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The Value of Comments to a Profit-making Blog
5th of December 2012 Darren Rowse 30

The Value of Comments to a Profit-making Blog

We’ve talked about the issues of blog comments before on Problogger.net, but never from a point of view of profit-making. But as I was looking at the stats on dPS last week, I found that this short, helpful opinion post from 2010 was still attracting a steady stream of readers—and ...more
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Blogging the Festive Season: The Digital Publisher [Case Study]
2nd of December 2012 Georgina Laidlaw 6

Blogging the Festive Season: The Digital Publisher [Case Study]

Kimberly Gauthier has been running online pet magazine Keep the Tail Wagging for just on a year. As part of our Blogging the Festive Season series, we asked a few questions about how she’s squaring up for her first festive season on the blog. You started Keep the Tail Wagging ...more
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make money blogging
28th of November 2012 Darren Rowse 105

Can You REALLY Make Money Blogging? [7 Things I Know About Making Money from Blogging]

Every now and again I am pulled aside at a conference or am emailed and/or tweeted by someone wanting to get the “real” scoop on whether it is possible to make money blogging. Is it really possible to make a living from blogging? Is it just a small number of ...more
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Revealed: The Super Powers James Clear Used to Become a Full Time Blogger in 6-Months
23rd of November 2012 Guest Blogger 10

Revealed: The Super Powers James Clear Used to Become a Full Time Blogger in 6-Months

This guest post is by TT Fong of SpikingStrengths.com. James Clear runs the blog PassivePanda.com, which generates a full-time income. It took him only six-months to reach that point. After studying his site, listening to several interviews he’s done, and talking with him live, I uncovered one of the secrets ...more
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Blog Design for ROI, Rule 1: Prioritize the Opt-in Form
20th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 23

Blog Design for ROI, Rule 1: Prioritize the Opt-in Form

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, author of The Advanced SEO Book. Are you writing phenomenal posts only to have your poor design fail you? Here’s how to fix that, with rules that will guide you whether you create a custom theme or just pick a theme and adapt ...more
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Courting Brands to Collaborate on Your Blog: A Complete Guide
17th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 5

Courting Brands to Collaborate on Your Blog: A Complete Guide

This guest post is by Anshu of Blooms And Bugs. You may have seen other bloggers working with different brands and wondered how they did it. You may have also considered if it was a good thing to emulate. I’m a sewing blogger and in my one and half years ...more
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6 Practices to Overcome Your Fears of Playing Bigger
10th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 17

6 Practices to Overcome Your Fears of Playing Bigger

This guest post is by Tara Wagner of TheOrganicSister.com. Playing bigger. Putting yourself out there. What others will think? Not being good enough. Most bloggers have had to face those fears at same point. Dreams and goals tend to bring up our ugly stories after all. Being a life coach ...more
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How to Name Your Next Blog Product
6th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 17

How to Name Your Next Blog Product

This guest post is by Greg McFarlane of Control Your Cash. Here are some sample products, most of them ebooks, that I recently saw available for sale and/or free download on some popular blogs: “Ten Steps To A Better Golf Game” “Creating Your Personal Life Plan” “How To Make Money Online” ...more
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Trial by Fire: a Beginner’s Attempt at a Product Launch
4th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 19

Trial by Fire: a Beginner’s Attempt at a Product Launch

This guest post is by Ryan Derousseau of R.M.D. Media. Unlike most bloggers who share their experience on ProBlogger, I haven’t quite seen the fruits of my labor turn ripe—yet. I only launched my blog on social media and media outreach a couple months ago. I’m a newbie to this ...more
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