CategoryBlog Promotion
The Costs and Benefits of Running a Competition on Your Blog
15th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 63

The Costs and Benefits of Running a Competition on Your Blog

‘How do I run a successful competition on my blog?’ Competitions on blogs have become increasingly common in 2007 with an increased number of high profile blogs running them. As a result many smaller to medium sized blogs are considering them also. The problem is that a competition can actually ...more
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Build Your Blog With Forum Traffic
10th of January 2008 Skellie 46

Build Your Blog With Forum Traffic

Skellie is a regular writer for ProBlogger. You can subscribe to her feed or visit her blog, Skelliewag.org, for more posts like this one. One of the most satisfying aspects of blogging is finding uncommon and underrated ways to build your blog’s traffic. One traffic building strategy I’ve always found ...more
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Why Advertise on Blogs?
7th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 23

Why Advertise on Blogs?

My coworker at b5media Chad Randall (he’s the head of our ad sales team and one of the people to chat to if you want to Advertise on ProBlogger or one of our 300 other blogs) has put together a useful post – 7 Reasons You Should be Advertising On ...more
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Improve Your Blog with Networking
30th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 34

Improve Your Blog with Networking

In Answer to My question – ‘What did You Do On Your Blog in 2007 that Improved it the most’ – David Peralty from xfep.com answered: The answer to your question boils down to one word: networking. With everything else I have done in my blogging, networking is really the ...more
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How to Maximize the Benefits of Guest Posting
21st of December 2007 Skellie 58

How to Maximize the Benefits of Guest Posting

Publishing guest posts on popular blogs is a tried and tested way to get inbound links and traffic. There are certain things you can do to make this experience even more rewarding. In this post, I want to share a number of methods you can use to maximize the rewards ...more
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TwitterFeed – Promote Your Blog Posts to Twitter Followers
18th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 78

TwitterFeed – Promote Your Blog Posts to Twitter Followers

Quick blog promotion tip – Twitterfeed.com is a service that will automatically twitter any post that you publish on your blog. I’ve started doing it on my Twitter account and have seen quite a few visitors come across from it so far. Thanks to cat-laine (blog) for the tip.
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How do You ‘Sell’ Your Blog?
19th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 59

How do You ‘Sell’ Your Blog?

This post has been submitted by Karen Andrews from www.miscmum.com I am no stranger (nor are you, probably) to how the wider media sometimes depicts bloggers: as closeted wannabees who add to the rise of ‘faux journalism’. Books are currently being published on the subject. This could understandably contribute to ...more
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Self Branding – Moving Beyond the Niche to Generate Income as a Blogger
11th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 37

Self Branding – Moving Beyond the Niche to Generate Income as a Blogger

image by mleak This guest post on blog branding is by Mark Hayward who blogs over at MyTropicalEscape and Culebra Blog. You can learn more about him in the footer of this post. Are you currently blogging to generate income, or have you recently thought about monetizing your site? As ...more
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The Power of Commenting on Blogs
4th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 101

The Power of Commenting on Blogs

I just came across a nice post by Caroline Middlebrook who did some analysis of her blog’s stats for the month of October. Her blog increased it’s traffic from 3,000 readers in September to 11,000 in October – that’s pretty good growth. That’s partly due to some great StumbleUpon traffic ...more
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