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The ProBlogger Podcast How-To: Conduct a Policy Review
21st of July 2015 Darren Rowse 4

The ProBlogger Podcast How-To: Conduct a Policy Review

I know – it sounds so technical. What blogger has a policy review and why would you even need one? Bear with me, I think you’ll find today’s challenge super useful even if you think it doesn’t apply to you. Of course, for some of you it’s a legal requirement ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
How and Why to Experiment with Opinion Posts on Your Blog
19th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 5

How and Why to Experiment with Opinion Posts on Your Blog

Today’s challenge in 31 Days to Build a Better Blog should be easy for some of you – but terrify the rest! Opinion posts come easily to those who are happy to share and engage in the feedback that they get. For others, though, it might not come naturally to ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
31DBBB Day 18 Challenge: Create a Sneeze Page
18th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 4

31DBBB Day 18 Challenge: Create a Sneeze Page

Today is day 18 in 31 Days to Build a Better Blog and you can listen to it here. If you’ve never created a sneeze page on your blog – one of the single most useful ways to get readers to stick around and get to know you so well they ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Ask Yourself: How Do Readers See Your Blog?
17th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 7

Ask Yourself: How Do Readers See Your Blog?

It’s time for day 17 in our 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge. Here’s a frightening reality – within just a few seconds of arriving on the blog that you pour hours and hours of time and energy into, a new reader will make snap judgements about what ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
ProBlogger Podcast: Blog Buddies
15th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 5

ProBlogger Podcast: Blog Buddies

Let’s kick off this new week of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog with a podcast about finding your tribe. I’m an introvert, and blogging and podcasting work really well with my personality type. I enjoy interacting with others, but at a bit of a distance. But one of ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
31DBBB Day 14: Update a Key Page
14th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 3

31DBBB Day 14: Update a Key Page

Here we are, day 14 – two full weeks of tips to help you create the best blog possible, and plenty more to come! Although this week we’ve covered social media, forums and groups, alerts, brainstorming, editorial calendars and even getting off your blog to find inspiration, we haven’t talked ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
An Unexpected Piece of Advice that Will Help You Grow Your Blog
13th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 9

An Unexpected Piece of Advice that Will Help You Grow Your Blog

Today’s challenge in our 31 days to build a better blog podcast series is a bit different, and hopefully – a lot of fun. It’s to not blog at all! Today I want you to leave your electronics behind and go to your local mall or shopping centre. Why? Because ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
31DBBB Day 12: Develop an Editorial Calendar (and How to Do So!)
12th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 1

31DBBB Day 12: Develop an Editorial Calendar (and How to Do So!)

So yesterday your 31DBBB Challenge was to brainstorm 10 posts for your blog (you could come up with more, but 10 was the minimum!) and today we will be building on that – developing an editorial calendar. This is going to serve as the next week of content on your ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
ProBlogger Podcast Day 10: How to Use Alerts
10th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 4

ProBlogger Podcast Day 10: How to Use Alerts

As ubiquitous as the internet is, you can’t be across all things at all times in your niche. It’s important to have a general idea of what the trends are not only for your sake so you can stay current, but also so you can share that information with your ...more
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