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4 Foundations of a Successful Blog
26th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 75

4 Foundations of a Successful Blog

At a recent book reading at SXSW I spoke briefly about a new chapter in the new ProBlogger book (due out next month) that is a case study of my main blog (4-5 bigger than ProBlogger) – Digital Photography School. dPS is now just a few days away from being ...more
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Review This Blog – Groovy Vegetarian
27th of November 2009 Darren Rowse 43

Review This Blog – Groovy Vegetarian

This week’s community blog review is of a blog by the name of Groovy Vegetarian (another ProBlogger.com member). The idea behind these reviews is that readers of ProBlogger read: the story of the blog the goals of the blogger the questions and areas of concern that the blogger has (all ...more
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Review This Blog – Man vs Debt
20th of November 2009 Darren Rowse 59

Review This Blog – Man vs Debt

Last month here on ProBlogger we ran a community review on a reader’s blog. I posted a link to a blog with some comments from the blogger and then opened it up for readers of ProBlogger to review it. The response from the post was great. 120+ comments were left ...more
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How Would You Monetize this Food Blog
24th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 126

How Would You Monetize this Food Blog

I recently received the email below from a reader asking me for advice on her blog. As I responded to them I realized that it might make an interesting discussion starter and that perhaps the ProBlogger community might together have some good advice to give – so lets do tackle ...more
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Freedom to Be
5th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 43

Freedom to Be

I love hear bloggers talking about their journey of blogging and some of the discoveries they make alone the road. Today in this guest post Renee Mayne from Bra Queen does just that. Everyone has a purpose, a reason as to why they start blogging.   Mine was because I ...more
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Leo Babauta from Zen Habits Shares a Popular Post Case Study
23rd of September 2009 Darren Rowse 51

Leo Babauta from Zen Habits Shares a Popular Post Case Study

This week I’m featuring a short series of interviews with successful bloggers looking at a popular post on their blog and why they think it went viral. Today Leo Babauta from Zen Habits has agreed to dissect the popularity of one of his site’s most popular posts. 1. What is ...more
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Duncan Riley of The Inquisitr Shares a Popular Post Case Study
18th of September 2009 Darren Rowse 33

Duncan Riley of The Inquisitr Shares a Popular Post Case Study

This week I’m featuring a short series of interviews with successful bloggers looking at a popular post on their blog and why they think it went viral. Today Duncan Riley from The Inquisitr has agreed to dissect the popularity of one of his site’s most popular posts. What is the ...more
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Vitaly Friedman of Smashing Magazine Shares a Popular Post Case Study
15th of September 2009 Darren Rowse 40

Vitaly Friedman of Smashing Magazine Shares a Popular Post Case Study

This week I’m featuring a short series of interviews with successful bloggers looking at a popular post on their blog and why they think it went viral. Today Vitaly Friedman from Smashing Magazine has agreed to dissect the popularity of one of their most popular posts. 1. What is the ...more
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The State of the Darren-Sphere
8th of September 2009 Darren Rowse 62

The State of the Darren-Sphere

In this post I’d like to give an update of the different sites that I work on, how they’re going and what I’m working on with them. 3 questions that I get a lot are: You seem to do a lot of ‘stuff’ – can you give me a quick ...more
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