Affiliate Marketing: Cult or Cash Cow?
8th of May 2013 Guest Blogger 32

Affiliate Marketing: Cult or Cash Cow?

This is a guest post from communications and marketing consultant Brook McCarthy. When I was a young hippie, I accidentally joined a cult. I was a student of religious studies at the time and believed I was merely observing, until one morning, when I found myself at 5am, chanting to a giant image ...more
Affiliate Programs
Final ProBlogger Training Event Tickets Go On Sale Now
7th of May 2013 Darren Rowse 2

Final ProBlogger Training Event Tickets Go On Sale Now

The final round of tickets for the Annual ProBlogger Training Event go on sale later today at 1.30pm Australian Eastern time. UPDATE: a limited number of these tickets are now on sale here. Over the last few years we’ve held 3 training events and have seen things grow each time. ...more
ProBlogger Site News
How to Get Your First 1,000 Email Subscribers When Nobody Knows You
4th of May 2013 Guest Blogger 92

How to Get Your First 1,000 Email Subscribers When Nobody Knows You

This is a guest contribution by Marya Jan, blogging coach from Writing Happiness. What’s the biggest excuse you hear from people who are not getting the results they want from their blogging? “I don’t know anyone online.” Not ‘my content might not be good’. Not ‘I don’t a clear idea of ...more
Blog Promotion
The Walking Dead Guide to Writing a Killer Blog Opening
3rd of May 2013 Belinda Weaver 37

The Walking Dead Guide to Writing a Killer Blog Opening

This is a guest contribution by Belinda Weaver, SEO copywriter behind The Copy Detective. A sheriff’s car rolls up to an intersection, where several cars are burnt out and overturned. The occupant, a police officer, gets out, slowly walks to the back of the car and pulls out a gas can ...more
Writing Content
Do You Make These 6 Domain Name Mistakes?
2nd of May 2013 Darren Rowse 72

Do You Make These 6 Domain Name Mistakes?

I’m regularly asked about the mistakes I made when starting out with blogging and the first two words that usually spring to mind are  ‘Domain Names’. Most of the early mistakes I made (and some of the more recent ones) have revolved around domain names. Let me run through a ...more
Other Income Streams
Check out the New Ghost Blogging Platform Kickstarter: Funded in under 12 Hours!
1st of May 2013 Darren Rowse 24

Check out the New Ghost Blogging Platform Kickstarter: Funded in under 12 Hours!

6 months ago I came across a concept article written about by John O’Nolan (web designer and former deputy head of the WordPress User Interface group) that grabbed my attention (and the attention of many others). In the article John dreamed of a new blogging platform – Ghost. In the ...more
Blog News
Warning: Don’t Accept Guest Posts Until You’ve Done these 5 Steps
30th of April 2013 Guest Blogger 49

Warning: Don’t Accept Guest Posts Until You’ve Done these 5 Steps

This is a guest contribution by . Guest blog post can add a lot of value to your blog. Guest posts not only give you a break from writing, they show you are connected and that you respect other experts’ opinions and different perspectives. Guest posts can demonstrate how much you ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Unlock the Power of Email To Grow Traffic and Profit: Melbourne ProBlogger Event
29th of April 2013 Darren Rowse 4

Unlock the Power of Email To Grow Traffic and Profit: Melbourne ProBlogger Event

Next month on 24 May we will be running a day long workshop in Melbourne for bloggers on the topic of using Email to grow traffic and build profitability to your blog. There are only 12 10 9 tickets left – grab yours here. Over the last few years we’ve ...more
General
Do You Know These Time Saving Blogging Tips?
27th of April 2013 Darren Rowse 40

Do You Know These Time Saving Blogging Tips?

Over the last few days we’ve been tackling the problem of ‘not enough time to blog’ that many bloggers struggle with. I started by sharing 7 tips for busy bloggers on how to find time to blog and then had 14 of my blogging friends share a little about their ...more
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