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Archive for March, 2014

Announcing the NEW ProBlogger.com [Grab this Early Bird Discount Today]

Today I’m excited to announce that the NEW ProBlogger.com has been launched! You can learn more and join today with a special early bird discount here. Our Journey to Create the New ProBlogger.com In 2004, I created this blog on ProBlogger.net as a place to share what I was learning about making money from blogging […]

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What The Most Unexpected Gold Medal in History Can Teach Us About Successful Blogging

Image by Flickr user jungle_boy In 2002, Australian speed skater Steven Bradbury was lining up for the 1000m final at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Among his competitors for the gold medal were the some of the best in the world at their sport: multi-medallists and world champions. He, by his own admission, was […]

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3 Critical Questions To Answer Before You Take Your Blog On The Road

This is a guest contribution from Kelly Edwards. If you’re a blogger, then there are many benefits that can be gained from getting out from behind the keyboard and attending real world events: from raising awareness, sourcing new talent, and increasing overall readership. Of course, attending an event is an investment, particularly if you’re intending […]

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Do You Worry About Your Writing? How To Stop And Fall Back In Love With It

Do you feel insecure, anxious and doubtful about your writing? If you’re not careful, these emotions can take over your life. Many writers spend too much time fretting over unanswerable questions: “Is this story brilliant or terrible?” “Is this novel going to get published?” “Will I ever be successful?” “Am I just fooling myself?” Worry […]

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Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Guest Posts?

This is a guest contribution from Alex Strike, writer and blogger. During my writing career, I’ve had the good fortune to have appeared on many cool and informative blogs and websites – but it hasn’t always been this way. Writing for blogs appeared to be not as easy as I at first thought, and I […]

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8 Reasons Why Your Email Open Rate is Nosediving

This is a guest contribution from Luke Guy, blogger and graphic designer. It’s amazing how blogs have exploded within the last 10 years – take ProBlogger for instance. Blogs like these can provide a good living for the owner if the traffic remains strong and healthy. But how do these blogs retain the traffic and […]

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3 Important Questions To Ask About Posts in Your Blog Archives

Image via Flickr user theunquietlibrarian. Here’s a quick exercise that I encourage you to do every now and then. Identify a post in your archives (preferably something that is a year or more older) and then ask yourself these three questions: Can I update it? Many times the posts in your archives can do with […]

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Content Marketing Smart – Why Your Blog Article is Just the Beginning

This is a guest contribution from James Scherer, of Wishpond Image via Flickr user captainmcdan Monday: a couple hours of research, six hours of head-down writing, two (five?) coffee-breaks. End result: One 2000 word, comprehensive article on Facebook Ad best practices. Publish. Tuesday: a couple hours of research, six hours of head-down writing… Rinse. Repeat. […]

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How To Build A Writer Platform With No Time, No Credentials And No Book

Are you a writer who is overwhelmed by the rapidly changing industry? The more adventurous among you are ready for the challenge of building a writer platform and growing your community – but have absolutely no idea where to start. Some of you find it slightly horrifying that you are required to write and hock […]

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The One Thing You Should Be Doing on Your Blog to Create More Engagement

This is a guest contribution from Karl Staib of Domino Connection. Image via Flickr user realpeopleeatplants Wouldn’t it be great if you were getting twice as many blog post comments as you do now? If people would ask you more questions and add comments, it would help build your community. They spur conversation that might […]

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