Becoming a Self Centered Blogger – How to Let Your Blog Go #3
19th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 28

Becoming a Self Centered Blogger – How to Let Your Blog Go #3

Another way that some bloggers let their blogs go is to let their blog become more about them and their own needs and less about the needs of their readers. A blog will only ever be successful if it fulfills a need for readers in some way. This need might ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Technorati launches blog ad network
18th of June 2008 Lara Kulpa 22

Technorati launches blog ad network

Technorati has been beta testing a new CPM ad network, Technorati Media, featuring adverts from big-name companies like Honda, Sandisk, Microsoft, and Universal Pictures. Right now, they’ve been working with larger blogs, but say that they plan to open up the network to anyone (yes, even the “little guy”) in ...more
Advertising
10 Network Blogging Survival Tips
18th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 30

10 Network Blogging Survival Tips

Do you blog at a blog network? If so this post from Deborah Ng from Freelance Writing Jobs might be worthwhile checking out. While the income from blogs I own is rising steadily, the bulk of the money I earn blogging comes from maintaining blogs for other networks and individuals. ...more
Blog Networks
Getting Off Topic – How to Let Your Blog Go #2
18th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 42

Getting Off Topic – How to Let Your Blog Go #2

One way that I see some bloggers ‘letting their blog go‘ is to become distracted and move off topic more and more. When I asked readers why they unsubscribed from a blog’s RSS feed they told me that the forth highest reason was when blogs change focus or go off ...more
Writing Content
5 Influential Books All Bloggers Should Know
17th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 62

5 Influential Books All Bloggers Should Know

Today Chris Garrett (my co-author from the ProBlogger Book) shares 5 influential books that bloggers will find useful – all of which heavily influenced me (Darren) in my blogging). Blogging is relatively new in the scheme of things, but even so, there are some conventions and ideas that are already ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Lack of Posting – How to Let Your Blog Go #1
17th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 53

Lack of Posting – How to Let Your Blog Go #1

Perhaps the fastest way to let your blog go is to stop posting to it. It can happen for many reasons whether it be your life getting busy, suffering from a bout of bloggers block or becoming distracted by another project. Most bloggers go through one or all of these ...more
Writing Content
10 Ways to Let Your Blog Go and What to Do About It
16th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 48

10 Ways to Let Your Blog Go and What to Do About It

Have you let your blog go? It’s easy enough to do – this series of posts explores 10 ways that bloggers ‘let their blogs go’ and what they can do about it. The season here in Melbourne is changing (some say it changes every day) and we’re slowly moving into ...more
Featured Posts
Build Your Network Before You Need It
16th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 43

Build Your Network Before You Need It

Last week I was speaking to a business owner who was in the process of doing some ‘preliminary research’ (his words) into blogging and social media. The reason that he was thinking about getting into blogging and social networking was that later in the year he was going to be ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
It’s a Boy!
15th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 345

It’s a Boy!

I’m excited to announce that at 2am this morning V gave birth to our second son – Henri. He’s 7 pounds 14 ounces (3.59kg) and so far is a very content little guy. Here are a couple of pictures from this morning and last night. Both mother and baby are ...more
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