4 WordPress Alternatives: the What, Where, and Why
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4 WordPress Alternatives: the What, Where, and Why

This guest post is by Matt Setter of MaltBlue.com. As bloggers, we’re all familiar with WordPress, whether as a self-hosted setup, or via WordPress.com. I think that, if you’re a blogger and you’ve not used it, then you’re likely in an odd minority. If you do a Google search for ...more
Blog Networks
How Panda Changed My Strategy and Brought Success [Case Study]
15th of June 2012 Guest Blogger 36

How Panda Changed My Strategy and Brought Success [Case Study]

This is a guest post from Eric at Narrow Bridge Finance. I can’t tell you how many times I have read the phrase “content is king.” According to Google, it has been mentioned 170 times on this site alone. As much as you might think that SEO is king, marketing is queen, ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Six People Who Can Ease the Blogger’s Burden
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Six People Who Can Ease the Blogger’s Burden

This guest post is by John Preston of My Family Finances. Have you ever tried to explain to someone how to blog successfully? I have yet to find a satisfactory synopsis of the complicated juggling act that fellow bloggers have trained themselves to perform. I do know that somewhere in ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
7 Powerful Ways to Promote Your Blog Offline
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7 Powerful Ways to Promote Your Blog Offline

This guest post is by Jennifer Michelle of Jennifer Michelle Communications. Online marketing is a great way to grow your blog—but it’s not the only way. Traditional marketing methods can also be used to promote your blog and develop your readership. Here are seven ideas to get you started. 1. ...more
Blog Promotion
The Blogger’s Essential WordPress Guide: 13 Top Tutorials
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The Blogger’s Essential WordPress Guide: 13 Top Tutorials

Over the last couple of months, we’ve taken a close look at WordPress here on ProBlogger. I know that many readers do use WordPress—either the free or paid version—and it’s the content management system of choice for many high-profile sites. I’ve been using it for years, and I’d have to ...more
Blog Networks
8 Killer Tactics to Grow Your Blog with LinkedIn
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8 Killer Tactics to Grow Your Blog with LinkedIn

This guest post is by Josh Turner of LinkedSelling. Is your blog a business, or do you hope that it someday will be? If you answered yes, then you should consider refocusing some of your social media activities toward the world’s largest social network for business. That’s right, LinkedIn isn’t ...more
Social Media
How to Use Google+ to Update All Major Social Networks
12th of June 2012 Guest Blogger 13

How to Use Google+ to Update All Major Social Networks

This is a guest post by Alan Cairns of bozboz.co.uk. We tend to use social networks as channels that feed into each other, with certain channels for posting content and others for re-publishing it. Widgets and apps can help pull a Twitter feed to a website, or a blog RSS ...more
Social Media
The Only Blog Post Idea List You’ll Ever Need
11th of June 2012 Guest Blogger 36

The Only Blog Post Idea List You’ll Ever Need

This guest post is by Stephen Pepper of Youth Workin’ It. There are so many articles out there on how you can come up with new blog post ideas, but do any of the suggestions actually work? We started our youth work blog in September 2011 and have posted six days ...more
Be Productive
3 Quick Tips to Get Your Next Post Out On Time
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3 Quick Tips to Get Your Next Post Out On Time

This guest post is by Tor Constantino of Thedailyretort.com. The old cliché, “time is money” is particularly true for any professional writer—especially when you’re on deadline. The consequences of missing deadlines are lost money, work, and credibility. As a former journalist (a.k.a hourly deadline writer) for more than a decade, ...more
Be Productive