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The 5 key elements your blog’s  ‘Start Here’ page must have: on ProBlogger.net
7th of October 2015 Stacey Roberts 11

The 5 key elements your blog’s ‘Start Here’ page must have

This is a guest contribution from Kelly Exeter. Imagine this: you’ve written a killer blog post and it’s being shared all over the place. Woo hoo! Your traffic is going through the roof and it’s great fun watching those numbers climb. There’s just one problem; all those new readers are ...more
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What I Learned About Podcasting in my First 50 Episodes on ProBlogger.net
6th of October 2015 Darren Rowse 4

What I Learned About Podcasting in my First 50 Episodes

We made it to episode 50 of the ProBlogger Podcast! To be honest, when I was about halfway through the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog podcast series, I didn’t think I would make this that far. Podcasting in the early days is tough going! In this episode, I ...more
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We Have Smart Homes and Smart Phones – What About Smart Blogs?
5th of October 2015 Guest Blogger 17

We Have Smart Homes and Smart Phones – What About Smart Blogs?

This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. Automation has become such a pervasive feature in our day-to-day lives that we hardly even notice it anymore, and in fact, we even rely on it. From simple things like automatic doors at the grocery store to the elaborate functions on our ...more
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Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately
3rd of October 2015 Stacey Roberts 14

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

A big hello from ProBlogger HQ on Grand Final Day! So much footy to be had today (and tomorrow, for NRL fans!) and so much food to be eaten whilst watching. Ok, that’s probably just me (for the record, I’m making this). A Quick Guide to Building a a Thriving ...more
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How to Define Your Blog’s Brand
2nd of October 2015 Darren Rowse 6

How to Define Your Blog’s Brand

In today’s episode of the ProBlogger podcast, I want to talk to you about blog branding, and how it shapes the relationship between you and your reader. It’s something I think everybody should take seriously, and put thought into, rather than just muddle along and see what happens – it really ...more
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Five Apps to Help You Manage Your Blog on ProBlogger.net
1st of October 2015 Guest Blogger 15

Five Apps to Help You Manage Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Cassie Phillips. If you’re here at ProBlogger, I’m betting you already know writing a blog can be a useful endeavor for a number of different reasons. A blog can help you journal your life or collect ideas from other people’s blogs that will be ...more
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Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately
26th of September 2015 Stacey Roberts 1

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

The sun is shining, the birds are singing – I think spring has finally hit Melbourne! With that, I will leave you with this week’s links to ponder… Instagram Images: How to Stand out on Instagram // Social Media Examiner This podcast was interesting – I’ve definitely seen the trend ...more
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Writing Challenge: Write a ‘How I Do It’ Blog Post
25th of September 2015 Darren Rowse 3

Writing Challenge: Write a ‘How I Do It’ Blog Post

Today’s podcast episode is a little bit different – a throwback of sorts to one of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Podcast challenges. I think it’s important to offer challenges like this, as it’s very easy to read or listen to what to do, but actually doing ...more
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Do You Recognize These 21 Blogging Mistakes?
23rd of September 2015 Darren Rowse 6

Do You Recognize These 21 Blogging Mistakes?

While the pathway to blogging is different for everybody, and you could argue there’s no “wrong” way, in today’s ProBlogger podcast I discuss some of the mistakes I made when first starting out, and the most typical mistakes I see newer bloggers making. I wonder if any of you recognize yourselves in ...more
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