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Battling Bloggers Block – Where do you get Stuck?

Recently, I had a question from a listener: “Darren do you have any tips for bloggers with bloggers block? I want to take my blog to the next level in 2016 but I’m stuck. Every time I sit down to write nothing comes and the more that happens the more stressed I feel and the […]

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SEO New Years Resolutions for 2016

This is a guest contribution from Sarah Walsh. The new year has undoubtedly brought to you resolutions or new ideas for your work. You might be gung-ho to start out with fresh goals or you might acknowledge that a lot of resolutions are forgotten before February rolls around. Despite the pros and cons for creating resolutions, […]

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Are You Ignoring This All-Important Aspect of Your Blog?

This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. Content may be king to a successful blogger, but layout and design are also important aspects. Unfortunately, this is a topic that doesn’t come naturally to most bloggers. In fact, it can be a point of conflict for bloggers who have no graphic design background. Sound familiar? […]

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5 Ways to Eliminate About Page Anxiety

This is a guest contribution from Natalie Gowen. Today I’m talking About Pages. Or, rather, I’m talking about About Pages. Either way – please don’t go screaming from the room. Yes, your About Page is one of the most important pages on your site. Yes, it can make a deep emotional connection with your readers. Yes, […]

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14 Types of Stories You Can Tell on Your Blog

We all know storytelling is one of the key aspects of successful blogging. If you can weave a story around your words, no matter what your niche or topic, it is more likely to entertain your readers and resonate with them. Even if you think you aren’t much of a writer or storyteller, you can […]

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The Demand for eBooks is Rapidly Growing – Here’s How You Can Take Advantage

This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan. Did you know that eBook sales in the US, the biggest market for digital products, is expected to reach $7.6 billion by the end of 2016? Surprised? In the U.S alone, eBook sales have grown almost 3000% over the last 10 years. A study by eMarketer suggests […]

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11 Quick Tips to Get More Comments on Your Blog

Episode 79 of the ProBlogger podcast is another episode short on time but long on information! Today we tackle the topic of how to encourage your audience to interact with you more on the comment section of your blog. Nowadays the trend for readers to reach out on social networks means less comments on blog […]

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5 Reasons NOT to Batch-Write Your Blog Content

This follow-up to 5 Reasons to Batch Your Blog Content is a guest contribution from Christian Karasiewicz. Are you thinking about batching your blog content? Batching your blog content can be incredibly beneficial as a business owner and/or blogger – it can help you save time, be more productive, and work more efficiently. It can also […]

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3 Tactics for Building Quality Links to Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Alex Ivanovs. Links remain as one of the most important assets for building a Google search presence. Many know that the Google Panda algorithm update was a tipping point for recognizing authoritative sites. Having a page of your website at the top of the search result page can have […]

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Keep it Simple – How to Stand out in a Crowded Blogosphere

In late 2014, Amy Lynn Andrews shared the story behind her super-popular email blogging tips roundup The Useletter, and totally-trimmed down blog: their simplicity is a breath of fresh air in a cacophony of online noise. If you’ve been thinking of paring back and going slow, let her words inspire you. If you’ve been blogging for […]

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