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Building Your Twitter Presence Part 2 – Pre-Prepared Tweets
9th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 25

Building Your Twitter Presence Part 2 – Pre-Prepared Tweets

Yesterday I wrote 5 tips to help increase your follower numbers on Twitter. Thanks to everyone for your comments and suggestions on the topic. As I read over the comments I realized that there were a few more things that I’d been learning on how to use Twitter that might ...more
Social Media
5 Tips to Grow Your Twitter Presence in 2012
8th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 98

5 Tips to Grow Your Twitter Presence in 2012

Twitter has a stronghold on the blogosphere, yet sometimes, it’s hard to be heard. If you’re struggling to grow your Twitter following, you’re not alone. I have more than 160,000 followers now, and quite a few readers have asked how I’ve grown my following. Here are my tips. 1. Leverage ...more
Featured Posts
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
Blog Promotion
Tips For Social Media Toddlers
24th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 8

Tips For Social Media Toddlers

I don’t do many guest posts on other people’s blogs these days but this week I was asked to do one that I couldn’t resist. Kristen from Social Media Mom asked me to write something on Social Media and being a Dad. My first thought was that it was all ...more
Social Media
Why I Love Twitter
18th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 62

Why I Love Twitter

Two days ago I asked my followers on Twitter why they loved Twitter. There were over 100 responses within 2 hours and some of them were really good – I wasn’t sure what to do with them all but just yesterday I’d seen a video with a whole lot of ...more
Social Media
How to Target the Right Social Media Sites
8th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 53

How to Target the Right Social Media Sites

This is a guest post on targeting Social Media Sites is from Steven Snell. Steven writes about social media marketing at Traffikd. Most bloggers recognize the incredible potential that exists with social media marketing. Many want to maximize the traffic they receive from social media, so they add a Digg ...more
Social Media
Using Social Media to Grow Your Blog’s Readership
15th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 58

Using Social Media to Grow Your Blog’s Readership

This week we’re looking at five different methods that I’d use to find readership if I were starting a new blog. So far we’ve explored guest posting, advertising and networking – but today I want to turn our attention to the explosive and dynamic area of social media. Social media ...more
Blog Promotion
4 Social Media Marketing Tips for Bloggers
22nd of February 2008 Darren Rowse 94

4 Social Media Marketing Tips for Bloggers

My good friend Aaron Brazell from Technosailor asked me if I’d record a short video for a presentation he was giving on the topic of Social Media. He asked me to speak about marketing with Social Media sites. I thought I’d publish the video here also. To summarize – I ...more
Social Media
Delicious Popular Page Posts Analyzed
19th of February 2008 Darren Rowse 34

Delicious Popular Page Posts Analyzed

Today I spent a little time looking at the popular page on delicious. Here’s a few of my scribbled notes looking at the headings (click to enlarge a little). I find doing this type of analysis quite inspiring as I think about the type of posts and construction of titles ...more
Social Media