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What is the Ideal Post Frequency for a Blog?
11th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What is the Ideal Post Frequency for a Blog?

In our current reader poll I’m asking readers to tell us how many posts they made on their main blog over the month of May. It’s only been 12 hours since I posted the poll so it’s early days – however so far category with the most responses so far ...more
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A ‘Quick’ Tip on Landing an Interview for Your Blog
4th of June 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

A ‘Quick’ Tip on Landing an Interview for Your Blog

Image by ItzaFineDay Over the last month since launching the ProBlogger book I’ve done more interviews with other bloggers and sites than I’ve ever done before. It’s been a lot of fun but it’s also taught me a lot about how to approach people for interviews on your blog. Perhaps ...more
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Should I Publish Free Articles On My Blog?
31st of May 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Should I Publish Free Articles On My Blog?

Earlier today I was asked to take a look at a blog of a reader to give it a critique. On arriving on the blog I immediately noticed that at the top of every article on the front page of the blog there was a copyright notice which ascribed the ...more
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Write Reviews that Add Value and Solve Readers’ Problems
25th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Write Reviews that Add Value and Solve Readers’ Problems

Today Dustin M. Wax writes about how to write Review Post on your blog. Reviews are one of the mainstays of blogs. By now, everyone in the world is familiar with Problogger’s own Darren Rowse’s accidental transformation into a professional blogger following the success of his camera reviews. (Been off-world ...more
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The Power of Blog Projects
6th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Power of Blog Projects

Post Post Post… yawn… Post Post Post… sigh… Post Post Post… eyes glazing over… Do you ever find blogging a little mind numbing as a blogger? Do you ever look at other people’s blogs and feel a little bored? Most bloggers who have been blogging for a sustained period of ...more
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What Time of the Day is Best to Post to Your Blog
28th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What Time of the Day is Best to Post to Your Blog

LeftTheBox asks “Hey Darren I know you post daily but do you try to post at a certain time each day?” I certainly do! I not only set myself minimum post numbers each day but I’ve taken it a little further and narrowed down some daily posting windows that I ...more
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9 Essential Questions to Ask Yourself Before Posting to Your Blog
28th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

9 Essential Questions to Ask Yourself Before Posting to Your Blog

HaraldJohnsen asks “As a quality control, what are the most important questions to ask before hitting ‘submit’ / posting a blog post?” Great question Harald – I actually think that most of us as bloggers could improve many of our posts by pausing before hitting ‘submit/publish’ and asking a few ...more
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5 Ideas to Come Up with Blog Content from Your Daily Life
25th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

5 Ideas to Come Up with Blog Content from Your Daily Life

Many bloggers suffer from the daily grind of having to find new posts for their blog – but what if there was an easier way? What if your next post was right before you in the activities that you do each day? One great way to find new content for ...more
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My Blog Posting Workflow
24th of April 2008 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

My Blog Posting Workflow

You get an idea for a post – it might start out as just a few words, a title, a point or two – but how do you take the idea and mould it into a full post? In he above video (see a full sized version of it here) ...more
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