Does Your Next Blog Post Matter?
27th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 49

Does Your Next Blog Post Matter?

If your next blog post doesn’t matter – don’t publish it until it does. In our series on How to Craft a Blog Post we’ve been talking about ‘points to pause’ while writing a blog post. So far we’ve looked at choosing a topic, titles and opening lines and today ...more
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How to Craft Post Titles that Draw Readers Into Your Blog
20th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 50

How to Craft Post Titles that Draw Readers Into Your Blog

Titles change the destiny of your posts. Those few words at the beginning of your blog post can be the difference between the post being read and spread like a virus through the web like a wild fire and it languishing in your archives, barely noticed. This month we’ve been ...more
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12th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 95

How to Craft a Blog Post – 10 Crucial Points to Pause

It hits you like a TON of BRICKS! It’s an idea for that KILLER blog post that is just bound to bring you all the traffic that you’ve ever dreamed of. With the idea fresh in your mind you sit down at your keyboard and BANG it out – desperate ...more
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3 Video Tips from A-List Bloggers
4th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 29

3 Video Tips from A-List Bloggers

Thomas Crampton emailed me links to a series of video interviews that he did with three fairly prominent bloggers (that’d be an understatement) which might make some interesting viewing this weekend for some of you with 20 or so minutes to spare: The interviews are: Corey Doctorow (from BoingBoing) – ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How Long Do You Take To Write a Blog Post?
3rd of August 2008 Darren Rowse 327

How Long Do You Take To Write a Blog Post?

As part of a little research I’m doing for a post (or a short series of them) next week here at ProBlogger I’d like to ask readers to answer this question: How Long Do You Take To Write a Blog Post? I know each post varies depending upon what it ...more
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8 Useful Tips for Building Your Mommy Blog Into a Business
1st of August 2008 Darren Rowse 78

8 Useful Tips for Building Your Mommy Blog Into a Business

Today Vered DeLeeuw from MomGrind suggests ways for turning a mommy blog into a business. These tips are not limited to mommy blogs: they can be applied to personal blogs in general. Image by KellyandApril. MomGrind is a personal blog. It chronicles my thoughts and struggles. It is where I ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Offline Blog Promotion Tips – Part 3
10th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 20

Offline Blog Promotion Tips – Part 3

Over at ScribeFire they’ve just published the 3rd part of my offline blog tips series (read part 1 and part 2). This one includes 7 tips from some of my Twitter buddies as well as four more of my own.
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How to Make Your Blog Posts Stand Out From the Rest – Lessons from the MacBook Air
18th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 38

How to Make Your Blog Posts Stand Out From the Rest – Lessons from the MacBook Air

Have you heard that Apple released a new laptop called the MacBook Air yesterday? If you haven’t – you are not reading the same blogs that I am. The news is everywhere at the moment with thousands of bloggers ‘breaking’ the news. Here’s how Technorati has tracked the mentions of ...more
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Blog Tips – Twitter Style Competition Winner
14th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 15

Blog Tips – Twitter Style Competition Winner

Over the weekend I held a little competition here at Problogger where readers were asked to submit Twitter Style blog tips (tips that were 140 characters or less). The winner (chosen randomly) is CatherineL who submitted this tip: “Be human – Your readers want to learn about your mistakes, as ...more
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