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Friday, 21 March 2008

Cameroons: Listen up - 'Getting Bloggers To Write About You '

Here's '17 Tips For Getting Bloggers To Write About You' by Boing Boing's Cory Doctorow.

  1. Have a link
  2. Have a permanent link
  3. Have a link for everything
  4. Use real links
  5. Use links that go to pages
  6. Flash sites stink
  7. PDFs stink
  8. Streams stink
  9. Put your URL on your images
  10. Linking policies are ridiculous
  11. Don't worry about "bandwidth stealing"
  12. Offer high-res images
  13. Forget the "copyright protection" Javascript
  14. Enough with the legal boilerplate
  15. Let bloggers know how you'd like to be attributed
  16. Creative Commons licensing takes the guesswork out of blogging
  17. Finally: Send suggestions by the preferred means
Here be the nuggets (#9 is particular genius).

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