CategoryBlog Design
Using Photos in your Posts
20th of April 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Using Photos in your Posts

Arieanna asks her readers if they are influenced by pictures in posts? She writes: ‘I notice quite often that I scan blog posts quite quickly to pick up on one of two things: keywords in the title or pictures. One or the other has to catch my eye to stop ...more
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Making your blog sticky
2nd of April 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Making your blog sticky

Duncan over at The Blog Herald has a great post on Making your blog sticky which is a second post (first one is here) on what he’s doing at his great blog to make readers stick around after surfing in for the first time to one of his individual archive ...more
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Eyetools seeks expressions of interest in “Community of Learning”
1st of April 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Eyetools seeks expressions of interest in “Community of Learning”

Greg over at Eyetools Research gave me a call on Skype a few weeks ago to talk to me about blogging, Adsense and his wonderful Eyetools Research which I was fascinated in. If you haven’t checked out Eyetools can i recommend you head over to his blog and have a ...more
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Add an ‘About’ Page to Your Blog
23rd of March 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Add an ‘About’ Page to Your Blog

One of the ways you can make your blog more engaging for readers is to consider adding a feature that I’ve noticed that some bloggers are increasingly avoiding using – an About page. About Pages: Two of the most viewed pages on my blog here are my About ProBlogger and ...more
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Random Blog Tips – Make Post Titles Page Titles
20th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Random Blog Tips – Make Post Titles Page Titles

Related to the last Random Blog Tip on Titles – Incorporate the title of your post into the title of the page. Again you’ll notice that I’ve done this here at ProBlogger. If you click on this link on one of my blogs for the Canon Rebel Xt digital camera ...more
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Random Blog Tips – Permalink Titles
19th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Random Blog Tips – Permalink Titles

This will be a quick tip – but a good one. Consider the making the titles of your blog posts Permalinks. You’ll see I’ve done this to my blog here at ProBlogger both on my main page (where you can click the title of each post to go to the ...more
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Blog Design Matters
9th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blog Design Matters

Last week I asked the question – ‘Does Blog design Matter?’ I asked it because my own blog’s redesign was just around the corner and I was interested in the impact it would have upon my blog. A number of people have asked me about the change and the impact ...more
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Open Mike on Blog Design
3rd of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Open Mike on Blog Design

I’m going to open up the comments on this post for anyone to say anything they like on the topic of blog design. I spent half an hour or so today looking through the blogs nominated for this year’s Bloggies awards. I was particularly looking through them with an eye ...more
Blog Design
RSS Feeds: Full posts or extracts?
13th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

RSS Feeds: Full posts or extracts?

Another tip from Leave It Behind’s Building a Better Blog is to ‘Syndicate your Entire Post‘. Brian writes: ‘Again, in the never-ending effort to ensure happy readers, be sure to syndicate (i.e. send) your entire post through RSS. I follow over 75 weblogs (which is probably a low number on ...more
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