They say “no pain, no gain”. But does that apply to blogging?

Let’s talk about a kind of blogging that promises gains without pain: auto-blogging.

The promise of auto-blogging is that you can set up a fully-automated tool to duplicate, spin, or otherwise generate articles and post them to your blog. Then you monetize the […]

The other day on my marketing blog, I ended one of my posts with an invitation to join a “Critical Mass Blogging Team“. Here’s an excerpt:

What I’d like to do is start organizing some Critical Mass Teams for Blog Riffing, commenting, and guest blogging — groups of bloggers of related topics and similar skill […]

It’s Monday morning, and that means it’s time to start another Riff-On blogging contest. This week, the prize is a free copy of my “unblockable exit popup” script, ExPop.

Since ExPop is used to grab the attention of people who are about to leave your website, I searched my feed reader for articles contain the […]

Claude Fullinfaw has posted a nice Riff on Terry Dean’s article: How Influence And Win Customers Everyday In Your Business.

Notice how Claude quotes a brief section about case studies, and then writes in detail about how he has used case studies successfully in his marketing. A nice Riff.

Claude, here’s how to claim your […]

I didn’t promote Riff-On contest #2 quite as heavily as #1, and there was a glitch in the process of announcing it to the Blog Riffers mailing list…and we got zero entries. But rather than just dropping it and waiting till next week for another contest, I thought of a way you can still win. […]

I’ve added a new badge to the Blog Riffers WordPress plugin. It’s the 300×100 pixel one you see over to the right.

You can download the plugin here or get code for the badge here.

It’s time for our second Riff-On contest. This time, the prize will be one year of free service from Instant Affiliate Accelerator.

The site offers a suite of tools for affiliate marketers, including an automated bonus delivery system (offer a bonus to people who buy through your affiliate link, and have it delivered without your […]

I’d like to start by thanking everyone who participated in the first Riff-On Blog Riffing contest, and everyone who helped spread the word. When you ask for a favor, you find out who your friends are.

Participation was light this time around…which means that if you didn’t enter because you were afraid you wouldn’t win…you […]

Write a blog post based on an idea from Seth Godin, and you could win a free copy of SEO Content Factory, plus first-winner bragging rights and the right to display the winner badge on your post.

How to Enter:

Read this post by Seth Godin (all entries must be based on this post).

Write […]

It took me a while, but BlogRiffers.com finally has a, um, blog. :-)

With the “Riff On” Blog Riffing competition about to begin, now there’s a need to have a place to announce things, link to winners, etc.

Stay tuned for more.