New Year, New Start – What Have We Done?
31st of January 2014 Stacey Roberts 47

New Year, New Start – What Have We Done?

It’s January 31 – the end of the month where we make and break New Year’s resolutions and swear to do better next time. If you’re anything like me, you may have thought about what you want to do with your blog this year, and where you want to go. ...more
Community Discussion
The Unexpected Way to Write Killer Content: Blog from Your Heart and Break All the Rules
30th of January 2014 Guest Blogger 55

The Unexpected Way to Write Killer Content: Blog from Your Heart and Break All the Rules

This is a guest contribution from Tova Payne of TovaPayne.com If you asked me two years ago about blogging, well let’s just say I must have been living in a cave, because I didn’t quite understand what blogging was all about or why people did it. I’ve loved writing my ...more
Writing Content
Building a Magnetic Blog: How to Keep Your Readers Coming Back for More
28th of January 2014 Guest Blogger 30

Building a Magnetic Blog: How to Keep Your Readers Coming Back for More

This post is from SpecificFeeds. As bloggers, we tend to be a little obsessed with numbers – we check our stats compulsively to see how many more hits we got today than yesterday and freak out if we lose a couple of followers on Twitter or Facebook. However, most bloggers are ...more
General
Not on Instagram? Your Blog Could be Missing Out
24th of January 2014 Stacey Roberts 65

Not on Instagram? Your Blog Could be Missing Out

This post is from ProBlogger Team member Stacey Roberts. You could be forgiven for thinking Instagram is just for celebrity selfies and sharing pictures of what you ate for lunch. And while that’s exactly what Instagram is, it’s also so much more. For a start, it’s a network of totally ...more
Social Media
5 Ways to Find Out What People Really Want From Your Blog
23rd of January 2014 Guest Blogger 86

5 Ways to Find Out What People Really Want From Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Sabina Stoiciu, blogger, photographer and traveller.  While it can be quite redundant to pose this question, here it goes: Why blog? Let’s have a look at a few key stats that’ll convince you to set up a blog in the next two seconds, if you ...more
General
4 Key Areas to Focus Your Time Upon to Grow Profitable Blogs [And How Much of Your Time to Spend On Them]
20th of January 2014 Darren Rowse 46

4 Key Areas to Focus Your Time Upon to Grow Profitable Blogs [And How Much of Your Time to Spend On Them]

A regular question I’m asked by bloggers at different stages of their blogging is how much time they should allocate to different aspects of blogging. Should you spend more time writing blog posts, promoting the posts, networking, responding to readers, working on social media etc? Answer this question is tricky ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Power of Infographics on your blog
20th of January 2014 Guest Blogger 22

The Power of Infographics on your blog

This is a guest contribution from Chelsea Varney, a Community manager at Brandwatch. Infographics are extremely useful for numerous reasons when it comes to content marketing and blogging. Although many writers may not have considered using an infographic for a blog post this can be an excellent way to present interesting information ...more
General
Is your blog design ready for 2014? Four ways to tell
18th of January 2014 Guest Blogger 26

Is your blog design ready for 2014? Four ways to tell

This is a guest contribution from Laura Windisch of 99designs. It’s that time of year again. Time to take a good long look at your blog and reflect on what’s worked well, learn from what hasn’t, and set goals for what will. After you’ve had a chance to sort through the ...more
Blog Design
How I doubled my unique visitors in six months (and tripled them in a year)
17th of January 2014 Stacey Roberts 111

How I doubled my unique visitors in six months (and tripled them in a year)

This post is from ProBlogger Team member Stacey Roberts. Welcome to 2014, folks – a year we hope to bring you even more tips and advice to make your blog everything you want it to be! Let’s kick off with both feet in the direction of unique browsers, and how ...more
Case Studies