Why I Switched Blog Hosting Companies (and Who I’m With Now)
4th of September 2012 Darren Rowse 41

Why I Switched Blog Hosting Companies (and Who I’m With Now)

One of the most common questions I’m asked about how I run my blogs is, “What web host do you use and recommend?” Over the past ten years I’ve used around eight different hosting services, ranging from the very early days of relying upon free host Blogger, through to my ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How a Collaborative Critique Changed My Brand … and My Future #QLDBLOG
3rd of September 2012 Guest Blogger 13

How a Collaborative Critique Changed My Brand … and My Future #QLDBLOG

This guest post is by Kara Williams of The Vacation Gals. When I found out I’d been chosen as one of the ten Queensland Blogger Correspondents, I was as excited to scuba dive in the Great Barrier Reef as I was to get some hands-on blogger training from the ProBlogger ...more
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Why Every Writer Needs an Online Community
3rd of September 2012 Guest Blogger 17

Why Every Writer Needs an Online Community

This guest post is by Nicolas Gremion of Foboko.com. As a kid, finding writing inspiration and confidence was easy. From picking out the right green pen to recounting your puppy’s every move, it was simple to delve into your own life to create work that was fascinating (if not to ...more
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How Letting Go of Expectations Improved My Blog #QLDBLOG
2nd of September 2012 Guest Blogger 20

How Letting Go of Expectations Improved My Blog #QLDBLOG

This guest post is by Jess Van Den of Epheriell Designs. One of the great joys and terrors of blogging is that a blog is never finished. This is an exciting and inspiring reality. It is also fraught with second-guessing syndrome. Should I put this widget here? Should I change ...more
Blogging for Dollars
A Surefire Way to Suffocate Your Blog (And Your Passion)
2nd of September 2012 Guest Blogger 52

A Surefire Way to Suffocate Your Blog (And Your Passion)

This guest post is by David Masters of Social Caffeine. I’m a stats addict. Whether it’s my Twitter feed, an email newsletter, my latest blog post, or my overall blog subscriber numbers, I’m constantly checking the stats. I’m obsessed. Comments, retweets, Likes, clickthroughs, I check them all. Of course it’s important to ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
11 Heads Are Better Than One #QLDBLOG
1st of September 2012 Guest Blogger 14

11 Heads Are Better Than One #QLDBLOG

This guest post is by Jodi Friedman of MCP Actions. When it comes to the world of blogging, multiple people working together almost always achieves better results than just one. So you can imagine the energy that happened when ten lucky, talented bloggers from around the world were selected by ...more
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New Series: Where Can Blogger Collaboration Lead? #QLDBLOG
1st of September 2012 Darren Rowse 3

New Series: Where Can Blogger Collaboration Lead? #QLDBLOG

We’ve been talking a lot about the value of blogger collaboration recently. Most recently we looked at how it can help you to boost traffic to your blog over the longer term. But I mentioned also that the benefits of networking and collaboration can be subtle and difficult to “measure.” ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips