CategoryWriting Content
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
Writing Content
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
Writing Content
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
Writing Content
How Obvious is your Blog’s Topic?
29th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How Obvious is your Blog’s Topic?

Can your readers identify what your blog is about quickly? SEO Scoop has a good basic tip on making the topic of your posts obvious as a method of optimizing your page. I would extend this tip to the front page of your blog also. ‘Go to a page on ...more
Writing Content
Copyright and Blogs – 14 Guidelines
27th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Copyright and Blogs – 14 Guidelines

Copyright issues are becoming more and more important for bloggers as blogging is a medium where by it is so easy to borrow, steal, copy or duplicate another person’s content. I’ve blogged on numerous occasions about breaches of copyright that I’ve been on the end of. So when I saw ...more
Writing Content
Article Swapping
15th of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Article Swapping

Wayne over at Blog Business World has a good article on Article Swapping as a strategy to increase the content on your blog. If you can ensure the quality of your article swapping partners this is a good strategy that can double your article producing power and therefor quantity of ...more
Writing Content
RSS Syndication Made Simple – Finding Content Made Easy
7th of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

RSS Syndication Made Simple – Finding Content Made Easy

Steve Rubel (one of my newest favorite reads) has a very useful post on RSS Syndication Made Simple. It is one of the best and easiest to follow, descriptions of how to use RSS to find and read content of other bloggers and news sources. Steve writes – ‘RSS stands ...more
Writing Content