The Dangers of Niche Blogging
6th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 1

The Dangers of Niche Blogging

There is a helpful article over at on Niche Markets the Entrepreneurial Mind where Jeff Cornwall posts about the dangers of Niche strategy. Of course Jeff is writing in a broad sense for all businesses that target Niches but his theories are particularly relevant for those of us working on ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 5
5th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 1

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – Day 5

Well I’ve left this post until the last minutes of day 5 due to it being a rather full day – I hope no one was missing it. The 31 Days to Building a Better Blog project has definitely been worthwhile so far. Traffic levels have been up the last ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Interview with Jason Calacanis
5th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 16

Interview with Jason Calacanis

Jen from Jensense has a good Interview with Jason Calacanis about Weblogs Inc’s experience with Adsense. There’s lots covered but here’s Jason’s main piece of advice: ‘Jen: What is the best piece of advice you have for a publisher brand new to AdSense? What would you have done differently when ...more
Adsense
SEO Tip 1 – Use Keywords in Titles
5th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 47

SEO Tip 1 – Use Keywords in Titles

One of the things I’m constantly amazed at is how many web publishers miss one of the easiest ways to maximize their positioning in Search Engines by simply including the keywords that they’d like to be found for in their post titles. I spend a lot of time looking at ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Business Blog Consulting Revived
5th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Business Blog Consulting Revived

I’ve been watching Business Blog Consulting with interest over the past few days – its gone from a blog that had become a little quiet to something that has now got a lot more activity due to Rick’s decision to make it into a group blog and include some excellent ...more
Business Blogging
Declaring War on Blogger Apathy VI
5th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Declaring War on Blogger Apathy VI

This is the 6th and final post in a mini series on combatting Blog Apathy • New Stimuli – one of the best ways to get your creativity levels up is to expose yourself to new stuff. Buy a book, watch a movie, meet someone new, go for a walk, ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Declaring War on Blogger Apathy V
5th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 6

Declaring War on Blogger Apathy V

This is post 5 on a mini series on combatting Blog Apathy • Meme it Up – another way to get yourself a little more interested in and energised by your blog is to start some sort of Meme. Run a competition, start a blogging project, add a quiz or ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Blog Case Study – Is it time to Quit?
5th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 80

Blog Case Study – Is it time to Quit?

I just stumbled upon an interesting post by Jack Krupansky who will celebrate his first six months of blogging by quitting his blogging activities (on 18 August). Jack writes: ‘I’ve put a huge amount of work into my FIVE blogs and gotten next to nothing in return. Sure, I’ve made ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Declaring War on Blogger Apathy IV
4th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 11

Declaring War on Blogger Apathy IV

This is post 4 on a mini series on combatting Blog Apathy • Develop a Posting Schedule – it’s amazing what you can produce if you give yourself a deadline. Whilst for some people the idea of schedules and plans might have the opposite effect – for many of us ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog