How to Use Facebook to Promote Your Blog
17th of January 2009 Darren Rowse 67

How to Use Facebook to Promote Your Blog

In this guest post, Steve Schwartz, a professional LSAT tutor, discusses how he has used Facebook to promote his Ace the LSAT blog and create a community of readers. Your blog’s readers probably have Facebook profiles already, and making your own Facebook profile is easy enough. Aside from allowing you ...more
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Increase the Effectiveness of Your Next Guest Post with a Landing Page
12th of January 2009 Darren Rowse 28

Increase the Effectiveness of Your Next Guest Post with a Landing Page

This is a guest post from Jade Craven from the Prolific Writer. Are you using guest posting as a blog marketing strategy? Hook new readers in with a guest post landing page. What is a guest post landing page? A guest post landing page is a specific page in your ...more
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The Essential Guide to Growing Your Blog on Minimal Time
7th of January 2009 Darren Rowse 192

The Essential Guide to Growing Your Blog on Minimal Time

This is a guest post from Leo Babauta of Zen Habits, author of the new best-selling book, The Power of Less. If you’re like most bloggers, you probably want to grow your readership as quickly as possible, but don’t have much time. Unfortunately, blogging usually takes a lot of time ...more
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When Being the Number 1 Blog in Your Niche is Not Enough
4th of January 2009 Darren Rowse 69

When Being the Number 1 Blog in Your Niche is Not Enough

“I’m the number 1 blog in my niche but I’m not getting much traffic – do you have any words of advice?” This question hit my inbox earlier today and I thought I’d repost part of my reply here as I think it could be relevant to more than the ...more
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Ten Ways to Keep Technology Savvy Readers Engaged and Coming Back for More
14th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 30

Ten Ways to Keep Technology Savvy Readers Engaged and Coming Back for More

Writing technology, science and programming blogs, or simply writing for technology savvy readers can have unique challenges. They are often more critical, not as loyal to a single blog source, and are difficult to keep engaged. The ten tips I share here should help attract this finicky audience, and keep ...more
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You’re Losing Subscribers, Here’s How to Get them Back
5th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 49

You’re Losing Subscribers, Here’s How to Get them Back

Today Glen Allsopp a Personal Development blogger at PluginID shares a great technique for capturing lost subscribers to your blog. You can subscribe to his blog here. A few months ago, I was messing around in feedburner and noticed something pretty drastic, I was rapidly losing subscribers on a regular ...more
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How 24 Hours of Work Will Send Millions of Readers to My Blog
4th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 66

How 24 Hours of Work Will Send Millions of Readers to My Blog

I have written numerous times about how I use weekly email newsletters to drive significant traffic to my photography site (here’s why newsletters are good and here’s how to use newsletters). However lately I have started using a second type of newsletter that in time has the potential to send ...more
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Characteristics of Traffic Generating Posts
2nd of December 2008 Darren Rowse 40

Characteristics of Traffic Generating Posts

When I set TwiTip up look after itself over the weekend (I set up a few posts to go live at specific times) I wasn’t expecting it to be a huge weekend of traffic. The posts were good – but there were less than during the week and past history ...more
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Ten Tips for Stats Addicts
30th of November 2008 Darren Rowse 89

Ten Tips for Stats Addicts

Today Dr. Nicole from Kitchen Table Medicine shares her story of overcoming her Stats Addiction and gives some tips on what to do with your time to build your blog instead of checking stats. Do you obsessively check your blog traffic stats throughout the day? Do you optimistically expect your ...more
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