April 7, 2010

Blogging Heroes

Blogging Heroes: Interviews with 30 of the World's Top Bloggers

This is the title of one of the most useful books I've ever read about blogging, in this 300 pages book Michael A. Banks interviews 30 of the best bloggers between years 2007-2008 by telephone.
In this post i will quote only one tip from the first 10 interviewees, however, there are a lot more precious tips and information in this book that worth a look.

Dave Taylor - The intuitive life business blog
Think before you post, respect others opinions and consider the future implications of your words.
Chris Anderson - The long tail
Every blog and every blogger can be improved. to maximize your blog audience, focus with laser precision on your subject.

Gina Trapani - Life hacker
When you get stuck writing a post, step away from it for a while and work on something else.

Ina Steiner - AuctionBytes
Although it's impossible to read everything, keeping up with competitors' blogs is a necessary part of business blogging.

Mary Jo Foley - All about microsoft
It is important to take time away from blogging, otherwise, you'll limit your perspective.

David Rothman - Teleread
Give readers something extra in the way of information as a reward of visiting your blog.

Frank Warren - Postsecret
Comments to blog posts can be used to spot trends.

Mike Masnick - Tichdirt
Blogging can make pay closer attention to a subject, think about it, and remember more.

Mark Frauen Felder - Boingboing.net
Always link to sources of information in your posts. this encourages others to link back.

Robert Scoble - Scobleizer
In the long term, most blog readers are referred by google or other search engines.
Those were some of the tips i share with you from this great book, I'll continue in the next post with the other 20 interviews.

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