7 Ways to Engage Readers of a Business Blog
6th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 57

7 Ways to Engage Readers of a Business Blog

In this post Alyssa Gregory from avertua, LLC shares some tips for business bloggers wanting to become more engaging with readers. People are busy, and in order to gain and keep readership as a blogger, you need to provide your readers with information that makes their lives better, easier, and ...more
Business Blogging
Hot Button Marketing (Factors that Call Your Readers to Action)
5th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 37

Hot Button Marketing (Factors that Call Your Readers to Action)

One of the books that I’ve been reading off and on over the last 12 months (it’s a good one for dipping into a little at a time) is Hot Button Marketing (by Barry Feig). It’s an interesting read that caught my attention in the book shop because it puts ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blogging Debates – There are Many Ways to Build a Successful Blog
4th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 65

Blogging Debates – There are Many Ways to Build a Successful Blog

Debates in blogging circles have raged for years now on many topics. Should a blog have full feeds or partial feeds? Is a blog a blog if it doesn’t have comments? Frequency of Posting – Should a blog post once a week, once a day or 20 times a day? ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
11 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Being Linked to By a Blogger
3rd of April 2009 Darren Rowse 131

11 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Being Linked to By a Blogger

Today I received what seemed like a fairly generic email from the website Dummies.com. I won’t republish the email (I’m not into that) but it was a fairly generic ‘could you link to our website’ type email asking for a link because they’ve redesigned their site. It even included a ...more
Blog Promotion
The Changing Face of Interlinking Blogging Culture [And the Impact of Twitter]
2nd of April 2009 Darren Rowse 25

The Changing Face of Interlinking Blogging Culture [And the Impact of Twitter]

Today at SMX Sydney Rand Fishkin and I had a pretty cool chat about how Twitter (and other factors) might have changed the landscape of blogging and the way that people link up to one another. I was going to sit down tonight to write up some reflections on the ...more
Social Media
To have a Niche Focus with Your Blog or Not? Tips on Making the Decision
2nd of April 2009 Darren Rowse 54

To have a Niche Focus with Your Blog or Not? Tips on Making the Decision

In this guest post Sherice Jacob from iElectrify and author of Get Niche Quick explores a question I get a lot – how should a blog be niche focused or not? At one point or another, all bloggers have had to sit down and make a crucial decision with their ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Using Aweber Web Forms to Track Conversions for Email Newsletters
1st of April 2009 Darren Rowse 36

Using Aweber Web Forms to Track Conversions for Email Newsletters

While I’ve delayed the start of the 31 Day Challenge until next week I wanted to show you a glimpse behind the scenes of my signup process using one of the features that Aweber gives those using it’s email newsletter system – Web Forms. The idea is simple – Aweber ...more
Blogging Tools and Services