Google+ Tactics of the Blogging Pros
23rd of April 2012 Darren Rowse 29

Google+ Tactics of the Blogging Pros

Over the next couple of days on ProBlogger, we’ll be taking a look at key marketing tactics bloggers are using on Twitter and Facebook. Since we covered Pinterest recently, I thought I’d explore Google+ today, and check out the approaches some of the A-list bloggers are using on this network. ...more
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How to Pitch Your Dream Company for a Win/Win/Win Blogging Collaboration [Case Study]
5th of April 2012 Darren Rowse 30

How to Pitch Your Dream Company for a Win/Win/Win Blogging Collaboration [Case Study]

Recently at a parenting blogger conference here Melbourne, I was listening to a panel discussion on business models when Aussie blogger—Laney from Crash Test Mummy—made a statement that connected strongly with my own recent experience. I’m paraphrasing here, but Laney talked about how as bloggers we’re often on the receiving ...more
Case Studies
Pinterest Basics for Bloggers
26th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 78

Pinterest Basics for Bloggers

This guest post is by Yang of ChilliSauce.co.uk. Does your world only revolve around Facebook and Twitter? Now it’s time to move on: in case you haven’t heard, Pinterest is the new rising star of social media! Pinterest was developed in December 2009 as a closed beta that was released ...more
Social Media
How to Launch a Product on Your Blog (and Sell Out in 12 Hours!)
24th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 22

How to Launch a Product on Your Blog (and Sell Out in 12 Hours!)

This guest post is by Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing. Congratulations, you’ve made it. You’ve worked hard and paid your dues, and finally you have a blog with healthy traffic and a large list of engaged subscribers. You know what they need, and you’ve invested the time and energy to ...more
Blogging for Dollars
The Essential Ingredients for Building a Blog That Ranks in Alexa’s Top 10,000
27th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 48

The Essential Ingredients for Building a Blog That Ranks in Alexa’s Top 10,000

This guest post is by Neil Patel of Quick Sprout. Would you like to know how I grew Quick Sprout to have an Alexa ranking of 10,000 in under four years? That’s not an easy feat. But the cool thing is I didn’t do anything that you can’t do now. My ...more
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Cash In by Paying for Guest Posts
15th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 56

Cash In by Paying for Guest Posts

This guest post is by Carol Tice of Make a Living Writing. If you’re looking for a way to grab attention for your blog and grow your income, I’ve had great success with this one: I pay writers. Since May 2011, I’ve been paying $50 for guest posts on my ...more
Blogging for Dollars
How I Beat my Best Month Ever by Doing Something Good, Better [Case Study]
8th of February 2012 Darren Rowse 26

How I Beat my Best Month Ever by Doing Something Good, Better [Case Study]

Mid-December 2010: on my photography site, we launched a new campaign—our first ever 12 Days of Christmas promotion. The result was my biggest month of earnings ever up to that point. The idea was simple: offer discounts on 12 products over the 12 days leading up to Christmas. I used ...more
Case Studies
What Motivates Readers to Share?
13th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 30

What Motivates Readers to Share?

This guest post is by Dan Zarrella of danzarrella.com. In my research into sharing, I realized I needed to develop a framework that would serve as a model for the decision-making process that takes place before someone spreads an idea. This framework describes the three criteria that must be met ...more
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Whose Blog First?
24th of December 2011 Guest Blogger 32

Whose Blog First?

This guest post is by Shakirah Dawud of Deliberate Ink. Writing for three blogs on a regular basis, with the odd request for a guest post elsewhere, my writing plans are already tight. But because I write for overlapping fields of interest, my  plans can also tangle. The most common: ...more
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