CategoryOther Income Streams
How To Be Funny Without Even Trying
16th of January 2010 Darren Rowse 64

How To Be Funny Without Even Trying

A Guest Post by Jordan Cooper Not A Pro Blog. Ok, so I lied. You’re going to have to try. But not too hard. I promise you. You must have heard the saying “laughter is contagious”. Scientists have actually proven this to be true! Just as any other human emotion, ...more
Other Income Streams
How To Stop Procrastinating and Start Your Blog
6th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 114

How To Stop Procrastinating and Start Your Blog

A Guest Post by Jennifer Blanchard of Procrastinating Writers I read this blog daily. But it wasn’t until last week when I noticed the results of Darren’s poll on “How long have you been blogging?” that I decided it was time to submit a guest post. According to that poll, ...more
Other Income Streams
The Power of Being Personal on Your Blog
28th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 129

The Power of Being Personal on Your Blog

Over the last few weeks I’ve been exploring principles that are evident in many successful blogs. So far we’ve looked at Listening, Trust, Usefulness and Community. Today I want to get personal with you and share a story with you. The Day I Was Jumped On By a Reader Last ...more
Other Income Streams
Discover How to Build Profitable Membership Site
28th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 27

Discover How to Build Profitable Membership Site

As mentioned a few days back – the popular Membership Site Mastermind Course has just reopened its doors to new members for the last time in 2009 – for 3 days only. In short – Membership sites are where you sign up readers to pay a monthly subscription to receive ...more
Other Income Streams
How to Go from 1 to 1,000,000 Users (or Readers)
12th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 60

How to Go from 1 to 1,000,000 Users (or Readers)

The gang over at Carsonified has released the following video this week by Kevin Rose talking about taking a web app from 1 to 1 million users. While the video talks more about web applications and not specifically about blogging – some of the principles that Kevin talks about I ...more
Other Income Streams
Trust – Principles of Successful Blogging #2
8th of October 2009 Darren Rowse 64

Trust – Principles of Successful Blogging #2

Today I want to continue our series of posts looking at principles of building a successful blog by looking at the topic of Trust. A Quick Definition of The Type Of ‘Successful’ Blog I’m Writing About It might be worth stating that the type of blog that I’m talking about ...more
Other Income Streams
Forget the Fatal Flaws of Blogging
14th of August 2009 Darren Rowse 64

Forget the Fatal Flaws of Blogging

In this guest post Seth Waite from Blogussion shares some thoughts on two fatal flaws that most bloggers struggle with. Image by helgasms. Blogging has been a passion of mine now for almost two years. Learning the basics took time and developing my skills has been even longer, but I ...more
Other Income Streams
22 Why Reasons People Go Online: Which is Your Blog Connecting With?
21st of July 2009 Darren Rowse 71

22 Why Reasons People Go Online: Which is Your Blog Connecting With?

This afternoon I came across the results of an interesting study called the Ruder Finn Intent Index which I think makes useful reading for bloggers.
Other Income Streams
9 First Step Goals for New Bloggers
17th of July 2009 Darren Rowse 207

9 First Step Goals for New Bloggers

My youngest boy will take his first steps any day now. He’s been watching his older brother (and his mum and dad) run around the house for 12 months now and you can just see in his eyes the desire to be up and doing it too. This week he’s ...more
Other Income Streams