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A Community Starts with 1,000 Members
7th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

A Community Starts with 1,000 Members

This guest post is by Jeremy Miller of www.StickyBranding.com. It’s easy to see the successes bloggers like Darren Rowse and Chris Brogan are having with social media and think, “I want that.” Darren’s ProBlogger Facebook page has over 43,000 Likes, and Chris has over 103,000 people following him on Google+. ...more
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Why Every Writer Needs an Online Community
3rd of September 2012 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

Why Every Writer Needs an Online Community

This guest post is by Nicolas Gremion of Foboko.com. As a kid, finding writing inspiration and confidence was easy. From picking out the right green pen to recounting your puppy’s every move, it was simple to delve into your own life to create work that was fascinating (if not to ...more
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Build Readership by Building Leadership
24th of June 2012 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Build Readership by Building Leadership

We often hear the word “authority” mentioned in blogging circles, particularly in discussions around building a loyal following. At its most basic, authority is about knowing what you’re talking about, and who you’re talking to. If you think about it, this is a key to rich exchanges in the real ...more
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Tactical Tips for Building an Online Community
3rd of August 2011 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

Tactical Tips for Building an Online Community

This guest post is by Jim Nelson of Tripawds.com. With all the wonderful feedback on my guest post about how we utilize WordPress multisite and discussion forums to build community for our rather niche market, I thought I might offer some detail about specific tactics and network plugins we use ...more
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How to Build Community for Niche Site Success
22nd of July 2011 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

How to Build Community for Niche Site Success

This is a guest post by Jim Nelson of Tripawds.com. Talk about a niche market! When I first started blogging about my three legged dog Jerry back in 2006, never in my wildest dreams did I think helping those facing amputation for their dogs would be my full time job ...more
Blog Networks
Don’t Go It Alone: Relationship-building for Bloggers
11th of February 2011 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

Don’t Go It Alone: Relationship-building for Bloggers

This is a guest post by Jane from Problogging Success. Let’s get it straight. Blogging is not a standalone job. You cannot blog in a space that doesn’t exist and to a group of virtual people. You need people—yes, living human beings, not just pairs of eyeballs—to read your blog. ...more
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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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