How to Let Your Blog Go – Series Wrap Up
30th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 19

How to Let Your Blog Go – Series Wrap Up

Over the last two weeks I’ve been running a 10 part series here at ProBlogger on 10 ways that you can let your blog go and what you should do about them. The series is now complete with the following 10 methods to let your blog go. Lack of Posting ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Using bbPress Forums to Community Power Your WordPress Blog
30th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 31

Using bbPress Forums to Community Power Your WordPress Blog

A couple of weeks ago I had an email from Terry Ng from Kineda (a great fashion site) telling me about how they’d been using WordPress and bbPress together to create an innovative site. I asked Terry if she’d tell us what they’ve done and how they’ve done it. Here ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How To Use Product Launch Principles When Selling From Your Blog
29th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 24

How To Use Product Launch Principles When Selling From Your Blog

Today Yaro Starak from Entrepreneurs Journey and the Blog Mastermind Mentoring Program has written this post on Selling from your blog. When I say the words “product launch” do you cringe and think of over-hyped Internet marketing product launches? Or maybe you have never been on the end of a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Long Tail of Blogging: Why Content is King
28th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 37

The Long Tail of Blogging: Why Content is King

In this post Eric from Photography Bay examines the Long Tail as it applies to blogging. Content is king. Yawn . . . right? You know this tired phrase is the gospel of blogging, but did you ever wonder why content is really king? You spend your time developing and ...more
General
Stretching Yourself Too Thinly – How to Let Your Blog Go #10
28th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 22

Stretching Yourself Too Thinly – How to Let Your Blog Go #10

Today I want to share one last way to let your blog go to round off our 10 part series. It’s something that has at times almost brought my own blogging to a grinding halt – taking on too many projects and stretching myself too thinly. There’s a fine line ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Why Being a Better Writer Affects the Performance of your Blog
27th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 42

Why Being a Better Writer Affects the Performance of your Blog

Amrit Hallan from Content Blog writes today about how improving your writing can improve the performance of your blog – Image by The Trial. Why are writers banned and persecuted in undemocratic countries? Because the written word is stronger than the entire governments and the ruthless forces they wield upon ...more
Writing Content
Becoming Obsessed with Any One Aspect of Your Blog – How to Let Your Blog Go #9
27th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 35

Becoming Obsessed with Any One Aspect of Your Blog – How to Let Your Blog Go #9

One of the most common ways that I see a blog ‘go under’ is when the blogger gets distracted from the overall task of blogging by one single aspect of blogging. Here’s the thing – for a blog to become successful you can’t just work on one aspect of it ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Whose Blog IS This?
26th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 47

Whose Blog IS This?

Today Lightening talks us through the process of deciding whether to monetize her blog and how she involved her readers in that process. I recently went through the process of deciding whether or not to monetize my personal blog Lightening Online. Personal Blogs seem to be a whole different ball ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Having a Lack of Original Content on Your Blog – How to Let Your Blog Go #8
26th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 35

Having a Lack of Original Content on Your Blog – How to Let Your Blog Go #8

This week we’ve been looking at a variety of ways that bloggers let their blogs degenerate. Today I want to talk about something that has the potential to kill a blog very quickly – the lack of original content or ideas. This is a mistake that many bloggers fall into ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips