CategoryWriting Content
A Process for Persuasive Blogging
19th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 13

A Process for Persuasive Blogging

Today I was digging through Joseph Sugarman’s ‘Advertising Secrets of the Written Word‘ and came across a section describing how he teaches students to work out the sequence of ad copy. Without rehashing the whole chapter his style is very much about identifying a reader need and then leading them ...more
Writing Content
Giving Underperforming Posts a Second Chance with Updates
11th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 26

Giving Underperforming Posts a Second Chance with Updates

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again…. Have you ever written a post that you thought would hit the spot with your readers, generate lots of interest and/or stimulate a great conversation and then find it fell flat on it’s face? I have – in fact it happens ...more
Writing Content
Write a Better Blog Series In One Sitting
3rd of May 2007 Glen 17

Write a Better Blog Series In One Sitting

This post was written by Glen Stansberry of LifeDev (feed). Check out LifeDev for tips to increase creativity and productivity in your writing. If you’re wanting to generate a little bit of buzz around your blog, you might think about writing a blog series. I’ve found that they usually generate ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How a Young Couple Made Half a Million Dollars In an Hour Before My Eyes
28th of April 2007 Darren Rowse 38

How a Young Couple Made Half a Million Dollars In an Hour Before My Eyes

Just a few weeks ago I found myself sitting in a room full of 500 aspiring internet marketers who had gathered together to learn the art of growing an online business. I was there to present on the topic of blogging but after presenting right up front as one of ...more
Writing Content
Blogging Is About Writing
2nd of April 2007 Lorelle VanFossen 134

Blogging Is About Writing

By Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress When you visit Google, do you click a picture to begin your search? Do you face a screen full of images like in a grocery store self-checkout? Click fruits, then apples, then scroll through pictures of apples before you find the Jonagold Apples ...more
Writing Content
Long Posts vs Series of Posts
1st of April 2007 Darren Rowse 35

Long Posts vs Series of Posts

Ah Pek asks – ‘I have started a new blog, and I will be doing a series of articles that are quite lengthy. I have divided it into a few parts. Is it advisable to post it as a regular entry with titles that says XXX Part 1 and so ...more
Writing Content
The Importance of Letting A Good Post Wait
31st of March 2007 Glen 29

The Importance of Letting A Good Post Wait

This article was written by Glen Stansberry of LifeDev (feed). Check out LifeDev if you want more ways to be creative and efficient with your writing. Growing a readership is something that takes hard work and a little luck. Sure, sites like Digg and Reddit can greatly expand your readership ...more
General
Blog Translations: The Next Web Frontier
19th of March 2007 Lorelle VanFossen 41

Blog Translations: The Next Web Frontier

By Lorelle VanFossen Weblog Tools Collection is doing it. So is the Blog Herald. Are you doing it? These and other blogs are hiring translators to translate their blog into different languages. Blog Herald began with Japanese, based upon a study released by Technorati stating that Japanese is the most ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
The Balancing Act of Where to Pitch Your Content
10th of March 2007 Darren Rowse 24

The Balancing Act of Where to Pitch Your Content

Yesterday I posted about how it’s often the simple posts aimed at the basics that get most attention on a blog. The challenge with this is that for those blogging on established blogs with longer term and more advanced readers suddenly posting a lot of posts at a beginner level ...more
Writing Content