The Paint By Numbers Guide To Artful Blogging
7th of November 2009 Darren Rowse 25

The Paint By Numbers Guide To Artful Blogging

A Guest Post by Greg Hayes from Live Fit Blog. Do you subscribe to the idea that blogging is an art form? I do. Britannica Online defines art as “The use of skill and imagination in the creation of aesthetic objects, environments, or experiences that can be shared with others.” ...more
General
14 Types of Stories You Can Tell On Your Blog
5th of November 2009 Darren Rowse 86

14 Types of Stories You Can Tell On Your Blog

Yesterday we explored WHY stories can be such a powerful communication tool on your blog. Today we’ll look at 14 types of stories that you might like to try on your blog. 14 Types of Stories You Can Tell On Your Blog Personal Discovery Stories – tell how you discovered ...more
Writing Content
Why Stories are an Effective Communication Tool for Your Blog
4th of November 2009 Darren Rowse 83

Why Stories are an Effective Communication Tool for Your Blog

As I write this it is the first Tuesday morning of a new month and I’m sitting in a local coffee shop going through my ‘start of the month routine‘. It involves a large lattè (everything else hinges on this) and some delving into my blogs metrics to see how ...more
Featured Posts
Thesis Theme for WordPress Upgrades to Version 1.6
3rd of November 2009 Darren Rowse 51

Thesis Theme for WordPress Upgrades to Version 1.6

One of my favorite WordPress themes – Thesis – has in the last week released an update with some pretty cool features. My strategy with blog design is like this. I generally aim towards a completely customized blog design that will give my blog a distinct look and brand – ...more
Blog Design
PR People Getting Pushier with Bloggers Since the Recession
2nd of November 2009 Darren Rowse 118

PR People Getting Pushier with Bloggers Since the Recession

A guest post by Krizia from Eat Smart Age Smart I’ve been blogging since June 2007 when I launched my beauty site . In April 2009, I launched a healthy eating site with the encouragement of my Internet coach Yaro Starak and in the last few months I’ve noticed a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Write a Blog Post That’s Stickier than Velcro
1st of November 2009 Darren Rowse 62

How to Write a Blog Post That’s Stickier than Velcro

A Guest Post by Marelisa Fábrega. Image by drmama. Do you have a really good idea which you want to go viral? Is there a behavior you’re trying to modify in your blog readers, such as encouraging them to save, eat healthy, or start an exercise program? Are you looking ...more
Writing Content