Copyright, Blogging and Content Theft
7th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 73

Copyright, Blogging and Content Theft

Today Gary from DevOracles (follow him at @methode) shares some tips on copyright, blogging and content theft. Tomorrow Gary will return with a second post where he shares how he goes about getting copyrighted material used without permission by others removed. First of all, who am I? I’m just another ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Learning From Free Content… And why it’s Not Always Enough
6th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 33

Learning From Free Content… And why it’s Not Always Enough

Recently Sheryl Schuff contacted me to thank me for referring her to a paid course here on ProBlogger. Her email came a few minutes after I read a comment from another reader saying that they’d ‘never pay for information online’ because ‘everything is available for free already’. I thought that ...more
Other Income Streams
How To Sleep Better After an Upgrade – Blog Unit Testing
6th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 38

How To Sleep Better After an Upgrade – Blog Unit Testing

Upgrading your blog platform? This guest post from Sid Savara, who writes about personal development and personal productivity is for you. If you’re a Thesis user (like me) you may have had some issues recently when upgrading to version 1.4. The issues affected a minority of Thesis users, and required ...more
Blog Design
13 Quick tips to Make Your Blog STAND OUT from the Crowd
5th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 149

13 Quick tips to Make Your Blog STAND OUT from the Crowd

With a new blog being started every second it can be hard to stand out from the crowd. Following are some tips on how to differentiate your blog from the millions of others out there. Image by c.a. muller 1. Pick a unique topic – it is easier said than ...more
Featured Posts
Use Niche Social Networking Sites to Gain Readers
4th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 41

Use Niche Social Networking Sites to Gain Readers

Many bloggers attempt to use social networking sites to gain new readers for their blog. In this post Kevin Palmer of Social Media Answers shares some tips on how to do it. One of the most undervalued places to find readers is a niche social networking site. Right now there ...more
Blog Promotion
How to Stand Out as a Blogger [VIDEO INTERVIEW]
4th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 21

How to Stand Out as a Blogger [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Yesterday I did a video interview with Eric Hamm at Blogopolis Blueprint on the topic of standing out from the crowd as a blogger. It goes for around 15 minutes and in it I talk about a number of techniques that bloggers can consider to find their own unique voice ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
7 Ways to Turn a Blog Post Upside Down and Get More Comments
3rd of February 2009 Darren Rowse 59

7 Ways to Turn a Blog Post Upside Down and Get More Comments

In the early days of a new blog it can be frustrating to put a lot of time and energy into the writing of posts only to find that it seems as though no one is listening. While you feel you’ve said something worthy of some discussion the comments section ...more
Writing Content
Have You Ever Guest Posted on Someone Else’s Blog? [POLL]
2nd of February 2009 Darren Rowse 114

Have You Ever Guest Posted on Someone Else’s Blog? [POLL]

As a followup to yesterdays post on Guest Posting as a method to promote your blog I thought I’d ask how many readers have tried the technique? {democracy:42} Feel free to add a comment below to tells us more about your answer – I’m particularly interested to hear from those ...more
Blog Promotion
How to Guest Post to Promote Your Blog
1st of February 2009 Darren Rowse 111

How to Guest Post to Promote Your Blog

Are you guest posting to grow your blog? In this guest post, Josh Klein shares some insights on guest posting and the 5 steps to make it work for you. I (Darren) have added a few comments throughout this post also to add to the conversation. I’ll highlight/introduce these comments ...more
Blog Promotion