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Does Twitter Distract From or Inspire Your Blogging?
12th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 84

Does Twitter Distract From or Inspire Your Blogging?

Sarah from Blogversary emailed me earlier today with a question/observation about some people and their use of social messaging tools like Twitter and Plurk. Her email included: Do think Twitter has had a negative impact on some folk’s blogs? As in, they are blogging less? My initial reaction to her ...more
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What are the Benefits of Adding Video to your Blog?
11th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 81

What are the Benefits of Adding Video to your Blog?

A number of weeks ago skinner (from Twitter) asked me: “what are the benefits of adding video to your blog?” I thought it’d make an interesting reader question. How would you answer it? Do you use video on your blog? Why (or why not)? What do you like and dislike ...more
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What You Want to Learn about Blogging [POLL RESULTS]
10th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 38

What You Want to Learn about Blogging [POLL RESULTS]

Over the last few weeks I’ve run a poll here at ProBlogger asking readers what they want to learn most about blogging. I’ve run this to help me put together my editorial calendar over the coming months. The results were fairly clear – just under a quarter of responses (1450 ...more
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How Many Posts Did You Publish On Your Main Blog in May? [POLL]
10th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 121

How Many Posts Did You Publish On Your Main Blog in May? [POLL]

It’s time for another Reader Poll – this week I want to take a look at your posting frequency. How Many Posts Did You Publish On Your Main Blog in May? Pick your main blog and focus upon that. I responded for ProBlogger where I published 88 posts over May ...more
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Which Social Media Sites Would You Use if You Could Only use 3?
7th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 157

Which Social Media Sites Would You Use if You Could Only use 3?

Here’s a question for the weekend that was submitted to me from Twitter friend philbaumann who asks: if you were permitted only 3 social sites to work with, which ones would you pick? So it’s over to you for your comments. Which would you choose (be it social bookmarking sites ...more
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What Was Your Blog’s Tipping Point?
25th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 56

What Was Your Blog’s Tipping Point?

Over the last ten or so days I’ve been asking a series of successful bloggers what their ‘tipping point’ is. We’ve heard some great stories from a variety of bloggers including: Leo Babauta Andy Beal Brian Clark Collis Ta’eed Frank Warren Wendy Piersall Jeremy Schoemaker Smashing Magazine David Peralty Trent ...more
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Which Social Bookmarking Site Would You Prefer to Hit the Front Page Of?
17th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 78

Which Social Bookmarking Site Would You Prefer to Hit the Front Page Of?

Here’s a question that might provoke some interesting discussion over the weekend: Which Social Bookmarking Site Would You Prefer to Hit the Front Page Of? Would you prefer to hit the popular page on Digg, hit StumbleUpon’s buzz page, make it big on Delicious, Mixx or Reddit or is there ...more
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How to Respond to Individual Requests for Help From Blog Readers
15th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 47

How to Respond to Individual Requests for Help From Blog Readers

Today Lisa sent in this question which I thought might make an interesting post topic: “I would love if you’d do a post on how you handle emails from people who ask for one on one help. As my site and blog grows, I continue to get more and more ...more
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How do you Stay Motivated as a Blogger?
11th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 84

How do you Stay Motivated as a Blogger?

Here’s another question from webspear for some discussion: “How do you keep yourself motivated, when your blog is not attracting much traffic.” Staying motivated is a massive issue for bloggers. Without it a blog really suffers. How do you keep yourself motivated? Do you have systems or practices that help ...more
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