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25th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 1

Top Takeaways for Bloggers from the International Food Blogger Conference 2015

This is a guest contribution from Thei Zervaki. Each year, the International Food Blogger Conference brings together USA-based and foreign food bloggers under the same roof. During the three-day event, participants taste food, improve their food writing skills, and learn more about the latest trends in photography and technology. As ...more
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24th of November 2015 Darren Rowse 2

Content Marketing – Secrets From an Entrepreneur Who Has Used It to Build a Successful Business

I’m really excited about this episode of the ProBlogger Podcast, as today I am sharing my interview with Dan Norris: serial entrepreneur and founder of WP Curve (which gives bloggers access to WordPress developers for unlimited small jobs). Dan recently spoke at the Australian ProBlogger event as part of the Small ...more
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5 Sure-fire Ways to Avoid a Google Penguin Penalty (Which you REALLY don't want!) on ProBlogger.
23rd of November 2015 Guest Blogger 27

5 Sure-fire Ways to Avoid a Google Penguin Penalty

This is a guest contribution from Steve Ceaton. So recently Gary Illyes from Google announced that hopefully by the end of 2015, Penguin updates will be carried out in real-time. Waiting for the next Penguin update has been the bane of many a website owners’ life, and getting hit with ...more
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Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week / ProBlogger.net
21st of November 2015 Stacey Roberts 5

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

Plenty of stuff in here today to get you thinking! I’d love to hear your thoughts – let’s chat in the comments cos I seem to have a lot of opinions today! 11 Authors’ Strategies for Overcoming Writer’s Block // Mashable Ah, it happens to the best of us. Nothing a ...more
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Writing Challenge: Write a "Mistakes" Blog Post
20th of November 2015 Darren Rowse 6

Writing Challenge: Write a “Mistakes” Blog Post

Today I want to give you a writing challenge – one of many we’ve done during the life of this podcast. We’ve tackled list posts, link posts, opinion posts, calls to action, review posts, and “how I do it” posts, and now it’s time to crack open our vulnerabilities with ...more
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How Writing Sponsored Posts Changed the Way I Blog (and Why it Might Change You Too)
19th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 12

How Writing Sponsored Posts Changed the Way I Blog (and Why it Might Change You Too)

This is a guest contribution from Katie Moseman. In my first few months of writing my food blog, I ran across a lot of impassioned opinions about how publishing a sponsored post on your blog constituted “selling out.”  I didn’t immediately agree with that idea, but I hadn’t ever written ...more
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18th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 13

Using Google Analytics to Unlock the Secrets of your Blog’s Audience

This is a guest contribution from Benjamin Mangold of Loves Data. Do you ever think Google Analytics is a bit overwhelming? Do you ever get stuck on where to start? If you’ve already logged into Google Analytics then you’ll know it provides an incredible amount of information which you can ...more
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17th of November 2015 Darren Rowse

How I Lost 80% of My Traffic Overnight (And How I Got it Back, Plus More!)

In today’s episode of the ProBlogger podcast, I want to tell you a little story. I want to tell you about one morning in 2004 when I realised my blog, which I’d recently established as my full time source of income, had hardly any traffic coming to it. I lost ...more
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7 Popular Blogging Tips That Don't Always Apply
16th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 10

7 Popular Blogging Tips That Don’t Always Apply

This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. Ask anyone on the web for advice on blogging, and you’ll undoubtedly get a response. Survey a hundred people—including readers, amateur writers, experienced professionals, and even industry influencers—and you’ll likely find dozens of common themes emerging between them. That’s because there are ...more
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