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Community – Principles of Successful Blogging #4
22nd of October 2009 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Community – Principles of Successful Blogging #4

Today’s principle in our series on successful blogging is all about building community on your blog. Let me share how I discovered that community was possible in the online space with a story: I discovered the power of online community on the very first day that I went online (I ...more
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7 Steps to Building a Genuine Relationship With Your Readers
2nd of August 2009 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

7 Steps to Building a Genuine Relationship With Your Readers

This is a guest post from Leo Babauta of Zen Habits, and author of the best-selling book The Power of Less. Leo has just released a free report for bloggers called How I Got 100,000 Subscribers in Two Years: Lessons from Zen Habits. One of the things I’m proudest of ...more
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8 Tips for Building Community on Your Blog
28th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

8 Tips for Building Community on Your Blog

Another challenge that faces a lot of bloggers who’ve reached a point of getting their blog past the ‘launch phase’ and where they have regular readers is forming those readers into a ‘community’. What I noticed in the growth of my photography site was that in the first 6 months ...more
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Taking your Blog to a Community
6th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Taking your Blog to a Community

Today Community Strategist Connie Bensen shares some tips on taking your blog to a community. Every blogger wants more readers. I’ve always appreciated how Problogger regularly features ideas for improving your blog & writing techniques. As people happen upon your blog they may decide to join your community of readers. ...more
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MU vs NING for Community Building
2nd of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

MU vs NING for Community Building

This is a guest post by Roni of GreenLiteBites. Roni has developed a successful online community, BlogToLose, to support her weight loss blog WeightWatchen. In 2005, I started a blog to track my weight loss progress after joining Weight Watchers. Initially, the site was a very egocentric attempt to be ...more
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Building Blog Community by Setting Homework For Readers
9th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Building Blog Community by Setting Homework For Readers

A month back I finished a post on how to increase your blog’s page views with the tip of ‘give your readers a homework assignment’. I included it as a tip based on what I’d been experimenting with for just one week – it was really an unproven tip based ...more
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