Eliminate the Echo Chamber and Add New Dimensions to Your Blog
25th of November 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Eliminate the Echo Chamber and Add New Dimensions to Your Blog

One of the better posts I always remember reading is by Chris Pirillo writing about ways to eliminate the ‘echo chamber’. It’s a post that I’m sure many bloggers will find a challenge (I know I did). Here are his main points (in bold) with a few comments of my ...more
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Tell the World Something Important
18th of November 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What My 4-Year-Old Son Taught Me About Successful Blogging

This story goes back to when my eldest (now 15-year-old) son was just a toddler and I delivered a Keynote at BlogWorld Expo, where I told how my son reminded me of a powerful principle of successful blogging. So many people have since told me how much they enjoyed and ...more
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Is Your Blog Ready for the Festive Season
11th of November 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Is Your Blog Ready for the Festive Season?

There are only 44 days until Christmas! It’s that time of year: the silly season is almost upon us: there’s only 15 days until Black Friday and 18 days until Cyber Monday. If you start preparing your blog for Christmas in December you’re probably too late. The Christmas rush starts ...more
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Are You Spreading Yourself Too Thinly?
4th of November 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Are You Spreading Yourself Too Thinly?

Today I want to share one last way to let your blog go to round off our 10 part series. It’s something that has at times almost brought my own blogging to a grinding halt. Problem Taking on too many projects and stretching yourself too thinly. There’s a fine line ...more
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How to Avoid Becoming a Single-Minded Blogger
28th of October 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Avoid Becoming a Single-Minded Blogger

One of the most common ways that I see a blog ‘go under’ is when the blogger gets distracted from the overall task of blogging by one single aspect of blogging. Here’s the thing – for a blog to become successful you can’t just work on one aspect of it ...more
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Tips to Add Originality to your Blog
21st of October 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Tips to Add Originality to your Blog

Recently, we’ve been looking at a variety of ways that bloggers let their blogs degenerate. Today I want to talk about something that has the potential to kill a blog very quickly – the lack of original content or ideas. This is a mistake that many bloggers fall into to ...more
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How to Avoid Becoming a Negative Blogger
14th of October 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Avoid Becoming a Negative Blogger

  Recently we’ve been looking at a variety of ways that bloggers let their blogs ‘slip’ over time. So far we’ve looked at mainly things that are pretty easy to identify – but today I want to look at something that creeps into the attitude of many bloggers over time ...more
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Tips for When You Can’t Blog
7th of October 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Tips for When You Can’t Blog

Have you ever come across a blog that posts more about why they don’t post than anything else? I hesitate to write about this method of ‘letting your blog go’ because I know that most bloggers do go through stages when they struggle to post to their blog due to ...more
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30th of September 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Avoid Comment Spam Taking Over Your Blog

One of the saddest things that I see on blogs is where a blogger completely gives up on staying on top of comment spam. You dig into their archives searching for information and expertise on their topic only to find their comments section completely riddled with comments that range from ...more
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