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9th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 19

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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Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week / ProBlogger.net
5th of March 2016 Stacey Roberts

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

I feel as though Saturday rolls around ever faster these days, and I’m scrambling to figure out where the week has gone. This week was a doozy for internet learning – I took tons of notes in Darren’s podcast with SEO expert Jim Stewart, and I waded into Medium waters ...more
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5 Mistakes Bloggers Make with SEO and What to Do About Them
4th of March 2016 Darren Rowse 5

5 Mistakes Bloggers Make with SEO and What to Do About Them

Search Engine Optimisation and all that goes with it is an incredibly important part of successful blogging, but it’s also a topic than many find too advanced – particularly for beginners. It’s not unusual to get expert help in the area, and my guest on today’s ProBlogger podcast is the person I ...more
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3rd of March 2016 Guest Blogger 11

The 3-Step Keyword Research Formula To Cast A Tsunami Of Search Traffic On Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Tim Soulo. First of all, don’t panic. I’m not going to overwhelm you with time-consuming, overly complicated keyword research strategies. As a blogger myself, I appreciate actionable, no-nonsense techniques that help me start driving traffic, fast. This post will outline one such technique. I’m ...more
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2nd of March 2016 Darren Rowse 2

5 Ways Bloggers and Content Creators Could Use Anchor

Last week I noticed a number of people that I followed on Twitter had started using a new way of creating and sharing content using the Anchor App. For those of you who have not seen it here’s an example of an update I created on it earlier in the ...more
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Getting people to return to your blog
1st of March 2016 Darren Rowse 10

How to Create Blog Posts That People Remember

While traffic to a blog is usually top of mind for a blogger, the real gold is when you create recurring traffic from loyal and engaged fans. It’s all very well and good to have lots of numbers in your stats, but if nobody is interacting or sticking around, it ...more
Blog Promotion
4 Ways A Superhero System Will Make You A Better Blogger | Problogger.net
29th of February 2016 Guest Blogger 7

4 Ways A Superhero System Will Make You A Better Blogger

“That’s it! I’m starting a blog!” We all had that fire, that passion when we first started a blog. The excitement of creating content and putting it out into the world was tangible… that feeling (and motivation) to publish a few posts and see what everybody thinks. Fast forward a ...more
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