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5 Irrational Fears that Keep Bloggers from Being Successful
3rd of May 2016 Guest Blogger 10

5 Irrational Fears that Keep Bloggers from Being Successful

This is a guest contribution from Brian Lang of Small Business Ideas Blog. According to an article in the NY Times, 95% of blogs get abandoned within four months, and blogging has a higher failure rate than even restaurants. Yet, an estimated 172,000+ blogs are started every day. Succeeding with blogging ...more
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What I wish I knew when I first started blogging
2nd of May 2016 Guest Blogger 7

6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Blog

This is a guest contribution from Will Nicholls. It was a little over two years ago when I first went online and bought my blog’s domain name. I wanted to announce it to the world and get started straight away, but instead I spent the next 6 months developing and filling ...more
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Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week / ProBlogger.net
30th of April 2016 Stacey Roberts 3

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

It’s a rainy and cool weekend here in Melbourne, and I’m looking forward to reading something inspirational with several (ok many several) cups of tea. These have been an excellent start! How Facebook Decides Who Sees Your Updates | Edgar Oh. Wow. This was interesting and confusing and a complete ...more
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Building relationships with your readers on your blog
29th of April 2016 Guest Blogger 3

Tips on Building and Maintaining a Great Relationship with Readers

This is a guest contribution from Dan Goss. When it comes to blogging, nothing is more important than your readership – if you’re publishing the best content in the world with no-one to read it, you quickly get into a Zen-style conundrum. If a tree falls in the forest and no-one ...more
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28th of April 2016 Guest Blogger 6

Case Study: How One Trick Can Help You Gain 200+ Links from Badass Sites

This is a guest contribution from Emily Johnson. Do you consider all specifics of your content and audience when it comes to promotion? The thing is, entertaining content and useful content are far from the same. When your niche is popular and loved by millions, you have no problems with ...more
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27th of April 2016 Guest Blogger 4

5 “Research-Backed” Ways to Earn More Social Traction for Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Ashlea Green. Whether you’re a professional blogger or just getting started, gaining social traction for your posts is one of the most crucial tactics for getting your blog noticed and read. Hence the coined expression “content is fire, and social media is gasoline.” The majority ...more
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26th of April 2016 Darren Rowse

Tickets for the 2016 ProBlogger Event Available – Save $100 Today!

Tomorrow tickets go on sale for our 7th annual ProBlogger Training Event on the Gold Coast here in Australia, and if you’re quick you’ll save $100 AUD on the full price if you buy before 1 July. Note: Tickets are now available for sale here. 7 Years of ProBlogger Events ...more
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26th of April 2016 Darren Rowse 14

Having a Personal Blog: Is it Worth It?

When people first start blogging, particularly with an eye to monetise, they often focus on a niche or specific topic, and spend their time providing value and being “useful” to their audience. But recently listener Dorothy asked my opinion about personal blogs, and it’s a question I’m frequently asked: “I’d ...more
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25th of April 2016 Guest Blogger 4

How to Squeeze the Most out of Your Facebook Posts

This is a guest contribution by Nick Stillman from If You Build It. Facebook is an unbelievably potent marketing tool when used correctly. It is the largest social network in the world, with almost 1.60 billion active users every months  – that’s nearly 20% of the entire global population. Squeezing The Most ...more
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