What’s Good for the Blogger Is Good for the Blog
13th of October 2012 Darren Rowse 25

What’s Good for the Blogger Is Good for the Blog

As we were preparing this weekend’s posts—which all deal with topic of productivity and the blogger’s lifestyle—I was reminded of a blogging truism that many of us seem to forget. For the blogger who’s taking their blog and their readership seriously, what’s good for us is generally good for our ...more
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Are Your Recurring Blogging Tasks Making You Crazy?
28th of September 2012 Guest Blogger 33

Are Your Recurring Blogging Tasks Making You Crazy?

This guest post is by Timo Kiander of Productivesuperdad.com. What’s the one similarity between these blogging tasks? approving comments on your blog proofreading posts writing and preparing your post to be published (finding images, SEO, setting tags and categories, and so on) keeping yourself up to date with social media writing ...more
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Good Blogs Take Time
27th of September 2012 Darren Rowse 37

Good Blogs Take Time

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the course of my blogging career, it’s that good blogs take time. If you’re run off your feet, and struggling to find space to do all the things your blog demands of you, that’s probably not what you wanted to hear. But in ...more
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How to Improve Workflow in a Multi-Author WordPress Blog
26th of September 2012 Guest Blogger 12

How to Improve Workflow in a Multi-Author WordPress Blog

This guest post is by Syed Balkhi of WPBeginner. Running a multi-author blog can become a hassle, especially if you do not have a dedicated content manager for your site.Having run several multi-author blogs myself, I understand the issues you face and decisions you have to make. If you’re running ...more
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We’re Spending the Week On Your Blog!
24th of September 2012 Darren Rowse 40

We’re Spending the Week On Your Blog!

It’s Monday—the start of a new week on your blog—and I wonder what challenges you’re facing. If you’ve neglected your RSS or social media feeds over the weekend, you’ll likely find plenty of good advice there—advice that you feel you really should try out if you want your blog to ...more
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Kickstart Your Stalled Blog Content, Part 3: Let Your Publication Inspire Your Next Post
21st of September 2012 Darren Rowse 15

Kickstart Your Stalled Blog Content, Part 3: Let Your Publication Inspire Your Next Post

Over the last week, we’ve been kickstarting stalled blog content. We’ve worked through the process of planning, writing and editing a post, and I hope that by now some of you might have published that post. At this point, I hope you’re thinking that kickstarting the content on your neglected ...more
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Kickstart Your Stalled Blog Content, Part 2: Make Writing Work For You
18th of September 2012 Darren Rowse 26

Kickstart Your Stalled Blog Content, Part 2: Make Writing Work For You

On the weekend we looked at a little exercise for kickstarting stalled content on your blog. This approach can be useful for reviving a long-neglected blog or just for reinvigorating your blogging when you’re struggling to keep up a regular posting routine. For all the advice you can read online ...more
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Kickstart Your Stalled Blog Content, Part 1: Six Steps to a Fresh Post
15th of September 2012 Darren Rowse 29

Kickstart Your Stalled Blog Content, Part 1: Six Steps to a Fresh Post

Just starting a blog? Longing to revive an old, forgotten blog? Or just feeling guilty because you’ve let your blog languish without a post for a little too long? If your blog’s fallen behind your ideal post frequency, you’re in luck. Today, I’m going to give you a six-step plan ...more
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Forget Willpower: Here’s What You Can Do to Dominate Bad Blogging Habits
10th of September 2012 Guest Blogger 42

Forget Willpower: Here’s What You Can Do to Dominate Bad Blogging Habits

This guest post is by Bea Kylene Jumarang of Writing Off the Rails. You tell yourself you need to exercise, but you don’t do it. You tell yourself you need to write, but then you go on Twitter. Or, my favorite situation, you tell yourself you need to save more, and ...more
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