7 Tips for Writing About Politics (…When You’re Not a Political Writer)
15th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 31

7 Tips for Writing About Politics (…When You’re Not a Political Writer)

This guest post on writing about politics is by Allen McDuffee governmentality. While it’s an exciting time to write about politics, bloggers who ordinarily don’t write about politics can easily be intimidated by just the thought of it. Can I write authoritatively about the subject? Do I know all sides ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Would you Prefer More Blog Readers or Twitter Followers?
14th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 120

Would you Prefer More Blog Readers or Twitter Followers?

I’m running this poll over at TwiTip but thought it’d be interesting to run it here on ProBlogger too as the topic is relevant to both audiences and I was curious to see if there would be any difference in the responses on the two blogs (given their topics cover ...more
Reader Questions
How to Shut Down A Blog
14th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 41

How to Shut Down A Blog

In this post Michael Gray looks at how to shut down a blog. While there are numerous articles and blog posts with best practices on how to start and grow a blog, there are very few on how to properly shut down a blog. There are many reasons why you’d ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Blog for a Global Audience
13th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 65

How to Blog for a Global Audience

In this post Liz from Pocket Cultures shares 5 tips on how to develop a blog that is friendly to those from around the world. First of all, why do you want to blog for a global audience? Well, the world is getting more connected, and people in more and ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blogging vs Twitter [A few Random Thoughts on the Two Mediums]
12th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 75

Blogging vs Twitter [A few Random Thoughts on the Two Mediums]

On Twitter yesterday Yaro asked me whether I like Twitter more than Blogging. My reply was of course limited to 140 characters and as a result not overly comprehensive: “no I like blogging more than Twitter but Twitter is fun and a useful part of the mix of what I ...more
Social Media
How to NOT get Hired for a Blogging Job
11th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 48

How to NOT get Hired for a Blogging Job

Looking for a Blogging Job? Today Lynn Truong (co-founder of Personal Finance blog Wise Bread) gives some tips on how to apply for one. I’ve read thousands of blogging applications over the last few years. And while explaining what I look for in a blogger is pretty much like trying ...more
Blog Networks
The Unlimited Freelancer [Ebook Review]
11th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 24

The Unlimited Freelancer [Ebook Review]

I recently asked my followers on Twitter how many of them were currently looking for more work. The response was overwhelming with many expressing that they were looking at different types of freelance work. Today Jade Craven from the Prolific Writer reviews an ebook by the name of The Unlimited ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
New Blogger Jobs Available (and an Opportunity for those Looking for Bloggers)
10th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 13

New Blogger Jobs Available (and an Opportunity for those Looking for Bloggers)

Last week I tweeted a question asking my followers how many of them were currently looking for blogging work. The response was overwhelming – literally hundreds of responses within the next hour of people saying that they were in the market for a blogging job either as a full time ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Blog Tips (for Bloggers Who Have Been Around a While)
10th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 24

Blog Tips (for Bloggers Who Have Been Around a While)

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been running a series of posts here on ProBlogger about how to grow a blog to the next level once it has moved past its launch phase. If you missed some of the posts – here’s a full listing of them: Building Upon ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips