How Many Blogs Do You Write On? How Many Posts Per Day?
26th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 56

How Many Blogs Do You Write On? How Many Posts Per Day?

@SeanBannister asks “how many blogs do you write for and how many blog posts a day you make?” These days I only write actively on two blogs – ProBlogger and Digital Photography School. At one point I was writing each week on around 25 blogs – but a lot of ...more
Reader Questions
How to Choose a Niche Topic for Your Blog
26th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 26

How to Choose a Niche Topic for Your Blog

@jonathanguinn asks: “I am new to internet marketing and am struggling to find my niche. Maybe some pointers about that would be helpful.” There are many factors to consider when choosing a niche. I’ve written about many of them in this post – but for me a lot of it ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
ProBlogger Book – Shipping This Week
26th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 13

ProBlogger Book – Shipping This Week

Just a quick note on the ProBlogger Book. Amazon have it listed now as coming into stock on 26 April (a week or so before they previously estimated) and have been emailing some of those who have pre-ordered it to say it’ll ship in the next few days. So if ...more
ProBlogger Site News
When Self Promotion Tips into Spam
26th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 23

When Self Promotion Tips into Spam

@jimgoldstein asks: “one things I see bloggers struggle with is blog spam. When self promotion goes to far. “ I agree Jim. There are different kinds of spam – the main stuff we see is the auto-generated stuff that fills our inboxes and hits our comment filters but then there ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How Do I Build Credibility and Presence Online?
26th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 20

How Do I Build Credibility and Presence Online?

@SmallFishMedia asks about “How To Boost Credibility And Presence Online As A Blogger” Let me compile a little list of comments on this questions: it takes time to build credibility with people. Don’t rush it work at having a presence not just on your own blog but in other relevant ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Build Community on Your Blog
26th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 22

How to Build Community on Your Blog

@SmallFishMedia asks – “What can you do to make your blog more of a community?” There are many things that you can do to build a sense of community on a blog. Here’s a short list of ideas that come to mind: Take the lead and be the community that ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blog Design – Does it Matter?
26th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 62

Blog Design – Does it Matter?

@mattpacker asks – how important is the design of your blog and how hard a decision do you think it would be to develop a new theme for it? There will probably be a little debate over this one in the comments on this post because every time I see ...more
Blog Design
How to Build Your Blog’s Readership
25th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 37

How to Build Your Blog’s Readership

@jeremyjacks asks – How did you get to be a big blogger? And what should I do to get more site hits?” also – @JoshAnstey asks – “whats the best way to build blog exposure?” I’m not sure I’m famous outside of a very small segment of the internet – ...more
Blog Promotion
Is it Worth Getting Local Domain Names for a Blog?
25th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 50

Is it Worth Getting Local Domain Names for a Blog?

@PopularWealth asks – “I’d like to see geo-domain blogging addressed since you ask Darren. I think geo domains, and “local” sites are getting hot again” I’m no expert on this topic but I do think that there is something to it well worth exploring from my own personal experience. My ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips