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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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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
Blogging Tools and Services
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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