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
General
The Why and How on Repeating Content on Your Blog
19th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 40

The Why and How on Repeating Content on Your Blog

Many bloggers come to a point in their blogging after they’ve been at it for a sustained period of time where they need to make a decision about repeating content and posting on topics they’ve already covered. Here’s a recent question from a reader who wished to remain anonymous: “I ...more
Writing Content
How to Choose a Topic for Your Next Blog Post
14th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 42

How to Choose a Topic for Your Next Blog Post

Today I’d like to talk about choosing topics for blog posts as part of our series on how to craft a blog post. Image by devorocks81 Choosing the right topic to write about on your blog is vital if you want to write a post that engages your reader. Rushing ...more
Writing Content
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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
Writing Content
24 Things to do When Stuck for a Topic to Blog About
8th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 87

24 Things to do When Stuck for a Topic to Blog About

Stuck for something to write about on your blog? Here are a few suggestions of things that might help get the creative juices flowing. 1. Use Mind Mapping I’ve previously talked about how Mind Mapping can be used to generate hundreds of ideas for blog posts. It can be used ...more
Featured Posts
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
Reader Questions
GRAB Your Reader’s Attention and HOOK them into your blog
2nd of August 2008 Darren Rowse 47

GRAB Your Reader’s Attention and HOOK them into your blog

Do you want to learn how to SNAP readers out of their zombie like surfing and HOOK them into your blog? If so – read on…. Image by Essjay in NZ Before I was a blogger I did a lot of public speaking. I did a number of courses in ...more
Blog Design
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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