CategoryMiscellaneous Blog Tips
Weddings, Blogging, Intentionality and one Whopping Big Tangent
11th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 24

Weddings, Blogging, Intentionality and one Whopping Big Tangent

Warning: Tangent Ahead I have a secret life. Actually it’s not really a ‘secret’ because I’ve not hidden the fact and I have spoken of it a few times at ProBlogger – maybe I should refer to it as my ‘other life’. It might surprise a few newer readers but ...more
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How to take a blog vacation
10th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 20

How to take a blog vacation

Arieanna has posted about the options that bloggers have in what to do with their blogs when they go on holidays. She outlines four options: 1. Guest bloggers 2. Advance post 3. Write from the road 4. Announce you are going away I think all are valid. As she mentions ...more
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Is Digg Traffic All its Cracked up to Be?
9th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 24

Is Digg Traffic All its Cracked up to Be?

davak at Tech-Recipes has a great post analyzing Digg as it relates to bloggers who manage to get on the front page. For those unfamiliar with Digg it’s a social bookmarking site that I’ve written a little about previously. Digg has the ability to send many thousands of visitors to ...more
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Value Added Blogging
2nd of November 2005 Darren Rowse 12

Value Added Blogging

Steve Rubel writes about the ‘secret sauce‘ for getting corporate blogs noticed in the midst of the millions of other blogs and corporate sites out there. His advice is: ‘The short answer is, your blog won’t get noticed unless you nurture it. This means – in an ideal situation – ...more
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The Distracted Blogger
1st of November 2005 Darren Rowse 22

The Distracted Blogger

In my daily blogging activities I get to interact with a lot of bloggers from around the world. They have blogs of all shapes and sizes and have a variety of different experience levels. However in the past week I’ve come across quite a few newer bloggers who fit into ...more
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Quotes for Bloggers
31st of October 2005 Darren Rowse 30

Quotes for Bloggers

The other day when I was looking for quotes to finish up my Making Money From Blogging Takes Time post I came across a heap of great sayings from famous people that seemed appropriate for bloggers. So I thought it’d be fun to start a little meme here to see ...more
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Think Before You Link from your Blog
30th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 17

Think Before You Link from your Blog

ME “Liz” Strauss has a good post over at Successful Blog called Think Before You Link which has five factors to consider before adding a link to your blog post: Does this link clarify what I’m saying here? Have my readers seen this link 10 times already? Is this information ...more
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Making Money From Blogging Takes Time
28th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 40

Making Money From Blogging Takes Time

I’ve been reflecting today upon the long term nature of having a business that makes money from blogging. I am regularly asked by bloggers in their start up phase why they are not earning enough money from their blogs to go full time. While I usually can find a variety ...more
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Email Newsletters for Bloggers
28th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Email Newsletters for Bloggers

Wayne at Blog Business World has a helpful post on email newsletters today. One of his tips is to consider collecting subscribers to your newsletter not only on your site but also from offline sources: ‘Most e-mail newsletter subscriber efforts make the mistake of being entirely online in their marketing ...more
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