CategoryMiscellaneous Blog Tips
Advice on Moving Blogs to a New Domain
15th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 22

Advice on Moving Blogs to a New Domain

A common problem that many bloggers face is having to work out what to do with a blog that is trapped on a domain that they wish they’d never started it on. An example of this is starting out of a Blogspot or hosted TypePad blog and then realizing that ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Positive Blogging
12th of October 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Positive Blogging

Instablogs has been copping a fair bit of criticism in the past few days since its launch a week back. One of their latest posts – Why This Unfair Treatment? – takes a look at a blogger’s argument that they are spam, their latest post explains their Plagiarism episode and ...more
Blog Networks
Positioning Your Blog for a Profitable Christmas
3rd of October 2005 Darren Rowse 25

Positioning Your Blog for a Profitable Christmas

There are 82 Days until Christmas. Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year for many ProBloggers – especially those with product related sites. The number of people searching for information on products that are given as gifts as well as the numbers of people actually buying presents ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
ProBlogger HQ – Dreams and Realities
23rd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 21

ProBlogger HQ – Dreams and Realities

Someone asked me what I want for my ProBlogger Birthday. I said nothing – that was until I saw this: Could this be every blogger’s dream? The reality however is probably a little more like this for many bloggers: Found via Gizmodo
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Guide to leaving Weblog Comments
22nd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Guide to leaving Weblog Comments

Lifehacker has a good guide to weblog comments with the following tips: Stay on topic. Contribute new information to the discussion. Don’t comment for the sake of commenting. Know when to comment and when to e-mail. Remember that nobody likes a know-it-all. Make the tone of your message clear. Own ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Signatures in Blog Comments
10th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 101

Signatures in Blog Comments

Has anyone else noticed recently that a lot of people leaving genuine comments on blogs have also started leaving ‘signature like’ links to their own blogs at the bottom of their comments? (NB: I’m not talking about links within comments that are relevant to the conversation happening in the comment ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
14 Instant Messaging Etiquette Tips for Bloggers
9th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 27

14 Instant Messaging Etiquette Tips for Bloggers

One of the best parts about this blog is that it puts me into direct contact with hundreds of bloggers from around the world every week. This happens on a variety of levels – comments, email and increasingly Instant Messaging. I have my IM details on my about pages which ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Travelator Blogging
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Travelator Blogging

Warning – Tangent Ahead The Travelator is a wonderful invention. There is nothing better than rushing for a flight at an airport and seeing that the long walk to the departure gate is going to be cut down by jumping upon one of these moving sidewalks. On a recent trip ...more
Blog News
How to tell your Partner you’re going to be a ProBlogger
5th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 17

How to tell your Partner you’re going to be a ProBlogger

Chrish has posted an interesting post over at Quertyrash titled ‘How do you tell your better half you’re going to be a pro-blogger?‘ He writes: ‘Was just chatting to a friend and told her: How do i tell my wife?!! “It’s okay dear, I’m just gunna play on the internet ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips