Darren Rowse
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1st of April 2016 Darren Rowse 6

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 20

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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25th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 2

10 Things I Wish I Had Known About Blogging When I First Began

In today’s 100th episode of the ProBlogger podcast, I take a retrospective walk down the lane of memories from my last 13 1/2 years blogging. I’ve learned some pretty huge lessons along the way, and back when I started in 2002 there were quite a few things I wish I’d ...more
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23rd of March 2016 Darren Rowse 7

I Brainstormed 180 Blog Post Ideas for You [Free Download]

Have you ever found yourself stuck for ideas on what to blog about? If so, you’re not alone. Today I want to give you a gift to help you with that challenge. One of the most common challenges I see bloggers tackling is creating fresh ideas for their blogs. Recently, ...more
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22nd of March 2016 Darren Rowse 4

An Introduction to Landing Pages for Bloggers – An Interview with Tim Paige from LeadPages

If converting traffic to subscribers is high on your list of priorities, you won’t want to miss today’s episode of the ProBlogger podcast, where I chat with “Conversion Educator” Tim Paige of LeadPages. Getting better conversions on our websites is something I think bloggers really need to know, and Tim ...more
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Is Blogging Really Dead? Here's Why You Should Still Blog!
18th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 7

Is Blogging Really Dead? Here’s Why You Should Still Blog!

There’s plenty of other ways to spend your time, and certainly easier ways of making money – so why blog? What are the benefits, really? Isn’t everyone moving toward social media anyway? The questions all boil down to one thing (encapsulated by Marcus Boswell): what does the modern blogger get ...more
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15th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 2

How To Lift the Quality of Your Blog Posts with Embeddable Content

There is an incredible opportunity for bloggers that will help improve the quality of their content, serve their readers better, and potentially help their blog rank higher in search engines – and not everybody is making use of it! While as a judge in a recent blogging competition, I was asked ...more
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