Four Social Media Trends to Look out For
16th of March 2016 Guest Blogger 11

Four Social Media Game-Changers to be on the Lookout For

This is a guest contribution from Raeleen Hooper. Once upon a time, people feared public speaking above all things – even death. But it seems we have a new contender. According to a survey of 1000 people by UK internet security firm SecurEnvoy, two-thirds of people are afflicted by “nomophobia” – ...more
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15th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 2

How To Lift the Quality of Your Blog Posts with Embeddable Content

There is an incredible opportunity for bloggers that will help improve the quality of their content, serve their readers better, and potentially help their blog rank higher in search engines – and not everybody is making use of it! While as a judge in a recent blogging competition, I was asked ...more
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5 Ways to Creatively Brainstorm Guest Post Ideas | on ProBlogger.net
14th of March 2016 Guest Blogger 7

5 Ways to Creatively Brainstorm Guest Post Ideas

Despite the rumours, guest posting is still an effective method to link building, getting the word out about your blog or brand, or simply forging relationships in any industry. But that’s only if you go about guest posting correctly: the wrong guest posting approach can get a website penalized, and ...more
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Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week / ProBlogger.net
12th of March 2016 Stacey Roberts 2

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

So much to chat about this week! Siege Media had me taking copious notes, as did Ramsay’s case study on conversions. The Middle Finger Project gave me an aha moment (and made me laugh!), and Copyblogger gave me something to aim for. Plenty in this roundup today, so I hope ...more
Blog News
How to Create a Business Blog When You Don't Have a Team
11th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 2

How to Create a Business Blog When You Don’t Have a Team

If you have a business, and use your blog to promote it, today’s episode of the ProBlogger podcast is for you! I’m often asked about blogging as an adjunct to a main business (rather than the business itself), and the biggest thing people want to know is: can they do ...more
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7 Steps to Writing Killer Blog Posts That Actually Get Noticed
10th of March 2016 Guest Blogger 6

7 Steps to Writing Killer Blog Posts That Actually Get Noticed – and Read!

This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. With billions of pages circulating around in cyberspace, chances are most of the content you produce is invisible and irrelevant. This isn’t a knock on your writing ability or creativity, it’s simply the truth. The majority of bloggers write about the same ...more
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9th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 18

A Quick way to Get More Facebook Likes for Your Facebook Page

Recently while on Facebook I came across a quick technique for growing your Facebook page likes that was shared in a private Facebook group that I’m a part of. It came from Helen Edwards from Recycled Interiors (thanks Helen) and I think would be particularly useful for anyone with a smaller ...more
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What You Need to Have Ready Before You Launch Your Blog
8th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 8

What You Need to Have Ready Before You Launch Your Blog

I’m regularly asked by those yet to start a blog what is the best way to go about it? Should there be posts already up upon launch? How many? Do I need a Facebook page? Should I be collecting emails? What’s the best way to design my blog to keep ...more
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How to improve your SEO by Speeding up your WordPress Website
7th of March 2016 Guest Blogger 9

How to Improve your SEO by Speeding up Your WordPress Website

This is a guest contribution from Tracey Jones. Have you been reading up on all those facts about how sites with slower page load times (more than 3 seconds) have higher bounce rates? Or how Google ranks slow loading pages lower than those that load fast? If you are alarmed ...more
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