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Writing Challenge: Write a "Mistakes" Blog Post
20th of November 2015 Darren Rowse 6

Writing Challenge: Write a “Mistakes” Blog Post

Today I want to give you a writing challenge – one of many we’ve done during the life of this podcast. We’ve tackled list posts, link posts, opinion posts, calls to action, review posts, and “how I do it” posts, and now it’s time to crack open our vulnerabilities with ...more
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How Writing Sponsored Posts Changed the Way I Blog (and Why it Might Change You Too)
19th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 12

How Writing Sponsored Posts Changed the Way I Blog (and Why it Might Change You Too)

This is a guest contribution from Katie Moseman. In my first few months of writing my food blog, I ran across a lot of impassioned opinions about how publishing a sponsored post on your blog constituted “selling out.”  I didn’t immediately agree with that idea, but I hadn’t ever written ...more
Blogging for Dollars
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18th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 13

Using Google Analytics to Unlock the Secrets of your Blog’s Audience

This is a guest contribution from Benjamin Mangold of Loves Data. Do you ever think Google Analytics is a bit overwhelming? Do you ever get stuck on where to start? If you’ve already logged into Google Analytics then you’ll know it provides an incredible amount of information which you can ...more
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17th of November 2015 Darren Rowse

How I Lost 80% of My Traffic Overnight (And How I Got it Back, Plus More!)

In today’s episode of the ProBlogger podcast, I want to tell you a little story. I want to tell you about one morning in 2004 when I realised my blog, which I’d recently established as my full time source of income, had hardly any traffic coming to it. I lost ...more
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7 Popular Blogging Tips That Don't Always Apply
16th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 10

7 Popular Blogging Tips That Don’t Always Apply

This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. Ask anyone on the web for advice on blogging, and you’ll undoubtedly get a response. Survey a hundred people—including readers, amateur writers, experienced professionals, and even industry influencers—and you’ll likely find dozens of common themes emerging between them. That’s because there are ...more
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Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week / ProBlogger.net
14th of November 2015 Stacey Roberts 4

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

Welcome to the weekend, Roundup-style! 50% of Content Gets 8 Shares or Less: Why Content Fails and How to Fix it // BuzzSumo Ah, the dreaded talking to an empty room syndrome. It sucks when you write a great post and you hear crickets! BuzzSumo to the rescue – they ...more
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How to Build A Culture of Community on Your Blog
13th of November 2015 Darren Rowse 5

How to Build A Culture of Community on Your Blog

If you were listening to the episode 60 of the ProBlogger podcast, you would have heard me talking about why I think it’s so vital that bloggers create a culture of community on their blog to help deepen relationships with their readers and to drive engagement. I also promised a ...more
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How A Simple Blog Led To Writing For Forbes, Mashable, and TechCrunch
12th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 24

How A Simple Blog Led To Writing For Forbes, Mashable, and TechCrunch (and 7 Tips to Help You Do it Too!)

This is a guest contribution from Josh Steimle. I’ve had the privilege of my writing being published on Forbes, Mashable, TechCrunch, Time, Fast Company, VentureBeat, Entrepreneur, and several other publications, and if you aspire to see your writing in mainstream publications like these, perhaps there is something in my story ...more
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A 3-Step Blueprint for Smart Affiliate Marketing: get the best out of affiliate sales with these tips on ProBlogger.net
9th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 21

A 3-Step Blueprint for Smart Affiliate Marketing

This is a guest contribution from Anil Agarwal. Building a blog that gets huge traffic isn’t necessarily hard, but converting that traffic into sales can be. Most people think they can make a living online by increasing their website traffic. In reality, though, it’s not about any old traffic- it has ...more
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