10 Prolific Bloggers Share Tips on Generating Conversation on Blogs
2nd of October 2008 Darren Rowse 37

10 Prolific Bloggers Share Tips on Generating Conversation on Blogs

Yesterday I gave 13 tips for having great conversations on a blog. As a followup to that I shot an email to a number of bloggers that have a habit of having active comment sections to ask them how they make their blogs more conversational. As expected – their responses ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blog Tips from Blog World Expo [VIDEO]
2nd of October 2008 Darren Rowse 33

Blog Tips from Blog World Expo [VIDEO]

Click to play Last week at Blog World Expo I had the opportunity to speak with hundreds of bloggers of all topics, backgrounds and levels of experience. One of the things that quickly became evident as I spoke with these bloggers was that collectively the bloggers who had gathered together ...more
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13 Tips on How to Have Great Conversations On Your Blog
1st of October 2008 Darren Rowse 60

13 Tips on How to Have Great Conversations On Your Blog

Lately I’ve been suggesting 11 points to take a little extra time in the posting process on a blog. We’ve looked at everything from choosing topics, to crafting titles, to calls to action, to promoting your posts. The point of this series is simply that when you take a little ...more
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13 Gary Vaynerchuk Tips on Building a Profitable Blog
30th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 51

13 Gary Vaynerchuk Tips on Building a Profitable Blog

One of the sessions that I enjoyed most at Blog World Expo (actually it was one of the few sessions I actually was able to get to) was a keynote by Gary Vaynerchuck. While I’m sure he rubs some up the wrong way his tips on building a successful blog ...more
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4 Quick and Simple Ways to Increase Page Views on Your Blog
23rd of September 2008 Skellie 74

4 Quick and Simple Ways to Increase Page Views on Your Blog

Skellie wrote this post. For more advanced blogging tips and strategies, visit her blog, Skelliewag. When selling advertising spots on your blog the metric that advertisers value most is page views, or ‘impressions’. More page views equals higher value advertising spots on your blog. While the obvious solution to increase ...more
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Speedlinking – 17 September 2008
17th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 18

Speedlinking – 17 September 2008

Here are a few links that caught my eye over the last week. I hope something in them inspires, teaches, motivates, informs or connect with you: Scott Karp writes a fascinating post on how Drudge Report (a site that links out a lot) has a higher reader engagement level than ...more
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How to Polish Posts: Individual Blog Post Design
9th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 41

How to Polish Posts: Individual Blog Post Design

Much is written about how to ‘design blogs’ (as a whole) but another element of ‘blog design’ that I think is just as important, yet not written about much, is the design of individual blog posts. How blog posts ‘look’ is so important. I’ve seen the power of ‘polishing’ posts ...more
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13 Ways to Add New Dimensions to Your Next Post
3rd of September 2008 Darren Rowse 54

13 Ways to Add New Dimensions to Your Next Post

What do you see when you look at this image? Image by Lord V OK – so it’s two flies right? Yes it is…. but look a little harder. Have you ever used one of those crazy eye cross eye 3D multidimensional pictures? This is one of them. Relax, cross ...more
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Calls to Action – 12 Tips To SNAP Readers Out of Passivity
29th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 78

Calls to Action – 12 Tips To SNAP Readers Out of Passivity

The vast majority of visitors to your blog are paralyzed by passivity. They never comment, they don’t vote in polls, they won’t subscribe to your feed or newsletters, they won’t buy the affiliate products that you recommend, they won’t email a friend about your blog, they won’t vote for you ...more
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