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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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How to Write a Blog Series
24th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 8

How to Write a Blog Series

MindBlog has a good post on Writing a Series of Blog posts which outlines the process that Eric goes through when putting together a series of posts over at his blog. The method of stringing related posts together in a series has been a central part of ProBlogger over the ...more
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How Often Should a Blogger Post?
15th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 50

How Often Should a Blogger Post?

Seth writes a good post on what he calls The noisy tragedy of the blog commons. He observes the high posting frequency of the top blogs going around and writes: Just like the marketers of Oreo (now in 19 flavors of cookies) we’re dealing with clutter by making more clutter. ...more
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