Smashing Magazine’s Tipping Points
21st of May 2008 Darren Rowse 17

Smashing Magazine’s Tipping Points

Today Vitaly Friedman, Chief Editor of Smashing Magazine shares the tipping point/s of that blog. Since the very beginning of our magazine we had only one goal in mind: helping out fellows designers and developers, smashing them with the information that will make their lives easier. Since then we have ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
ProBlogger The Book – Readers Pictures Round 1
21st of May 2008 Darren Rowse 40

ProBlogger The Book – Readers Pictures Round 1

Last week I asked those readers who have bought a copy of the ProBlogger book to send in a picture of them with the book. I put up 3 prizes for my favorite pictures (a book at Amazon to the value of $20). Below you’ll see all of the submitted ...more
ProBlogger Site News
12 Traits of Successful Bloggers
What Are The Unspoken Rules of Social Networks?
20th of May 2008 Daniel Scocco 35

What Are The Unspoken Rules of Social Networks?

Bruce Simmons asks: Social Network sites like Digg and StumbleUpon and what not seem to have unspoken rules about who can promote a blog. What I mean to say or ask is: OK, with Digg, one cannot submit their own blog. But Twitter, you can chest thump all day long. ...more
Social Media
Monday Morning Coffee with Darren and Guy
19th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 14

Monday Morning Coffee with Darren and Guy

Over the weekend one of the more comprehensive interviews that I’ve done of late went live over at Sun.com. The interview was with Guy Kawasaki (he interviewed me) and covers everything from: Small Business Blogging How much bloggers can make Seth Godin’s “no-comments” policy ValleyWag’s “ask us permission to comment” ...more
Pro Blogger Interviews
Take the Blogging Survey
19th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 8

Take the Blogging Survey

Chris Garrett is running a Global Blogger and Blogging Survey which I can’t wait to see the result of. Take the survey here.
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Wendy Piersall Shares her Blog’s Tipping Point
19th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 21

Wendy Piersall Shares her Blog’s Tipping Point

Today Wendy Piersall from Sparkplugging answers my question of about when her blog had it’s Tipping Point. This is actually a difficult question for me, because there were several tipping points. The first one was the first link I received from an A-List blogger – you. It opened up a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Understanding the Blog Lifecycle To Prevent Common Downfalls
19th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 53

Understanding the Blog Lifecycle To Prevent Common Downfalls

In this post Jeff from BuzzMyBlog.com examines the life cycle of a blog and gives some tips on how to buck the trend and keep your blog growing over the long haul. The average blog does not stick around for a long time. Sure, a couple big name blogs continue ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
On Making Your Blog Design Work For You
18th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 18

On Making Your Blog Design Work For You

I’m doing most of my linking out to the great posts that I read over on Twitter these days but today a post by Chris Brogan got my attention that I’d particularly like to highlight. You can read it at: Make Your Blog Design Work For You What I like ...more
Blog Design