Blogosphere Trends – What Are Bloggers Writing About This Week
13th of April 2010 Kimberly Turner 30

Blogosphere Trends – What Are Bloggers Writing About This Week

What were bloggers writing about last week? We used Regator’s trending topics to generate a top ten list that shows you exactly that (click any trend to see posts on that story). In the first installment of this column, we looked at how a few bloggers had used unique approaches to cover the week's hot topics in ways that added to the conversation and created more interesting, worthwhile content. This week, I was inspired by Darren's recent post "Here's What You Should Do to Improve Your Blog Today." In it, he suggests that you "identify a reader's problem (or that of a potential reader) and produce a post that will solve it."
Pro Blogging News
Do You Plan Your Blog Posts?
12th of April 2010 Darren Rowse 156

Do You Plan Your Blog Posts?

Time for a little reader discussion – this one inspired by a Tweet by @JessVanDen who asked: “do you have a regular posting structure, or just post things as you think of them/find them. i.e. regular features or not?” I’d like to widen the topic slightly and see if readers ...more
Reader Questions
How to Choose a Niche to Blog About [and Other Blog Tips]
11th of April 2010 Darren Rowse 32

How to Choose a Niche to Blog About [and Other Blog Tips]

At ‘South by South West’ this year I had the pleasure of catching up with Web Pro New’s Abby Johnson (who everyone I talked to at SXSW agrees is one of the nicest people going around). Abby and I chatted for 5 or so minutes on a range of topics ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Here’s What You Should Do to Improve Your Blog Today
10th of April 2010 Darren Rowse 61

Here’s What You Should Do to Improve Your Blog Today

Earlier in the week I was asked this question – what is one thing that I can do tomorrow morning when I sit down at my desk that will improve my blog? My answer was this: Identify a reader’s problem (or that of a potential reader) and produce a post ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Day I Was Flamed At My Blog (And 7 Steps To Handle Flames With Grace)
9th of April 2010 Darren Rowse 91

The Day I Was Flamed At My Blog (And 7 Steps To Handle Flames With Grace)

A Guest Post by Celestine Chua from The Personal Excellence Blog. It’s been over a year since I started The Personal Excellence Blog. As my blog grew, I received many feedback, many of which are positive. Occasionally I get negative feedback which I do my best to learn from. Flames ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Did You Read These 13 Popular Blog Tips? [+5 Retro Posts]
8th of April 2010 Darren Rowse 28

Did You Read These 13 Popular Blog Tips? [+5 Retro Posts]

The first quarter of 2010 is over and I’m currently doing my quarterly business reports for the tax office – so thought I’d also take a look back on the Quarter here on ProBlogger and produce a list of the most popular posts on the blog so far this year. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blogosphere Trends – What Are Bloggers Writing About
7th of April 2010 Darren Rowse 28

Blogosphere Trends – What Are Bloggers Writing About

Today we’re starting a new type of post here at ProBlogger – Blogosphere Trends – something we hope will become a regular feature of ProBlogger and a way for bloggers to keep up with the latest trends in the Blogosphere. This column is written by Kimberly Turner (pictured right) from ...more
Pro Blogging News
Blogging Frustration! 10 Simple Tips to Keep You From RIPPING Your Hair Out
6th of April 2010 Darren Rowse 76

Blogging Frustration! 10 Simple Tips to Keep You From RIPPING Your Hair Out

In this post Mark Hayward shares some great tips on how small business owners can combat blogging frustration. image by: Speshul Ted Is this you? You have your small business blog up and running. You have a dedicated time during the week that you draft posts. You consistently publish content ...more
Business Blogging
How to Blog – Submit Your Blog Tips Videos
5th of April 2010 Darren Rowse 50

How to Blog – Submit Your Blog Tips Videos

Today I want to start a little group project to help us identify some cool blog tips. It involves readers recording their best blog tips on video and sharing them with our wider community. Record a short video (under 2 minutes if you can) that contains your best blog tip. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips