4 Ways to Sell More Products Online
12th of February 2014 Guest Blogger 24

4 Ways to Sell More Products Online

This is a guest contribution from Rosie Scott of The New Craft Society. As we discussed recently in this post, making money via blogging is far more than fanciful thinking; for an increasing number of dedicated bloggers, it’s a rewarding reality. But there’s a difference between, “Hey mom! I made ...more
Business Blogging
Life After Keywords (Not Provided): What’s Next For Bloggers?
11th of February 2014 Guest Blogger 30

Life After Keywords (Not Provided): What’s Next For Bloggers?

This is a guest contribution from Jim Burch, a copywriter from St. Louis. When you use Google Analytics to track your blog’s traffic, you may see (not provided) on your list of keyword searches. Simply put, this is Google’s way of encrypting keyword searches in the name of privacy and security. ...more
Writing Content
Tapping into Joy and Disappointment: Lessons from Our Biggest eBook Launch Ever
10th of February 2014 Darren Rowse 18

Tapping into Joy and Disappointment: Lessons from Our Biggest eBook Launch Ever

Over on dPS last week we launched an eBook on Posing Portraits that has sold faster than any other eBook launch I’ve been a part of. While talking with a friend about the success of the launch, he asked why I thought it had done so well. I thought I’d ...more
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Content Week: A bit of homework to inspire you – come and get involved!
8th of February 2014 Stacey Roberts 19

Content Week: A bit of homework to inspire you – come and get involved!

After the week we’ve had immersing ourselves in the wild and wonderful world of sourcing blog content, there shouldn’t be any one of you who hasn’t come up with at least one idea for a post. But in order to blog better this year, I’m encouraging you to push even ...more
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Content Week: Let’s Chat! Where do you get your blog ideas from?
7th of February 2014 Stacey Roberts 58

Content Week: Let’s Chat! Where do you get your blog ideas from?

This past week, we’ve been talking about all things content – where can we get it? What inspires us? What works with our audience? What are some out-of-the-box ideas that will set us apart from the regular blogging crowd? We spoke with Chantelle Ellem, of Fat Mum Slim, who encouraged ...more
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Content Week Case Study: Carly Heitlinger of The College Prepster
6th of February 2014 Stacey Roberts 14

Content Week Case Study: Carly Heitlinger of The College Prepster

In 2008, Cartly Heitlinger was a freshman in college doing what most of us do in her situation – studying a subject they don’t like in order to get a degree they do. So she started a blog as part distraction, part creative outlet, writing about things she was interested ...more
Case Studies
Content Week: How to Deal with Your Blogging ‘Inner Critic’
5th of February 2014 Darren Rowse 26

Content Week: How to Deal with Your Blogging ‘Inner Critic’

Do you have an inner critic? That little voice in your head that whispers in your ear as you write… chipping away at your confidence… making you second guess yourself… scattering seeds of doubt and fear through every paragraph you write… resulting in the ‘delete’ key being the most used ...more
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Content Week: An Interview with Chantelle Ellem of Fat Mum Slim – Where Does She Find Post Ideas?
4th of February 2014 Stacey Roberts 26

Content Week: An Interview with Chantelle Ellem of Fat Mum Slim – Where Does She Find Post Ideas?

Chantelle Ellem is a blogging powerhouse – if you’ve not read her blog Fat Mum Slim, then you’ve probably seen her pop up in your social media feeds with her Instagram Photo A Day challenge. Over her five years of blogging, she’s not only come up with almost two thousand ...more
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Content Week: Come Join the ProBlogger Twitter Chat
3rd of February 2014 Stacey Roberts 11

Content Week: Come Join the ProBlogger Twitter Chat

This week is all about content, and we will be featuring a post a day for six days giving you insight into content-creating from many different angles. We’d love for this to be collaborative, so Darren will be hosting a Twitter chat this Wednesday 5th February from noon – 1pm ...more
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