Blog Content Strategy 101
31st of July 2010 Georgina Laidlaw 44

Blog Content Strategy 101

Content strategy might seem like the domain of giant content sites and big-brand online publishers. But if you run a blog, you’re a content publisher. And a solid content strategy can help you to more clearly define your goals, and identify how you’ll achieve them. For those for whom content ...more
Writing Content
How to Use Guest Blogging to Grow Your Blog Exponentially
30th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 44

How to Use Guest Blogging to Grow Your Blog Exponentially

One of the biggest challenges for a new bloggers starting out in an established niche is to find a way to stand out from the crowd and find their first readers. Without existing profile and/or credibility – getting those first readers can be very tough. To combat this a few ...more
Blog Promotion
Source Quality Content … Continuously
30th of July 2010 Georgina Laidlaw 24

Source Quality Content … Continuously

What does every blogger need more of? Quality content! This is the first of a series of six posts that tackle key content questions. Today, we’re looking specifically at content sources: places where you can get ideas and information that, with a little work, you can turn into quality blog ...more
Writing Content
5 Tools I Am Willing to Pay for [And Recommend] to Improve My Blogs
29th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 80

5 Tools I Am Willing to Pay for [And Recommend] to Improve My Blogs

One of the great things about blogging is that it is very accessible to anyone with internet access. There are some fantastic tools around that are completely free that mean you can have a blog up and running within minutes of deciding to start a blog. Free tools range from ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How to Build a Successful Blog Business
28th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 23

How to Build a Successful Blog Business

One of the best new resources for those wanting to make money from blogging is a new eBook (and available as a ‘real’ book is How to Build a Successful Blog Business by Collis Ta’eed. I had the opportunity to read this great new book last week and was really ...more
Pro Blogging News
How to Make an Absolute Fortune From Your Blog (Really)
28th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 73

How to Make an Absolute Fortune From Your Blog (Really)

Kevin Geary is the author of Employee Revolution: A guide to being indispensable, irreplaceable, and higher paid (without lying, cheating, or joining a union). If you have a personal blog, I’m talking directly to you. If you don’t have a personal blog, get one now. Sorry, but this surefire strategy ...more
Other Income Streams
What Was Your Biggest Traffic Day?
27th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 116

What Was Your Biggest Traffic Day?

I’m preparing a presentation on ‘Finding Readers for your Blog’ which I’ll be giving at the Melbourne Blog Training Day next Tuesday. It’s got me thinking back to some of the bigger days of traffic that I’ve had on my own blogs over the years and I thought I’d open ...more
Blog Promotion
9 Proven Tips For Creating An Extraordinarily Successful Blog [Lady Gaga Edition]
26th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 92

9 Proven Tips For Creating An Extraordinarily Successful Blog [Lady Gaga Edition]

A Guest Post by Karol Gajda from Ridiculously Extraordinary. I’m going to come right out and say it: I’m a Lady Gaga fan. I didn’t really know who she was until about 6 months ago. I knew the name, but hadn’t heard the music or learned about the artist. Then ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated
25th of July 2010 Kimberly Turner 25

Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated

Man alive, I hate bringing you a list of blogosphere trends that includes both Lindsay Lohan and Jersey Shore—not to mention Sarah Palin. But I report the list, I don’t decide what’s on it (neither does Regator—it just calculates what’s being blogged about most this week). Then again, you might love Lohan and eagerly await the next episode of Jersey Shore. You may have voted for Sarah Palin. My distaste for those things is merely my opinion and, in giving it, I have given you a better sense of who I am. As a blogger, I am all for that. And you should be too.
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