Weekend Project: Get a Handle on HTML
6th of October 2012 Darren Rowse 23

Weekend Project: Get a Handle on HTML

Tools like WordPress and Blogger and pretty much all online editors now provide us with WYSIWYG tools. That’s excellent for those of us who are less technical—like me! But visual editors like the one in WordPress can tempt us to copy and paste content from another program, like Word. Even ...more
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3 Steps to Living an Authentic Life Online
5th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 44

3 Steps to Living an Authentic Life Online

This guest post is by Geoff Talbot of SevenSentences.com. Whether you like it not, social media is taking over Internet. Research tells us that one in five of every minutes spent online is currently being spent on a social media channel. Business has always been about getting the attention of ...more
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How Free Ice Water Turned into a $10M/Year Business (And What it Means for You)
5th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 26

How Free Ice Water Turned into a $10M/Year Business (And What it Means for You)

This guest post is by Greg Miliates of www.StartMyConsultingBusiness.com. In 1931, during the depths of the Great Depression, Ted Hustead opened a store in a tiny South Dakota town, population: 326, virtually all of whom were penniless. Over the following decades, Hustead grew his store into a $10 million empire, ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Find the Ideal Frequency for Blogging and Email Marketing
4th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 23

Find the Ideal Frequency for Blogging and Email Marketing

This guest post is by Francis Santos of Benchmark Email. Blogging and email marketing are a lot alike. Okay, a lot might be stretching it, but they do share some similarities. For example, both are easy for beginners to use, are generally inexpensive, and great for business. Another quality these ...more
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Why Great Writers Win Out in the Blogosphere—And How to Join Them
4th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 31

Why Great Writers Win Out in the Blogosphere—And How to Join Them

This guest post is by Ali Luke of Writers’ Huddle. Is your writing holding you back? If new visitors never stick around, if you rarely get retweets, or if there’s tumbleweed blowing through your comments section, this might not be because you’re getting anything wrong in terms of promotion. There’s ...more
Writing Content
How to Score a Job on the ProBlogger Job Board
3rd of October 2012 Guest Blogger 11

How to Score a Job on the ProBlogger Job Board

This guest post is by Jason Bacchetta of Life’d. After posting quite a few jobs on the ProBlogger Job Board, I’ve come to realize that a number of pet peeves affect my decision as to whether or not an applicant gets hired. Although some jobs receive upwards of 500 applicants, few of ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Is Your Facebook Page in Danger of Deletion? Save Your Fans in 6 Steps
3rd of October 2012 Guest Blogger 18

Is Your Facebook Page in Danger of Deletion? Save Your Fans in 6 Steps

This guest post is by James Dunworth of the Ashtray Blog. On the 28th August, shortly after getting our 14,000th follower on Facebook, we received one of those emails that makes your heart not just sink, but plunge through your stomach and crash onto the floor. Facebook had deleted our ...more
Social Media
When You Don’t Have “One Reader”: Writing for a Diverse Blog Audience
2nd of October 2012 Darren Rowse 29

When You Don’t Have “One Reader”: Writing for a Diverse Blog Audience

“Write for one reader” is advice we hear often in the blogosphere, and it can be a useful way to get a consistent voice going on your blog. But the longer you blog, the more likely you’ll be to get to know your readers, and the more diverse their needs ...more
Featured Posts
10 Words Every Successful Blogger Needs to Know
1st of October 2012 Guest Blogger 66

10 Words Every Successful Blogger Needs to Know

This guest post is by Tony Hastings of The Top 10 Blog. Whether you are blogging for profit, publicity, or pleasure, the basic building blocks of success are the same. Success can be defined as, “accomplishing an aim or purpose or having achieved popularity, profit, or distinction.” (Google Dictionary) Here are ...more
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