CategoryMiscellaneous Blog Tips
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 2
2nd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 8

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 2

Here are the latest tips that readers of ProBlogger have written in the last 24 hours as a contribution to the wider community’s learning on the topic of Blogging. It’s part of our 31 Days to Building a Better Blog Project. I hope you enjoy: Syntagma wrote a post titled ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Strategic Blogging – Issues, Present Position and Future Direction
2nd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Strategic Blogging – Issues, Present Position and Future Direction

This post belongs to the Strategic Blogging Series. Issues If we want to design a strategy to help us reach our goals we need to identify the areas in which we need to work. At this point in the strategic plan we take time to break down the task of ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Strategic Blogging – Vision and Goals
2nd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Strategic Blogging – Vision and Goals

This post belongs to the Strategic Blogging Series. Vision Having answered questions about why we blog (mission) and setting some boundaries for our behavior in doing so (Values) it’s now time to be a little more concrete in our big picture thinking. Where are you headed with your blogging? More ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Strategic Blogging – Values
2nd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Strategic Blogging – Values

This post belongs to the Strategic Blogging Series. Having thought about our mission (or why we blog) it’s time now to turn our attention to the values that we have that help to shape how we’ll achieve our overall mission. There are many means to an end and many ways ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Strategic Blogging – Mission
1st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 26

Strategic Blogging – Mission

This post belongs to the Strategic Blogging Series. 13 years ago when I started studying my Marketing degree the focus of many of my first year lectures was ‘Mission Statements’. I remember writing mission statement after statement – to the point where I started to dream about them. It was ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Strategic Blogging
1st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 18

Strategic Blogging

NB: this is the first in a series of posts on Strategic Blogging. The following posts in the series are – Mission – Values – Vision and Goals – Issues, Present Reality and Future Direction – Strategy – Action Plan Over the past year I’ve been meeting with a business ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
How To Be A Blogging Idol Instead Of An Idle Blogger
28th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 17

How To Be A Blogging Idol Instead Of An Idle Blogger

Todd Mintz writes a very worthwhile article at How To Be A Blogging Idol Instead Of An Idle Blogger which I think is a must read for bloggers wanting to start out in ProBlogging. Whilst I don’t completely agree with everything Todd writes (I’ve never entered into a link exchange ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blogging Rhythms 3 – Daily Rhythms
27th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Blogging Rhythms 3 – Daily Rhythms

This Blogging Rhythms post should be a little shorter than the others (famous last words) as it’s focused upon a shorter rhythm – one of just 24 hours, the day. Each of us have our own daily rhythms, times for waking up, eating, bathing, relaxing etc. Blogs often have up ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blogging Rhythms 2 – Seasonal Rhythms
27th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Blogging Rhythms 2 – Seasonal Rhythms

Another Blogging Rhythm that it’s useful to be aware of is the yearly rhythm. Just last week I had an email from a reader asking me to take a look over their blog which they said was ‘in decline’. Ever since June they’d been gradually losing readers even though their ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips