CategorySocial Media
More on Advertising on StumbleUpon
18th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

More on Advertising on StumbleUpon

A number of readers have questioned whether running a StumbleUpon advertising campaign is the best use of a marketing budget for a blogger. The main point of contention was that 0.05 cents per impression ($50 CPM – or per 1000 impressions) is too much to pay. I wanted to write ...more
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Run a StumbleUpon Advertising Campaign For Your Blog
17th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Run a StumbleUpon Advertising Campaign For Your Blog

Today’s task in the 31 Day Project is aimed at driving new visitors to your blog by running a mini advertising campaign for your blog using StumbleUpon. Note – This task will take a small budget (unless you get creative and find another website willing to give you some free ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
How to Draw StumbleUpon Users Into Your Blog
14th of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Draw StumbleUpon Users Into Your Blog

The potential for StumbleUpon to send traffic is often under-estimated, particularly by new bloggers. Unlike digg and del.icio.us, an item doesn’t need to become popular before you see immediate results. One or two votes can bring a hundred or more readers — more than a new blog might see in a day.
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How to Use MySpace to Build a Blogging Audience
3rd of August 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Use MySpace to Build a Blogging Audience

This Guest post on the topic of Using MySpace to Build a Blogging Audience was submitted by Kevin Palmer from Buzz Networker. The preconceived notions that the blogging community has about MySpace and other social networking sites couldn’t be any more wrong. These social networking sites are valuable resources that ...more
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Building Your Personal Brand – One ‘Straw’ at a Time
31st of July 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Building Your Personal Brand – One ‘Straw’ at a Time

“Customers build an image of a brand as birds build nests. From the scraps and straws they chance upon.” – Jeremy Bullmore I heard the above quote from Bullmore a couple of months ago and since then have continued to mull it over as I think it applies to bloggers ...more
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Why StumbleUpon Sends More Traffic Than Digg
6th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Why StumbleUpon Sends More Traffic Than Digg

I was digging around in the Google Analytics stats for Digital Photography School this afternoon and did some analysis of some of the most popular pages on the blog over the last month. One page that has done exceptionally well and continues to bring in reasonable traffic even six weeks ...more
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What Social Networking Sites Do You Use? How Do they Benefit Your Blog?
28th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What Social Networking Sites Do You Use? How Do they Benefit Your Blog?

I’ve noticed over the last month that the numbers of requests to connect (or become friends) on social networking sites has dramatically increased. Every morning when I go through my inbox I find I’m approving more and more of these requests from Facebook and LinkedIn and even when I head ...more
Social Media
Social Bookmarking and Networking – How Involved Are You?
30th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Social Bookmarking and Networking – How Involved Are You?

Belle from Working Blogger wrote me an interesting question last week on social networking and bookmarking communities that I thought might make an interesting topic for discussion for the wider community. She writes: “What on earth is a blogger to do about all the various social networking communities. I do ...more
Social Media
ProBlogger Readers Do it Better…. than Digg Users
25th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

ProBlogger Readers Do it Better…. than Digg Users

Wendy writes a great post today in her introduction to Social Media Strategy and Socially Driven Content. In the post she talks to bloggers about why they should learn about social media, what results they can get and how to start out in it. What caught my attention was right ...more
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