31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 8
8th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 8

Today is day 8 of the 31 days to building a better blog project and I’m about to start posting a series of posts on Search Engine Optimization that I’ve been working on – hold on to your blogging instrument of choice – we’re about to go into overdrive! Before ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Scoble – ‘Why I Blog’
8th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 13

Scoble – ‘Why I Blog’

Robert Scoble is back after a short break from blogging and has done some thinking about why he blogs. It’s a good read and shows that even top bloggers need to take some time out every now and again to rethink their blog’s direction: ‘See, a good blog is passionate ...more
Pro Blogging News
Declaring War on Blogger Apathy
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Declaring War on Blogger Apathy

It’s time to talk about something that has the potential to KILL your blog…. Apathy A blogger can have the best strategic plan in the world but if they have no motivation, passion or drive for their blogging it will almost always amount to nothing at all. One of the ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
ProBlogging – Multi Occupational Disorder
8th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 7

ProBlogging – Multi Occupational Disorder

Jeremy Wright writes a piece over at the Wealthy Blogger about actually having multiple jobs within one job as a ProBlogger – something I was only speaking to a friend about yesterday. He writes: ‘My real secret is that my dream job isn’t just one job. Currently, I hold the ...more
Pro Blogging News
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 7
7th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 5

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 7

We’re a week into the 31 days to building a better blog project and I’m pleased to say that despite being a bit off color I’ve learnt a thing or two about blogging this month already. I’m looking forward to a continued group learning experience this coming week. In the ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
On Buying Text Link Ads
7th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 17

On Buying Text Link Ads

Stephan Spencer has posted a good piece on buying text links to help promote your blog and to build it’s ranking in Search Engines – he writes: ‘The business of text link ad buying has matured, and it’s on the up-and-up. We’re not talking about “buying PageRank”… what we’re talking ...more
Search Engine Optimization
More on Posting Schedules
7th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 18

More on Posting Schedules

Peter at Almost Cool comments on my series on Blog Apathy – particularly picking up on some of the comments on posting goals and schedules. He rightly observes that with RSS subscribers you’re likely to get readers look at your posts whether you post regularly or irregularly and argues against ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Blogging Goals
7th of August 2005 Darren Rowse

Blogging Goals

Wayne Hurlbert writes a post on Blogging Goals that might be a good follow up for some after my Strategic Blogging series of posts.
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 6
7th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 2

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 6

I’ll make this quick as I’ve not been well today. Sorry for the slower posting rate today that I’d hoped for. Readers have submitted the following blog tips today as part of the 31 days to building a better blog project. Hatem has written a post titled Blogversation – How ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog