How to Use Social Media to Land the Job of your Dreams
23rd of March 2009 Darren Rowse 36

How to Use Social Media to Land the Job of your Dreams

This interview was conducted by Monica O’Brien (@monicaobrien) from Twenty Set. As the recession looms on, more and more people are turning to social media and blogs to look for jobs. Jamie Varon (@jamievaron) has generated buzz in the Twitter community with her new website called Twitter Should Hire Me, ...more
Social Media
Rise Of The Blogging Service Industry
22nd of March 2009 Darren Rowse 38

Rise Of The Blogging Service Industry

In this guest post, Neil Matthews from WPDude.com writes about the rise of the blogging service industry, and how bloggers can use their existing skills to enter this lucrative industry. Blogging has moved away from a niche activity to such an extent that it has spawned it’s own service industry. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
4 Pretty Pictures to Illustrate Impact of Email Newsletters on Traffic (and Social Bookmarking)
21st of March 2009 Darren Rowse 47

4 Pretty Pictures to Illustrate Impact of Email Newsletters on Traffic (and Social Bookmarking)

Today I was reading a post on CopyBlogger by Dean Rieck on the importance of using email to grow a blog and it struck me how many bloggers still don’t fully understand the power of email as a way to grow their blogs. I’m not going to rehash all of ...more
Blog Promotion
How has the Economic Downturn Impacted my Blogging Earnings?
20th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 94

How has the Economic Downturn Impacted my Blogging Earnings?

How has the economic downturn impacted your blog earnings? Team Nirvana recently emailed to ask me what impact the recession has had upon my blog earnings – it’s actually a question that I get quite a bit when talking to friends and family – (I guess everyone is asking it ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Should Legal Blogs Be Monetized – If so…. How?
19th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 39

Should Legal Blogs Be Monetized – If so…. How?

“Should Legal Blogs Ever Be Monetized?” asked by @chrischeatham on Twitter. “Should I try to make money on my blog?” is a question I hear a lot from bloggers of many niches and while ultimately the answer will vary from blogger to blogger depending upon their own circumstances and the ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Likaholix – Get a Free Invite to the Alpha Here
18th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 53

Likaholix – Get a Free Invite to the Alpha Here

Over the last day or two a new social network by the name of Likaholix has been released by two former Google employees. I’ve only just signed up in the last hour or so but like what I see so far. I’ve also been given 500 invites to the closed ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Google Chat: A Bloggers Best Friend
18th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 59

Google Chat: A Bloggers Best Friend

Today Eric Hamm from Motivate Thyself and Blogopolis Blueprint takes a look at Google Chat and suggests it as a great tool for bloggers. I’m a cloud computing fanatic. Web 2.0 may just be a buzz word, but the growing number of ways we can connect over the digital airways ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Advice For Part Time Bloggers Juggling Blogging with Work, Family and Other Commitments
17th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 177

Advice For Part Time Bloggers Juggling Blogging with Work, Family and Other Commitments

Over on Twitter recently @jimlavin asked if I had any ‘ideas how someone with a normal day job can schedule time to blog on a regular basis?‘ Image by Helico This is actually a great question and one that I’m sure many others will grapple with. While a handful of ...more
Featured Posts
What’s Your Bread and Butter?
16th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 46

What’s Your Bread and Butter?

this guest post is by Dot Com Dud In business, the phrase “Bread & Butter” is used to describe something that is core to the success of a business. A good example is a lawyer for whom divorce cases bring in the majority of their income, those cases are their ...more
Writing Content