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Temporary Blogs: Blogs as Stepping Stones
6th of October 2010 Darren Rowse 180

Temporary Blogs: Blogs as Stepping Stones

Lately I’ve been chatting to a number of bloggers whose blogs have dropped off the radar. I’d been disappointed (as a reader) that they’d stopped blogging and I’d secretly been thinking of it as a “failure” of sorts….
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The 5 C’s of Blogging (What I’ve Learned Over 6 Years at ProBlogger)
23rd of September 2010 Darren Rowse 84

The 5 C’s of Blogging (What I’ve Learned Over 6 Years at ProBlogger)

6 years ago today I imported a series of posts that I’d written about blogging on my previous blog over to the ProBlogger.net domain – ProBlogger was born. I look back on that time and while I was almost making a full time living from blogging there was so much ...more
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Become a Playful Blogger and Inject Some Energy into Your Blogging
25th of August 2010 Darren Rowse 133

Become a Playful Blogger and Inject Some Energy into Your Blogging

Is your blogging getting a little dry? Perhaps it is time to become a bit more playful as a blogger. One of the things that I’ve learned over the years is that the more I ‘play’ and experiment with my blog the more I learn that helps me to make ...more
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What They Don’t Tell You About Successful Product Launches
12th of August 2010 Darren Rowse 63

What They Don’t Tell You About Successful Product Launches

Many times we see successful product launches being talked about and are so dazzled by the huge sales numbers and income generated but fail to see all the hard groundwork that has been done behind the scenes for months and years before the launch.
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How to be the Life of the Social Media Party
22nd of July 2010 Darren Rowse 106

How to be the Life of the Social Media Party

“Being good on social media really has a lot to do with being good in relationships and conversation.” I made this statement in a presentation really and have been pondering it ever since. While there are a lot of great techniques for increasing the effectiveness in your use of blogging ...more
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How Preparing A Sermon is Similar to Writing Blog Posts
30th of June 2010 Darren Rowse 75

How Preparing A Sermon is Similar to Writing Blog Posts

On Sunday I preached a sermon at my local church. I used to do this weekly when I worked as a minister years ago – but it’s been a while since I had to do it (funnily enough I find it a lot more nerve wracking getting up in front ...more
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How to Stay Focused and Avoid Distraction as a Blogger
5th of June 2010 Darren Rowse 159

How to Stay Focused and Avoid Distraction as a Blogger

Ever sat down at your computer to blog for an hour only to find that when you get to the end of that hour you’ve done anything BUT what you sat down to achieve? If so – you’re not alone. This video talks through some of the distractions that bloggers ...more
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What Camera Am I Using for My Video Posts? The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1
20th of May 2010 Darren Rowse 66

What Camera Am I Using for My Video Posts? The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

A couple of weeks ago I posted a video post on family blogging balance (see the full sized video here). While my son stole the show in the video a little one of the main questions I was asked after posting the video was ‘what camera did you shoot it ...more
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More on Why You Need ProBlogger the Book [Video Tips and Bonuses]
30th of April 2010 Darren Rowse 51

More on Why You Need ProBlogger the Book [Video Tips and Bonuses]

It’s been a couple of days since we launched the 2nd edition of ProBlogger the book and I’m hearing from many of readers who bought a copy that they’re finding parcels with it enclosed in their mail boxes. The above video was produced by our publishers (Wiley) and is both ...more
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