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Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week / ProBlogger.net
14th of November 2015 Stacey Roberts 4

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

Welcome to the weekend, Roundup-style! 50% of Content Gets 8 Shares or Less: Why Content Fails and How to Fix it // BuzzSumo Ah, the dreaded talking to an empty room syndrome. It sucks when you write a great post and you hear crickets! BuzzSumo to the rescue – they ...more
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How to Build A Culture of Community on Your Blog
13th of November 2015 Darren Rowse 5

How to Build A Culture of Community on Your Blog

If you were listening to the episode 60 of the ProBlogger podcast, you would have heard me talking about why I think it’s so vital that bloggers create a culture of community on their blog to help deepen relationships with their readers and to drive engagement. I also promised a ...more
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How A Simple Blog Led To Writing For Forbes, Mashable, and TechCrunch
12th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 24

How A Simple Blog Led To Writing For Forbes, Mashable, and TechCrunch (and 7 Tips to Help You Do it Too!)

This is a guest contribution from Josh Steimle. I’ve had the privilege of my writing being published on Forbes, Mashable, TechCrunch, Time, Fast Company, VentureBeat, Entrepreneur, and several other publications, and if you aspire to see your writing in mainstream publications like these, perhaps there is something in my story ...more
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A 3-Step Blueprint for Smart Affiliate Marketing: get the best out of affiliate sales with these tips on ProBlogger.net
9th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 21

A 3-Step Blueprint for Smart Affiliate Marketing

This is a guest contribution from Anil Agarwal. Building a blog that gets huge traffic isn’t necessarily hard, but converting that traffic into sales can be. Most people think they can make a living online by increasing their website traffic. In reality, though, it’s not about any old traffic- it has ...more
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15 Questions to Ask to Help Identify Your Blogging Niche or Focus
6th of November 2015 Darren Rowse 8

15 Questions to Ask to Help Identify Your Blogging Niche or Focus

In today’s episode of the ProBlogger podcast I wanted to talk about the nitty gritty of defining what your blog is about. Not just to pigeonhole anybody, or to put any constraints on your creativity, but to help you hone in on what you want to provide and how you want ...more
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5 Ways to Ramp up Comments on Your Blog
5th of November 2015 Guest Blogger 11

5 Ways to Ramp Up Comments on Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Alex Ivanovs. Comments feed the writers soul with proof of work well done. It’s easy to think that not everyone likes comments, but the truth is that comments are what makes us believe in our content and its usefulness. The feeling you get from ...more
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Feeling a bit lost? Here are 4 ways to boost productivity and motivation on your blog so you can get back in the game!
4th of November 2015 Stacey Roberts 8

Feeling a Bit Lost? 4 Ways to Boost Productivity and Motivation on Your Blog

There are many times in the life of a blogger when you find yourself unsure of where to go or what to do next. That can be for so many reasons – when it comes to where you spend your time you’re overwhelmed with choice, you don’t know where to ...more
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Should You Use Timestamps on Your Blog? The Pros and Cons on ProBlogger.net
3rd of November 2015 Darren Rowse 8

Should You Use Timestamps on Your Blog? The Pros and Cons

A reader asked me recently about using timestamps on blogs, as she’s redesigning hers and wondered if she should use them or not in her new design. It’s a question I get asked fairly often so I’ve dedicated today’s ProBlogger podcast to sharing with you the pros and cons of ...more
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5 Things to Pay Attention to When Considering Local SEO and Your Blog
2nd of November 2015 Guest Blogger 8

5 Things to Pay Attention to When Considering Local SEO and Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. People are always talking about how SEO affects the quantity and quality of traffic your blog receives, but you’ll rarely hear local SEO discussed in terms of blogging. Most people feel like local SEO is reserved for physical businesses, but your blog ...more
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