Don’t Be Lazy: 9 Ways to Blog Smarter and Harder
18th of June 2013 Guest Blogger 42

Don’t Be Lazy: 9 Ways to Blog Smarter and Harder

This is a guest contribution from Eric Cummings who writes about art and philosophy for On Violence. I’ve been writing this post for three years. What can I say? I’m lazy. Or I should say, I used to be lazy. That’s not the case anymore. Four years ago, my brother and ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Forget about Marketing: Concentrate on Blogging
15th of June 2013 Guest Blogger 53

Forget about Marketing: Concentrate on Blogging

This is a guest contribution by Nicholas Whitmore. The title: What on earth does it mean? Well, recently it seems like a lot of bloggers fancy themselves as marketers. You can’t read a post on a blog without seeing a load of other bloggers commenting at the bottom, with a link ...more
Blog Promotion
Why Your Blog Posts Are Falling Short of Greatness and What To Do About It
14th of June 2013 Belinda Weaver 46

Why Your Blog Posts Are Falling Short of Greatness and What To Do About It

This is a guest contribution by Belinda Weaver, marketing copywriter behind The Copy Detective. You’ve finished your latest blog post and it’s pretty good isn’t it, isn’t it? Are you sure?   Some bloggers think that coming up with ideas is the hardest part of blogging. Maybe you agree. Personally, ...more
Writing Content
dreams
13th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 98

How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True

“ONE DAY I’ll be a full time blogger!” ‘V’ – my wife – must have heard that statement 100 or more times in 2003-2004. It would usually be accompanied by a spread sheet and/or chart in which I showed her how the earnings from my blog had grown from $9 ...more
Featured Posts
Challenge: Update Your Blog’s About Page
12th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 126

Challenge: Update Your Blog’s About Page

Today I want to set us all a little homework – a challenge of sorts – to update your blogs ‘About Page’. This challenge evolves out of the embarrassing realisation that my own about page here on ProBlogger was dated and in need of a refresh. It had been well ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Set Your Blog for Success With These Simple Tactics
11th of June 2013 Guest Blogger 64

Set Your Blog for Success With These Simple Tactics

This is a guest contribution from freelance writer, Ayelet Weisz. Blogging is hard work. You need to come up with fresh, quality materials on a regular basis, promote them, connect with readers, network with peers and mentors – and that’s before you even see a single dollar for your effort. I’ve put together ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Are You Ready to be a Full-Time Blogger?
10th of June 2013 Guest Blogger 61

Are You Ready to be a Full-Time Blogger?

This is a guest contribution from freelance writer, Ayelet Weisz. A big part of the pro blogger dream is to be your own boss. No more office politics, competitions with colleagues or having to prove yourself to someone who reaps all the benefits of your hard work. You’ll set your own rules and ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Discover The “Can’t Miss” Email Technique To Bring Attention To Your Blog
8th of June 2013 Guest Blogger 35

Discover The “Can’t Miss” Email Technique To Bring Attention To Your Blog

This is a guest contribution by Frank Angelone. It’s safe to assume that you want your blog to succeed, right? It’s easier said than done, but whenever you’re trying to market your blog to others, it can be a very discouraging process.  Not only that, as bloggers, we continually suffer from ...more
Blog Promotion
What is Your Posting Rhythm to Social Media?
6th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 33

What is Your Posting Rhythm to Social Media?

Last week I was on a panel discussing social media at a conference here in Australia and a question from the floor asked about how often is ideal to post to Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest? I was fascinated to hear the range of answers we gave as panelists and I ...more
Social Media