Scribe 3.0 Launched Today
30th of September 2010 Darren Rowse 19

Scribe 3.0 Launched Today

One of the popular premium plugins that I know many ProBlogger readers use is Scribe. This plugin (for WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal) is designed to help your posts rank well in search engines—without compromising the quality of your posts. Developed by the team at CopyBlogger, Scribe has gone through a ...more
Pro Blogging News
Are these Mindsets Holding You Back from Achieving Blogging Success?
30th of September 2010 Darren Rowse 69

Are these Mindsets Holding You Back from Achieving Blogging Success?

“What’s the biggest mistake you see aspiring bloggers making?” This is a question I’m asked a fair bit on panels or in interviews, and it’s one that I suspect the people asking the question would like a technical answer to. The reality is that the biggest mistakes I see bloggers ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
8 Reasons to Add an Ecourse to Your Blog
29th of September 2010 Guest Blogger 35

8 Reasons to Add an Ecourse to Your Blog

This is a guest post by Kelly Kingman of StickyEbooks.com and the co-creator of Engaging eCourses. A great ecourse can make a huge difference to your blog and your business. In fact, I can name eight fantastic reasons why you should add an ecourse to your blog. But first of ...more
Other Income Streams
11 Ways to Convince Readers to Buy Your eBook
28th of September 2010 Guest Blogger 54

11 Ways to Convince Readers to Buy Your eBook

This post was written by the Web Marketing Ninja — a professional online marketer for a major web brand, who’s sharing his tips undercover here at ProBlogger. Curious? So are we! eBooks are a great monetization channel for your blog. Unlike methods such as advertising and affiliate programs, your own ...more
Blogging for Dollars
How to Make Everybody Happy
27th of September 2010 Guest Blogger 38

How to Make Everybody Happy

A Guest post by Stanford from Pushing Social. Image by superbomba. Your blog is like the popular kid at school. It needs to look great, be funny, smart, and remember everybody’s name. It’s a tough job. But the hardest part of the job is keeping everyone happy. You are probably ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blogosphere Trends + Humour
26th of September 2010 Kimberly Turner 26

Blogosphere Trends + Humour

This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). – DarrenOnce again, we’re taking a look at the stories bloggers have been writing about the most during the last seven days (list provided by Regator). This week, we’ll be using posts about those hot stories to look at one of the toughest forms of writing: humour. It’s difficult because senses of humour vary so much. What you find hilarious, might barely elicit a smirk from me or vice versa. Plus, there’s the added challenge of determining when it’s appropriate to take the amusing route and when a serious approach is best. It’s a challenge, but adding a bit of LOL keeps readers engaged and, in many cases, encourages more sharing. Fortunately, despite the challenges, there are a few tried and true tips to upping the funny factor on your blog. Let’s see how some bloggers have covered this week’s hot topics with humor…
Pro Blogging News
How to Deeply Connect with Your Readers
25th of September 2010 Darren Rowse 35

How to Deeply Connect with Your Readers

This week we published a moving story on ProBlogger from Naomi Dunford from IttyBiz. When Naomi sent me the post a few days before we published it I immediately knew that it was going to be one that would do well and it was. 100+ comments within 4 hours of ...more
Writing Content
Please Welcome Georgina – ProBlogger’s New Content Manager
24th of September 2010 Darren Rowse 41

Please Welcome Georgina – ProBlogger’s New Content Manager

I’m really excited today to announce that I’ve just hired Georgina Laidlaw to help with content development and strategy here at ProBlogger. Her official title is Content Manager. The backstory Over the last year, I’ve become increasingly aware that I need to begin to expand my team to cope with ...more
ProBlogger Site News
The Power of Not Giving Up – One Blogger’s Story
23rd of September 2010 Guest Blogger 221

The Power of Not Giving Up – One Blogger’s Story

A guest post by Naomi Dunford from IttyBiz who emailed last week to remind me (Darren) that today is ProBlogger’s 6th Birthday and asked if she could write a birthday post. Here it is!. I’ve sat where you sit. I’ve devoured the articles and the blog posts and the link ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips