CategoryMiscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True [Part 2]
17th of July 2013 Darren Rowse 29

How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True [Part 2]

Choose one small thing to start with that will move you toward your dream and do it to the best of your ability (tweet this). I issued that challenge in a post How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True just over a month ago. Since publishing that post, I’ve ...more
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7 Surprising Skills Blogging is Teaching You
11th of July 2013 Guest Blogger 30

7 Surprising Skills Blogging is Teaching You

This is a guest contribution from Kelly Teng, Digital Outreach Specialist at Switched on Media. Blogging can take you on a whirlwind journey. It can have you running around at events, losing sleep, and sitting in front of your computer for hours and hours (and hours…). The end result is a great ...more
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5th of July 2013 Darren Rowse 138

9 Ways to Keep You Fresh, Inspired and Creative

How do you keep yourself fresh, inspired and creative as a blogger? I was asked variations of this question three times this week, so thought I’d put my mind to giving a public answer. There are certainly times when I don’t feel overly ‘fresh’, ‘inspired’ or ‘creative’. However, I guess ...more
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3 Ways to Get More Subscribers for Your Blog
21st of June 2013 Darren Rowse 51

3 Ways to Get More Subscribers for Your Blog

“I have hundreds of readers coming to my blog every day – but nobody ever subscribes to my newsletter. Help!?!” This request came in via email today and I thought I’d share my reply with the 3 suggestions I offered. —– Thanks for the question – I suspect you’re not ...more
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Content Creation vs Content Promotion: Where is the Balance?
19th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 31

Content Creation vs Content Promotion: Where is the Balance?

A few days ago we published a post on ProBlogger titled ‘Forget about Marketing: Concentrate on Blogging‘, which led to some interesting discussion on Twitter and in the comments. I love the points author Nicholas Whitmore made in the post but I wanted to give a few thoughts, based on ...more
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Don’t Be Lazy: 9 Ways to Blog Smarter and Harder
18th of June 2013 Guest Blogger 42

Don’t Be Lazy: 9 Ways to Blog Smarter and Harder

This is a guest contribution from Eric Cummings who writes about art and philosophy for On Violence. I’ve been writing this post for three years. What can I say? I’m lazy. Or I should say, I used to be lazy. That’s not the case anymore. Four years ago, my brother and ...more
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13th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 98

How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True

“ONE DAY I’ll be a full time blogger!” ‘V’ – my wife – must have heard that statement 100 or more times in 2003-2004. It would usually be accompanied by a spread sheet and/or chart in which I showed her how the earnings from my blog had grown from $9 ...more
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Challenge: Update Your Blog’s About Page
12th of June 2013 Darren Rowse 126

Challenge: Update Your Blog’s About Page

Today I want to set us all a little homework – a challenge of sorts – to update your blogs ‘About Page’. This challenge evolves out of the embarrassing realisation that my own about page here on ProBlogger was dated and in need of a refresh. It had been well ...more
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Set Your Blog for Success With These Simple Tactics
11th of June 2013 Guest Blogger 64

Set Your Blog for Success With These Simple Tactics

This is a guest contribution from freelance writer, Ayelet Weisz. Blogging is hard work. You need to come up with fresh, quality materials on a regular basis, promote them, connect with readers, network with peers and mentors – and that’s before you even see a single dollar for your effort. I’ve put together ...more
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