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More on Advertising on StumbleUpon
18th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 26

More on Advertising on StumbleUpon

A number of readers have questioned whether running a StumbleUpon advertising campaign is the best use of a marketing budget for a blogger. The main point of contention was that 0.05 cents per impression ($50 CPM – or per 1000 impressions) is too much to pay. I wanted to write ...more
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Run a StumbleUpon Advertising Campaign For Your Blog
17th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 70

Run a StumbleUpon Advertising Campaign For Your Blog

Today’s task in the 31 Day Project is aimed at driving new visitors to your blog by running a mini advertising campaign for your blog using StumbleUpon. Note – This task will take a small budget (unless you get creative and find another website willing to give you some free ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Stickify Your Blog
How to Draw StumbleUpon Users Into Your Blog
14th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 194

How to Draw StumbleUpon Users Into Your Blog

The potential for StumbleUpon to send traffic is often under-estimated, particularly by new bloggers. Unlike digg and del.icio.us, an item doesn’t need to become popular before you see immediate results. One or two votes can bring a hundred or more readers — more than a new blog might see in a day.
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Comment on a Blog that you’ve never Commented on Before
8th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 98

Comment on a Blog that you’ve never Commented on Before

Today your task in the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog Project is as simple as they come. In fact it’s a tip that gets included in almost every post ever written on how to grow a blog’s traffic – comment on a blog that you’ve never commented on ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
How to Use MySpace to Build a Blogging Audience
3rd of August 2007 Darren Rowse 26

How to Use MySpace to Build a Blogging Audience

This Guest post on the topic of Using MySpace to Build a Blogging Audience was submitted by Kevin Palmer from Buzz Networker. The preconceived notions that the blogging community has about MySpace and other social networking sites couldn’t be any more wrong. These social networking sites are valuable resources that ...more
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Your Audience Doesn’t Know About You So Go and Find Them!
1st of August 2007 Darren Rowse 28

Your Audience Doesn’t Know About You So Go and Find Them!

A quick quote from Chris Pirillo: “Your audience is still trying to discover you, but you have to go to where THEY are and not expect them to come to you in any other way.” Chris is talking here about video blogging and podcasting more than blogging but the same ...more
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Email a New Reader of Your Blog
1st of August 2007 Darren Rowse 121

Email a New Reader of Your Blog

Your task for this first day of the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog Challenge is to email a new reader of your blog. Create a great impression upon a brand new readers to your blog by choosing a commenter that is new and emailing them to thank them ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Guerrilla Marketing Tactics for Your Blog
30th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 40

Guerrilla Marketing Tactics for Your Blog

Aaron Brazell has put together a post Guerrilla Marketing Techniques that Anyone Can Do which have some less common tactics to get word out about your blog. I doubt any of them will bring in a deluge of traffic – however sometimes it’s the small ways of building traffic that ...more
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