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Archive for February, 2014

Content Week: Let’s Chat! Where do you get your blog ideas from?

This past week, we’ve been talking about all things content – where can we get it? What inspires us? What works with our audience? What are some out-of-the-box ideas that will set us apart from the regular blogging crowd? We spoke with Chantelle Ellem, of Fat Mum Slim, who encouraged us to write what we […]

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How To Revise Your Novel At A Glance

So you’ve written a novel? You should be thrilled, but you’re filled with dread. Because you need to revise your novel. Revising a novel looms large because novels are complex. So we break them into manageable parts called chapters. A chapter is short, covers a few pages, and usually deals with only a few plot points, […]

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Content Week Case Study: Carly Heitlinger of The College Prepster

In 2008, Cartly Heitlinger was a freshman in college doing what most of us do in her situation – studying a subject they don’t like in order to get a degree they do. So she started a blog as part distraction, part creative outlet, writing about things she was interested in – study breaks and […]

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Content Week: How to Deal with Your Blogging ‘Inner Critic’

Do you have an inner critic? That little voice in your head that whispers in your ear as you write… chipping away at your confidence… making you second guess yourself… scattering seeds of doubt and fear through every paragraph you write… resulting in the ‘delete’ key being the most used key on your keyboard! Or […]

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Content Week: An Interview with Chantelle Ellem of Fat Mum Slim – Where Does She Find Post Ideas?

Chantelle Ellem is a blogging powerhouse – if you’ve not read her blog Fat Mum Slim, then you’ve probably seen her pop up in your social media feeds with her Instagram Photo A Day challenge. Over her five years of blogging, she’s not only come up with almost two thousand post ideas, but she has […]

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How To Gain Confidence As A Freelance Writer: 3 Ways

Y’know what’s funny? There seems to be an inverse relationship between how talented a writer is and how confident they are. Meaning, those who are most likely to succeed are also most likely to be too afraid to send out their work, get in touch with editors, and, well, write. I’ve been thinking about this […]

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Content Week: Come Join the ProBlogger Twitter Chat

This week is all about content, and we will be featuring a post a day for six days giving you insight into content-creating from many different angles. We’d love for this to be collaborative, so Darren will be hosting a Twitter chat this Wednesday 5th February from noon – 1pm Melbourne, Australia time (8pm US […]

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Content Week: how to consistently come up with great post ideas for your blog.

Content. Where to find it, how to get it, what’s going to resonate with our readers? They are questions most bloggers ask ourselves pretty regularly. Some of us have ideas coming out our ears with not enough hours in the day to turn them all into posts, and some of us have times where we’re […]

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