6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Blog
31st of October 2012 Darren Rowse 38

6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Blog

Last week’s Blogging in Brief post looked at a really surprising business blog post. In fact, this was a post from a government body, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention—not the kind of place you might expect to have a raging sense of humor. Business blogging doesn’t have to ...more
Business Blogging
Beat Your Fear of Technology, and Grow Your Blog
30th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 22

Beat Your Fear of Technology, and Grow Your Blog

This guest post is by Ayelet Weisz of All Colores. As Matt Setter recently pointed out here on ProBlogger, pretty much anyone can set up a blog these days without worrying about technical mumbo-jumbo. Yet as I learned when I transferred my blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org, sometimes the technical ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
SEO for Bloggers With Soul
30th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 31

SEO for Bloggers With Soul

This guest post is by Sarah L. Webb of S. L. Writes. Maybe you consider yourself a serious writer who doesn’t have time for the details of how to boost SEO. Why should you bother with that when you’ve launched a blog to help people and make the world a ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Use Product Promotions to Add Value on Your Blog—and Others
29th of October 2012 Darren Rowse 65

Use Product Promotions to Add Value on Your Blog—and Others

We get a lot of requests for co-promotions here at ProBlogger, and at Digital Photography School as well. No matter what niche you’re in, if your blog has a reasonably engaged audience, you’re probably the target for others who want to promote their new products. On the flip side, you ...more
Blog Promotion
How to Handle Guest Post Rejection
28th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 36

How to Handle Guest Post Rejection

This guest post is by Tapha Ngum of MyAppTemplates.com. So, you agreed on a topic to write about for a blog with the blog owner or editor, and you’ve just spent eight hours writing and editing it. You’ve done all the right things—read the submission guidelines, and double-checked your post for spelling ...more
Blog Promotion
Why My First Blog Failed … and What You Can Learn from My Mistakes
28th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 48

Why My First Blog Failed … and What You Can Learn from My Mistakes

This guest post is by Ali Luke of Aliventures. Where do you hope blogging will take you? I’m thrilled that blogging’s got me to where I am today—with a successful full-time business, a bunch of ebooks, a membership site, guest posts on major blogs, two speaker appearances at BlogWorld, and ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Fail Productively as a Blogger
27th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 21

How to Fail Productively as a Blogger

This guest post is by Bea Kylene Jumarang of Writing Off the Rails. During one of my blocks of free time, I found myself watching a video from Tim Harford, an economist and a writer. In it, he was discussing his three rules for failing productively, and those rules were ...more
Be Productive
Weekend Project: Learning to Fail
27th of October 2012 Darren Rowse 16

Weekend Project: Learning to Fail

This weekend, we’re taking a different approach with our weekend project, and touching on a topic that I think is overlooked a lot in blogging. And that’s failure. In a world like this, where it’s so easy to try new things out—new social networks, new product ideas, and so on—it’s ...more
Featured Posts
How to Make More Money Blogging, Stop Worrying About Advertising, and Get Back to Writing What You Love
26th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 57

How to Make More Money Blogging, Stop Worrying About Advertising, and Get Back to Writing What You Love

This guest post is by Sophie Lizard of Beafreelanceblogger.com. I know your secret. You’re spending too much time on your blog, and it’s starting to feel like hard work. Not only that, but your blog still isn’t making quite as much money as you’d like. Believe me: I’ve been right ...more
Blogging for Dollars