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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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31DBBB Challenge: Join a Forum or a Social Media Group and Start Participating
9th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 5

31DBBB Challenge: Join a Forum or a Social Media Group and Start Participating

One of the most common questions I’m asked by bloggers is “how do I find readers?“. I do have a pretty standard reply, although it really does depend on several factors: mainly who is their target audience, where are they mostly online, and how can you participate in those places? ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
31DBBB Podcast Challenge: Write a Link Post (And Why You Should!)
7th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 3

31DBBB Podcast Challenge: Write a Link Post (And Why You Should!)

This is it! Day Seven of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog podcast series – you made it through the first week! If you missed an episode here they are: Welcome to the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge Day 1: Create An Elevator Pitch For ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
ProBlogger Podcast: The Benefits of Your Blog Being Mobile-Friendly
6th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 6

ProBlogger Podcast: The Benefits of Your Blog Being Mobile-Friendly

Today is Day 6 in our 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge There’s no denying it – the time has come where you’re going to lose traffic if your blog is not optimised for mobile viewing. Whether that dip in traffic is due to Google penalising non-mobile-friendly sites ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
31DBBB Day Five Challenge: Email a Blog Reader
5th of July 2015 Darren Rowse

31DBBB Day Five Challenge: Email a Blog Reader

Welcome to day 5 in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge. You can find today’s challenge here. There’s nothing like a personal touch in any kind of business, and that includes blogging. When service goes above and beyond, or when a blogger takes the time to notice and ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Be a Better Blogger by Reading other Blogs like This
4th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 5

Be a Better Blogger by Reading other Blogs like This

It’s day 4 of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog where today’s challenge is to take a little time to do something that I wrote about last year that has the potential to transform your blogging! And what is it, you ask? Today you’re going to be analysing another ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog