The 5 C’s of Blogging (What I’ve Learned Over 6 Years at ProBlogger)
23rd of September 2010 Darren Rowse 84

The 5 C’s of Blogging (What I’ve Learned Over 6 Years at ProBlogger)

6 years ago today I imported a series of posts that I’d written about blogging on my previous blog over to the ProBlogger.net domain – ProBlogger was born. I look back on that time and while I was almost making a full time living from blogging there was so much ...more
Video Posts
How to Romance Your Readers Like a 5 Star Restaurant
22nd of September 2010 Guest Blogger 29

How to Romance Your Readers Like a 5 Star Restaurant

A guest post by Kelly Estes – coauthor of Online Business Elements. Image by Storm Crypt. If you’re trying to impress a date, nothing does it like a romantic multi-course meal. In the blogosphere, you’re not trying to romance anyone, but you are out to impress — and snare — ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Trouble Choosing a Niche? Start a Personal Blog
21st of September 2010 Darren Rowse 88

Trouble Choosing a Niche? Start a Personal Blog

“I’m having trouble deciding what topic to blog about.” This was a statement I heard three times at the ProBlogger meet up in Brisbane a couple of weeks ago and is a problem that many PreBloggers face. I’ve written numerous times about how to choose a niche or topic to ...more
Featured Posts
Join Me at Facebook Success Summit 2010
20th of September 2010 Darren Rowse 3

Join Me at Facebook Success Summit 2010

One of the excellent upcoming conferences that I’m speaking at is the Facebook Success Summit 2010. It’s run by Mike Stelzner of Social Media Examiner. I’ve been involved in Mike’s summits before and they are packed with information. This conference is a live online conference (so there are no travel ...more
Pro Blogging News
Creating a Blog In a Niche You Know Nothing About
20th of September 2010 Guest Blogger 71

Creating a Blog In a Niche You Know Nothing About

A guest post by Adam from Things To Learn. I’ve been blogging for over two years now and I will be the first to admit that I haven’t been the best blogger in the world. Far from it. There were several stretches where I didn’t blog regularly or I wrote posts that ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Weekly Trends + Using Polls
19th of September 2010 Kimberly Turner 7

Weekly Trends + Using Polls

Last week, along with the list of the ten most-blogged-about topics of the week, we talked about how to get more comments on your blog. But the truth is, some readers aren’t going to comment, no matter what you do. If you want them to interact, you need to give them another option. Polls are quicker and easier than comments and many readers who won’t take the time to form a fully thought-out comment are more than happy to hit quick button to share their opinion via poll. When used for the right reasons, polls can increase interaction and participation.
Pro Blogging News
4 Things to Expect When You Become an A-List Blogger
18th of September 2010 Guest Blogger 50

4 Things to Expect When You Become an A-List Blogger

A Guest Post by Glen Allsopp from ViperChill. There’s a ton of advice in the blogosphere about how to increase the size of your blog audience and become an A-lister. There is far less advice though on how to deal with such a large readership and the changes that come ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
4 Ways to Use Twitter to Support Your Blog
17th of September 2010 Georgina Laidlaw 51

4 Ways to Use Twitter to Support Your Blog

In the race to social media stardom, plenty of bloggers have joined Twitter and are furiously tweeting the titles and openings of every post they publish. When they launch a product or open registration for a seminar, they tweet that. But surely these can’t be the only ways to support ...more
Social Media
4 Ways I Compose Posts to Drive Millions of Pageviews to Blogs Through Digg
16th of September 2010 Guest Blogger 59

4 Ways I Compose Posts to Drive Millions of Pageviews to Blogs Through Digg

A Guest Post by Neal Rodriguez. With the release of the new Digg on August 25th, anybody with the ability to understand how a story, which is promoted to the popular section, is composed, has an edge in attaining viral exposure ranging from tens of thousands to millions of pageviews. ...more
Blog Promotion