The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Blog
21st of November 2011 Guest Blogger 66

The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Blog

This guest post is written by Ava Jae of Writability. If you’ve been blogging for any amount of time, you’ve heard that content is king. You’ve been told that everything else—design, SEO, in and outbound links—those things are a bonus, but the real thing you need to focus on is ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
3 Secrets to Not Getting Discouraged as a Blogger
19th of November 2011 Guest Blogger 90

3 Secrets to Not Getting Discouraged as a Blogger

This is a guest post by Jeff Goins of Goinswriter.com. The other night, I was catching up with a writer friend who is taking his first steps towards becoming a professional blogger. He was frustrated and upset, wanting to quit. Listening to him, I realized something: writing is discouraging work. ...more
Writing Content
Why Submit Your Best Posts as Guest Posts?
14th of November 2011 Guest Blogger 26

Why Submit Your Best Posts as Guest Posts?

This guest post is by Aman Basanti of ageofmarketing.com. If you have been in the blogging game for any number of months, you already know about the power of guest blogging in generating traffic and exposure to your blog. Yet there are new bloggers out there who hear about the ...more
Blog Promotion
Finding Your Posting Rhythm [Part 2]
26th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 47

Finding Your Posting Rhythm [Part 2]

Yesterday I suggested 4 tips for helping bloggers to find their posting rhythm: There is no Right Posting Level Start out Slow and Work Your Way Up Monitor Your Readerships Response to Your Posting Levels Consistency is Important Today I want to share 4 more tips on posting workflows. 5. ...more
Writing Content
When to Publish Blog Posts – Timing Considerations
15th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 82

When to Publish Blog Posts – Timing Considerations

Over the last few weeks we’ve been looking at important times to pause in the writing and publishing of a post. Each of these stages in the development of a blog post can contribute to whether a post makes it big around the web or not. Today we’re considering the ...more
Featured Posts
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
Blog Design
Punctuation, Spelling and Grammar – Quality Control for Bloggers
6th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 61

Punctuation, Spelling and Grammar – Quality Control for Bloggers

In our series on crafting blog content we’re at stage 7 (of 10) and having chosen our topic, crafted a title, written an engaging opening line, written a meaningful post, added a call to action and added depth – we’re finally ready to hit ‘publish’! Or are we? Image by ...more
Writing Content
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
Featured Posts
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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