CategoryMiscellaneous Blog Tips
Using a Blog Editorial Calendar to Plan Content
31st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Using a Blog Editorial Calendar to Plan Content

If you’re the type of blogger who needs (or likes) a bit of structure and planning in your blogging activities you might like to check out the Editorial Calendar that Andy has put together to help you map a rhythm for your blog. I will say that this sort of ...more
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What to Do when Your Blog is Attacked
26th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 25

What to Do when Your Blog is Attacked

‘Blogging would be great if it wasn’t for the people.’ This is the comment of one blogger that I spoke with recently after they’d had a particularly hard week of blogging. He had come under quite intense criticism from a number of other bloggers in his niche who had attacked ...more
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Most Blog Readers Don’t Care they are Reading a Blog
25th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 35

Most Blog Readers Don’t Care they are Reading a Blog

One of the problems of immersing yourself in any one sub-group of people is that it’s very easy to lose the bigger picture. This happens in many areas of life but is true for bloggers and more specifically for those who are active in the ‘Pro Blogging’ part of the ...more
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From Corporate America  to Professional Blogging – Becoming a Hired Blogger
24th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 10

From Corporate America to Professional Blogging – Becoming a Hired Blogger

Last week Jackie Willey (from Discover Walking and Amore Travel) left a comment on one of my posts as follows: ‘I own and market two blogs. As a result of my writing for these two blogs I was hired to write for two other blogs. In one case I bartered ...more
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Lessons from my Tomato Patch on Pruning ‘Sucker’ Blogs
21st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 12

Lessons from my Tomato Patch on Pruning ‘Sucker’ Blogs

Warning, Tangent Ahead – One of the best tips I’ve had in my new found hobby of growing vegetables is when it comes to growing Tomatoes (we currently have more than V and I can eat – so the tip is working). The idea behind the tip is simple. Tomato ...more
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There’s Gold in Your Archives
18th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 11

There’s Gold in Your Archives

John from the Movie Blog just shot me an email with an experience he’s just had which illustrates one of the principles I tend to go on about here at ProBlogger (for example here, and): Hey Darren, Just a little piece of information that supports one of the things you ...more
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Sub-Niche Blogging – Lesson’s from a Baker Named Tom
18th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Sub-Niche Blogging – Lesson’s from a Baker Named Tom

Warning: Tangent Ahead A few months ago ‘V’ and I took a some time off to go on a weekend road trip to a country town in the North East of our state called Beechworth. One of the interesting things about the lead up to the trip was the well ...more
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Investment Blogging
14th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 17

Investment Blogging

Nice post by Chris again over at Performancing – Maximise Your Income With Common Sense: ‘Answer this, what is the basic unit of blogging? The blog post. Each post is like an individual worker in your workforce. Some posts might work harder than others. Some attract more attention than others. ...more
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9 Ways to Screw Up Your Professional Blog
12th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 39

9 Ways to Screw Up Your Professional Blog

Today I spent a few hours surfing through this blog’s archives as part of my annual review. One of the many things I noticed is that there are many articles on how to improve your blog and hardly any on how to totally screw it up. I thought it was ...more
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