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The Final Frontier to Exquisite Writing – Avoid Clichés
5th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Final Frontier to Exquisite Writing – Avoid Clichés

Today Bamboo Forest from Pun Intended shares some thoughts on the topic of avoiding Clichés. I’ve co-authored a blog for less than a year, and prior to beginning, my writing was natural – which is precisely why it wasn’t good. Good writing stands on good principles. These principles aren’t natural; ...more
Writing Content
The Importance of Pillar Articles and why Obama and McCain are Idiots
30th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Importance of Pillar Articles and why Obama and McCain are Idiots

In this post – relatively new blogger CJ from Wise Money Matters shares what they’ve learned about using Pillar Articles (sometimes called evergreen content) to Grow Traffic to Your Blog. I started blogging only 4 months ago. In the grand scheme of things, this is a very short time and ...more
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How To Build a Successful Email Newsletter
28th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How To Build a Successful Email Newsletter

Over the last week I’ve been talking about Newsletters a little. We’ve covered reasons start a newsletter and how I’ve increased my newsletter subscriber numbers 10 fold. Today I want to finish this informal mini-series on newsletters off with some tips for actually writing a newsletter. How to Write an ...more
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Finding Your Posting Rhythm [Part 2]
26th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Finding Your Posting Rhythm [Part 2]

Yesterday I suggested 4 tips for helping bloggers to find their posting rhythm: There is no Right Posting Level Start out Slow and Work Your Way Up Monitor Your Readerships Response to Your Posting Levels Consistency is Important Today I want to share 4 more tips on posting workflows. 5. ...more
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Tips on Finding Your Blogging Rhythm
25th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Tips on Finding Your Blogging Rhythm

Today I had this question from a reader about their struggle with posting daily on their blog: “Darren I am a new blogger and I really want to be posting every day, but I just can’t keep up. I find it takes me so long to put each post together ...more
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When to Publish Blog Posts – Timing Considerations
15th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

When to Publish Blog Posts – Timing Considerations

Over the last few weeks we’ve been looking at important times to pause in the writing and publishing of a post. Each of these stages in the development of a blog post can contribute to whether a post makes it big around the web or not. Today we’re considering the ...more
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How to Polish Posts: Individual Blog Post Design
9th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Polish Posts: Individual Blog Post Design

Much is written about how to ‘design blogs’ (as a whole) but another element of ‘blog design’ that I think is just as important, yet not written about much, is the design of individual blog posts. How blog posts ‘look’ is so important. I’ve seen the power of ‘polishing’ posts ...more
Blog Design
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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