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Improve your typing skills
6th of June 2005 Nicole Simon 33

Improve your typing skills

Being a professional blogger means in most of the cases: publish content, targeted at your audience, structured, and well written. But the other part is: It has to be typed. And the more you want to publish, the more you have to type, and edit, and retype … If you ...more
Writing Content
Trying FeedBurner Total Stats Pro on View from the Isle
6th of June 2005 Tris Hussey 11

Trying FeedBurner Total Stats Pro on View from the Isle

Yeah, I admit it, I’m a metrics junky.  Which is good, since I am the chief blogger for Elytics.com writing on the web metrics blog.  Regardless, I’m also a huge fan of FeedBurner.  I admit I check my FeedBurner stats throughout the day, especially when one of my articles has ...more
Blog Promotion
Writing Effective Blog Post Titles
25th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Writing Effective Blog Post Titles

Vaspers the Grate has an interesting experiment going looking at the last 5 titles on a variety of his favorite blogs. Steven writes: ‘I’m of the opinion that the title of your post is the most important text of the post. If the post title is not good, many potential ...more
Writing Content
Increasing the Longevity of Key Posts – Part II
5th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Increasing the Longevity of Key Posts – Part II

This is the second part of a post on extending the life of Evergreen posts. Take a look at the first part here. Related Articles – Many Bloggers use a ‘related articles’ feature in at the bottom of each of their posts. In most cases these are automated links from ...more
Blog Design
Increasing the Longevity of Key Posts – Part I
5th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Increasing the Longevity of Key Posts – Part I

Last week I wrote about the nature of two types of blog posting in Evergreen vs Time Related Posts (or posts that are long lasting in their relevance and appeal to readers versus posts that are time or event specific). I wrote that each can be profitable forms of blogging ...more
Blog Design
Follow up Posts
5th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Follow up Posts

Wayne writes a good post on the topic of follow up posts: ‘Returning to a previous ongoing controversy or concept, provides a useful and interesting source, of blog post ideas. Often your longer term readership will appreciate finding out more information on an idea previously presented in your blog. Blog ...more
Writing Content
Sub-Niche Posting
2nd of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Sub-Niche Posting

Stephan Spencer writes a good simple tip on keywords. ‘To rank for the most generic (yet still relevant) keyword possible, your page content needs to be focused on one (or possibly a couple, but certainly no more than three) central keyword theme. Each page of your site should “sing” its ...more
Writing Content
Evergreen versus Time Related Posts
30th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 9

Evergreen versus Time Related Posts

I finally got around to listening to the last third of the Business Blog Roundtable and was struck with one of the comments that Stephan Spencer (I think it was his voice) said about evergreen versus time related posts. I’d not actually thought of my blogs and the posts in ...more
Writing Content
Tips for Generating Effective Web Content
26th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Tips for Generating Effective Web Content

Search Engine Guide has 7 Tips for Generating Effective Web Content which might help those wanting to improve their quality of content: Write customer focused content that appeals to your audience. If performing SEO – Focus on writing for the human reader first and search engines second. Find out what ...more
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