10 Bloggers Share Their Best Post Ever 271

On the 12th of March I proposed that one way to create a remarkable blog post is to write like you’re never going to be able to write again, and, in doing so, produce a trump card post. After reading the post, ten Skelliewag readers decided to give it a go. The results were quite spectacular, and covered […]

The Bloggers Library 28 Free ebooks and Excerpts for Bloggers 77

Looking for some reading material? These eBooks cover topics ranging from content creation, promotion, social media, general blogging, business blogging, making money blogging to web writing/copywriting, SEO and design. The collection totals more than 864 pages and 31 megabytes. Enjoy! Instructions: left-click on the links provided to download or save the eBook from its dedicated page. Content Creation 1. Killer […]

How to Level the Playing Field with Digg 288

If you haven’t noticed already, Digg is the most deeply gamed social media service on the planet. ‘Gaming’ social media is the act of using private networks and arrangements to propel your own content forward. Asking for votes is gaming, organizing submission by select individuals is gaming, and so on. The argument against so-called ‘gaming’ […]

Whats it Like to run a Popular Blog 236

As Skelliewag approaches 3,500 subscribers (barring huge Feedburner errors…) I’ve started to accept that the blog has grown into something that many people would class as popular, successful and so on. One thing that strikes me as strange is how little talk there is about the ways in which running a well-established blog differs from running a […]