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How to Make Your Blog a Cybersecurity Fortress

This is a guest contribution from Cassie Phillips. Problogger is where I learned a lot of my own blogging skills, and I cannot compliment Darren enough for creating a space for bloggers that focuses on real improvement and in-depth conversation. Posts on the website such as this one on improving SEO efforts demonstrate the quality […]

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5 Ways to Be Comfortable on Camera So You Can Make More Money with Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Nathan Agin. Sometimes you’re just terrified. It’s not a matter of passion or knowledge—you have written plenty on your blog in the past, and people can’t shut you up once you get started. But now, you’re face-to-face with the camera, and you just freeze up. Nothing happens. You don’t […]

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What You Need to Have Ready Before You Launch Your Blog

I’m regularly asked by those yet to start a blog what is the best way to go about it? Should there be posts already up upon launch? How many? Do I need a Facebook page? Should I be collecting emails? What’s the best way to design my blog to keep readers on site? What should […]

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26 Blogging Mistakes That Are Costing You Time, Money, and Credibility

This is a guest contribution from Iniobong Eyo. You’re slaving at your blog. You’re working hard. Real hard. But things are not just going your way. You’re hardly getting any traffic to your blog, let alone comments or shares on your post. You’ve been around for a while, but you still can’t make money from blogging. […]

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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 Ways I Use Habits to Stay Creative and Productive When Working From Home

Folks, you’ll know today’s guest contributor author Gretchen Rubin from her bestselling books on happiness, habits, and human nature, her inspiring talks, and her popular daily blog GretchenRubin.com. Gretchen also shares practical, manageable advice on her podcast Happier With Gretchen Rubin, which iTunes just announced as one of the best of 2015. We are thrilled to have Gretchen […]

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Create an Opt-In Incentive to Increase Your Email Subscriber Numbers

If you were listening to the previous ProBlogger podcast episode about my top tips for building your email subscriber list, you would have heard me talking about creating an opt-in as an incentive for people to sign up. In this next instalment of the #TodayNotSomeday podcast, I’m going to talk you through exactly how to […]

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Three Basic Elements to Help You Create the Perfect Video

This is a guest contribution from James Tew. Many bloggers are now considering the use of video to increase their reach, inform their audience about an upcoming product launch, or just as a new way of leveraging one of the fastest growing mediums on the internet. In fact, according to reelseo.com, by 2019 80 per […]

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9 Hurdles I’ve Faced as a Blogger and How I Got Over Them

I was speaking at a small event here in Melbourne recently and I was asked about the common hurdles bloggers face when building profitable blogs. It’s a difficult question to answer, as everyone’s hurdles are different – as are their coping strategies. In today’s podcast I thought going through the hurdles I’ve faced personally in […]

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3 Project Management and Organisational Apps that I Use in My Blogging

The last two weeks have been crazy. I’m sure you know the type of weeks I’m talking about. Onn top of my normally full weeks… I impulsively decided to launch a month of daily podcasts (and I crazily decided to do all of the show notes, editing and production myself) We launched our mid year […]

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