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How I Increased Page Views on My Forum by 66.7% in a Month
9th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 29

How I Increased Page Views on My Forum by 66.7% in a Month

Last month at Digital Photography School I ran the biggest competition that I’ve ever run (on that blog). I put a $729 Nikon DSLR up for grabs for one lucky active member in my the forum attached to the blog. The competition was successful in my mind but today while ...more
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Would You Read Your Blog? – A Guest Post by…. Me
8th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 18

Would You Read Your Blog? – A Guest Post by…. Me

Over the coming weeks and months I will be joining a team of bloggers to blog on the new ScribeFire blog. ScribeFire is a Firefox extension that allows you to blog from within your browser. They’ve just announced the release of version 2.1. I’m going to be covering some similar ...more
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Where Bloggers Get Their Biggest Levels of Traffic
6th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 81

Where Bloggers Get Their Biggest Levels of Traffic

Last week I asked readers about their biggest sources of traffic to their blogs. The results reveal a fairly striking winner – Google. The comparison between Google and ‘Other Search Engines’ was fairly amazing – but what did interest me was the number of bloggers reporting Social Media sites as ...more
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It Takes a Gathering to Build a Crowd
4th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 36

It Takes a Gathering to Build a Crowd

In this guest post Steven Snell (who writes about social media at Traffikd) examines the topic of generating readership for your blog through social media. Image by shoothead If you spend much time on social media websites, I’m sure you’ve noticed that you tend to see many of the same ...more
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How to Build Your Blog’s Readership
25th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 37

How to Build Your Blog’s Readership

@jeremyjacks asks – How did you get to be a big blogger? And what should I do to get more site hits?” also – @JoshAnstey asks – “whats the best way to build blog exposure?” I’m not sure I’m famous outside of a very small segment of the internet – ...more
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How Do I Get More Relevant Readers for My Blog?
25th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 29

How Do I Get More Relevant Readers for My Blog?

@happygirl08 asks about how to – “get more relevant readers to your blog/ mailing list??” Good question – some bloggers tend to focus on getting more readers of any kind – they don’t really care about who they are, they just want their numbers to increase. So I think it’s ...more
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10 Ways to Improve Blog Traffic in 30 Minutes or Less
13th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 136

10 Ways to Improve Blog Traffic in 30 Minutes or Less

This is a guest post on improving blog traffic from Courtney Tuttle. Courtney writes about marketing online at Court’s Internet Marketing School. 1. Create link clusters within your blog A link cluster is a group of links that you can point at a post or page to improve its search ...more
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The Opportunity Cost of Not Participating in Web Events
3rd of April 2008 Darren Rowse 34

The Opportunity Cost of Not Participating in Web Events

Just a quick post/tip to followup on the April Fools post update that I did yesterday. While in general I find the day to be a distraction more than anything else (I’m sure many of us spent more time filtering pranks than doing much else yesterday) it is one of ...more
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How I Use Twitter to Promote My Blog
25th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 133

How I Use Twitter to Promote My Blog

How Can Twitter be used to promote a blog? In this guest post Chris Brogan gives a few tips on blog promotion. Twitter is a lot of things to a lot of people. For some, it’s a virtual water cooler. For others, it’s a great way to get answers to ...more
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