Christmas in July Special – Get 25% off 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Today
24th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 17

Christmas in July Special – Get 25% off 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Today

The 25th July is tomorrow and at our place we’ve invited a group of friends over for a Christmas in July dinner (we do it as an annual thing and exchange gifts and do a full Christmas dinner). On the spur of the moment today I thought it might be ...more
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10 Common Spelling Mistakes That Haunt Bloggers
24th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 154

10 Common Spelling Mistakes That Haunt Bloggers

Whether you like it or not, people will judge your blog by the quality of your writing. The first thing you should do is to avoid the most common spelling mistakes, as they can turn off first-time visitors to your site. Below you’ll find 10 such mistakes to get you ...more
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Reach Out and Touch Someone: How the Power of Personal Connection Creates Blogging Success
23rd of July 2010 Darren Rowse 61

Reach Out and Touch Someone: How the Power of Personal Connection Creates Blogging Success

A guest post by Barrie Davenport. If you look at recent posts on Problogger, you will find a plethora of practical and useful tools and ideas for creating a blog, growing a blog, and making money from a blog. Like me, you have probably read and absorbed as many of ...more
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How to be the Life of the Social Media Party
22nd of July 2010 Darren Rowse 106

How to be the Life of the Social Media Party

“Being good on social media really has a lot to do with being good in relationships and conversation.” I made this statement in a presentation really and have been pondering it ever since. While there are a lot of great techniques for increasing the effectiveness in your use of blogging ...more
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Brainstorming Activity: What Could You Sell from Your Blog?
21st of July 2010 Darren Rowse 65

Brainstorming Activity: What Could You Sell from Your Blog?

Today I’d like to suggest an exercise to think about the future of your blog. It’s a brainstorming task to get you thinking about the types of products and services you might one day add to your blog. I remember doing this for ProBlogger 4 or so years ago and ...more
Blogging for Dollars
How to Take an Idea to Launch in 4 Steps
20th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 44

How to Take an Idea to Launch in 4 Steps

“How do you know which projects to go with and which to leave behind?” This is a question I’ve been asked almost every time I’ve spoken at events recently so I thought I’d jot down a few thought on the process that I find myself going through when looking at ...more
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Melbourne Blogger Training Day <br />3 August 2010 – 12 Seats Left
19th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 13

Melbourne Blogger Training Day
3 August 2010 – 12 Seats Left

Just over a week ago I had the crazy idea to run a training day for bloggers while Chris Garrett was in Melbourne. It was a spur of the moment idea and as a result something that I thought would be quite small, informal and relaxed. I posted about the ...more
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How to Boost your Income and Popularity by Giving Stuff Away
19th of July 2010 Darren Rowse 41

How to Boost your Income and Popularity by Giving Stuff Away

A Guest Post by Johnny B Truant. I know what you’re thinking. You’re blogging to make money, or to express yourself. So why would you ever give something away? If you’re in this as a business, giving stuff away without charging for it seems counterintuitive. If you’re just out there ...more
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Blogosphere Trends + Handling High Word Counts
18th of July 2010 Kimberly Turner 35

Blogosphere Trends + Handling High Word Counts

I’m often asked about the “ideal length” for a blog post. I’ve heard answers ranging from 200 to 800 words, but my answer is always the same: Enough to tell the story and not one word more. Writing short is actually considerably more difficult than writing long because every word has to truly pull its weight. There is no room for filler.
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