Is Your Blog Doing Okay?
13th of February 2012 Darren Rowse 37

Is Your Blog Doing Okay?

Last week, I told the story of how I achieved my best month ever on DPS. While I used that post as a case study to present some ideas that I hoped you may be able to use on your own blogs, there’s a hidden hitch with that kind of ...more
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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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If I Were the Blogging Police…
5th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 81

If I Were the Blogging Police…

This guest post is by Karol K of ThemeFuse. Is it just me, or do you ever find yourself in a situation when you just want to lock someone up for the things they’re doing either on their own blog or while commenting on other people’s blogs? You know, moments ...more
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What 60% of ProBlogger Readers Don’t Do that’s Central to My Blogging Success
2nd of February 2012 Darren Rowse 61

What 60% of ProBlogger Readers Don’t Do that’s Central to My Blogging Success

A couple of weeks ago I ran a census of ProBlogger readers to help us work out how to serve you better in 2012. Thousands of people participated (thanks to everyone!), so I thought I’d share a few of the results that stood out to me. Some of them are ...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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How Successful Blogging is Just Like Surviving Highschool
29th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 67

How Successful Blogging is Just Like Surviving Highschool

This guest post is by Josh Sarz of Sagoyism. Do you ever feel like it’s high school all over again? I’m talking about blogging. The whole “turn over a new leaf, do something great, do epic stuff, get famous” sense of it all feels like high school. You know that ...more
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6 Fatal Symptoms You’re in the Wrong Niche
27th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 34

6 Fatal Symptoms You’re in the Wrong Niche

This guest post is by Martyn Chamberlin of Two Hour Blogger. “What should I write about?” It seems such a silly question. Of course you know what to write about! In fact, you could argue it’s even impossible to write about the wrong thing. That’s like ordering the wrong iPod! ...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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