How to Handle Criticism: a Practical Guide
6th of February 2012 Darren Rowse 83

How to Handle Criticism: a Practical Guide

As bloggers, each of us has to deal with criticism. Blogging is a very public activity—almost all of us has the goal of gaining readers to our blogs—and the more people you reach, the more likely it is that you’ll hear criticisms. “You’re wrong…” “How can you say that? You ...more
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Frustrated by Blogger’s Block? Try this Exercise!
31st of January 2012 Darren Rowse 21

Frustrated by Blogger’s Block? Try this Exercise!

Feeling frustrated today about a lack of ideas to write about on your blog? If so, you’re not alone. Here’s another technique that I use to overcome it. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post here on ProBlogger that gave a tip for fighting blogger’s block. It asked ...more
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The Gong Fu of Blogging
30th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 28

The Gong Fu of Blogging

This guest post is by Michael de Waal-Montgomery of The Monty Mike Times. The word Kung Fu comes from the Chinese word “Gong Fu,” which means “hard work.” Anyone who’s studied Kung Fu knows this name is well deserved. It’s tough going, no matter how good you get. Blogging is ...more
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10 Ways Multi-blog Authors Can Stay Creative and Generate Great Posts
26th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 22

10 Ways Multi-blog Authors Can Stay Creative and Generate Great Posts

This guest post is by Jo Gifford of Cherry Sorbet Creative. Keeping fresh and creative is key to keeping on top of the game when writing different blogs across various sectors, and for various clients. Working with efficient workflows, time management and organization all help to keep that valuable information ...more
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Feeling Lost? Let a Blogging Roadmap Lead You to Success
23rd of January 2012 Guest Blogger 32

Feeling Lost? Let a Blogging Roadmap Lead You to Success

This guest post is by John Davenport of Phogropathy.com. It’s been said countless times in the blogging world that in order to be successful we need a plan. But how do we create this plan in a way that will help us reach our goals? Do we scratch it onto ...more
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872 Subscribers in 24 Hours?!
11th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 69

872 Subscribers in 24 Hours?!

This guest post is by Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing. Could you get 872 new subscribers in just 24 hours? Have 1,587 subscribers by the third day? And 3,381 within three weeks? I didn’t think I could do it either, but I did, and in this post, I’ll show you ...more
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Why Most Bloggers will Fail, No Matter How Hard They Try
10th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 47

Why Most Bloggers will Fail, No Matter How Hard They Try

This guest post is by John Smith of WeightLossTriumph. If you visit your favorite blogging tips and marketing tips blog today, you will come across a lot of tips, ranging from tips on writing well to tips on building an audience. The reality is that a lot of new blogs ...more
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Blogging With Kids: 9 Tips and Tricks to Keep You Sane
9th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 46

Blogging With Kids: 9 Tips and Tricks to Keep You Sane

This guest post is by Marya Zainab of Writing Happiness. Are you a blogger? Are you also a Mum with school age kids? Or a stay-at-home Dad? If you’re like me, you might find it really difficult to manage your time—and your life—to get some writing done. You are talented, ...more
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Writers Block? Try this Quick Tip
6th of January 2012 Darren Rowse 43

Writers Block? Try this Quick Tip

Recently on Twitter I was asked by a follower how to overcome an extreme case of writer’s block. My answer was: “Think about a problem you had three years ago and write a post that solves that problem.” The reason I find this technique helpful is: It identifies a real ...more
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