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Change your Blogging Voice – Battling Bloggers Block
29th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Change your Blogging Voice – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 17. Write in a different voice It’s easy to get bored and stale with one tone of writing so it might be worth mixing it up occasionally and experimenting with a new voice. While you don’t want to do this all the time (it’s important to establish a ...more
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Macro and Micro Posting – Battling Bloggers Block
28th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Macro and Micro Posting – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 16. Macro and Micro Posts Most niches have both big and little picture aspects to them. Good bloggers have a grasp of both and are able to expand upon them in the one blog. For instance in the Pro Blogging niche some big picture issues include topics like ...more
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Use Your Archives as Inspiration
28th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Use Your Archives as Inspiration

Blog Tip 15. Read your Archives After you’ve been writing on a topic for a year or more it’s normal to get to a point where you feel like you’ve said everything that needs to be said on a topic. While you might have covered your topic fairly comprehensively it’s ...more
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Use Comments as Inspiration – Battling Bloggers Block
27th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Use Comments as Inspiration – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 14. Use Comments as Inspiration Comment on Others Blogs – Have you ever started commenting on someone else’s blog and found that your comment turns into quite an epic!? You get to the end of it and you realize that you’ve been so inspired that you’ve virtually written ...more
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Find Your Golden Hour – Battling Bloggers Block
26th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Find Your Golden Hour – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 13. Find your Golden Hour I’m a (mid) morning person – 10am until midday are what I call my golden hours. They are when I am at my best in terms of thinking creatively and getting things done. That’s not to say that I fall in a heap ...more
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Stimulate your Mind – Battling Bloggers Block
25th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Stimulate your Mind – Battling Bloggers Block

Blog Tip 12 – Stimulate your Mind This bloggers block tip is really an extension of the last one on taking breaks – but I guess it’s about what you do on your break that can make it even more powerful for adding to your creativity. The saying of ‘what ...more
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Take a Break – Battling Bloggers Block
25th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Take a Break – Battling Bloggers Block

11. Take a Break It seems an appropriate day (with many of my US readers currently off eating Turkey and being thankful) to talk about having a break from blogging. Whether it’s a longer holiday, long weekend, day off or even a lunch or coffee break – time off is ...more
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Using Blog Deadlines to Defeat Bloggers Block
25th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Using Blog Deadlines to Defeat Bloggers Block

10. Set a deadline When I was at school and then university one of the things that got my act together the most when it came to writing essays was a looming deadline. I work well under pressure (or maybe I’m just lazy and don’t work well when there is ...more
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Blogger Collaboration – Battling Bloggers Block
24th of November 2005 Darren Rowse

Blogger Collaboration – Battling Bloggers Block

9. Collaborate with other Bloggers Run out of ideas? Find someone who hasn’t to work with. One of the great things about blogging is the relational aspect of it. The ideas that come when you put your head together with someone else are often quite amazing. Collaboration can happen on ...more
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