Write Less, Say More
21st of July 2013 Guest Blogger 61

Write Less, Say More

This is a guest contribution from Brooke McAlary, founder of Slow Your Home. You’ve heard of slow food, perhaps even slow travel or slow homes. But slow…blogging? Really? Isn’t the point of blogging to be topical, with our fingers on the pulse of global trends? Don’t we, as bloggers, pride ourselves ...more
Writing Content
Ask the ProBlogger Team any Question: Register for Our Next Free Webinar
20th of July 2013 Darren Rowse 9

Ask the ProBlogger Team any Question: Register for Our Next Free Webinar

Just a short post today to let readers know that next wee we’ll be holding a ProBlogger Webinar. You can register for it here. It has been a while since we’ve had a webinar here on ProBlogger so we’re going to make this one a Q&A session where you can ...more
General
Don’t Quit Your Job To Chase Your Dreams… Until You’ve Read This
19th of July 2013 Darren Rowse 81

Don’t Quit Your Job To Chase Your Dreams… Until You’ve Read This

“I’m quitting my job to chase my dreams!” When I hear someone say those words I experience two feelings simultaneously. 1. Excitement. You can’t help but admire someone with that kind of passion. Exciting things often happen when people step out of their comfort zone and make space to go ...more
General
How to Make the Switch Between Monetizing with Ad Network to Selling Ads Directly on Your Blog
18th of July 2013 Darren Rowse 27

How to Make the Switch Between Monetizing with Ad Network to Selling Ads Directly on Your Blog

Over on Reddit today someone asked for some advice on switching from monetizing a blog using just ad networks (like AdSense) to selling advertising directly to advertisers. I found myself writing a rather long response and thought it might also be of some use to readers here. Here’s the question: ...more
Advertising
How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True [Part 2]
17th of July 2013 Darren Rowse 29

How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True [Part 2]

Choose one small thing to start with that will move you toward your dream and do it to the best of your ability (tweet this). I issued that challenge in a post How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True just over a month ago. Since publishing that post, I’ve ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Magic 5-Step Plan To Writing a Post That Will Easily Win Pulitzer Prize
16th of July 2013 Guest Blogger 37

Magic 5-Step Plan To Writing a Post That Will Easily Win Pulitzer Prize

This is a guest contribution by Tim Soulo. I bet the next sentence will totally blow your mind! Ready? Though… I think a bit of preparation wouldn’t hurt. No really, when I told this to my friend the other day he had a heart attack and I had to drive ...more
Writing Content
Help! My Baby is Sick and Someone is Stealing My Money!
13th of July 2013 Guest Blogger 40

Help! My Baby is Sick and Someone is Stealing My Money!

This is a guest contribution from Andrew Grant, owner and author of The Freedom Blog. Two weeks ago I made a shocking discovery. I found out that my youngest child, barely out of nappies, has been infected by a terrible virus with the sinister name of SASS. SASS spreads at an ...more
Blog Design
How to Deal with a Firestorm of Controversy on Your Blog (Before it Suffocates You)
12th of July 2013 Guest Blogger 19

How to Deal with a Firestorm of Controversy on Your Blog (Before it Suffocates You)

This is a guest contribution from Sherice Jacob. You’ve just hit Publish. You don’t know what will happen from here, but at the moment, you feel relieved. You’ve just written one of the most controversial, eye-opening, highly-polarizing posts on your blog. You know it’s ripe for debate and there are going to ...more
Writing Content
7 Surprising Skills Blogging is Teaching You
11th of July 2013 Guest Blogger 30

7 Surprising Skills Blogging is Teaching You

This is a guest contribution from Kelly Teng, Digital Outreach Specialist at Switched on Media. Blogging can take you on a whirlwind journey. It can have you running around at events, losing sleep, and sitting in front of your computer for hours and hours (and hours…). The end result is a great ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips