CategoryMiscellaneous Blog Tips
Building Blogging Relationships – Attitude
22nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Building Blogging Relationships – Attitude

In my recent post on Blogging in Formation – Lessons from a Goose I promised to write some posts on how to build blogging relationships. This will be the first of numerous posts on the topic. Before I get straight into strategies about how to make contact with and build ...more
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Selecting a Niche Market for your Blog
22nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Selecting a Niche Market for your Blog

Computer Toaster has a helpful article on selecting a Niche Market for Ecommerce (update: the link is now dead so I’ve deleted it) which whilst not written for bloggers has some useful tips on how you might go through such a process of choosing a niche for your next blog. ...more
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Blogging Workflow – Tabbed Browsing
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Blogging Workflow – Tabbed Browsing

Matthew posts a useful little tip for bloggers who are Firefox users – he’s been experimenting with the tabbed browsing feature to speed up his blogging workflow. My Blogging WorkFlow – I use Safari as my browser of choice and similarly use tabs in conjunction with Bloglines to speed up ...more
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A Good Blog is…
20th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 8

A Good Blog is…

Ken Smith from Weblogs in Higher Education has a good post where he attempts to describe a ‘good blog’ – he writes: ‘A good blog has a focus, a field or topic where the writer keeps up with what’s being said. The writer attends with interest to the work being ...more
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Blogging in Formation – Lessons from a Goose
19th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 30

Blogging in Formation – Lessons from a Goose

“Two Heads are better than one”…. or so the old saying goes. I’ve been reflecting this week about the importance of relationships in blogging. I met up with an old university friend this week for the first time since we studied marketing together – catching up stimulated me to begin ...more
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Blogging and the Art Time Management
18th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Blogging and the Art Time Management

Define Blog has a good post on Managing Your Time as a blogger of multiple blogs: ‘If you run several blogs managing your time is highly important. Ideally we would like to take the hours we are awake, divide it by the number of blogs we have and have that ...more
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The Prelaunch Success Plan for your Blog
18th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 5

The Prelaunch Success Plan for your Blog

Paul has a good post on things to consider before launching your new blog to better the chances of success for your new blog. Rather than coming up with a topic, doing a quick design and a single post before telling the world about your new blog there are a ...more
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Do your Blogging Goals Match Your Current Blogging Practices?
17th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 15

Do your Blogging Goals Match Your Current Blogging Practices?

Jeremy has an interesting post over at Ensight where he looks at a recent ‘downturn’ in blogging after some of the recent controversy over character blogs. To be honest I’ve kept out of the debate and really don’t see it as a particularly useful one (maybe I’m missing the point ...more
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Blogging – A Job that Never Ends
4th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Blogging – A Job that Never Ends

Driving across the Sydney Harbor Bridge on the way to the airport on a recent trip my taxi driver decided to give me a trivia lesson on the bridge. One of the statistics he recited was about painting the bridge – a job not for the feint hearted. It takes ...more
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