How Cancer Changed My Blog
16th of January 2011 Guest Blogger 63

How Cancer Changed My Blog

This post is by Karl Staib of Work Happy Now. I was recently diagnosed with testicular cancer. Yes, the dreaded c word. It’s probably not what you are thinking. I don’t look at this health issue as an anchor. I look at this as an opportunity for growth. I’ve been ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Boost Your Blog Traffic: A Guide For Bloggers Who Want More Traffic in 2011
15th of January 2011 Darren Rowse 100

Boost Your Blog Traffic: A Guide For Bloggers Who Want More Traffic in 2011

Are you looking for more traffic for your blog? If you answer yes – you’re not alone. In fact you’re in the vast majority of bloggers. I ran a survey of a segment of ProBlogger readers recently and a ‘lack of traffic’ was identified as the #1 challenge that bloggers ...more
Featured Posts
How to Solve the Blogging Puzzle
15th of January 2011 Guest Blogger 51

How to Solve the Blogging Puzzle

This post is by Kiesha of WeBlogBetter. Have you solved the blogging puzzle? Or are you just puzzled? As a kid, when winter break rolled around, I found myself with too much time on my hands. So I would occupy myself with 1000-piece puzzles. They kept me entertained for days. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
7 Ways to Get Your Blog Posts Shared On Facebook
14th of January 2011 Guest Blogger 79

7 Ways to Get Your Blog Posts Shared On Facebook

This guest post is by Dan Zarella of DanZarella.com. Want to maximize sharing of your content on Facebook? Here are seven tips that are sure to help. 1. Publish on the weekend Many companies block Facebook access from the office, so sharing of stories on Facebook tends to increase over ...more
Social Media
What My 4-Year-Old Son Taught Me About Successful Blogging
14th of January 2011 Darren Rowse 59

What My 4-Year-Old Son Taught Me About Successful Blogging

In October I was involved in a Keynote at BlogWorld Expo, where I told the story in this video of my son who reminded me of a powerful principle of successful blogging. So many people have since told me how much they enjoyed and were impacted by the story that ...more
Video Posts
40 Bloggers to Watch in 2011
13th of January 2011 Jade Craven 236

40 Bloggers to Watch in 2011

Welcome to the 2011 list of bloggers to watch. A few caveats before we launch into the list: This is my own list of the people I’m watching. I was approached to do this list because of my work as a professional connector. These are the people that have stood ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Get 80+ Comments on Your Next Blog Post
12th of January 2011 Guest Blogger 215

How to Get 80+ Comments on Your Next Blog Post

This post is by The Blog Tyrant. My blog is only 22 posts old but I already get close to 100 comments on most of the articles I write. I recently wrote about how to increase conversions and got over 250 comments in about six hours. It’s a surprising amount. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Monthly Trends + Resolutions for a Better Blog
11th of January 2011 Kimberly Turner 41

Monthly Trends + Resolutions for a Better Blog

Happy 2011! How’re the ole resolutions holding up so far? Have you stopped biting your nails, started a daily exercise regimen, and organized your closets yet? Me neither. Still, ’tis the season for new starts, and while you’re thinking about improving your health, your home, or your life balance, don’t forget about your blog. Make a resolution today to take your blog to the next level in 2011.It’s the beginning of the month as well as the year so, as always, Regator has provided blogosphere trends for the month, and we’ll use posts about these popular stories to inspire you to make a vow to improve your blog in the New Year. (The most-most-blogged about stories for December 2010, in order, were: Christmas, Wikileaks, Tax Cuts, DADT/Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Tron, New Year’s Eve, Net Neutrality, Elizabeth Edwards, Oprah, and Michael Vick.) Let’s make some resolutions!
Pro Blogging News
Buying and Selling Blogs with Strong Personal Brands
10th of January 2011 Guest Blogger 37

Buying and Selling Blogs with Strong Personal Brands

This guest post is by Andrew Knibbe of Flippa. The responses to my last post raised the crucial issue of selling a blog that’s built around a strong personal brand. Mark Wolfinger wrote, “When I write a blog, it’s my passion that the readers see. It’s my writing style and ...more
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