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How to be a Ruthless Blogger (and Become More Productive and Focussed)
22nd of April 2008 Darren Rowse 68

How to be a Ruthless Blogger (and Become More Productive and Focussed)

Sometimes to grow your blog you need to be ruthless – otherwise you’ll become distracted, unproductive, lazy, unfocused and or lose your passion for blogging. Here’s 7 areas that I’ve found myself becoming more and more ruthless in in my blogging: Image by LLimllib 1. Declare war on comment spam ...more
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You’ve Read ProBlogger the Blog – Now Buy the Book
8th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 130

You’ve Read ProBlogger the Blog – Now Buy the Book

I’m excited to announce today one of the worst kept secrets in my life – over the last year (longer actually) I’ve been writing a book with Chris Garrett. Today we’re Pre-Launching it as we’re just weeks from the book becoming available for purchase. The book is published by Wiley ...more
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The Opportunity Cost of Not Participating in Web Events
3rd of April 2008 Darren Rowse 34

The Opportunity Cost of Not Participating in Web Events

Just a quick post/tip to followup on the April Fools post update that I did yesterday. While in general I find the day to be a distraction more than anything else (I’m sure many of us spent more time filtering pranks than doing much else yesterday) it is one of ...more
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Six Figure Blogging – Free Preview Call This Wednesday
31st of March 2008 Darren Rowse 12

Six Figure Blogging – Free Preview Call This Wednesday

A few weeks back now I announced the launch of the second version of Six Figure Blogging. This Wednesday (2d April) at 8pm EST (US Eastern time) Andy Wibbels and I will be holding the free preview call to give those deciding whether to participate a taster of what’s to ...more
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5 Ways to Get the Opinion of Others and Add Dimensions to Your Blog
28th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 44

5 Ways to Get the Opinion of Others and Add Dimensions to Your Blog

One way to add depth to the posts that you write on your blog is to include the opinions of others on the topics that you’re exploring. The way that I see it is that when I write a post with just my own thoughts in it it can end ...more
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How I Use Twitter to Promote My Blog
25th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 133

How I Use Twitter to Promote My Blog

How Can Twitter be used to promote a blog? In this guest post Chris Brogan gives a few tips on blog promotion. Twitter is a lot of things to a lot of people. For some, it’s a virtual water cooler. For others, it’s a great way to get answers to ...more
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Using Social Media to Grow Your Blog’s Readership
15th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 58

Using Social Media to Grow Your Blog’s Readership

This week we’re looking at five different methods that I’d use to find readership if I were starting a new blog. So far we’ve explored guest posting, advertising and networking – but today I want to turn our attention to the explosive and dynamic area of social media. Social media ...more
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How to Promote Your Blog through Networking
13th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 125

How to Promote Your Blog through Networking

This week I’ve been suggesting five ways that I’d promote a new blog to new readers if i was starting out again. Today I want to turn our attention to Networking as a great way to promote a blog. If I were starting out in blogging today knowing what I ...more
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How I’d Promote My Blog If I Were Starting Out Again
11th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 101

How I’d Promote My Blog If I Were Starting Out Again

Today I want to explore a ‘secret’ of growing the readership of a blog. A few weeks ago I explored how to increase the number of subscribers on your blog through creating anticipation. The more people anticipate that they’ll get something of value from your blog in the future the ...more
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