The Anatomy of a Better Blog Post
17th of February 2012 Darren Rowse 24

The Anatomy of a Better Blog Post

The last couple of weeks have turned up some valuable blogging advice for those who are working to hone their craft and become better blog post writers. Not everyone falls into this category—some bloggers are happy with the way they write. Others publish videos or sound files instead of text. ...more
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7 Powerful Ways to End Your Next Blog Post
17th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 48

7 Powerful Ways to End Your Next Blog Post

This guest post is by Ali Luke of Aliventures. You know your title has to hook readers. You know your first line needs to keep them reading. The start of your blog post matters. But so does the end. In fact, without a powerful end to your post, all the ...more
Writing Content
Is Perfectionism Stalling Your Productivity?
10th of February 2012 Darren Rowse 49

Is Perfectionism Stalling Your Productivity?

We’ve all been there … You sit down to write a post. You get the opening line down, but half-way through the second sentence, you go back to tweak the first. A bit further on, you decide to chop up the paragraphs you’ve done so far and rearrange them … ...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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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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Don’t Ever Write Without this Writer’s Warm-up
9th of December 2011 Guest Blogger 56

Don’t Ever Write Without this Writer’s Warm-up

This guest post is by Karol K of Online Business Design blog. What is a writer’s warm-up? I hear you ask. I’m going to answer this question in a minute, but first let me get an initial “yes” from you. Did you ever notice that your initial piece of writing ...more
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The Right-brain Thinker’s Guide to Beating Blogger’s Block
3rd of December 2011 Guest Blogger 22

The Right-brain Thinker’s Guide to Beating Blogger’s Block

This guest post is by Neil Patel of KISSmetrics. In his 2009 book A Whole New Mind, Daniel Pink explained that the new world of business is a great place to be a right-brain thinker. Right-brain thinkers are the creators and the empathizers. If you’re a blogger, you are probably ...more
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7 Ways to Keep Fresh Content Flowing On Your Blog
26th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 145

7 Ways to Keep Fresh Content Flowing On Your Blog

This is the third post in a series on taking your blog to the next level. Image by …rachel… “How do I keep posts flowing on my blog?” This is a question that most bloggers face at one point or another – particularly bloggers who have been blogging for 6-12 ...more
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