Category31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Email a Blogger that Linked to You to Say Thanks
29th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Email a Blogger that Linked to You to Say Thanks

One of the lifelines that keeps a blog healthy and growing is the incoming link. When other blogs and websites link to you blog they inject your blog with ‘juice’ that brings it real life in three main ways: Google Juice – incoming links are gold when it comes to ...more
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Find a Sponsor for Your Blog
27th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Find a Sponsor for Your Blog

Today’s task in the 31 Day Project will appeal more to those who are looking to make money from their blogs. If that’s not you – there are plenty of other daily tasks in previous days of the project that you might like to repeat. This task might also be ...more
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Link up to a Competitor
26th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Link up to a Competitor

Earlier in the 31 Day Project that I’m running this month I suggested taking some time out to analyze your Blog’s Competition as an exercise to help you improve your own blogging. In that post I wrote: “I use the word ‘competition’ hesitantly because the thing about blogging is that ...more
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Go Shopping and Improve Your Blog
25th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Go Shopping and Improve Your Blog

Today’s task in the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog project is to go Shopping! OK – I can hear what you’re probably thinking: “What? The ProBlogger has lost his mind – what does shopping have to do with blogging?” Stick with me for a second and let me ...more
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Do a Search Engine Optimization Audit on Your Blog
24th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Do a Search Engine Optimization Audit on Your Blog

One of the biggest sources of traffic on the web is Google (and it’s fellow search engines). As a result it makes sense that a blogger interested in building traffic to their blog would take some time to learn how Search Engines Rank sites. Today’s task in the 31 Day ...more
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What Everybody Ought to Know About Blogging – 97 Blog Tips
23rd of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What Everybody Ought to Know About Blogging – 97 Blog Tips

We are entering the last week in the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog project and I’m continuing to enjoy both writing my own tips and reading those being submitted by readers. Today I’ve got another 97 reader tips for you (taking us to a total of 456 submissions ...more
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Go on a Dead Link Hunt
23rd of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Go on a Dead Link Hunt

Today your task in the 31 Day Project is something that most bloggers who have been blogging for a while could probably benefit from doing – go on a dead link hunt. Blogging is built on the ‘link’. One blog links to another blog who links to another who makes ...more
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Make a Reader Famous
21st of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Make a Reader Famous

Do you want to be famous? Do you want to be noticed? Do you want people to know who you are? Do you want to have more influence? I did an informal survey of bloggers at a workshop and asked them why they blog. The majority of answers had something ...more
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Run a Reader Survey on Your Blog
20th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Run a Reader Survey on Your Blog

Your task today in the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog project is to ask your readers how you can improve your blog. At least once a year I like to write a post on my blogs inviting my readership to comment on a number of areas of my ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog