The First Week of Your Blog: Set Up Key Pages
13th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 46

The First Week of Your Blog: Set Up Key Pages

Update: this post has been updated and compiled with other similar posts into ProBlogger’s Guide to Your First Week of Blogging – a week long guide into getting your blog going on the right foot. One of the series of posts that we’re building here at ProBlogger is all about ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Blog: How to Choose a Blog Niche [6 Tips]
12th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 55

How to Blog: How to Choose a Blog Niche [6 Tips]

Earlier in the week we looked at the importance of ‘niches’ when it comes to building profitable blogs. Today I want to extend the topic and gives the process that I tend to use when working out if I want to start a new blog in a particular niche. I ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Let’s Meet at SXSWi!
12th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 22

Let’s Meet at SXSWi!

As this post goes live I’ll be in the process of arriving at SXSW Interactive in Austin Texas. I was fortunate enough to at SXSWi two years back and it was one of the best conference experiences that I’ve had – so I’ve made it a priority this year to ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Blog Security: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Scares Me Into Taking It Seriously.
11th of March 2010 kellydiels 62

Blog Security: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Scares Me Into Taking It Seriously.

guest post by Kelly Diels warning: there are lessons and even actionable advice in here, but it is buried inside a story. I write stories because I love you and don’t want to bore you and because if you laugh then chances are that you’ll remember the educational bit, too. There’s ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Blog: Choose a Niche for Your Blog [Why Niches are Important]
10th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 109

How to Blog: Choose a Niche for Your Blog [Why Niches are Important]

While I get many questions from bloggers asking for advice on ‘how to blog‘ perhaps one of the biggest questions a new blogger needs to ask themselves before they move on to the HOW to blog question is ‘WHAT will I blog about?’ There is no real right or wrong ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Feeling “Blogged Out?” [10 Pro Bloggers Share Their Advice on What to Do]
9th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 82

Feeling “Blogged Out?” [10 Pro Bloggers Share Their Advice on What to Do]

A Guest post by Heather Allard from The Mogul Mom. If you’re a regular ProBlogger reader, you know that Darren dishes up heaps of incredible blogging advice 7 days a week, 365 days a year. His archives positively overflow with information on how to build a blog from the ground ...more
Pro Blogger Interviews
What Do You Do With Your Blog to Make it Stand Out from the Crowd?
8th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 96

What Do You Do With Your Blog to Make it Stand Out from the Crowd?

Last week on Twitter I was asked by @southrngurl6489 the following question: If you had to pick only one thing that makes a blog stand out from its peers, what would you pick and why? I thought it’d be a good question to open up to a wider audience as ...more
Reader Questions
7 Tips to Keep Your Family On-Board for Your Blogging Journey
7th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 107

7 Tips to Keep Your Family On-Board for Your Blogging Journey

A guest post by Dustin Riechmann of Engaged Marriage. My life is pretty typical for a 30-year old family man these days. I do my best to maintain a hectic schedule and the demands that come with balancing a wife, kids, a full-time career, a mortgage, church, community service, tee ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
9 Tips for Creating More Small Business Blogging Ideas
6th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 76

9 Tips for Creating More Small Business Blogging Ideas

A Guest Post by Mark Hayward. What the hell am I supposed to write about, I own a {insert your small business here}? Really, who cares about your flower shop, bike shop, auto parts store, or coffee house? Answer: Your customers certainly care. We all know by now that consistent ...more
Business Blogging