CategoryMiscellaneous Blog Tips
How Blogs Work
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

How Blogs Work

How Blogs Work in 7 Easy Pieces is a great little piece that explains in easily understood language the steps of blogging and RSS. It even has pictures!
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How to be a Top Blogger
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

How to be a Top Blogger

John Robb posts about how to build a hot/popular weblog. His suggestions of different approaches make some sense. Basically he breaks it down into a number of approaches you might take to become popular. – Connection machine – Name dropper – Ideologue – Thinker – Topic Owner – Voice of ...more
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More Accessible Blogs
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

More Accessible Blogs

30 Days to a More Accessible Blog is a great series of posts that really will help bloggers make their blogs more accessible to those that may not be able to use many of our blogs. I’ll let the author of the series explain (from his introduction to the series):
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Sins of Blogging
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Sins of Blogging

Caffinated Bliss has a great list of the Cardinal Sins of Blogging. Listed are 10 content sins and 9 design sins. I don’t think I break too many of them – although might come close to the 120 in the blog roll one! Not to mention the eye popping colours ...more
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Rebecca Blood on Blogging
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Rebecca Blood on Blogging

I’ve been Reading The Weblog Handbook by Rebecca Blood over the past few days and am really enjoying her relaxed and clear style of writing. ‘A weblog is a coffeehouse conversation in text, with references as required.’ She writes with insight and wisdom as a blogging practitioner. I found her ...more
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Blogging Books
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Blogging Books

Blogging about Blogging is happening with growing frequency on many weblogs, but writing in hard copy is also becoming more popular. Here are a few of the best selling and most popular books on the topic. (Descriptions are taken from Amazon) I’ve read most of the first two – both ...more
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Blog Ethics
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 3

Blog Ethics

Here is a great article on Weblog Ethics. 1. Publish as fact only that which you believe to be true. 2. If material exists online, link to it when you reference it. 3. Publicly correct any misinformation. 4. Write each entry as if it could not be changed; add to, ...more
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How to be a Top 10 Blogger
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 5

How to be a Top 10 Blogger

The Evangelical Outpost is doing some analysis of the Top 10 Bloggers in the Ecosystem. He has come up with 9 things you can do to become a Top 10 Blogger. Its an interesting post – here are his headings – he writes more on each in the post so ...more
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How to Start a Weblog
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 3

How to Start a Weblog

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