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More Tips on Getting Unverified Email Subscribers to Confirm their Subscription
30th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 24

More Tips on Getting Unverified Email Subscribers to Confirm their Subscription

Yesterday I wrote a tip on increasing subscriber numbers to your blog that focussed upon those doing it via Feedburner’s RSS to Email feature emailing unverified subscribers to remind them to confirm their subscription. The post generated quite a few questions via comments and email – to the point that ...more
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Blogging Tips: First Impressions Count
22nd of June 2007 Lorelle VanFossen 19

Blogging Tips: First Impressions Count

The following is a guest post by Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress and an excerpt from her popular book, Blogging Tips, Tips Bloggers Won’t Tell You About Blogging. There are several “first impressions” your blog makes as it struggles to attract and hold on to readers. Few of those ...more
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10 Techniques I Used To Go From 0 To 12,000 RSS Subscribers In Seven Months – With No Ads Or Leverage
21st of June 2007 Darren Rowse 73

10 Techniques I Used To Go From 0 To 12,000 RSS Subscribers In Seven Months – With No Ads Or Leverage

The following guest post has been submitted by Trent Hamm from The Simple Dollar Hopefully, that title got your attention a little bit, but it’s true. I launched The Simple Dollar at the very end of October 2006. I had no pre-existing blog that I could use to drive early ...more
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What to do with 10 Hours on Your Blog?
12th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 30

What to do with 10 Hours on Your Blog?

Ross asks – “What is more important, working on getting more traffic (digg, links from high traffic sites) or working on search engine optimisation? If you had 10 hours to spend on one or the other which would benefit you more?” I think both strategies can be important for a ...more
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5 Uncommon Ways to Market Your Blog
7th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 75

5 Uncommon Ways to Market Your Blog

The following post has been submitted by Neil Patel from Pronet Advertising and Quick Sprout. If you are trying to increase the popularity of your blog, chances are you’ve already looked into search engine optimization (seo) or leveraging social media sites. There is nothing wrong with using these methods and ...more
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When Was Your Biggest Day of Traffic and How did It Happen?
3rd of June 2007 Darren Rowse 173

When Was Your Biggest Day of Traffic and How did It Happen?

Reader Questions for the weekend: When was your biggest day of traffic? Where did the traffic come from? What (if anything) did you do in order for it to happen? Leave your answers in comments below or write a post about it on your blog and leave a comment here ...more
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What’s the Lowdown on Digg Bait?
26th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 21

What’s the Lowdown on Digg Bait?

Muhammad Saleem wrote a post over at CopyBlogger this week by the title – ‘Is it OK to Write for Digg’ and makes some really good points on either side of the debate. Here are a few key quotes from his piece with a few of my own thoughts: “for ...more
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ProBlogger Readers Do it Better…. than Digg Users
25th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 40

ProBlogger Readers Do it Better…. than Digg Users

Wendy writes a great post today in her introduction to Social Media Strategy and Socially Driven Content. In the post she talks to bloggers about why they should learn about social media, what results they can get and how to start out in it. What caught my attention was right ...more
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How to Find Untapped Audiences Offline – By Letting Others Republish Your Content
1st of May 2007 Darren Rowse 20

How to Find Untapped Audiences Offline – By Letting Others Republish Your Content

One of the increasingly common emails that I’m getting from my Digital Photography School blog is along the lines of: ‘can I republish and article from your blog in my periodical/newsletter/magazine?’ It is an interesting question and one that I’ve had a change of heart on over the past few ...more
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