CategoryBlog Promotion
Effective Strategies for Driving Traffic to Your Website
20th of July 2006 Darren Rowse 13

Effective Strategies for Driving Traffic to Your Website

SEOmoz Blog has a worthwhile read titled 10 Remarkably Effective Strategies for Driving Traffic which explores the following methods of traffic generation: #10 – Targeting Unmonetized Searches #9 – Creating Controversy #8 – Maps & Mashups #7 – Event Coverage #6 – Top Ten Lists #5 – Online Tools #4- ...more
Blog Promotion
Effective Blog Architecture
11th of July 2006 28

Effective Blog Architecture

Perhaps one of the most frustrating things for me as a professional blogger with decent depth in my archives – some really good content and some (perhaps more) not so great content – is figuring out the best way to present it. Blog architecture is a challenging topic since most ...more
Blog Design
The Ethics of Profile Peddling
30th of June 2006 21

The Ethics of Profile Peddling

Profile Peddling. I don’t know that it’s really a word but I don’t really honestly know what else to call it. It is the practice of opening up accounts at supporting services such as Flickr or MySpace in order to funnel traffic to a blog or website. It’s been a ...more
Blog Promotion
Do you Advertise Your Blog
22nd of June 2006 Darren Rowse 88

Do you Advertise Your Blog

Do you advertise your blog? I’ve noticed quite a few bloggers experimenting with advertising on AdWords, Adbrite (aff), BlogAds and Text Link Ads (aff) over the last few months. Perhaps it’s a symptom of the massive increases in numbers of blogs out there competing for readers – or perhaps it’s ...more
Blog Promotion
How to Increase a Blog’s Page Views
20th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 54

How to Increase a Blog’s Page Views

There is often a lot of talk in ‘how to blog’ type articles on increasing visitors numbers to a blog there is another statistic that is important to some bloggers also – page views. Most statistics packages measure both for you – ‘visitors’ (or unique visitors) measures the number of ...more
Blog Promotion
54 Ways to Get Traffic to Your Blog
4th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 30

54 Ways to Get Traffic to Your Blog

Seth writes 54 ways to get traffic to your blog. What do you agree or disagree with? What would you add?
Blog Promotion
How to Find Traffic for a New Blog
26th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 22

How to Find Traffic for a New Blog

Yaro’s put together a good post on How To Launch A Brand New Blog that will be of use to PreBloggers wanting to think through their first day or two of blogging. Here’s part of his great advice: “One of the problems new bloggers of today face is the hype ...more
Blog Promotion
How to Grow Your Blog’s Readership
23rd of April 2006 Darren Rowse 18

How to Grow Your Blog’s Readership

Guy Kawasaki has a useful post 10 lessons he’s learnt in How to Evangelize a Blog over his first 120 days of blogging. Here’s his list with a few of my own comments (his is the ‘bold’ (and he has more to say under each) mine is the rest): 1. ...more
Blog Promotion
Blogs: Frequently Asked Questions
13th of April 2006 Wayne Hurlbert 18

Blogs: Frequently Asked Questions

What are blogs anyway?A blog is a regularly updated website consisting of regular article postings. Links to and from other blogs and traditional websites are a prominent feature of most blogs. A blog tends to be focussed on a single topic or issue, and usually invites comments from readers on the posted articles, starting a conversation between writer (called a blogger) and the readers. A blog usually reflects the personality of the writer, and is most often written in a personal and informal style.Isn’t a blog just an online diary?An online diary, or personal blog is only one type of blog. Along with personal blogs, there are many types of business, technology, and professional blogs. The personal blog was once the predominate form of blog, but that is definitely no longer the case.
Blog Promotion