Stop Being A Blogging Zombie: Think Differently for Unique Results
16th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 51

Stop Being A Blogging Zombie: Think Differently for Unique Results

In this guest post Seth Waite from Blogussion talks about how to think differently in order to develop a Unique blog. Image by Ateo Fiel. Last night after turning off the lights in my room I staggered and stumbled from the light switch across the room to my soft and ...more
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How to Create Compelling Content by Inspiring Action
15th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 49

How to Create Compelling Content by Inspiring Action

Image by Anirudh Koul As we come to towards to the end of this series on how to create compelling blog content I want to examine a topic that is fairly and squarely inspired by readers of ProBlogger. When I first brainstormed topics for this series I came up with ...more
Writing Content
Forget the Fatal Flaws of Blogging
14th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 64

Forget the Fatal Flaws of Blogging

In this guest post Seth Waite from Blogussion shares some thoughts on two fatal flaws that most bloggers struggle with. Image by helgasms. Blogging has been a passion of mine now for almost two years. Learning the basics took time and developing my skills has been even longer, but I ...more
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Two Free Videos (and a Special Offer) for Bloggers and Twitter Users
13th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 41

Two Free Videos (and a Special Offer) for Bloggers and Twitter Users

Today two videos were released that involved me and that I think would be of interest to readers. 1. Video interview with Gideon Shalwick – in this video Gideon interviewed me on a range of aspects of blogging. In the video I talk a little about how I got started ...more
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How to Write Sharp and Snappy Blog Posts
13th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 72

How to Write Sharp and Snappy Blog Posts

In this post Dan Kaufman from Bar Zine shares some tips on writing Sharp Snappy Blog Posts. When you write a story you’re lucky if you can get a reader beyond the first paragraph. This is true in print and it’s even worse online (a recent study by Jacob Neilson ...more
Writing Content
Inject Yourself into Your Content – Principle # 7 of Creating Compelling Content
12th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 59

Inject Yourself into Your Content – Principle # 7 of Creating Compelling Content

As I look back on the posts that have connected most with my readers it is often posts in which I’ve shared something of my own personal story and experience that seem to draw readers into a deeper engagement. Sometimes it’s not what you write but who you are and ...more
Writing Content
The Power of Taking Extra Time to Create Content
11th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 69

The Power of Taking Extra Time to Create Content

Today we’re examining principle #6 of creating compelling content for your blog but to be honest I feel really strange writing it – because it’s too easy and really should go without saying…. However it’s something I know most bloggers struggle with, despite knowing it – so here goes…. Creating ...more
Writing Content
How To Promote Your Blog with a Giveaway
10th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 96

How To Promote Your Blog with a Giveaway

A guest post from Olivia from Frugal Bon Vivant (a blog about enjoying the good life on a budget). We’ve already established that doing a giveaway can be an excellent way to promote your blog. So now that you’ve decided to do a giveaway – and it’s been live for ...more
Blog Promotion
I Heard Blogging Was Dead.  I’m Glad I Didn’t Listen
9th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 59

I Heard Blogging Was Dead. I’m Glad I Didn’t Listen

A Guest post by Josh Hanagarne – World’s Strongest Librarian Howdy to you, you handsome and gorgeous Problogger readers and assorted excellent geniuses. First off, let me say that after my first two guest posts here, your comments and emails have flattered me to the point of blushing for days ...more
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