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Blogging Tips: Writing Purposeful Content
18th of June 2007 Lorelle VanFossen 28

Blogging Tips: Writing Purposeful Content

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. Writing with keyword-rich content helps your blog be found and readers to fully understand what you are writing about. Write consistent ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Telling Your Story With Words and Images
15th of June 2007 Lorelle VanFossen 27

Telling Your Story With Words and Images

The following is a guest post by Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress. Words tell their own story. They bring forth rhyme and reason, color attitudes, and move people. Combining the power of the verbal image with the visual can either enhance your story or overpower it. Finding that happy ...more
Writing Content
How Long Should a Post Be?
14th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 63

How Long Should a Post Be?

mistergin asks – “I notice most of your blog entries are short. I have a habit of not necessarily being long winded, but very detailed. I want to cover all the bases and make the article “full”. However, I realize that I start running into posts that scroll through 2 ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Where to Get Product Pictures for your Blog
8th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 17

Where to Get Product Pictures for your Blog

Frank Johnson (no url provided) asks – “Darren – my question is how you find product photography for your product-related blogs. Do you 1) take photos of the products yourself; 2) grab them off the manufacturers’ websites after asking for permission to use them; 3) grab them off the manufacturers’ ...more
Writing Content
Is Your Blog Truly Valuable?
5th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 30

Is Your Blog Truly Valuable?

This post was submitted by Chris Garrett from ChrisG.com Valuable content. Most people know this is the way to be successful in blogging. Sure there are other important factors too. Traffic, design, usability, community … All the good stuff. Whatever reason people have for visiting, they stay for the content. ...more
Writing Content
A Process for Persuasive Blogging
19th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 13

A Process for Persuasive Blogging

Today I was digging through Joseph Sugarman’s ‘Advertising Secrets of the Written Word‘ and came across a section describing how he teaches students to work out the sequence of ad copy. Without rehashing the whole chapter his style is very much about identifying a reader need and then leading them ...more
Writing Content
Giving Underperforming Posts a Second Chance with Updates
11th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 26

Giving Underperforming Posts a Second Chance with Updates

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again…. Have you ever written a post that you thought would hit the spot with your readers, generate lots of interest and/or stimulate a great conversation and then find it fell flat on it’s face? I have – in fact it happens ...more
Writing Content
Write a Better Blog Series In One Sitting
3rd of May 2007 Glen 17

Write a Better Blog Series In One Sitting

This post was written by Glen Stansberry of LifeDev (feed). Check out LifeDev for tips to increase creativity and productivity in your writing. If you’re wanting to generate a little bit of buzz around your blog, you might think about writing a blog series. I’ve found that they usually generate ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How a Young Couple Made Half a Million Dollars In an Hour Before My Eyes
28th of April 2007 Darren Rowse 38

How a Young Couple Made Half a Million Dollars In an Hour Before My Eyes

Just a few weeks ago I found myself sitting in a room full of 500 aspiring internet marketers who had gathered together to learn the art of growing an online business. I was there to present on the topic of blogging but after presenting right up front as one of ...more
Writing Content