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Writing Gooder
9th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 35

Writing Gooder

The first submission in the b5media 12 (or so) days of Christmas series is from Rhys Alexander one of b5’s many bloggers with more blogs than she really knows what to do with. She’s the blogger behind Screamstress (a horror blog) and Literally Blogging at b5. And has other personal ...more
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Mind Mapping – Battling Bloggers Block
5th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Mind Mapping – Battling Bloggers Block

This will be the last post in the Battling Bloggers Block series of posts. You can read the full series all in the one place at Battling Bloggers Block. Blog Tip 25. Mind Maps I think I’ve talked briefly about Mind Mapping here at ProBlogger before – but have never ...more
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Verbalize your Blog Posts – Battling Bloggers Block
3rd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Verbalize your Blog Posts – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 24. Say it Out Loud Sometimes I think a lot clearer and come up with better content when I say it out loud before I write it. I wrote about this briefly in Tip 3 but I realized after writing that just how useful the technique has been ...more
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Reward Yourself – Battling Bloggers Block
3rd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Reward Yourself – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 23. Reward Yourself Tangent Time: When I was a kid my parents used to use a ‘star system’ where they’d have a piece of paper on the fridge with a table on it with the names of us three kids and the days of the week. Each day ...more
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Use Other Communications as a Base for Posts – Battling Bloggers Block
2nd of December 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Use Other Communications as a Base for Posts – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 22. Mine your other Communications – A couple of months ago I stumbled upon a podcast that really impacted the way in which I thought about creating content. It was an interview with online entrepreneur James Maduk by Michael Pollock. James has created many online resources and in ...more
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Side Stepping your Bloggers Block
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Side Stepping your Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 21. Side step Blogging Blockages Sometimes bloggers block can get completely on top of you and start to get you down – I often get to this point midway through posts. You might known the scenario too – you start off so well and then you get to ...more
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Short Posts – Battling Bloggers Block
1st of December 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Short Posts – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 20. Short Posts If you don’t have much to say, don’t say much. Resist the pressure to have to fully unpack every aspect of every topic – instead let your readers unpack a topic for you with an invitation at the end of your post. Web readers are ...more
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Start Writing the Middles of your Post – Battling Bloggers Block
30th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Start Writing the Middles of your Post – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 19. Start writing the Middle of your Post If you’re anything like me, one of the hardest parts of writing a post is starting it. Introductions can be easy to get stuck on and so I often simply skip them completely and write the meat of the post ...more
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20 Types of Blog Posts – Battling Bloggers Block
29th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 62

20 Types of Blog Posts – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 18 – Change up your posting form – find new blog topics – In the same way that it’s easy to get ‘stuck’ in always posting in the same voice – it’s also possible to get stuck in always writing in the same form or genre. Yesterday I ...more
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