What Blogging Platforms Do We Use? [POLL RESULTS]
31st of May 2009 Darren Rowse 69

What Blogging Platforms Do We Use? [POLL RESULTS]

Last month I asked readers what blog platform they are using? The results were clear with 43% of ProBlogger readers using WordPress.org, 29% using Blogger and 13% using WordPress.com. This isn’t the first time I’ve run this survey. The first time I ran it was in January of 2006 – ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Warning: Do You Recognize These 21 Blogging Mistakes?
30th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 179

Warning: Do You Recognize These 21 Blogging Mistakes?

“What’s the most common mistake made by new bloggers? How can we avoid it?“ – asked on Twitter by @alisonkerr. Here are a few quick mistakes that I see new bloggers making (some of which mistakes I made myself). They’re listed in no particular order and I’d love for you ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Get Your Own Copy of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog WorkBook
28th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 137

Get Your Own Copy of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog WorkBook

Join over 14,000 other bloggers and Give your Blog a Kick Start with this 31 Day Challenge. Regular readers of ProBlogger are familiar with the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog project that we ran here recently. The concept was simple: bloggers set aside 31 days to be intentional ...more
Featured Posts
Got a Question? Want to Connect?
28th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 29

Got a Question? Want to Connect?

Two quick notes for ProBlogger readers of a ‘social persuasion’: 1. Got a Question? Ask it on Twitter – if you have a question that you’d like me to answer as a post on ProBlogger please feel free to ask it on Twitter with the hashtag of #pbquestions. I can’t ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Should You Secure .com AND .net for Your Domain?
28th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 55

Should You Secure .com AND .net for Your Domain?

“how important is it to buy both the .net and .com of the same domain name?” Over on Twitter TragicDog asked me this question domains. Different bloggers will have different approaches to this one but my personal preference these days is to secure the .com version first and then to ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Have You Ever Written Paid Posts On Your Blog
27th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 73

Have You Ever Written Paid Posts On Your Blog

It’s been a few years since services like PayPerPost (and others) controversially came onto the scene and gave bloggers the option to be paid for writing posts about products, companies or services. So I thought it’d be interesting to see how many bloggers have done paid posts (and how many ...more
General
9 Tips to Help You Find More RSS Subscribers for Your Blog
27th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 65

9 Tips to Help You Find More RSS Subscribers for Your Blog

Finding RSS Subscribers is something that many bloggers spend a lot of time thinking about – so in this video I thought I’d put together a few thoughts on how to grow your subscriber numbers. See the full sized version of this video here at YouTube. PS: in the post ...more
RSS
How to Lose Readers [And Not Get Depressed]
26th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 67

How to Lose Readers [And Not Get Depressed]

Much has been written on the topic of how to get readers to visit your blog and how to make your blog sticky so that they stick around once they’ve arrived – but I’ve not seen too many written about how to lose readers. Image by Lst1984 It might seem ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
ProBlogger Book Available for Kindle
25th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 20

ProBlogger Book Available for Kindle

One of the most common requests that I’ve had since launching the ProBlogger Book is from people wanting to buy a copy for their Kindle. Until recently this wasn’t an option but in the last couple of months Amazon made it available for Kindle. For those waiting for it – ...more
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