The Secret To Growing Your Blog to Its Potential
17th of October 2013 Darren Rowse 82

The Secret To Growing Your Blog to Its Potential

I recently had a blogger sidle up to me at a conference and ask me to share ‘the secret’ technique that would allow see their blog grow to its potential. While the blogger was asking with tongue planted firmly in his cheek (he understood that there was no single thing ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
When Not Completing Things Might Be Good For Your Blog
16th of October 2013 Darren Rowse 31

When Not Completing Things Might Be Good For Your Blog

I’ve had a big mind-shift in my blogging, since I started 10 years ago… and I barely noticed that it happened. I’ve gone from being someone who completed things to becoming someone who never quite completes things…. but in a good way. Let me explain. When I first started blogging ...more
General
DISCUSS: Does Your Blog Focus More Heavily Upon Information, Inspiration or Interaction?
15th of October 2013 Darren Rowse 44

DISCUSS: Does Your Blog Focus More Heavily Upon Information, Inspiration or Interaction?

I’d love to get some discussion around this question today. Does your blog focus more heavily upon Information, Inspiration or Interaction? A year ago I wrote a post in which I talked about we I use a combination of Information, Inspiration and Interaction focused posts to engage with readers over ...more
Reader Questions
A 10 Step Guide to Becoming a Better Blogger – Starting Today
12th of October 2013 Guest Blogger 83

A 10 Step Guide to Becoming a Better Blogger – Starting Today

This is a guest contribution by Adam Smith. If you are reading this post, I am guessing that you have a blog and at least a few social media accounts or you are just starting out and have a interest in blogging. Right? Instead of trying things out at first, ...more
Blog Promotion
Got a HOT Post on Your Blog? Here’s What to Do To Find and Optimise It
11th of October 2013 Darren Rowse 24

Got a HOT Post on Your Blog? Here’s What to Do To Find and Optimise It

Yesterday, I shared a post that analysed 5 posts I wrote in the first year of Digital Photography School, that went on to generate a lot of traffic for the site. Today, I want to build upon that post and share some tips on how to capitalise on such posts to help ...more
Blog Promotion
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10th of October 2013 Darren Rowse 82

5 First Year Posts that Led to Over 6 Million Views

What sort of content should you publish on your blog to help you grow traffic in your first year? There is no right or wrong answer to that question as each blog will be different depending upon the topic, your writing style and the purpose of your blog. However, I ...more
Blog Promotion
Offline Marketing: Great Ways to Promote Your Blog Without the Internet
9th of October 2013 Guest Blogger 53

Offline Marketing: Great Ways to Promote Your Blog Without the Internet

This is a guest contribution from Rohit M. @TeamVlogNation Every blogger wants to promote their blog. Who doesn’t want more traffic? When it comes to promotion, many bloggers mostly use the online world as their main marketing vehicle. The online world is great though, social media helps your blog and your ...more
Blog Promotion
How to Take a Blog Break Without Losing Momentum
8th of October 2013 Guest Blogger 31

How to Take a Blog Break Without Losing Momentum

A Guest post by Stacey Roberts from Veggie Mama. As anyone who has ever started a blog knows, it can be hard work. The internet never sleeps, and it seems at times neither do you! In the 24-hour machine that is the blogosphere and accompanying social media, there is the ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
DISCUSS: How Often Do You Redesign Your Blog?
5th of October 2013 Darren Rowse 56

DISCUSS: How Often Do You Redesign Your Blog?

Over at Digital Photography School this week we launched a complete overhaul of our site design. It was a massive job that took over 6 months of planning and implementation to pull off – but we finally got there without too many hiccups. We’ll post about the process and some ...more
Reader Questions