How to Blog for a Transient Audience
31st of October 2010 Guest Blogger 19

How to Blog for a Transient Audience

This post is by Tim Tyrell-Smith, founder of Tim’s Strategy. We all have a free flow of readers who pop in, consume our content and move along. And while we have them, we hope to convert them: to have them purchase a product, sign up for our feed, or perhaps ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How Personal Experience Helps Me Blog Better
30th of October 2010 Guest Blogger 35

How Personal Experience Helps Me Blog Better

This guest post is by Kiesha of WeBlogBetter. Have you ever wondered how some bloggers never seem to run out of post ideas? They always manage to escape the dreaded writer’s block unscathed; they’re always full of inspiration. Ideas overflow and pour onto the page as they type feverishly. They’ve ...more
Writing Content
Google Feedburner Delivers Real-time Traffic Stats
29th of October 2010 Georgina Laidlaw 23

Google Feedburner Delivers Real-time Traffic Stats

This week, Google unveiled an upgraded Feedburner stats package that provides real-time data on clicks, views, and podcast downloads. For the social media fanatics, the Feedburner team add that, “if you use the FeedBurner Socialize service, and your platform uses PubSubHubbub or you ping us when you post, you can ...more
Blog News
The Goal Post: Why Goals Matter More than Ever
29th of October 2010 Darren Rowse 30

The Goal Post: Why Goals Matter More than Ever

Image by Iguana Jo. Overheard in Vegas at BlogWorld Expo: “I just started a blog and I’m excited to see where it will lead me.” Have you ever said something like that? When I started out, it was certainly something I remember telling a friend. Nobody really knew where the ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The 5 Foundations of Social Media Success that No One Talks About
28th of October 2010 Clare Lancaster 50

The 5 Foundations of Social Media Success that No One Talks About

This post is by Clare Lancaster, of WomenInBusiness.com.au. As I was sitting down to write my first social media column for ProBlogger I was thinking about the best place to start. Should I do a run through of the basics or jump right into reporting on my latest experiment? My ...more
Social Media
The 7 Harsh Realities of Blogging for Bucks
27th of October 2010 Georgina Laidlaw 33

The 7 Harsh Realities of Blogging for Bucks

At this year’s Blog World Expo, Darren joined with Brian and Sonia from Copyblogger for the keynote presentation, entitled The 7 Harsh Realities of Blogging for Bucks. As Sonia explained, these seven “crying babies” of blog monetization are worth noting and understanding. But as the keynote speakers address each of ...more
General
Inside the Life of the Other Kind of ProBlogger
27th of October 2010 Guest Blogger 33

Inside the Life of the Other Kind of ProBlogger

This guest post is by Paul Cunningham, blogger, internet marketer, and author of How to Become a Successful Freelance Blogger, I bet that you could easily name at least a dozen blogs that dispense blogging tips to other bloggers. The so-called “blogging blogs” vary in many different ways, but they ...more
Other Income Streams
Slow and Steady vs the Quick Knock-out: Marketing Fight Night
26th of October 2010 Guest Blogger 28

Slow and Steady vs the Quick Knock-out: Marketing Fight Night

This guest post is by Barb Sawyers, of Sticky Communication. In one corner of the ring, we have me,  a new online marketer who has bought into the content marketing philosophy of trust. I hope I can go the distance! In the other corner is the nimble Ninja, who swings ...more
Blogging for Dollars
5 Ways to Monetize Your Blog Without Selling Out
25th of October 2010 Darren Rowse 118

5 Ways to Monetize Your Blog Without Selling Out

Last week at a conference I had conversations with many bloggers about their blogging. It was interesting to see some of the themes that emerged as bloggers shared their challenges, problems and fears. One of the recurring conversations that I had revolved around bloggers’ fear of being seen as sell-outs ...more
Blogging for Dollars