Post Length and Engagement: The Content Marketer’s Dilemma
23rd of January 2013 Darren Rowse 56

Post Length and Engagement: The Content Marketer’s Dilemma

Everyone’s talking about content at the moment: from those using content marketing to sell business-to-business, to pro niche bloggers, and of course, us here at problogger.net. It was also a topic that we dealt with on Monday’s #blogchat session on Twitter. Among the topics that have come up in these ...more
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2013 ProBlogger Training Event: To Be Held on the Gold Coast in Queensland
22nd of January 2013 Darren Rowse 10

2013 ProBlogger Training Event: To Be Held on the Gold Coast in Queensland

Today I’m excited to share news about the location and some other previously secret details of the new Aussie ProBlogger Training Day. Over the last 3 years we’ve held a live blogging conference here in Melbourne that has grown both in attendee numbers but also impact each year. The feedback ...more
ProBlogger Site News
Are You Following these 5 Headline Writing Tips for Better SEO Traffic?
22nd of January 2013 Guest Blogger 38

Are You Following these 5 Headline Writing Tips for Better SEO Traffic?

This guest post is by Garrett Moon of Todaymade. There are so many variables to a great blog post. There’s the topic. There’s the writing style and overall quality. But few things compare to the headline. After all, your headline is the first thing that your readers will see, and ...more
Search Engine Optimization
How—and Why—to Make Your Blog Print-friendly
21st of January 2013 Guest Blogger 21

How—and Why—to Make Your Blog Print-friendly

This guest post is by Dunya Carter. When crafting your blog, it is easy to neglect how it might look to someone who wants to print your articles and posts. After all, with huge monitors, smart phones, tablets, and the bevy of other ways people can access your content, who’d ...more
Blog Design
Clean Out Your List of Blog Post Ideas in a Blog Content Workshop
21st of January 2013 Guest Blogger 18

Clean Out Your List of Blog Post Ideas in a Blog Content Workshop

This post is by Steve of Do Something Cool.  One of the first things I learned when I started blogging was to create a Word document to write down all my blog post ideas.  That way I could always find something to write about.  After a few months, I had dozens ...more
Writing Content
A New Theme, Part 2: When Your New Theme Crashes Your Blog
20th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 22

A New Theme, Part 2: When Your New Theme Crashes Your Blog

This guest post is by Ayelet Weisz of All Colores. Yesterday, we talked about preparing your blog for a theme upgrade. You read it, worked through all the steps, and now you’re ready to go. So you get up on Saturday morning and sit down to work, a breeze coming through ...more
Blog Design
The ProBlogger Evolution: Our Halt on Guest Post Submissions
19th of January 2013 Darren Rowse 51

The ProBlogger Evolution: Our Halt on Guest Post Submissions

This week, I had a day-long blog strategy workshop with my team. We covered a lot of ground in that time and we have an exciting year ahead! Among the decisions we made was one to shift the way we handle content here on the blog at ProBlogger. Some years ...more
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A New Theme, Part 1: 11 Ways to Prepare for Your Blog Theme Upgrade
19th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 21

A New Theme, Part 1: 11 Ways to Prepare for Your Blog Theme Upgrade

This guest post is by Ayelet Weisz of All Colores. You’ve been reading all about the importance of a good blog design while struggling with your basic WordPress theme. You’ve been frustrated with the limitations of this basic theme, yet you don’t have enough tech knowledge to create a new ...more
Blog Design
Use These 5 Design Elements to Create the Optimum Blog User Experience
18th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 22

Use These 5 Design Elements to Create the Optimum Blog User Experience

This post is by Mark Acsay III of Webby Thoughts. One of the main unacknowledged problems with today’s websites is that many just follow the favorite design of the month. When Flash was born, we got bombarded by Flash-based sites that took forever to load. When sliding banners came along, ...more
Blog Design