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Writing Good Content
18th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 59

Writing Good Content

I’d now like to swing the blogging for beginners series onto the topic of writing content with a series of posts exploring different elements of quality content. By the way – Peter mentioned in the last post in this series that his part 2 piece on blog design would be ...more
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When Not Posting is a Good Thing for your Blog
11th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 22

When Not Posting is a Good Thing for your Blog

Wayne’s hit the nail on the head with his post Posting desperation: When anything won’t do where he examines a good strategy for beating bloggers block…. Posting Nothing at all. ‘Instead of letting some slipshod meaningless post fill that taunting empty posting box, it would be better for you and ...more
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Writing Integrity Day
3rd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 4

Writing Integrity Day

Andy Wibbels is having a writing integrity day. What is it? It’s pretty simple really – it’s an attempt to get all that writing you’ve been putting off done by being a little accountable to others. He’s done it before – it goes something like this: We all get on ...more
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Why I don’t use Free Articles on my Blogs
31st of January 2006 Darren Rowse 23

Why I don’t use Free Articles on my Blogs

A common question that finds itself into my inbox from readers is with regards to the practice of using ‘Free Articles’ to put on your blog. I quite often talk about how building the quantity of content on your blog is one strategy for building traffic over time but the ...more
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Bloggers Block
8th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Bloggers Block

The following post was submitted by Lyndon from Flockblog A successful Blogger does one thing above all others. A blogger writes. A successful Blogger puts fingers to the keyboard and writes quality blog posts often and regularly. Seems obvious, but one of the biggest potential problems successful bloggers can have ...more
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Turning Off-Line Into On-Line Content
7th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 3

Turning Off-Line Into On-Line Content

Tammy Powley is a weblogger and freelance writer from South Florida. One of the first content collecting tips most bloggers pick up is signing up for content helpers like google news alerts. I have to admit to doing this myself, and I use a lot of them. News alerts (no ...more
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Ten Tips for writing a blog post
30th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 169

Ten Tips for writing a blog post

The following post on tips for writing a blog was submitted by Lyndon from Flockblog who in his email to me with it described it as a simple ‘back to basics’ kind of post. Thanks Lyndon. Get more Blog tips from our Blog Tips for Beginners series. Here are ten ...more
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Overcoming Intimidation Over English Skills in Blogging
18th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 22

Overcoming Intimidation Over English Skills in Blogging

The next tip in the b5media’s 12 Days of Christmas is from Gayla Baer – one of b5’s celebrity bloggers at Celebamour. She’s got 7 blogs (last time I counted) is a stay at home/work at home mom (twin 12 year old boys) and writes also at Single-Again. Her topic ...more
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Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts – Part 2
17th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts – Part 2

Here’s part 2 of Tips for Writing Hardworking Posts by b5 blogger John Evans. I’m John Evans and I write Windows Vista and Microsoft Weblog for b5media. My personal blog is SYNTAGMA. In Part 1, I looked at how a blogger’s “backlist” could be made to work harder by interlinking ...more
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