A long time ago, I went through Darren Rowse’s ProBlogger archives and went all way the back to the beginning of his blog – to see what kind of stuff he talked about when he first got started. I actually kinda wondered if he noticed somebody going through his entire archive. It was me.
I had a lot of questions about how his blog progressed toward popularity. When the blog first started he was cranking out a lot of quick posts that weren’t nearly as well written as the stuff he writes today. After a while he started posting consistently and over time his posts became better and better.
The post that stood out in my mind in the very beginning was called something like “The Rules Of Blogging”. I thought it would be pretty cool to write a post like that here in 2012 and share some of my philosophy about the dos and don’ts of blogging. So here goes. (more…)