blog Promotion
Want to Win 1,700 Visitors? Review Vista Rewired
11th of March 2008 Skellie 47

Want to Win 1,700 Visitors? Review Vista Rewired

This week’s community consultation of Vista Rewired gives you the chance to win something very good for your blog: 1,700 visitors! Leave a helpful review with some non-intuitive tips in your comment and you could win a stampede of 1,700 StumbleUpon users to your favorite post. If your content is ...more
Case Studies
How I’d Promote My Blog If I Were Starting Out Again
11th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 101

How I’d Promote My Blog If I Were Starting Out Again

Today I want to explore a ‘secret’ of growing the readership of a blog. A few weeks ago I explored how to increase the number of subscribers on your blog through creating anticipation. The more people anticipate that they’ll get something of value from your blog in the future the ...more
Blog Promotion
The Top 5 Recommendations for Furniture Fashion
10th of March 2008 Skellie 12

The Top 5 Recommendations for Furniture Fashion

It’s that time of the week where I try to shrink down dozens of in-depth reviews into five actionable points resulting from our community consultation. This week we held Furniture Fashion under the magnifying glass. You can head back to its launch post if you want to read the reviews ...more
Case Studies
5 Teaching Techniques that will Improve your Blogging
10th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 27

5 Teaching Techniques that will Improve your Blogging

In this post Leslie Madsen-Brooks explores 5 teaching techniques that bloggers might like to explore to connect with their readers The best teachers–from first-grade teachers to university instructors–employ some simple techniques that bloggers can use to their advantage. image by Patrick Q Here are five of my favorites: 1. Find ...more
Featured Posts
Staying on the cutting edge: OpenID for bloggers
9th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 32

Staying on the cutting edge: OpenID for bloggers

The following post on OpenID was submitted by Yung Chin from YC’s Ramblings. Undoubtedly you’ve seen the icon shown here appear in the comments section of many Blogger, WordPress, LiveJournal, and MovableType blogs recently. What it means: “this site is OpenID enabled”. In case you’ve missed all the news buzz ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Deal with Blog Hecklers
9th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 41

How to Deal with Blog Hecklers

The following post on dealing with blog hecklers was submitted by Jonathan Fields. I was only a few weeks into my blogging adventure when I took my first very public thrashing at the feet of another much more established blogger. I’d written a round-up column, featuring insights from a wide ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
SXSW – Where I MIGHT Be
8th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 12

SXSW – Where I MIGHT Be

A few people have asked where I’ll be at SXSW this week. The following is a shortlist of sessions that I have on my ‘might go’ list. If you’re there and see me – do say G’day! Friday, 7 March 2008 03:30PM How to Rawk SXSW: The Basics (18ABCD) 04:30PM ...more
Pro Blogging News
Elite Retreat adds Matt Mullenweg
8th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 6

Elite Retreat adds Matt Mullenweg

Elite Retreat is almost sold out and the more I hear about this year’s event the more I like it. They’ve just added Matt Mullenweg to the already amazing line up – they’ve got limo pickups for attendees, have a top notch dinner for the first night and Jeremy says ...more
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