The Ultimate Last Minute Christmas Gift for Bloggers
24th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 30

The Ultimate Last Minute Christmas Gift for Bloggers

If you’re anything like me you’ve probably left your Christmas shopping to the last minute (as I write this post there are less than 3 hours left til the shops close here in Australia and I still need to get one more gift)! If you’re still searching for a great ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Blogger Outreach: Center of Cirque’s Social Efforts
24th of December 2009 rabeidoh 10

Blogger Outreach: Center of Cirque’s Social Efforts

Today Reem Abeidoh provides an interesting case study of blogger outreach conducted by Cirque Du Soleil. The practice of blogger outreach isn’t new. This engagement model continues to be popular mainly because it has proven to effectively build awareness and drive consumer consideration. Cirque Du Soleil realizes the potential blogger ...more
Business Blogging
How to Manage Expectations with Your Blog Readers
24th of December 2009 Darren Rowse 45

How to Manage Expectations with Your Blog Readers

Yesterday I watched this mini disaster unfold before me between a couple exchanging Christmas gifts. As I watched the repercussions of the exchange of gifts (I’ll tell you what happened below) I found myself thinking about unmet expectations. Elliot Larson once said – “Anger always comes from frustrated expectations” – ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
ProBlogger Christmas Eve Party – Save This Date
23rd of December 2009 Darren Rowse 43

ProBlogger Christmas Eve Party – Save This Date

OK – last year I did an impromptu ProBlogger ‘Christmas office party’ on Christmas Eve. It basically involved me drinking beer and eating some chips sitting in front of a webcam while Twitter followers dropped by to say G’day. We did a bit of Q&A and had some fun for ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Feature Content Area Added to ProBlogger.com
23rd of December 2009 Darren Rowse 23

Feature Content Area Added to ProBlogger.com

This is just a short note to update readers on ProBlogger.com – the ProBlogger Community area. In the last 24 hours I’ve added a new area to the forum area where I’ll be releasing monthly ‘featured content’. Each month I’ll be releasing a podcast interview with a successful blogger – ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Aweber Makes a Statement About Their Data Being Compromised
22nd of December 2009 Darren Rowse 45

Aweber Makes a Statement About Their Data Being Compromised

As a quick update to my post over the weekend about Aweber’s system being compromised and spam emails being sent out to those that subscribe to Aweber lists – Aweber have today released a statement acknowledging the problem and talking about what they have done as a result of it. ...more
ProBlogger Site News
How To Increase Traffic 30% in a Week
22nd of December 2009 Darren Rowse 81

How To Increase Traffic 30% in a Week

This morning I glanced down at the Alexa traffic indicator for ProBlogger in my Firefox browser and noticed that in the last week I’ve had a noticeable upswing in traffic to ProBlogger. At first I couldn’t think of why this might have been. In the last 7 days none of ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Rookie Lessons for New Bloggers
21st of December 2009 Darren Rowse 101

Rookie Lessons for New Bloggers

Guest Post by Katie Kimball from Kitchen Stewardship. I know how it feels to know absolutely nothing, and that’s actually a good place to be. When I hit the six-month mark with my blog, I took time to sit down and digest the experience, and I was pleasantly surprised at ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
What Are You Doing with Your Blog Over the Holidays?
21st of December 2009 Darren Rowse 125

What Are You Doing with Your Blog Over the Holidays?

What are you doing with your blog over the holidays? As the end of the year draws nearer I’ve been pondering what to do with my blogs over the Christmas/New Years break. In the past I’ve done a number of things including: Blogging on as normal Getting a Guest in ...more
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