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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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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
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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
Product and Brand Names are Best Keywords
30th of September 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Product and Brand Names are Best Keywords

The Daily Rundown (link removed as the site is no longer there)has this interesting piece of analysis about what people are searching for on Google. ‘ 28% of Google searches are for a “product name”, 9% are for a “brand name” and 5% are searches for a “company name”. “Brand” ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Writing Tips for Bloggers
30th of September 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Writing Tips for Bloggers

Poynter Online is one of the best resources around to help you with your content development. It is actually a tool for those wanting to improve their journalistic skills – but as is often the case – it is easily adaptable to the blogging medium. Their section on writing is ...more
Writing Content
Generating High Quanitities of Blog Content – Recruit Writers
29th of September 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Generating High Quanitities of Blog Content – Recruit Writers

This is the Fifth post in a series of tips on how to generate higher quantities of content for your blog. Check out the previous posts at Set Targets, News Sites and Aggregators, Start a New Blog, Break Down Your Posts and Ecto. Get others to write content for you. ...more
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