CategoryBlog Promotion
Designing Banner Ads that Get Clicked!
10th of September 2007 Darren Rowse 26

Designing Banner Ads that Get Clicked!

The following guest post was submitted by Shrihari from GotChance – a Geek’s Blog. Advertising campaigns are undoubtedly one of the best sources of traffics from other high traffic website. Especially on huge blogs like TechCrunch, EnGadget etc.. and even on other big blogs like ProBlogger, John Chow etc.. There ...more
Blog Promotion
Email a Blogger that Linked to You to Say Thanks
29th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 30

Email a Blogger that Linked to You to Say Thanks

One of the lifelines that keeps a blog healthy and growing is the incoming link. When other blogs and websites link to you blog they inject your blog with ‘juice’ that brings it real life in three main ways: Google Juice – incoming links are gold when it comes to ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
10 Ways to Hurt Your Blog’s Brand by Commenting on Other Blogs
29th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 163

10 Ways to Hurt Your Blog’s Brand by Commenting on Other Blogs

Ask popular bloggers for 10 ways to build traffic to a new blog and I’ll guarantee that almost all of them will mention the importance of commenting on other blogs as part of their answer. Much has been written about commenting as a strategy to build traffic (because used correctly ...more
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Respond to Comments On Your Blog
19th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 76

Respond to Comments On Your Blog

One of the most basic skills that any blogger should spend time working on from the very early days is responding to comments on your blog – and that’s today’s task in the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog Project. While this is one of the simplest acts that ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
More on Advertising on StumbleUpon
18th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 26

More on Advertising on StumbleUpon

A number of readers have questioned whether running a StumbleUpon advertising campaign is the best use of a marketing budget for a blogger. The main point of contention was that 0.05 cents per impression ($50 CPM – or per 1000 impressions) is too much to pay. I wanted to write ...more
Blog Promotion
Run a StumbleUpon Advertising Campaign For Your Blog
17th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 70

Run a StumbleUpon Advertising Campaign For Your Blog

Today’s task in the 31 Day Project is aimed at driving new visitors to your blog by running a mini advertising campaign for your blog using StumbleUpon. Note – This task will take a small budget (unless you get creative and find another website willing to give you some free ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Stickify Your Blog
How to Draw StumbleUpon Users Into Your Blog
14th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 194

How to Draw StumbleUpon Users Into Your Blog

The potential for StumbleUpon to send traffic is often under-estimated, particularly by new bloggers. Unlike digg and del.icio.us, an item doesn’t need to become popular before you see immediate results. One or two votes can bring a hundred or more readers — more than a new blog might see in a day.
Blog Promotion
Comment on a Blog that you’ve never Commented on Before
8th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 98

Comment on a Blog that you’ve never Commented on Before

Today your task in the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog Project is as simple as they come. In fact it’s a tip that gets included in almost every post ever written on how to grow a blog’s traffic – comment on a blog that you’ve never commented on ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog