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Schedule Writing Times
18th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 15

Schedule Writing Times

One of the ways that I find helpful to get back into the momentum of writing a blog is to set aside specific times for writing. I find it is very easy to get distracted by the many different elements of maintaining a blog, to the point where I find ...more
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Using Posting Schedules to Maintain Momentum
17th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 29

Using Posting Schedules to Maintain Momentum

Another strategy for planning ahead that many bloggers use is to create a postings schedule for themselves. This can happen on a range of levels (from informal to very structured) but is often a great way to give some level of structure and motivation for posting. Here’s a few quick ...more
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Timing Your Blog Posts for Maximum Impact
11th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 18

Timing Your Blog Posts for Maximum Impact

In the last two days I’ve been fortunate enough to have Lifehacker link to two posts (here and here) on my Digital Photography School blog. The results have been two wonderful days of traffic with not only links from Lifehacker but quite a few secondary links from other sites that ...more
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Rambling Blogging
25th of April 2006 Darren Rowse 10

Rambling Blogging

Aaron Wall writes a good post titled Rambling too Much = Bad Blogging. I agree that rambling isn’t good blogging practice, but I wouldn’t say that all long posts are. To me it comes down to weighing up the individual factors that a blogger and their blog face and finding ...more
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The Two Most Important Words in Blogging
21st of April 2006 Darren Rowse 4

The Two Most Important Words in Blogging

Brian’s done it again with a great post at Copyblogger and has written about The Two Most Important Words in effective Blogging. You really should read it because it’s right on the money.
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How to Sell Information Products
6th of April 2006 Brian Clark 34

How to Sell Information Products

Wouldn’t you love to have your very own product to sell? More and more bloggers are looking to diversify their income streams, rather than having all their eggs in the AdSense basket. Others are just now discovering blogging, and they recognize right away that it is an ideal platform for ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Writing Blog Post Headlines That Get Results
31st of March 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Writing Blog Post Headlines That Get Results

Copyblogger has a very useful post on Writing Headlines That Get Results that is well worth the read if you’re like most bloggers and spend a lot of time writing posts and then just slap a title on it. ‘According to some of the best copywriters of all time, you ...more
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How to Write for Busy People
28th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 15

How to Write for Busy People

Ben at Inside Firefox has written a great little post on how to write for Busy People (and lets face – most of us fit the category). I think the six points they make are great advice for bloggers also. Of course that doesn’t mean you can’t break the ‘rules’ ...more
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10 Steps to Writing a Successful Series on your Blog
24th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 23

10 Steps to Writing a Successful Series on your Blog

Now that we’ve talked about why a blogger might consider the use of a series of posts I’d like to turn my attention to the way in which I do it. When it comes to the way I build a series of posts on a blog my workflow is a ...more
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