What Mistakes Did You Make When You Started Blogging? What Would You Do Differently?
29th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 75

What Mistakes Did You Make When You Started Blogging? What Would You Do Differently?

This morning, a new blogger asked me to name 3 mistakes I made when I started blogging so he could avoid the same pitfalls. I thought this might make a good discussion starter and something that might help new bloggers. So… take a few moments to answer these two questions. ...more
Reader Questions
My Experiment with Early Morning Free Writing Sessions
28th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 31

My Experiment with Early Morning Free Writing Sessions

Lately, I’ve found myself settling into a slightly different blogging workflow to my usual one. I’ve been getting up at 6.30am to write. In the morning, our kids have to stay in their rooms until 7am. I’m not quite sure how we managed to get them to do that but ...more
Writing Content
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27th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 14

Lost Your Blogging Groove? Kickstart it with this 2 for 1 Deal on ProBlogger eBooks

Can you believe that it’s almost the middle of 2013 already? If you’re anything like me you started out this year with big dreams and intentions to deliver on some signficant goals with your blog. However along the way to reaching ones goals often comes a lot of distractions and ...more
Featured Posts
Social Media: What’s it Good For?
26th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 38

Social Media: What’s it Good For?

Does social media drive sales? I’ve been asked this question quite a few times lately from business owners trying to get their head around how to use social media in their online marketing mix. Many of them tell me that they don’t see a direct return on investment from their ...more
Social Media
What If We Put As Much Effort into Writing Blog Posts as Public Speaking?
25th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 42

What If We Put As Much Effort into Writing Blog Posts as Public Speaking?

In just under 2 weeks I’ll be standing on this stage at the beautiful Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, giving a keynote at World Domination Summit in front of just under 3000 people. It is an incredible honour to be invited to speak at this event and I’m very ...more
Other Income Streams
Blogger to Watch: Torre de Roche talks about her journey to big publishing deal
22nd of June 2013 Jade Craven 20

Blogger to Watch: Torre de Roche talks about her journey to big publishing deal

This is an guest interview by Jade Craven. It is my honour to share the story of Torre De Roche, and her journey from blogger to author with an impressive publishing deal. I first mentioned her on Problogger as one of the bloggers to watch in 2012. I was impressed ...more
General
3 Ways to Get More Subscribers for Your Blog
21st of June 2013 Darren Rowse 51

3 Ways to Get More Subscribers for Your Blog

“I have hundreds of readers coming to my blog every day – but nobody ever subscribes to my newsletter. Help!?!” This request came in via email today and I thought I’d share my reply with the 3 suggestions I offered. —– Thanks for the question – I suspect you’re not ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
AdSense Turns 10 Years Old: Why I’m Grateful for it!
20th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 35

AdSense Turns 10 Years Old: Why I’m Grateful for it!

This week Google’s AdSense program celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a post on their blog and a G+ Hangout. While they launched AdSense in June of 2003, I first began to experiment with it on 7th October that year. I had been blogging for around 11 months by that ...more
Adsense
Content Creation vs Content Promotion: Where is the Balance?
19th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 31

Content Creation vs Content Promotion: Where is the Balance?

A few days ago we published a post on ProBlogger titled ‘Forget about Marketing: Concentrate on Blogging‘, which led to some interesting discussion on Twitter and in the comments. I love the points author Nicholas Whitmore made in the post but I wanted to give a few thoughts, based on ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips