CategoryWriting Content
Content Week: Let’s Chat! Where do you get your blog ideas from?
7th of February 2014 Stacey Roberts 58

Content Week: Let’s Chat! Where do you get your blog ideas from?

This past week, we’ve been talking about all things content – where can we get it? What inspires us? What works with our audience? What are some out-of-the-box ideas that will set us apart from the regular blogging crowd? We spoke with Chantelle Ellem, of Fat Mum Slim, who encouraged ...more
General
Content Week Case Study: Carly Heitlinger of The College Prepster
6th of February 2014 Stacey Roberts 14

Content Week Case Study: Carly Heitlinger of The College Prepster

In 2008, Cartly Heitlinger was a freshman in college doing what most of us do in her situation – studying a subject they don’t like in order to get a degree they do. So she started a blog as part distraction, part creative outlet, writing about things she was interested ...more
Case Studies
Content Week: An Interview with Chantelle Ellem of Fat Mum Slim – Where Does She Find Post Ideas?
4th of February 2014 Stacey Roberts 26

Content Week: An Interview with Chantelle Ellem of Fat Mum Slim – Where Does She Find Post Ideas?

Chantelle Ellem is a blogging powerhouse – if you’ve not read her blog Fat Mum Slim, then you’ve probably seen her pop up in your social media feeds with her Instagram Photo A Day challenge. Over her five years of blogging, she’s not only come up with almost two thousand ...more
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How to Consistently Come up With Great Post Ideas for Your Blog
3rd of February 2014 Stacey Roberts 33

How to Consistently Come up With Great Post Ideas for Your Blog

Content. Where to find it, how to get it, what’s going to resonate with our readers? They are questions most bloggers ask ourselves pretty regularly. Some of us have ideas coming out our ears with not enough hours in the day to turn them all into posts, and some of ...more
General
The Unexpected Way to Write Killer Content: Blog from Your Heart and Break All the Rules
30th of January 2014 Guest Blogger 55

The Unexpected Way to Write Killer Content: Blog from Your Heart and Break All the Rules

This is a guest contribution from Tova Payne of TovaPayne.com If you asked me two years ago about blogging, well let’s just say I must have been living in a cave, because I didn’t quite understand what blogging was all about or why people did it. I’ve loved writing my ...more
Writing Content
Case Study: An Experiment with Short Form Content
20th of December 2013 Darren Rowse 41

Case Study: An Experiment with Short Form Content

Two days ago I wrote about the power of longer-form content on a blog, and gave a few examples of some posts that I’ve published this year that have been between 4000-7500 words that have done really well. Today I’d like to talk about an experiment that I’ve been doing ...more
Writing Content
Long Form Content vs Series of Blog Posts
18th of December 2013 Darren Rowse 46

Long Form Content vs Series of Blog Posts

Last week I was involved in a number of conversations with readers about blog post length and whether it was better to write long posts or short ones. My short answer to the question was to write ‘useful’ posts, and to use as many words as were necessary to do ...more
Writing Content
10 Ways to Switch Your Brain to Writing Mode When Working From Home
12th of December 2013 Stacey Roberts 97

10 Ways to Switch Your Brain to Writing Mode When Working From Home

This post is from ProBlogger Team member Stacey Roberts Finding it hard to make time to blog? Me too. In fact, that’s one of the biggest issues people tell me they have when trying to write. Often we’re blogging from home alongside other work and family commitments, and it can ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The ONE thing your written content needs. (And it’s not what you think!)
5th of November 2013 Guest Blogger 56

The ONE thing your written content needs. (And it’s not what you think!)

This is a guest contribution from karen gunton is a blogger, teacher, and visual marketing specialist. Bloggers hear a lot of advice about content marketing, email marketing, and social media marketing, but you may have noticed something new pop into the online landscape lately – visual marketing. So yes, even though ...more
Writing Content