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10 Steps to Writing a Successful Series on your Blog
24th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

10 Steps to Writing a Successful Series on your Blog

Now that we’ve talked about why a blogger might consider the use of a series of posts I’d like to turn my attention to the way in which I do it. When it comes to the way I build a series of posts on a blog my workflow is a ...more
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How to Write a Blog Series
24th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Write a Blog Series

MindBlog has a good post on Writing a Series of Blog posts which outlines the process that Eric goes through when putting together a series of posts over at his blog. The method of stringing related posts together in a series has been a central part of ProBlogger over the ...more
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How Often Should a Blogger Post?
15th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How Often Should a Blogger Post?

Seth writes a good post on what he calls The noisy tragedy of the blog commons. He observes the high posting frequency of the top blogs going around and writes: Just like the marketers of Oreo (now in 19 flavors of cookies) we’re dealing with clutter by making more clutter. ...more
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Is Submitting Free Articles a Good Strategy for Blog Growth
9th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Is Submitting Free Articles a Good Strategy for Blog Growth

Yaro has been doing an experiment to see whether writing article to submit to ‘free articles’ directories is a worthwhile way to build your blog (a strategy that quite a few bloggers use) His post is at The Verdict: Is Article Marketing Worth Your Time? The results don’t seem conclusive ...more
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Generating Ideas for your Blog
7th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Generating Ideas for your Blog

Liz has a nice post on being an Idea Magnet today that I’m sure many will enjoy. As she writes – one of the most difficult parts of blogging for many is coming up with ideas that are fresh and engaging. I know after three years of blogging I have ...more
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One Dimensional Blogging
26th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

One Dimensional Blogging

I’ve been watching a number of blogs recently that seem to have become a little obsessed with one of two things – Memes and attempting to get to the top of social bookmarking site’s like digg.com and del.icio.us. Now I’ve got nothing against a good meme from time to time ...more
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An Introduction to Using Images on Blogs
21st of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

An Introduction to Using Images on Blogs

The following post was submitted by Duncan Riley from the Blog Herald, Weblog Empire and b5media. I asked Duncan to explore the topic of using Images on Blogs. I think you’ll agree that his article below is a very comprehensive exploration of the topic which I hope you will find ...more
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More on Writing Content for your Blog
21st of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

More on Writing Content for your Blog

Much more could be written about writing effective blog posts – but rather than keep this series going for a month or two I’ll break my ‘granular post’ advice and make a few brief miscellaneous comments on writing content to help fill out the topic (with links for most to ...more
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Scannable Content
20th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Scannable Content

Make Posts Scannable – One of lessons that I would advise all bloggers to get their minds about is that in addition to fact that the average web user doesn’t usually stay long on a web page – they also don’t read much of it As a result, scannable content ...more
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