3 Questions to Ask When Facing Fear [And Why Wobbly Courage Is Enough]
27th of September 2013 Darren Rowse 30

3 Questions to Ask When Facing Fear [And Why Wobbly Courage Is Enough]

A few weeks ago I asked readers of ProBlogger to tell us about the fears that they’ve faced and overcome as bloggers. The response was fantastic with some honest sharing – thanks to those who commented – your comments not only helped me prepare for a talk I was giving ...more
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How to Write a Professional E-mail that Gets a Reply
26th of September 2013 Guest Blogger 41

How to Write a Professional E-mail that Gets a Reply

This is a guest contribution by Jackson Nwachukwu, freelance blogger and content writer. Who doesn’t know how to write an email? Everyone emails, don’t they? Well, let me start by telling you that there are emails and then there are professional emails. As a freelance blogger, writer, content marketer and what ...more
Writing Content
How I Increased Facebook Reach and Engagement by 200-300% This Week
25th of September 2013 Darren Rowse 55

How I Increased Facebook Reach and Engagement by 200-300% This Week

Note: This post has been updated with fresh examples including our most seen post ever. Over the last week I’ve been putting a renewed effort into working with Facebook after listening to a session by Amy Porterfield at our ProBlogger Training Event last week. While our Digital Photography School Facebook ...more
Social Media
DISCUSS: Which Social Network Sends Your Blog the Most Traffic?
24th of September 2013 Darren Rowse 116

DISCUSS: Which Social Network Sends Your Blog the Most Traffic?

At PBEVENT last week I was having lunch with a group of 5 bloggers from quite different niches and for a few minutes the conversation centred around the topic of which social media sites send us the most traffic. We went around the circle and shared the top sources of ...more
Reader Questions
Highlights from ProBlogger Event 2013 #PBEVENT
21st of September 2013 Darren Rowse 19

Highlights from ProBlogger Event 2013 #PBEVENT

It is hard to believe but this time last week, we were in the midst of our fourth annual Problogger Conference on the Gold Coast in Queensland Australia. It was an amazingly emotional, nerve-wracking and yet exhilarating couple of days - and by the end of the event we knew that we had created something pretty special. People weren't just talking about their plans for their blog [...]
ProBlogger Site News
When Affiliate Marketing Can Be a WIN/WIN/WIN Situation
20th of September 2013 Darren Rowse 27

When Affiliate Marketing Can Be a WIN/WIN/WIN Situation

Several years ago on my photography site I was approached by a company who sold a software product for photographers. They wanted to run a banner ad campaign on my site to promote a new product. Their product was a quality one from a source I trusted and it was ...more
Affiliate Programs
DISCUSS: What Was Your Most Popular Post in the Last Month and Why Did It Succeed?
19th of September 2013 Darren Rowse 81

DISCUSS: What Was Your Most Popular Post in the Last Month and Why Did It Succeed?

At our ProBlogger Training Event last Friday I had a great conversation with 3 attendees during a lunch break where we each shared a post on our blogs over the last month that gained more visitors and/or comments than normal. We had to say what the post was about and ...more
General
7 Simple Ways To Attract More People to Your Blog
18th of September 2013 Guest Blogger 42

7 Simple Ways To Attract More People to Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Ryan Currie at Spokeo. Blogging is an art and it takes practice to really get right. There are few things more frustrating than pouring your blood, sweat, and tears into a masterfully crafted blog post only to see the analytics at a standstill days ...more
Blog Promotion
11 Tips for Slaying Your Most Insidious Blogging Limiting Beliefs
17th of September 2013 Guest Blogger 54

11 Tips for Slaying Your Most Insidious Blogging Limiting Beliefs

This is a guest contribution from Ryan Biddulph. “Should I write this post? I do not know. I mean, it will probably go live in 1-2 months. 1-2 months is a long time. Not worth it.” These thoughts traveled through my mind a few minutes ago. Honestly. Limiting beliefs cripple ...more
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