CategoryMiscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Research a Profitable Blog Topic
31st of January 2005 Darren Rowse 6

How to Research a Profitable Blog Topic

A while back when I asked you what you’d like to ask professional bloggers in my upcoming interview series MM asked: ‘I want to know what kind of research they did before they jumpstart a new blog. How do they gauge the “marketability” or earning potential of a new topic?’ ...more
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The Entrepreneurial Blog Glenn Fleishman
29th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

The Entrepreneurial Blog Glenn Fleishman

Glenn Fleishman over at GlennLog has just posted a link to an audio (and visuals of his powerpoint) at Business Blogging Summit which currently really enjoying listening to. His main headings were. Obsess Exhaust Report Choose Expand Earn Populate Perform Let me just mention a few points he makes within ...more
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The Benefits of having a country Top Level Domain
29th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 2

The Benefits of having a country Top Level Domain

Lee Johnson has a good article pointing out some of the Benefits of having a country Top Level Domain ie a .uk, or .au domain name: ‘Most of the large search engines will give you a higher search ranking for a site that has the tld of the searchers country. ...more
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How Personal do you Get on your Business Blog?
27th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

How Personal do you Get on your Business Blog?

There is an interesting dialogue going about how personal you should get on your business blog over at CorporateBlogging.Info and public (MIND). Hans wants to know more about Fredrik – Fredrik doesn’t want his blog to go there. ‘As Hans Henrik says, I try to keep this site focused on ...more
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Trend Watching Websites and RSS Feeds
24th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Trend Watching Websites and RSS Feeds

One skill that I think is vitally important for Professional Bloggers is the ability to keep up to date with the latest trends. So much of blogging is being able observe and even anticipate what people are interested in or looking for and providing appropriate content to meet there needs ...more
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InsideBlogging – The Blog Consulting Company
12th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

InsideBlogging – The Blog Consulting Company

Leave it Behind has 10 useful tips for building a better blog. Here are the titles of each section: 1. Use Categories 2. Use Titles 3. Publish During High Traffic Times 4. Syndicate Your Entire Post 5. Click Your Own Links 6. Develop an Authentic Voice 7. Tell Us Who ...more
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Why Comment Spam is Dangerous to Our Blogs
10th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Why Comment Spam is Dangerous to Our Blogs

Comment Spam is a terrible thing. I feel like I’m constantly fighting a battle against the slime that leave unsolicited, irrelevant and often degrading comments filled with links to disreputable sites on my blogs. It comes from the automated bot spammers but also from the small blogger who think that ...more
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Tips and Suggestions for Launching a Successful Blog from the Evangelical Outpost
10th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Tips and Suggestions for Launching a Successful Blog from the Evangelical Outpost

The Evangelical Outpost has a great series of posts on How To Start a Successful Blog that might be worth checking out if you’re towards the beginning of your blogging journey. His tips cover the topics of: Part I – Before You Begin Part II – The Beginning Bloggers Toolbox ...more
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Long Term Blogging Builds Credibility
9th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Long Term Blogging Builds Credibility

Holy Weblog Batman! T.L. Pakii Pierce is writing some great articles these days! His recent one on Cracking Credibility & Why Internet Marketing WILL Change is worth the read and talks (as the title suggests) that credibility is an essential element of effective blogging. Blogging is not a silver bullet ...more
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