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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
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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
Google Hangouts: Turning Bloggers into Broadcasters
6th of June 2013 Guest Blogger 26

Google Hangouts: Turning Bloggers into Broadcasters

This is a guest contribution by Sarah Hill, the Chief Digital Storyteller for Veterans United Network. Blogging no longer has to be a text based conversation. Google+ has allowed bloggers to become broadcasters, adding a visual component to each blog post, and all you need to become a “Blogcaster” is a webcam, ...more
Blog Promotion
How I Turned a Guest Post into 3 Million Visitors and Over 150,000 Social Media Shares
5th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 44

How I Turned a Guest Post into 3 Million Visitors and Over 150,000 Social Media Shares

Yesterday, I shared a practical exercise for diving deeper into your blog’s analytics to discover how you can use the last month of blog action to plan for the future. Today, I’d like to show you an example of just how powerful this discipline can be when it comes to building traffic ...more
Blog Promotion
EXERCISE: Deep Dive into Your Content Analytics
4th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 19

EXERCISE: Deep Dive into Your Content Analytics

Today I spent a couple of hours doing my monthly deep dive into Google Analytics. While hardly a day goes by that I don’t check my blogs stats (usually just to see traffic levels and sources of traffic etc) I try to set aside a longer period of time, at ...more
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