Blog Wise Tip 4: Choose a Structure that Works for You
28th of February 2012 Georgina Laidlaw 20

Blog Wise Tip 4: Choose a Structure that Works for You

All the bloggers we spoke to as we researched Blog Wise had an opinion on structure. Even those, like Matt Kepnes of NomadicMatt.com, who doesn’t blog to regular schedules, noted that they had particular times that were good for certain work tasks, and particular times that tended to be less ...more
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Infographic: The Brain of the Beginning Blogger
28th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 52

Infographic: The Brain of the Beginning Blogger

This guest post is by Infolinks.com. Nowadays, it seems like everyone has a blog. But creating a successful and popular blog isn’t as easy as simply getting a domain name and ranting away on whatever comes to mind on a given day. Here, we take a look at some of ...more
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Premise 2.0 Released: Complete Digital Sales and Lead Generation Engine for WordPress
27th of February 2012 Darren Rowse 9

Premise 2.0 Released: Complete Digital Sales and Lead Generation Engine for WordPress

I’m really excited today to see that the team over at CopyBlogger are announcing an update of their popular Premise software for WordPress users – and it is something that you will definitely want to check out if you are a WordPress Blogger who wants to: set up a membership ...more
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Blog Wise Tip 3: Plan for Productivity
27th of February 2012 Georgina Laidlaw 23

Blog Wise Tip 3: Plan for Productivity

Given all the tasks that can crop up on a blogger’s to do list, it’s no surprise that many of us struggle with task planning and control. Even the big-name bloggers we interviewed for Blog Wise grappled with these issues. Having realized the negative impacts of stress on her productivity, ...more
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The Essential Ingredients for Building a Blog That Ranks in Alexa’s Top 10,000
27th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 48

The Essential Ingredients for Building a Blog That Ranks in Alexa’s Top 10,000

This guest post is by Neil Patel of Quick Sprout. Would you like to know how I grew Quick Sprout to have an Alexa ranking of 10,000 in under four years? That’s not an easy feat. But the cool thing is I didn’t do anything that you can’t do now. My ...more
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Blog Wise Tip 2: Know Your Motivations
26th of February 2012 Georgina Laidlaw 36

Blog Wise Tip 2: Know Your Motivations

Every blogger has different motivations, but the interviews we completed as we developed Blog Wise showed how important it is to know what your motivations actually are. The bloggers we spoke to listed a range of motivations. The first was community and audience. Darren told us he’s motivated when he ...more
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Blog Wise Tip 1: Diagnose Productivity Problems
25th of February 2012 Georgina Laidlaw 31

Blog Wise Tip 1: Diagnose Productivity Problems

Over the coming days, we’ll be presenting a series of pro blogging productivity tips that we’ve compiled using the advice of nine A-list bloggers we interviewed for Blog Wise, our new ebook on blogging productively. Today, let’s consider the question, “do you have a productivity problem?” In the blogosphere, it’s ...more
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24th of February 2012 Darren Rowse 72

Discover the Secrets of 9 Productive Bloggers: Blog Wise

79% of ProBlogger readers identify ‘finding time to blog’ as one of their biggest challenges. Last year I ran a survey among ProBlogger readers to identify what the biggest challenges that bloggers face are. A number of common themes emerged – one of the strongest can be summed up in ...more
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What Did You Think of Blog Smarter?
24th of February 2012 Darren Rowse 16

What Did You Think of Blog Smarter?

Today marks the close of our Blog Smarter mini-series of posts, which explain a variety of techniques for scalable blog monetization. In case you missed them, the posts were: Blog Smarter: Don’t Just End Up Trading Hours for Dollars Blog Smarter: A Step-by-step Guide to Boost Your AdSense Earnings Blog ...more
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