Redesigning Blog Templates
9th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Redesigning Blog Templates

I just stumbled across a useful page for those wanting to give their blog a bit of a design overhaul – it’s a blog tutorial on Blog Templates using Photoshop. In it they talk about how to design header banners/logos, give photos borders, make button etc. They also give a ...more
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Search Engine Optimization Tips for Blogs – Off Site Techniques
9th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 8

Search Engine Optimization Tips for Blogs – Off Site Techniques

This post belongs to the SEO Tips for Blogs Series As I mentioned in the previous post, SEO experts tend to divide search engine optimization techniques into off site and on site techniques. Off site techniques are as the name suggests factors from outside the site itself (and usually on ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Reactions to MSN Filter
8th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 12

Reactions to MSN Filter

There has been a bit of a buzz around the blogging community in the past few days with the release of Microsofts blog publishing network – MSN Filter – a network of blogs looking to give the inside scoop on music, sport, TV, style and technology. MSN describe it as: ...more
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Search Engine Optimization Tips for Blogs
8th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 22

Search Engine Optimization Tips for Blogs

Search Engine Optimization is something that makes many blogger’s heads spin – I know this because every time I write an SEO article I get comments from bloggers telling me that its too big a topic and that they’d rather just write ‘quality content’. Whilst I’ll never argue that quality ...more
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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
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Declaring War on Blogger Apathy
8th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 45

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
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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
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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