What Advertisers Want: 6 steps to Attract Advertisers to Your Blog
31st of July 2013 Guest Blogger 33

What Advertisers Want: 6 steps to Attract Advertisers to Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Brianne Bauer. How do advertisers determine whether a blog is worth their marketing dollars? Promising blogs start out with must-have elements — interesting content, loyal readership, eye-catching design and regular updates. But what’s missing? Here are six ways bloggers can become more attractive to advertisers. ...more
Advertising
Gmail Trying to ‘Fix’ Our Inbox and What it Means for You.
30th of July 2013 Shayne 17

Gmail Trying to ‘Fix’ Our Inbox and What it Means for You.

If capturing and sending email is a part of your blog – it might be your newsletter, affiliate programs, sales email or even just reader comment notifications – there are some changes (that have been looming for some time) that will impact the way you create and send emails … ...more
General
The 7 Angels of Blogging DOOM
27th of July 2013 Guest Blogger 41

The 7 Angels of Blogging DOOM

This is a guest contribution from Rebekah Lambert, copywriter and owner of Unashamedly Creative. Blogging is super fun, right? You get to write your own stories, express opinions, share what you learn, explore ideas, encourage debate and create a wonderful world of content that attracts like minded people. However with all ...more
General
7 Reasons I LOVE Running Webinars for My Blog Readers
27th of July 2013 Darren Rowse 17

7 Reasons I LOVE Running Webinars for My Blog Readers

Over the last couple of years I’ve run semi-regular webinars for ProBlogger readers (sign up to get invitations to these free webinars here). These webinars have not only received a lot of positive feedback, they’ve also been among the most energising things I’ve done on this site. Here’s a few ...more
General
When You Have Nothing Unique to Say…
26th of July 2013 Darren Rowse 56

When You Have Nothing Unique to Say…

I’ve got nothing unique to say. It has all been said before. There are so many people who are smarter than me. Why would anyone listen to me? Have you ever found yourself thinking like this? If so – you’re not alone. At one point or another most bloggers do, and ...more
Writing Content
13 Tools and Services I Use Every Day to Build a Profitable Blogging Business
25th of July 2013 Darren Rowse 50

13 Tools and Services I Use Every Day to Build a Profitable Blogging Business

Yesterday, during our Q&A webinar, we received a lot of questions about the tools and services we recommend for different aspects of blogging. While we touched on a few, there are quite a few more that I wanted to touch on. Not all are strictly ‘blogging tools’ but all are ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
10 Tools To Help Protect Your Blog From Content Theft
24th of July 2013 Guest Blogger 76

10 Tools To Help Protect Your Blog From Content Theft

This is a guest contribution from Adam Connell, blogger at Bloggingwizard.com. If you write or publish a blog, you’ll inevitably experience the gut-wrenching feeling of content theft at some point in the life of your blog. It’s not fair but it’s now just part of the world of online content. What can you do ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
2 Thoughts on Opportunity and Success to Kickstart Your Week
23rd of July 2013 Darren Rowse 16

2 Thoughts on Opportunity and Success to Kickstart Your Week

Yesterday I tweeted a couple of thoughts on Twitter leading to an explosion of retweets but also questions, reactions and ideas. I thought I’d put them here on the blog too, in the hope they might help to kickstart your week! So many of us wait for opportunity to knock ...more
General
5 Tips To Writing Irresistibly Clickable Blog Titles
22nd of July 2013 Guest Blogger 86

5 Tips To Writing Irresistibly Clickable Blog Titles

This is a guest contribution from Jackson Nwachukwu, lead blogger at DailyTipsDiary.com. You’ve just been inspired and you’re ready to write the blog post you hope will be a hit. The title not might be the first step in your planning process but it’s fair to say that most people automatically ...more
Writing Content