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Trust – Principles of Successful Blogging #2
8th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 64

Trust – Principles of Successful Blogging #2

Today I want to continue our series of posts looking at principles of building a successful blog by looking at the topic of Trust. A Quick Definition of The Type Of ‘Successful’ Blog I’m Writing About It might be worth stating that the type of blog that I’m talking about ...more
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Forget the Fatal Flaws of Blogging
14th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 64

Forget the Fatal Flaws of Blogging

In this guest post Seth Waite from Blogussion shares some thoughts on two fatal flaws that most bloggers struggle with. Image by helgasms. Blogging has been a passion of mine now for almost two years. Learning the basics took time and developing my skills has been even longer, but I ...more
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22 Why Reasons People Go Online: Which is Your Blog Connecting With?
21st of July 2009 Darren Rowse 71

22 Why Reasons People Go Online: Which is Your Blog Connecting With?

This afternoon I came across the results of an interesting study called the Ruder Finn Intent Index which I think makes useful reading for bloggers.
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9 First Step Goals for New Bloggers
17th of July 2009 Darren Rowse 207

9 First Step Goals for New Bloggers

My youngest boy will take his first steps any day now. He’s been watching his older brother (and his mum and dad) run around the house for 12 months now and you can just see in his eyes the desire to be up and doing it too. This week he’s ...more
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Elite Retreat 2009 [NEW YORK] – An Exclusive Learning Experience
14th of July 2009 Darren Rowse 31

Elite Retreat 2009 [NEW YORK] – An Exclusive Learning Experience

I hesitate to promote this due to the price tag but it’s one of the best high level online training experiences that I’ve had – Elite Retreat. In 2007 I spoke at this event in San Francisco (although got as much out of it as any of the attendees) and it ...more
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Why Did Your Last Blog Post Fail? 13 Questions to Ask
14th of July 2009 Darren Rowse 72

Why Did Your Last Blog Post Fail? 13 Questions to Ask

Have you ever had a blog post that you put a lot of time, energy and thought into – that completely flopped? Nobody comments on it, nobody bookmarks it on Digg, nobody tweets a link to it…. it’s almost like it was never written. If so – here’s a few ...more
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Should I Quit Blogging?
1st of July 2009 Darren Rowse 116

Should I Quit Blogging?

Image by -nathan “Should I quit my blog and start Lifestreaming, Videocasting, Social Messaging/Networking etc?” There’s been another round of ‘blogging is dead’ posts doing the rounds of late and as a result I’ve had a number of emails hitting my inbox over the last week from bloggers asking if ...more
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Perseverance Will Save Your Blog
28th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 96

Perseverance Will Save Your Blog

Robby G is a blogger from ShiteILike.com and explains the benefits of pushing your blog through good and through bad. I was doing some research recently, wondering if my blog would ever take off and what it really depended on. I was a little bit discouraged about writing lots of ...more
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Watch How I Spend My First 20 Minutes Online Every Morning
27th of June 2009 Darren Rowse 62

Watch How I Spend My First 20 Minutes Online Every Morning

This morning I tweeted this question – ‘what are the first 3 things you do when you get online in the morning?‘ You can see many of the answers to the question on this twitoaster thread. A number of people asked me to answer the question for myself – so ...more
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