CategoryMiscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Make the Most of the Start of Year Quiet Patch on your Blog
24th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 15

How to Make the Most of the Start of Year Quiet Patch on your Blog

The increased traffic and earnings that many Bloggers have had over the past few weeks in the lead up to Christmas yesterday and today has begun to slow for many bloggers. I’ve had a few emails and Instant Messaging conversations with concerned publishers asking if the slow down is ‘normal’. ...more
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A Story about the Importance of Checking your Blog’s Stats
23rd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 20

A Story about the Importance of Checking your Blog’s Stats

Robert Blum emailed me this morning to let me know of a post he’d just written titled Four Weeks Of Blogging where he took the idea of my 18 Lessons I Learnt Blogging and did his own version after 4 weeks of blogging. While Robert might not have been blogging ...more
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Buying Blogs – What to Look for
23rd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Buying Blogs – What to Look for

Here’s one I’ve been meaning to link up to for 24 hours now (I’m getting absent minded in my old age). Andy Hagans wrote a good post on his Blog Buying Checklist. It has a good list of things to consider and look for when looking to buy a blog ...more
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Lessons about Blogging
21st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Lessons about Blogging

My recent 18 Lessons I’ve Learnt about Blogging post has been the hottest post on ProBlogger by far this month. I’m always amazed by how people love a good list and will link up to it. One thing that I mentioned in the original post though was that I’d love ...more
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Travel Blogging
20th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Travel Blogging

Today is day 12 in the 12 days of Christmas Series – but it’s not over yet (it looks like it’ll be a 15 days of Christmas series instead. Today Melissa Petri shares with us about Travel Blogging. I’ll let her introduce herself. My name is Melissa Petri and I ...more
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18 Lessons I’ve Learned about Blogging
20th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 259

18 Lessons I’ve Learned about Blogging

In November 2002 I first heard the word blog after a mate e-mailed me a link and said I should consider starting one. Within 24 hours I’d created my first blog (a blogspot blog that doesn’t exist today). Since that time I’ve run 20+ blogs (most have survived, some have ...more
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Making Money Because of Your Blog as Opposed to Making Money Directly From Your Blog
17th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 33

Making Money Because of Your Blog as Opposed to Making Money Directly From Your Blog

This afternoon I had a call from a guy and the topic got onto how he wants to make money from blogging (as it seems to quite a bit these days). He was all excited by the potential but was a little muddled with his thinking about how to do ...more
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Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts – Part 2
17th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts – Part 2

Here’s part 2 of Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts by b5 blogger John Evans. I’m John Evans and I write Windows Vista and Microsoft Weblog for b5media. My personal blog is SYNTAGMA. In Part 1, I looked at how a blogger’s “backlist” could be made to work harder by interlinking ...more
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Niche Blogging Benefits
16th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Niche Blogging Benefits

It’s Day 8 in the b5media 12(ish) days of Christmas Series and the next contribution is from By Tammy Powley from the Jewelry and Beading. She’s going to talk Niche Blogging. Feel free to add your own reflections and experiences on niche blogging in comments below. Right now, I maintain ...more
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