CategoryBlog Promotion
3 Alternatives to Promoting Your Blogs Homepage That Convert First Time Readers to Loyal Ones
2nd of November 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

3 Alternatives to Promoting Your Blogs Homepage That Convert First Time Readers to Loyal Ones

When you have an opportunity to promote your blog what part of your blog do you promote? In 99% of the promotion that I see bloggers doing they promote their blog’s homepage URL. This is a reasonably good way to go – but perhaps there are a few other ways ...more
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10 Ways to Find Readers for Your Blog By Leveraging Other Online Presence
1st of November 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

10 Ways to Find Readers for Your Blog By Leveraging Other Online Presence

One of the simplest ways to grow your blog’s readership is to leverage other places that you have an online presence. Leveraging places that you have presence online could include: 1. Twitter Background Image: I’ve been using a background image on Twitter that has URLs of other places that I’m ...more
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The Importance of Pillar Articles and why Obama and McCain are Idiots
30th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Importance of Pillar Articles and why Obama and McCain are Idiots

In this post – relatively new blogger CJ from Wise Money Matters shares what they’ve learned about using Pillar Articles (sometimes called evergreen content) to Grow Traffic to Your Blog. I started blogging only 4 months ago. In the grand scheme of things, this is a very short time and ...more
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How To Build a Successful Email Newsletter
28th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How To Build a Successful Email Newsletter

Over the last week I’ve been talking about Newsletters a little. We’ve covered reasons start a newsletter and how I’ve increased my newsletter subscriber numbers 10 fold. Today I want to finish this informal mini-series on newsletters off with some tips for actually writing a newsletter. How to Write an ...more
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Tell us about Your Blog in 140 Characters or Less
25th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Tell us about Your Blog in 140 Characters or Less

Update – 48 hours has expired and I’ve now closed this experiment. OK – here’s a little experiment for us to participate in this weekend. Below I’d like you to ‘pitch’ us on why we should read your blog. Read on to find out how. I get asked these two ...more
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8 Reasons to Add a Newsletter to Your Blog
24th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

8 Reasons to Add a Newsletter to Your Blog

Almost every time I write about having an email newsletter associated with my blog (as I did yesterday in sharing how I drastically increased subscriber numbers) I get people asking me why I use newsletters? The questions on newsletters as a medium often include: Isn’t Email old fashioned? Isn’t RSS ...more
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How to Drastically Increase Subscriber Numbers to Your Email Newsletter
23rd of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Drastically Increase Subscriber Numbers to Your Email Newsletter

Two weeks ago I was seeing 40 new email subscribers per day to my photography blog email newsletter. This week I’ve been averaging over 350 new subscribers a day. In this post I’ll share the story of how I did it. In this months ProBlogger Newsletter I gave subscribers some ...more
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Tell A Friend – Let Your Readers Promote Your Posts
22nd of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Tell A Friend – Let Your Readers Promote Your Posts

Here’s a cool little blogging tool to help spread news of your blog posts from readers to their networks of friends via email, social networks, instant messaging and their blogs – it’s called TellaFriend. IN essence it’s a little widget that you embed above or below your posts that readers ...more
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How to Get Blogs to Link to Your Posts
21st of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Get Blogs to Link to Your Posts

Getting other blogs to link to your blog posts is not easy to do – particularly when you are starting out. Taking a ‘write quality content and they will link up’ approach can work once you have a readership (although even then it’s not that easy) but what if your ...more
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