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What does the ‘Pro’ in ProBlogger Stand for?

I overheard an interesting debate on Twitter recently about what the ‘Pro’ in ProBlogger stands for. Is it to signify professional behaviour, or is it about the profession of blogging? The answer is both – but in my mind it’s more. Here’s what the Pro in ProBlogger means to me I’m Pro Bloggers – I […]

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A Powerful Exercise inside Google Analytics to Set You Up for a Successful Year of Blogging

Have you started the year off on the right foot? I hope you had a worthwhile end of 2014 and are looking at 2015 with excitement and anticipation! Today I wanted to share with you an exercise that I do on my blogs at the end of every year that helps me to grow my blogs […]

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3 Ways to Define What Your Blog Is About

What is your blog about? It’s a question all bloggers get asked from time to time. How do you answer it? It’s also a question I know many ProBlogger readers wrestle with – particularly when starting out. What is my niche? Do I even need a niche? How do I define my niche? Every time […]

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How to Build a Blog Worth Monetizing

Earlier in the week I co-hosted the popular #BlogChat Twitter chat. The topic was ‘How to Build a Blog Worth Monetizing’ – a massive topic. The hour-long Twitter chat was one of the fastest moving Twitter chats I’ve been involved in (and the biggest BlogChat ever according to it’s founder Mack Collier). We covered heaps […]

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10 Steps To Help Turn Your Blog Into A Number 1 Bestselling Book

Image via Flickr user triedandtruetutoring This is a guest contribution from entrepreneur and author Niall Harbison. Although not everybody wants to make money from their blog, it is undoubtedly the goal for many. To make a living from writing at home often features high on the list of dream jobs! I’m lucky enough to have just published a […]

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Content Isn’t King… Here’s What Is!

Over the years I’ve heard many debates in the blogosphere about what is ‘king’. ‘Blogging is King’ was something many argued almost 10 years ago as it began to rise in popularity. ‘Content is King’ was the catch cry for many years… then it became ‘Community is King’ for a while as community management became […]

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How to Build a Blog that Has Lasting Impact Upon Its Readers

If you want to have a blog that makes a difference in the lives of those who read it, I would highly recommend getting clarity around these three simple (yet powerful) questions: Who are your readers? What do they need? How will they change as a result of reading your blog? Mid-last year I wrote […]

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Theme Week: 6 Things to Do With Your Blog Posts After You’ve Hit Publish

This week on ProBlogger we’re starting a new theme week that examines six different things to do when you’ve finished writing a blog post (other than hitting publish). If you’re anything like me – you put a lot of time into the writing of blog posts. You ponder the topic, pour your heart and soul […]

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Finding Readers: From Seed to Sequoia – Growing Your Blog One Reader At a Time

Today we welcome DJ from SteamFeed to our Finding Readers series. This post is chock-full of things you can do today to build your traffic – and have fun while you’re doing it!  My guess is a portion of you won’t like this article. Growing your blog one reader at a time sounds lame, I know. […]

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How to Convince Someone to Be Interviewed on Your Blog

This question was submitted recently via the ProBlogger Facebook page. How do I get an established blogger like yourself to do an interview with me? or How can I get an established blogger like yourself to do a guest post for me on my blog? – from Sandra Tillman Good questions. I think you’re much […]

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