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Where is Your Favorite Place to Blog? [POLL]
24th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 73

Where is Your Favorite Place to Blog? [POLL]

It’s been just over two years since I last ran this poll – so lets see if things have changed with the growth of WiFi and the popularity of mobile devices: n {democracy:54} Looking forward to seeing how you respond! PS: sorry about the ordering of options, ‘other’ should really ...more
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What Do You Do With Your Blog to Make it Stand Out from the Crowd?
8th of March 2010 Darren Rowse 96

What Do You Do With Your Blog to Make it Stand Out from the Crowd?

Last week on Twitter I was asked by @southrngurl6489 the following question: If you had to pick only one thing that makes a blog stand out from its peers, what would you pick and why? I thought it’d be a good question to open up to a wider audience as ...more
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What’s Wrong with Blogging? [Take 3]
17th of February 2010 Darren Rowse 147

What’s Wrong with Blogging? [Take 3]

Back in 2005 I asked my readers a question that surprised some for a blog like ProBlogger – I asked readers to talk about what was wrong with blogging. I introduced the question by sharing a story of a debate between a Christian group and Pagan group where each group ...more
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The First Week Of Your New Blog – What Do You Do?
13th of February 2010 Darren Rowse 127

The First Week Of Your New Blog – What Do You Do?

Next week here on ProBlogger I will be beginning a series of posts with tips for bloggers in the first week (or month) of their blog. I’m halfway through writing it (I’m hoping it’ll be useful to established bloggers starting second blogs too) already and have a heap of content ...more
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What Is Your Blogging Goal for February?
9th of February 2010 Darren Rowse 135

What Is Your Blogging Goal for February?

A few days back I asked readers a question: What Have You Been Putting Off and What’s Holding You Back? Some of the responses to the question in comments (and via email and Twitter) revealed a lot of bloggers really wanting to step things up and get what they’ve been ...more
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What Have You Been Putting Off and What’s Holding You Back?
3rd of February 2010 Darren Rowse 61

What Have You Been Putting Off and What’s Holding You Back?

In a quiet moment yesterday I asked my Twitter network: “what’s one thing that you have been putting off that would improve your blog? (and what’s stopping you from doing it now?)” The answers were quite varied – everything from redesigns, to writing E-Books, to posting more regularly to SEO ...more
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44% of Bloggers Sell a Product or Service Of Their Own From Their Blog
31st of January 2010 Darren Rowse 81

44% of Bloggers Sell a Product or Service Of Their Own From Their Blog

The last poll here on ProBlogger examined a growing trend among bloggers trying to monetize their sites – to sell their own products from their blogs rather than just relying upon advertising and affiliate revenue. Whether it be by selling an E-Book, training program or some other kind of learning ...more
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Do You Outsource Any Part of Your Blogging?
28th of January 2010 Darren Rowse 107

Do You Outsource Any Part of Your Blogging?

I’d like to run a quick poll in this post that examine the idea of outsourcing. You see more and more I’m talking to bloggers (big and small) and am hearing that they outsource at least some of their blogging activities. Perhaps the most common of these is hiring designers ...more
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Bloggers from Non English Speaking Backgrounds – Share Your Tips and Stories Here
17th of January 2010 Darren Rowse 193

Bloggers from Non English Speaking Backgrounds – Share Your Tips and Stories Here

If you’re a blogger where English is not your first language – I’d love to get your participation in this discussion. Recently I surveyed subscribers to my newsletter on the challenges that face them going into 2010. Quite a few of the responses to that question came from bloggers for ...more
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