How to Handle Criticism: a Practical Guide
6th of February 2012 Darren Rowse 83

How to Handle Criticism: a Practical Guide

As bloggers, each of us has to deal with criticism. Blogging is a very public activity—almost all of us has the goal of gaining readers to our blogs—and the more people you reach, the more likely it is that you’ll hear criticisms. “You’re wrong…” “How can you say that? You ...more
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An Easy Way to Decrease Your Unsubscribe Rate
6th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 37

An Easy Way to Decrease Your Unsubscribe Rate

This guest post is by Michael Alexis of WriterViews. Frustrated with unsubscribes on your newsletter? You aren’t alone. Most of the metrics associated with our newsletters are fun to watch. Subscribe rate going up? Cool. Open rate rising? Awesome. Clickthrough rate skyrocketing? Yahoo! So, what is it about unsubscribe rates ...more
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If I Were the Blogging Police…
5th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 81

If I Were the Blogging Police…

This guest post is by Karol K of ThemeFuse. Is it just me, or do you ever find yourself in a situation when you just want to lock someone up for the things they’re doing either on their own blog or while commenting on other people’s blogs? You know, moments ...more
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From Small-time Blogger to Professional Paid Speaker: My Journey
4th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 52

From Small-time Blogger to Professional Paid Speaker: My Journey

This guest post is by Marcus Sheridan of The Sale Lion. We’re all communicators. That’s what we do. Some of us love the feel of pen in hand. Others find joy as the fingers hit the key pad. But for me, the magic is in the communion that occurs in ...more
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How to Create and Host a Blog Carnival
3rd of February 2012 Guest Blogger 21

How to Create and Host a Blog Carnival

This guest post is by Greg McFarlane of Control Your Cash. Everyone has them, except possibly R.L. Stine. I’m referring to those days when you’re lacking either the inspiration or the energy to write something fresh and/or inventive. If you can somehow get those days to occur on a regular ...more
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What 60% of ProBlogger Readers Don’t Do that’s Central to My Blogging Success
2nd of February 2012 Darren Rowse 61

What 60% of ProBlogger Readers Don’t Do that’s Central to My Blogging Success

A couple of weeks ago I ran a census of ProBlogger readers to help us work out how to serve you better in 2012. Thousands of people participated (thanks to everyone!), so I thought I’d share a few of the results that stood out to me. Some of them are ...more
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Why Kissing a Digital Baby is Better than Back-scratching a Super-famous Blogger
2nd of February 2012 Guest Blogger 43

Why Kissing a Digital Baby is Better than Back-scratching a Super-famous Blogger

 This guest post is by  Shamelle Perera of Better Blogging Ways. By now, it’s been engraved into every bloggers mind that relationships are the foundation of building a successful blog. Then, there is this “hush hush” unwritten law, “You should build strong relationships with established pro bloggers or blogosphere influences! ...more
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Develop Irresistible Content with this 4-Point Formula
1st of February 2012 Guest Blogger 26

Develop Irresistible Content with this 4-Point Formula

This guest post is by Neil Patel of KISSmetrics. If you want to create blog posts, white papers, and even ebooks that clearly communicate your idea and compel your readers to do whatever you ask,  you need to use this little formula. It deals with the four different learning abilities ...more
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