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ProBlogger Podcast: Two Questions to Ask to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog
7th of August 2015 Darren Rowse 3

ProBlogger Podcast: Two Questions to Ask to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog

In today’s episode of the ProBlogger podcast, I want to dial back to the basics before we get into more strategic reader-finding missions in future epsiodes. Today I just want you to ask yourself two simple questions that will get you in the right headspace for further efforts. I also ...more
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Thinking of Quitting Blogging? Here's what Heather of Dooce did next, on ProBlogger.net
6th of August 2015 Stacey Roberts 74

Thinking of Quitting Blogging? What Dooce Did Next

When Heather Armstrong from Dooce decided to wind back blogging after 14 years, it became headline news – New York Magazine even ran a piece called “Dooce Talks Life After Mommyblogging“, which gave us a glimpse into how someone so successful could leave that life behind. Heather needs little introduction – she’s ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Thinking of Quitting Blogging? Here’s How One Blogger Turned it Around
5th of August 2015 Stacey Roberts 28

Thinking of Quitting Blogging? Here’s How One Blogger Turned it Around

You would have read yesterday about the growing discontentment with blogging and what to do next, and how Megan Tietz finally realized it was time to walk away. Liberating, eh? Today we chat to Nicole Avery from Planning With Kids, who was dangerously close to burnout at the end of ...more
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Thinking of Quitting Blogging? The Tale of One Blogger Who Did (and What Happened Next!)
3rd of August 2015 Stacey Roberts 25

Thinking of Quitting Blogging? The Tale of One Blogger Who Did (and What Happened Next!)

There has been a definite shift in the blogosphere over the last 12 or so months, and I’ve heard story after story of people who feel a real sense of transition in the air. Blogging can take a toll on the strongest of people, what with its 24-hour cycle, it’s ...more
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31DBBB Day 31: Next Steps
31st of July 2015 Darren Rowse 10

31DBBB Day 31: Next Steps

Congratulations! You’ve made it to Day 31. Hopefully you’ve found some of the challenges over this last 31 days to be useful. Thousands have completed the program over the years and I’ve heard so much great feedback, but there’s one thing I’d like to share with you today on the ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
The ProBlogger Podcast: Digging into Statistics
30th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 6

The ProBlogger Podcast: Digging into Statistics

Almost the last day! While yesterday we looked to the future to build a plan to find readers, today we’re going to dig into our stats to find out what kind of effect the last 29 days have had on our sites. What can you see is different after the ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
How to Develop the Right Plan to Grow Your Blog’s Readership
29th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 10

How to Develop the Right Plan to Grow Your Blog’s Readership

We’re getting to the end of our time together, and in these last few days I like to look to the future and see how we can use what we’ve learned over the last few weeks on our blogs. Today’s challenge is a simple one, although it might take you ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
31DBBB Day 28 Writing Challenge: Write a Review Post
28th of July 2015 Darren Rowse

31DBBB Day 28 Writing Challenge: Write a Review Post

It’s writing challenge day! For some of you, this will be “business as usual”, as review posts are already part of your repertoire. For others, it will be something quite new. In today’s episode we discuss why review posts are even something to consider. They can be useful for many ...more
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31DBBB Day 25: Ask a Question
25th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 1

31DBBB Day 25: Ask a Question

Today is another writing challenge, but it’s one that need not take much time at all. In fact, it might be the shortest post you’ve ever written! Very simply, ask your readers a question. In the episode, I detail the benefits of writing this kind of post – things like ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog