52 Blog Tips to Kick Start Your Blog in 2010

Over the week between Christmas and New Year I took the week off from blogging here on ProBlogger and posted a simple series of ‘best of posts’ from 2009 in 5 different categories.

I had so much good feedback from sharing these links (a couple of them went pretty wild on Twitter particularly) that I thought I’d repost the complete list for those who also took that week off.

All in all those lists contain 52 links to the most popular posts on ProBlogger in 2009 and hopefully they will help resource you for 2010!

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  1. A great way to start off the new year!

  2. Chris says:

    Very good idea. Maybe this will be a good thing for me to do once my blog grows. I can bring out last years burried pages and introduce them to my new readers. Thanks

  3. Darren Rowse says:

    thanks everyone for the feedback. I’m glad that the links were helpful. 2009 was a big year but I have a strange feeling that 2010 is going to leave me thinking that 09 was nothing in comparison!

  4. This is a really great post, I’m glad that you put this content out there for everyone, and I’m sure that others feel the same way!

  5. scheng1 says:

    The links are useful. Without this list of links, i need to spend hours searching for the tips.
    Too bad the comments are closed for the older links.

  6. Rob says:

    Hey Darren,

    I only just started reading Problogger and I wanted to acknlowedge you for your posting on the Google Wonder Wheel as a tool for blog topic ideas.

    I referenced you and your video on how to use Google Wonder Wheel on my blog.

    Keep up the great work.

  7. Thanks Darren for all the tips, but I ain’t going to read it soon.

  8. Vivek says:

    Hi Darren,

    I always wanted to ask you this: Do you use any software/ specific plugin to manage your newsletters? Things like how often you send, what content to put in (control to edit and format)?

    I already have a personal blog I started for learning ( and am starting a serious blog now for tech stuff. I wanted know this before I kick off.

    Thanks and regards,

  9. Thanks for the links all in one place. I’ve been keeping a running list of what I’d like to read.

    I really enjoyed you posts last year and looking forward to more this year.

  10. Vikas Rathi says:

    Thanks for such a nice post. These are some great tips and starter points.

  11. Raju says:

    Thank you Darren for the links, I will try to follow the tips to make my blog better for 2010 and upcoming years.

  12. Earn Money says:

    Great tips. must read for any newbie blogger. Also for experienced blogger it reminds things you are missing. All 5 posts gives things you need to know in this field.

  13. Just getting around to reading these, thank you for sharing and giving your readers a kick start in 2010. Cheers

  14. Jeanne Meier says:

    Excellent – thank you! My blog is new and I need all the help that I can get!

  15. lavanya says:

    This is a good resource on kick starting a blog. I have recently started my website and looking for some insights to kick start my blog which i have added in my website. Great tips from you.

  16. Kian Reid says:

    Thanks for compiling this list! I already read like 65% or so of them but they are soooo good I will most likely read them again. I have had my blog up and running for about 2 weeks now and your information has helped me more than you know. I am having so much fun with my blog. And so are my readers…at least from the comments they are making. Thanks for everything!
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