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How to Choose a Topic for Your Next Blog Post
14th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Choose a Topic for Your Next Blog Post

Today I’d like to talk about choosing topics for blog posts as part of our series on how to craft a blog post. Image by devorocks81 Choosing the right topic to write about on your blog is vital if you want to write a post that engages your reader. Rushing ...more
Writing Content
12th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Craft a Blog Post – 10 Crucial Points to Pause

It hits you like a TON of BRICKS! It’s an idea for that KILLER blog post that is just bound to bring you all the traffic that you’ve ever dreamed of. With the idea fresh in your mind you sit down at your keyboard and BANG it out – desperate ...more
Writing Content
24 Things to do When Stuck for a Topic to Blog About
8th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

24 Things to do When Stuck for a Topic to Blog About

Stuck for something to write about on your blog? Here are a few suggestions of things that might help get the creative juices flowing. 1. Use Mind Mapping I’ve previously talked about how Mind Mapping can be used to generate hundreds of ideas for blog posts. It can be used ...more
Featured Posts
Linkbait, Passion, Fluff and Mixing it Up: Reflections on Content Development
7th of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Linkbait, Passion, Fluff and Mixing it Up: Reflections on Content Development

Today I want to tell you the story of a blogger whose problem that he was too good at getting on the front page of Digg. But first – I want to share a quote from Michael Gray who said something last week that hit the mark for me: “One ...more
Social Media
GRAB Your Reader’s Attention and HOOK them into your blog
2nd of August 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

GRAB Your Reader’s Attention and HOOK them into your blog

Do you want to learn how to SNAP readers out of their zombie like surfing and HOOK them into your blog? If so – read on…. Image by Essjay in NZ Before I was a blogger I did a lot of public speaking. I did a number of courses in ...more
Blog Design
Nine Signs of an Effective Blog Post
10th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Nine Signs of an Effective Blog Post

In this post Dustin M. Wax explores what it takes to write an effective blog post. Learn more about Dustin at the conclusion of this post. Image by B Tal. You sweat blood all night, hunched over your keyboard, typing away at your blog’s next masterpiece. Finally, you click “Publish”, ...more
Writing Content
The Beauty of Imperfection
9th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Beauty of Imperfection

Today Chris Brogan shares with us one of the secrets of his blogging. I’m not sure what it is about Darren’s blog that makes me confess my blogging secrets. I did it once before when I discussed how I promote my blog using Twitter, and here I am back to ...more
Writing Content
Why Being a Better Writer Affects the Performance of your Blog
27th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Why Being a Better Writer Affects the Performance of your Blog

Amrit Hallan from Content Blog writes today about how improving your writing can improve the performance of your blog – Image by The Trial. Why are writers banned and persecuted in undemocratic countries? Because the written word is stronger than the entire governments and the ruthless forces they wield upon ...more
Writing Content
The Power of Getting Personal on Your Niche Blog
21st of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Power of Getting Personal on Your Niche Blog

This time last weekend I was sitting in a delivery suite in a Melbourne hospital waiting for the arrival of my second son Henri. It would be another 12 hours til he was actually born but after he’d come along and we’d had a little recovery time I managed to ...more
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