How to Blog Like a Pro: Workshop on the Gold Coast Australia – Next Week
20th of May 2013 Darren Rowse 11

How to Blog Like a Pro: Workshop on the Gold Coast Australia – Next Week

Next week (29th May) I’m running a special workshop at the Internet Conference on the Gold Coast here in Australia. The workshop is titled – How to Blog Like a Pro – and you’ll get 4 solid hours of teaching in it – all delivered by me in a workshop ...more
General
How To Use Auto Responder Emails to Boost Your Blogging Efforts
18th of May 2013 Guest Blogger 31

How To Use Auto Responder Emails to Boost Your Blogging Efforts

This is a guest contribution by Asher Elran of Dynamic Search. I thought emails were a waste of time and that they are ignored, but then I learned how to do it right and watched the numbers flip.   After you published a great post and pushed it through your ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How Much Content Should I Have Ready to Go When I Launch a Blog?
17th of May 2013 Darren Rowse 58

How Much Content Should I Have Ready to Go When I Launch a Blog?

I recently had the opportunity to sit with a small group of Pre-Bloggers – people about to start their first blogs. One of the questions I was about how much content should be written before launching a new blog. My answer came in two parts: The Ideal Scenario What I ...more
Writing Content
Blog This! Sometimes Going Back to Basics Leads to the Best Posts
16th of May 2013 Darren Rowse 27

Blog This! Sometimes Going Back to Basics Leads to the Best Posts

Today, I’m preparing some slides for a keynote I’m doing tomorrow. I included this diagram – something that Chris Garrett came up with years ago as a way to show new bloggers what they should blog about. The idea – obviously – is to find the connecting point between what ...more
Writing Content
Why Interlinking Your Blogs Posts is a Must (and Not Just For SEO)
15th of May 2013 Guest Blogger 40

Why Interlinking Your Blogs Posts is a Must (and Not Just For SEO)

This is a guest contribution by Daniel Vassiliou of Endurance SEO. Everybody loves (LOVES) to talk about link building and find the latest and greatest technique for building backlinks to your blog. While this gets you more traffic and better rankings in the search engines, it can draw away from an equally important ...more
Search Engine Optimization
How Many Posts Should a Blogger Post? [Pros and Cons of Daily Posting]
14th of May 2013 Darren Rowse 125

How Many Posts Should a Blogger Post? [Pros and Cons of Daily Posting]

Almost every time I do a Q&A at a conference I’m asked this question – How many posts should I post? The frequency of blog posts is something that gets talked about a lot and there is no perfect answer for all blogs – but here are a few thoughts ...more
General
Will Your Content Marketing Last The Distance?
11th of May 2013 Guest Blogger 24

Will Your Content Marketing Last The Distance?

This is a guest contribution by Ruchi Pardal of ResultFirst. Some people believe that content marketing means multichannel, and seemingly mechanical, publishing of anything, anywhere. Their goal is to gain links and rank well (of course, momentarily) using thin content, spinned content, keyword-rich content or unnecessary press releases. That’s the ...more
Writing Content
My April Blogging Income Breakdown
10th of May 2013 Darren Rowse 51

My April Blogging Income Breakdown

Yesterday I published a post telling my story of adding 12 income streams to my blogs over the last 10 years. One of the comments and tweets I had a number of times was a request to make the diagram I used shows how the 12 different streams of income ...more
Blogging for Dollars
12 Blogging Income Streams [And the Story of My 10 Year ‘Overnight’ Success]
9th of May 2013 Darren Rowse 195

12 Blogging Income Streams [And the Story of My 10 Year ‘Overnight’ Success]

Today I was speaking with a blogger (I’ll call her Alice for the sake of this post) who was feeling a little overwhelmed with the idea of monetizing her blog. She expressed that as she looked at other blogs in her niche, everyone seemed to be doing such amazing things. ...more
Blogging for Dollars