Ask a Question: 10 Reasons Why Questions Work & 12 Tips on How to Ask Them [Day 25: 31DBBB]
30th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 83

Ask a Question: 10 Reasons Why Questions Work & 12 Tips on How to Ask Them [Day 25: 31DBBB]

Today’s task in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challengeis to ask your readers a question. 10 Reasons to ask Your Readers Questions Asking readers questions is a fantastic way to grow you blog for a number of reasons – here are 10. It gives readers a sense ...more
Writing Content
How to Use a Magazine to Improve Your Blog [Day 24: 31DBBB]
29th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 81

How to Use a Magazine to Improve Your Blog [Day 24: 31DBBB]

Are you looking for some fresh design, marketing and even story or headline ideas for your blog? Today’s task in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge that might just help with this. This is an off line activity – all you need to complete it is a ...more
Other Income Streams
Quick Podcast Interview on Blogging
29th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 11

Quick Podcast Interview on Blogging

If you’ve got 15 minutes to spare today (and want to hear a couple of Aussies talking blogging) check out this quick podcast of an interview that I did this week with Clayton Bjelan on the morning show local Melbourne radio station – Light FM. In it I talk a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Call Your Readers to ACTION [Day 23: 31DBBB]
28th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 87

Call Your Readers to ACTION [Day 23: 31DBBB]

Today’s task in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge is another writing oriented one – it’s to write a post that contains some kind of a ‘Call to Action’. While this type of post might not be one that you’ll use all of the time it is ...more
Writing Content
Pay Special Attention to a Reader [Day 22: 31DBBB]
27th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 87

Pay Special Attention to a Reader [Day 22: 31DBBB]

Today your task in the 31 Days to Build a Better blog is to Make a Reader Famous. The Task – Choose one (or more than one) of your current readers and do something out of the blue that acknowledges them, shows them that you see them as valuable and ...more
Other Income Streams
Membership Site Masterplan Report is now Ready for Download
27th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 39

Membership Site Masterplan Report is now Ready for Download

On Friday I posted about that a great free 72 page report by Yaro Starack called Membership Site Masterplan was about to be released. Yaro’s just old me that it’s now available for you to download. The report contains some great information on how Yaro uses membership sites to build ...more
Featured Posts
Breathe Life Into an Old Post [Day 21 – 31DBBB]
26th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 76

Breathe Life Into an Old Post [Day 21 – 31DBBB]

This post is an excerpt from the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Workbook Let me be a little presumptuous and blunt – not every post in the archives of your blog is up to scratch. I know this because the statement is true of my own blogs. No ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
31 Days to Build a Better Blog – Two Thirds Through Update
26th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 17

31 Days to Build a Better Blog – Two Thirds Through Update

We’re at Day 20 (almost 21) in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge and at two thirds of the way through the project I thought I’d give a quick update with a few random highlights, updates and thoughts: 1. We’ve got over 12,000 people signed up and ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Leave Comments on Other Blogs [Day 20 – 31DBBB]
25th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 139

Leave Comments on Other Blogs [Day 20 – 31DBBB]

This post is an excerpt from the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Workbook “Leave comments on other blogs.” If there’s one piece of advice for building traffic to a blog that is given to new bloggers more than any other it is about leaving comments on other blogs. ...more
Blog Promotion