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The Best Blog Content
29th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 7

The Best Blog Content

Just stumbled upon an article at awesomeblogs.com which looks at Why Blogs Have Become the Search Engine Optimization Equalizer. It’s one of those mass produced ‘free articles’ that I warn bloggers from using too much – but it does make a useful observation about some of the top sites on ...more
Writing Content
The Long and the Short of Blog Posts
18th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 21

The Long and the Short of Blog Posts

Dave Taylor answers the eternal blogging question of “Are long blog entries better than short ones?” and writes : ‘I’m reminded of a common piece of advice from good development editors in the publishing business about how long a chapter or book should ultimately be: write just enough to cover ...more
Writing Content
Quality vs Quantity of Posting?
7th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 20

Quality vs Quantity of Posting?

I was chatting to a soon-to-be-blogger this morning about ProBlogging and he asked me how long he’d have to blog before he could earn a reasonable amount from it. It’s a common question that is usually on the lips of new bloggers exploring the world of ProBlogging. Of course there ...more
Writing Content
Posting Frequency Observations
5th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Posting Frequency Observations

One of the things that going away and not checking your RSS feeds for a month can do for you is help identify who is blogging how much. I generally clear my bloglines account every day. As a result I don’t notice from day to day which of my 350 ...more
Writing Content
Looking For Online Revenue Bloggers – ReveNews
20th of June 2005 JimKukral

Looking For Online Revenue Bloggers – ReveNews

ReveNews is a trusted, unbiased source focusing on Internet related industries such as online marketing, SEM, affiliate marketing, retail (e-commerce), analytics, spyware, blogging and much more. ReveNews authors consist of highly respected thinkers, commentators and business people who have real experience and insight. ReveNews readers include industry gurus, top-level executives ...more
Blog Networks
Canadian Professional Blogging Podcast 2.2 – your blogging voice continued
12th of June 2005 Arieanna Foley 2

Canadian Professional Blogging Podcast 2.2 – your blogging voice continued

For those of you following the start of our Canadian Professional Blogging series, thanks for turning in. Tris and I really appreciated the feedback and have built upon that to create a more detailed look at finding your blogging voice. Having a voice is a key factor in getting noticed, ...more
Podcasting
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
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