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Seven Tips for Blogging Your Way to a New Job
16th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Seven Tips for Blogging Your Way to a New Job

Debbie Weil over at Marketing Profs writes a good article on Seven Tips for Blogging Your Way to a New Job. She writes quite an extensive aricle – but her main points are: 1. Start with a topic you’re passionate about 2. Concentrate on shorter, more frequent entries in your ...more
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How Many Posts do you Need in your Archives to earn Money from Blogging?
11th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How Many Posts do you Need in your Archives to earn Money from Blogging?

Someone asked me just now –‘how many pages do I need on my blog for it to earn $XX.00s per day?’ Its a pretty common question and one that I’m going to tackle below – but first let me ponder another related question from Thomas who in my recent call ...more
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On ‘When to Post’ to your Blog
9th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

On ‘When to Post’ to your Blog

Just got a good email from Chris from Passive Digressive with some good questions in it. I’m about to duck out now so can’t reply to him at this moment – but thought I’d open up one of the questions for discussion to see what you my wonderful readers think. ...more
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How to Write Compelling Blog Posts
7th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Write Compelling Blog Posts

There is a good basic post on How to Write Compelling Blog Posts over at Marketing Profs. Nothing particularly new about it but a good place to start if you’re new to blogging and want to have a primer on how to write more effectively. Here is a taster. ‘Writing ...more
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Duplicate Posting and Free Articles = Duplicate Content
2nd of March 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Duplicate Posting and Free Articles = Duplicate Content

I’ve noticed a growing trend among bloggers who have multiple blogs to post the same post numerous times in different places. I can see why such a practice might seem tempting: it cuts down the work you have to do (two for the energy of one) it increases the chance ...more
Search Engine Optimization
What you can learn about writing Blogs from Infomercials
25th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What you can learn about writing Blogs from Infomercials

Search Engine Guide has an interesting post on – what you can learn about writing web copy from Infomercials. Whilst I’m not really sure I’d want my blogs to look too much like the infomercials we get here in Australia (they tend to be a laughing stock and very tacky) ...more
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The importance of the Scoop in Blogging
9th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The importance of the Scoop in Blogging

This week is a very busy week for me. Both in my general life but also my blogging. In particularly the blogging side of things is pretty hectic as there is a trade show happening in Orlando where all the major digital camera manufacturers unveil their newest models for the ...more
Writing Content
The Importance of Good Headlines for RSS
22nd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Importance of Good Headlines for RSS

Poynter Online has a great post about the importance of having a good headline in your RSS feed. ‘But what do I do with headlines like “Dramatic change” (which turned out to be about a change in the government’s attitude toward immigrants) or “An unfinished story” (this deals with the ...more
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Rhythmic Blogging
13th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Rhythmic Blogging

There is a good collection of blogging tips over at Leave It Behind’s Building a Better Blog with a few tips that I’ve not seen on too many other similar lists. I like this one: 3. Publish During High Traffic Times If one of your desires is to generate traffic, ...more
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