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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
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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
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Beginner Blogging Insights From Making My First $1000
24th of July 2015 Guest Blogger

Beginner Blogging Insights From Making My First $1000

This is a guest contribution from Hassan Ud-deen. I love blogging. But as a beginner, it’s made me feel like complete crap at times. When I started blogging, failure’s heavy blows hit me hard. Filling my stomach with angry butterflies that constantly questioned: “Will I ever be able to make money ...more
Blogging for Dollars
31DBBB Day 22 Challenge: Pay Special Attention to a Reader
22nd of July 2015 Darren Rowse 2

31DBBB Day 22 Challenge: Pay Special Attention to a Reader

Today’s podcast episode is all about your audience, and how to make them feel valued. If there’s one way to build a better blog, it’s taking care of the people who take the time to read and engage with you, therefore creating a space that both you and they love. ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
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
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