CategoryBlog Promotion
How to use PR People to Build Traffic for your Blog
13th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to use PR People to Build Traffic for your Blog

There’s a lot of talk that goes around the blogosphere about how PR people try to USE bloggers to help their clients – but how can bloggers USE PR people (or at least make the relationship a little more mutually beneficial)? In this post Erik Sebellin-Ross from Ready Aim Reach ...more
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Social Media – Should You Use it Or Focus Upon Building Your Own Properties?
2nd of July 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Social Media – Should You Use it Or Focus Upon Building Your Own Properties?

Steve Rubel has a thought provoking post today asking the question – should you rent or buy social real estate? In it he explores the idea of using a service like Twitter (where you ‘rent’ and build up a community on someone else’s property) versus having your own blog on ...more
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How To Promote Other People’s Content and Drive Traffic to Your Own Blog
25th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How To Promote Other People’s Content and Drive Traffic to Your Own Blog

Much has been written on the topic of how to utilize social bookmarking and networking sites to promote your own blog posts. Submitting your posts to sites like Digg, StumbleUpon and Reddit – posting about your posts on Twitter and Plurk…. All of these techniques can work to drive significant ...more
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Offline Blog Promotion Tips – Part 3
10th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Offline Blog Promotion Tips – Part 3

Over at ScribeFire they’ve just published the 3rd part of my offline blog tips series (read part 1 and part 2). This one includes 7 tips from some of my Twitter buddies as well as four more of my own.
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When Guest Posts Become Too Self Centered
6th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

When Guest Posts Become Too Self Centered

I’ve written numerous posts over the last year about how I think that submitting guest posts to other blogs is a great way to promote yourself and to grow the readership of your own blog – however I’ve also noticed a trend in guest posts that could actually hurt you ...more
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More Offline Blog Promotion Tips
2nd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

More Offline Blog Promotion Tips

This week my post at Scribefire continues my examination of offline blog promotion techniques with another 5 tips on the topic (part 1 was here). Looking forward to hearing your tips on how you promote your blog offline. Point #9 is about allowing offline publications to print your content. I ...more
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Offline Blog Promotion Techniques
29th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Offline Blog Promotion Techniques

In my weekly column over at ScribeFire this week I started a series on Offline Blog Promotion (ie promoting your blog through means that have nothing to do with the internet). You can read part 1 (it’s a 3 part series) here. In this post I introduce why offline blog ...more
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How to Get The Readers You Want
27th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Get The Readers You Want

In this post JEMI from InMyHeels.com explores the age old challenge of bloggers – finding readers for your blog. I’ve been trying to ‘hack’ the secret that the big bloggers clearly utilize to charm new readers in by the hundreds on a daily basis. Great content? Got it. Social Media, ...more
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How I Increased Page Views on My Forum by 66.7% in a Month
9th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How I Increased Page Views on My Forum by 66.7% in a Month

Last month at Digital Photography School I ran the biggest competition that I’ve ever run (on that blog). I put a $729 Nikon DSLR up for grabs for one lucky active member in my the forum attached to the blog. The competition was successful in my mind but today while ...more
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