10 Ways to Switch Your Brain to Writing Mode When Working From Home
12th of December 2013 Stacey Roberts 97

10 Ways to Switch Your Brain to Writing Mode When Working From Home

This post is from ProBlogger Team member Stacey Roberts Finding it hard to make time to blog? Me too. In fact, that’s one of the biggest issues people tell me they have when trying to write. Often we’re blogging from home alongside other work and family commitments, and it can ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Build a Successful ‘White Hat’ Business on a ‘Black Hat’ Internet
11th of December 2013 Darren Rowse 46

How to Build a Successful ‘White Hat’ Business on a ‘Black Hat’ Internet

Over on the ProBlogger Facebook page I was asked a great question by Aman Tandon, who asked for some tips on ‘how to stay alive using white hat techniques?’ when competitors in his niche were being ‘foxy’. It’s a great question and one that I know many bloggers face in ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How Targeting Influencers Can Sky Rocket Your Blog
10th of December 2013 Guest Blogger 35

How Targeting Influencers Can Sky Rocket Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Rebecca Price, marketing specialist currently working for Davpack. Have you ever sat in front of your computer, looking at other people’s blogs, and thought: “How the hell have you managed to be so successful so quickly?” I know I have. For a long time, I just couldn’t ...more
Blog Promotion
WARNING: These 4 Self-Publishing Myths Are Keeping You Down
7th of December 2013 Guest Blogger 24

WARNING: These 4 Self-Publishing Myths Are Keeping You Down

This a joint guest contribution from Johnny B. Truant and Sean Platt. Too many indie authors buy into the myths and lies that keep them running in circles rather than charging forward into a lucrative self-publishing career. Before successfully writing fiction full time, we both wrote for our own blogs for ...more
General
How I Diversified My Blogging Income Beyond Having All My Eggs in the AdSense Basket
6th of December 2013 Darren Rowse 63

How I Diversified My Blogging Income Beyond Having All My Eggs in the AdSense Basket

Last week I wrote about the experience of almost losing my online business as a result of having too many eggs in one basket and then followed up with a post on what I did to diversify the traffic sources coming into my blog to become less reliant upon Google. ...more
General
Good News for Publishers: Facebook Continues to Reward High Quality Content
5th of December 2013 Darren Rowse 41

Good News for Publishers: Facebook Continues to Reward High Quality Content

Earlier this week Facebook published a FYI update about more updates that they’ve been making (and are about to make) to what will show in users news feeds (thanks to Jen at FBAdslab for the tipoff). The information is particularly relevant to those of us with Facebook pages who are ...more
Social Media
PPC: A Viable Alternative to Organic Traffic for Bloggers?
3rd of December 2013 Guest Blogger 26

PPC: A Viable Alternative to Organic Traffic for Bloggers?

This is a guest contribution from Nicholas Whitmore, freelance journalist and website content editor.copy With search engine traffic becoming increasingly difficult to rely on, it’s important for bloggers, like you, to think of different ways to drive people to your website. After all, there’s no point in blogging if no one ...more
Advertising
Blogging, and Twitter, and Readers…Oh My!
29th of November 2013 Guest Blogger 41

Blogging, and Twitter, and Readers…Oh My!

This is a guest contribution from Courtney Gordner. If you want to maximise the potential of your blog, it’s essential that you interact with your followers. And if you want to interact with your followers, you need to know where to find them. When they’re online and not reading through your latest ...more
Blog Promotion
11 Ways I Diversified Traffic Sources for My Blogs to Become Less Reliant Upon Google [With a Surprising Twist]
28th of November 2013 Darren Rowse 45

11 Ways I Diversified Traffic Sources for My Blogs to Become Less Reliant Upon Google [With a Surprising Twist]

Yesterday I shared the story of how back in 2004 I almost losing my business overnight. That big blip made me realise that I had too many eggs in one basket when it came to both traffic and income. At that time the basket that all my eggs were in ...more
Blog Promotion