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Punctuation, Spelling and Grammar – Quality Control for Bloggers
6th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Punctuation, Spelling and Grammar – Quality Control for Bloggers

In our series on crafting blog content we’re at stage 7 (of 10) and having chosen our topic, crafted a title, written an engaging opening line, written a meaningful post, added a call to action and added depth – we’re finally ready to hit ‘publish’! Or are we? Image by ...more
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13 Ways to Add New Dimensions to Your Next Post
3rd of September 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

13 Ways to Add New Dimensions to Your Next Post

What do you see when you look at this image? Image by Lord V OK – so it’s two flies right? Yes it is…. but look a little harder. Have you ever used one of those crazy eye cross eye 3D multidimensional pictures? This is one of them. Relax, cross ...more
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Calls to Action – 12 Tips To SNAP Readers Out of Passivity
29th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Calls to Action – 12 Tips To SNAP Readers Out of Passivity

The vast majority of visitors to your blog are paralyzed by passivity. They never comment, they don’t vote in polls, they won’t subscribe to your feed or newsletters, they won’t buy the affiliate products that you recommend, they won’t email a friend about your blog, they won’t vote for you ...more
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Does Your Next Blog Post Matter?
27th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Does Your Next Blog Post Matter?

If your next blog post doesn’t matter – don’t publish it until it does. In our series on How to Craft a Blog Post we’ve been talking about ‘points to pause’ while writing a blog post. So far we’ve looked at choosing a topic, titles and opening lines and today ...more
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Show Off Your Title Creation Skills – Rework These Post Headlines
24th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Show Off Your Title Creation Skills – Rework These Post Headlines

In the last few days we’ve been talking about how to write good blog post titles here at ProBlogger. We’ve talked about the theory of it – so now it’s time to get a little more practical. In the next couple of days I’m going to launch a group writing ...more
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11 Ways to Open a Post and Get Reader Engagement
23rd of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

11 Ways to Open a Post and Get Reader Engagement

‘Hi Michael, it’s nice to meet you’ These were the first words my wife spoke to me. Not the most spectacular start to a relationship…. considering my name is Darren. Opening lines matter – particularly when it comes to blogging. If you don’t get them right your posts will go ...more
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The Why and How on Repeating Content on Your Blog
19th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Why and How on Repeating Content on Your Blog

Many bloggers come to a point in their blogging after they’ve been at it for a sustained period of time where they need to make a decision about repeating content and posting on topics they’ve already covered. Here’s a recent question from a reader who wished to remain anonymous: “I ...more
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10 Steps to the Perfect List Post
17th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

10 Steps to the Perfect List Post

List Posts have always been a popular format of post for bloggers. Today Ali Hale examines how to write the perfect list post and gives some great examples along the way of list posts that have done well on blogs. List posts are ubiquitous – and hugely popular – in ...more
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Using AideRSS to Help Identify Hot Topics to Cover On Your Blog
15th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Using AideRSS to Help Identify Hot Topics to Cover On Your Blog

View the full sized version of this video at Blip, YouTube or Viddler (you’ll probably want to to see the text of what I’m talking about). Yesterday I wrote about how to choose a topic to write about for blog posts and today in this video post I want to ...more
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