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26th of April 2016 Darren Rowse

Tickets for the 2016 ProBlogger Event Available – Save $100 Today!

Tomorrow tickets go on sale for our 7th annual ProBlogger Training Event on the Gold Coast here in Australia, and if you’re quick you’ll save $100 AUD on the full price if you buy before 1 July. Note: Tickets are now available for sale here. 7 Years of ProBlogger Events ...more
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26th of April 2016 Darren Rowse 8

Having a Personal Blog: Is it Worth It?

When people first start blogging, particularly with an eye to monetise, they often focus on a niche or specific topic, and spend their time providing value and being “useful” to their audience. But recently listener Dorothy asked my opinion about personal blogs, and it’s a question I’m frequently asked: “I’d ...more
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22nd of April 2016 Darren Rowse 3

Seven Steps to Combat Blog Content Thieves

It can happen to the best of us, usually a surprise, and often undetected – people online publishing your blog content like it was their own. It’s an incredibly disappointing and frustrating experience – one that listener Grant has recently discovered. He asks: “I just discovered another blog is republishing ...more
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15th of April 2016 Darren Rowse 6

7 Tips to Help You on Your Way to Blogging Full Time

Recently a listener asked me about my journey into full time blogging, and I wanted to expand on my answers in a podcast episode, as it’s a question that gets raised a lot. Charlotte asked: “When did you make the transition from blogging being just a hobby to blogging as ...more
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5th of April 2016 Darren Rowse 4

How to Blog Smart – 9 Areas to Think Strategically About in Your Blogging

In the last episode of the ProBlogger podcast, I talked about how to blog with heart – but I also mentioned that merging those efforts with strategic blogging is a better combination for success. In today’s episode, I discuss the second half of that idea: blog strategies. These topics were ...more
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1st of April 2016 Darren Rowse 4

How to Blog from the Heart

After a conversation recently with two local bloggers who were thinking of giving up blogging, I wanted to reach out to all of you who find yourself in a similar boat to them – managing the fine line of blogging with heart, but also being successful. Each of these two ...more
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30th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 15

How to Start a Blog in 5 Steps

In this post I want to walk you through the basics of how to start a blog, and while I do, I want to answer some of the basic technical questions that many pre-bloggers need to answer to get their first blog up and running. There are many reasons to ...more
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29th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 5

How to Be a More Consistent Blogger

Sometimes, life just gets in the way of blogging. Sometimes your motivation is waning, sometimes work is too busy, sometimes the kids are sick, and sometimes you just need a break. But we all know consistent posting is one of the keystones to blogging success, and so sorting out a ...more
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28th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 34

How One Blogger More than Doubled Her Comments, Traffic, Shares and Subscribers With a Simple Tweak

“Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” — Chinese Proverb — Darren Rowse (@problogger) March 23, 2016 I tweeted this little proverb a few days ago because it encouraged me in a moment of personal frustration with the slowness of growth of one of my ...more
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