Speed Linking
18th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 1

Speed Linking

Scott Jangro writes MonoBlogs and DiaBlogs Trevor Butterworth writes another blogging is dead type post as does Daniel Gross (via Henry) Ted Demopoulos writes a post on how blogging can help local businesses (via Kevin) Matt from WordPress writes that someone out there is impersonating him and trying to get ...more
Pro Blogging News
Promote your Blog through Rojo’s FeedShare
18th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 14

Promote your Blog through Rojo’s FeedShare

If you’re looking to promote your blog through advertising but don’t have a budget for it you might want to look at a new service that Rojo (a feed reader) is rolling out called FeedShare. The system is basically an automated ad swapping service where you place an AdSense like ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
ClickBank adds Search to Marketplace
18th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 6

ClickBank adds Search to Marketplace

There was some good news for Clickbank Affiliates on their ClickBank Web Log a couple of days ago. They’ve added search capabilities to their Marketplace area (where affiliates go to find products to promote). This has been a much needed feature and something many will be very happy to see. ...more
Affiliate Programs
Granular (One Topic) Posts
18th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 10

Granular (One Topic) Posts

One topic per post – We’ve already spoken in this series about choosing a niche topic for your blog, but another strategy of many successful blogs is that in addition to having an over arching niche topic they tend to have each post focus upon a more tightly targetted topic. ...more
Writing Content
Post Length – How Long Should a Blog Post Be?
18th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 39

Post Length – How Long Should a Blog Post Be?

We might as well continue exploring the topic of writing good content with a topic that has been debated by bloggers rather hotly over the years, the length of the optimum post. There are a number of ways of looking at it: Reader Attention Span – It is pretty well ...more
Writing Content
Writing Good Content
18th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 59

Writing Good Content

I’d now like to swing the blogging for beginners series onto the topic of writing content with a series of posts exploring different elements of quality content. By the way – Peter mentioned in the last post in this series that his part 2 piece on blog design would be ...more
Writing Content
Gawker Media Launch Text Message Subscriptions
17th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 6

Gawker Media Launch Text Message Subscriptions

Just yesterday I was speaking with a friend who is in telecommunications about how I thought that one of the areas bloggers would explore would be syndicating their content to cell phones and today I see that Gawker Media have just announced that very service for two of their blogs, ...more
Pro Blogging News
E-Blogging
17th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 9

E-Blogging

A post by Devin Reams came up in my referrals stats today that I thought was has an interesting way to thinking about the ways that people blog. He talks of the 5 E’s (Ease) of Blogging as being: Educate Entertain Emote Engage Earn I’ll let you read about them ...more
Pro Blogging News
Designer AdSense Ads
17th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 58

Designer AdSense Ads

While we’re speaking about Blog Design I’d like to point you over to one of my favorite blogs in terms of it’s design – Karen Cheng – Snippets of Life. Karen regularly features in the finalists of all kinds of blog awards, usually in the design category. She’s also an ...more
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