Take a Break – Battling Bloggers Block
25th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Take a Break – Battling Bloggers Block

11. Take a Break It seems an appropriate day (with many of my US readers currently off eating Turkey and being thankful) to talk about having a break from blogging. Whether it’s a longer holiday, long weekend, day off or even a lunch or coffee break – time off is ...more
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Amazon ProductWiki
25th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Amazon ProductWiki

There has been quite a bit of talk in the past couple of days about Amazon starting a wiki – Church of the Customer started it all but the interesting thing is that no one that I can see (including Church of the Customer) seems to have a link to ...more
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Using Blog Deadlines to Defeat Bloggers Block
25th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Using Blog Deadlines to Defeat Bloggers Block

10. Set a deadline When I was at school and then university one of the things that got my act together the most when it came to writing essays was a looming deadline. I work well under pressure (or maybe I’m just lazy and don’t work well when there is ...more
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Blogger Collaboration – Battling Bloggers Block
24th of November 2005 Darren Rowse

Blogger Collaboration – Battling Bloggers Block

9. Collaborate with other Bloggers Run out of ideas? Find someone who hasn’t to work with. One of the great things about blogging is the relational aspect of it. The ideas that come when you put your head together with someone else are often quite amazing. Collaboration can happen on ...more
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Flip an Idea – Beating Bloggers Block
24th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Flip an Idea – Beating Bloggers Block

8. Flip an Idea Sometimes I get stuck on an idea because I’ve only ever looked at it from one angle. What about tackling it from another direction? Flip it! One of the most memorable discussions I’ve ever participated in here at ProBlogger was the day I asked ‘What’s Wrong ...more
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Apple Australia – Slow and Steady doesn’t win the race!
24th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 15

Apple Australia – Slow and Steady doesn’t win the race!

Almost 4 weeks ago I excitedly rang my local Apple store to place an order for a new dual core powermac. I made a few modifications to the standard configuration so the ETA on it was going to be a little longer than a standard machine. The prediction was 10 ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Shoutwire
24th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Shoutwire

The Zero Boss has a mini review of Shoutwire – a social bookmarking site that is similar to Digg but that covers a wider array of topics (Digg is just technology related). It could be a useful tool if it takes off.
Blogging Tools and Services
Track AdSense Clicks With Google Analytics
24th of November 2005 Darren Rowse 10

Track AdSense Clicks With Google Analytics

Shawn from Digital Point has developed a piece of javascript that will allow those AdSense publishers who use Google’s Analytics to Track their AdSense Clicks. The stats it gives should shed a bit more light on what pages convert best for Adsense clicks, what sources of traffic click ads more ...more
Adsense
Take Questions – Battling Bloggers Block
24th of November 2005 Darren Rowse

Take Questions – Battling Bloggers Block

7. Take Questions This is a basic tip that can help you to identify the needs of your readers – simply ask them. Once again this isn’t rocket science – but it’s amazing what results when you do it. Start a Question File – I get questions on most of ...more
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