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How to Write Better Posts, Every Time
31st of January 2008 Skellie 40

How to Write Better Posts, Every Time

Skellie is a regular writer for ProBlogger. Read more posts like this one at her blog, Skelliewag.org, or subscribe to her RSS feed. Whether you blog about internet marketing, parenthood, karate or ballpoint pens, there are certain things you can do to make each post better. This week, I want ...more
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Blogger or Mind-Reader? Six Ways to Give Your Audience Exactly What It Wants
29th of January 2008 Skellie 19

Blogger or Mind-Reader? Six Ways to Give Your Audience Exactly What It Wants

Skellie is a regular writer for ProBlogger. Get more unique blogging tips at her blog, Skelliewag, or subscribe to her feed. ProBlogger readers are absolutely spoilt when it comes to great articles about coming up with post ideas. But what about thinking up the post topics your audience has been ...more
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Dropping The F-Bomb: Blogging with Naughty Words
26th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 132

Dropping The F-Bomb: Blogging with Naughty Words

This guest post on using swearing on your blog was written by Justin Dupre from Blogosis. I’m thinking of a word that starts with F- and ends in U-C-K. There are two answers to this. If you are the good blogger, which I know you all are, (Italics for emphasis, ...more
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Face to Face with the Matthew Effect: Making Yourself Heard
23rd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 24

Face to Face with the Matthew Effect: Making Yourself Heard

Guest Post: Muhammad Saleem is a social media consultant and a top-ranked community member on multiple social news sites. For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath. (Matthew XXV:29, ...more
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Writing with Confidence or Risking Your Reputation?
21st of January 2008 Darren Rowse 69

Writing with Confidence or Risking Your Reputation?

A guest post over at John Chow’s blog today by Steven York titled Successful Blogging – 5 Tips for Writing With Confidence caught my attention today. The title was something that I was keen to read as I think that being confident as a blogger is important – however as ...more
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How to Create Social Media’s Favorite Type of Blog Post
18th of January 2008 Skellie 34

How to Create Social Media’s Favorite Type of Blog Post

In my time as a blogger I’ve been lucky enough to have two posts I’ve written hit the front page of Digg. The first one was a resource list of 110+ resources for creative minds. The most amazing thing about the experience was that the post itself required only one ...more
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How to Make Your Blog Posts Stand Out From the Rest – Lessons from the MacBook Air
18th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 38

How to Make Your Blog Posts Stand Out From the Rest – Lessons from the MacBook Air

Have you heard that Apple released a new laptop called the MacBook Air yesterday? If you haven’t – you are not reading the same blogs that I am. The news is everywhere at the moment with thousands of bloggers ‘breaking’ the news. Here’s how Technorati has tracked the mentions of ...more
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Six Tips for More Creative Blogging
14th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 41

Six Tips for More Creative Blogging

This post on Creative Blogging was written by Mark Seall from Talk Climate Change. Creative lapses are one of the biggest blog killers out there. Every blogger spends time staring at a blank screen searching for inspiration at some point, and few niches provide a steady stream of juicy news ...more
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Posting Less Frequently Can Lead to Higher Reader Engagement
8th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 53

Posting Less Frequently Can Lead to Higher Reader Engagement

I just read an interesting post by Terry Dean outlining Which 10 RSS Feeds He Actually Reads. Terry used the ‘Trends’ feature on Google Reader to analyze which blogs had the highest % of posts that he actually read. The list of blogs that he mentioned were all great blogs ...more
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