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Archive for May, 2014

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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How to Identify Social Media Demographics & Target Viewer Interests for Better Social Reach

Image via flickr user Jason Howie This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. There are social media demographics in general, and then there are your social media demographics for your business. You need to know the details of both in order to garner this platform for optimal gain. For instance, knowing that the majority […]

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Get Your Tickets to the ProBlogger Academy in Portland Oregon: Thursday 10 July

I’m really excited today to announce that alongside Chris Garrett (who co-authored the ProBlogger hard cover book and who now works as the Chief Digital Officer at CopyBlogger) I’ll be running a ProBlogger day of training in Portland Oregon on Thursday 10 July. The day will be called the ProBlogger Academy and it’s being run […]

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How Long Should It Take To Write An Epic Post?

Do you spend enough time writing? I’m not talking about tapping away on the keyboard. I’m talking about the number of hours you spend on any given post. Here’s the problem: too many writers still believe they can whip out a post in an hour or two. And you can do that, sure. But if […]

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Looking to Outsource Your Design Needs? You Need to Read This

This is a guest contribution from our very own Shayne Tilley. Late last year Darren looked at some of the DIY image and graphics tools we use here on ProBlogger — many of which I frequent daily. However with design, whilst I can resize and format an image and cover some the basics, the idea of […]

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Top Tips from the SEO for Bloggers Webinar on ProBlogger.com

Recently over at ProBlogger.com, we held a webinar with Kristen Holden of MarketingPartners.com, and Jim Stewart from StewartMedia.biz. They covered: The top three tips every blogger should know about SEO How to rank well in searches How to tag images to boost SEO Keyword optimisation What to expect when you are a new blogger Strategies […]

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How To Double Your Revenue By Giving Your Work Away For Free

Image via Flickr user FutUndBeidl This is a guest contribution from author Tom Morkes. I know what you’re thinking: what’s the catch? If you’re like me, you’ve read dozens (okay, thousands) of blog headlines that pique your interest, only to find out the headline comes with an asterisk: Quandruple Your Opt-in Rate!* *you just need […]

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Online Marketing: Why Email is a Richer Cousin to Social Media

This is a guest contribution from Mike Swan of Markupcloud Ltd Let’s put it without masking – email marketing is facing challenges unbridled;  not in terms of its effectiveness as an online marketing endeavor, but in a way it is being adopted and used. While the new players on the block have more or less […]

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Top Three Takeaways from Finding Readers Week: What Can You Do Today to Create Community?

  In the first week of May, you heard from several bloggers with unique perspectives on how they grew their readership into a force to be reckoned with. It was the fourth Theme Week we’ve held here on ProBlogger this year, and it was an interesting one. We had discussions about introducing forums, how to […]

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How To Make Thousands From Your Writing, Using A Weird Pricing Technique

Are you afraid to share your writing with the world? I am. And yet, I’ve made thousands from my writing, using a weird pricing technique. I share my story to show you how to make thousands from your writing.   I’m a writing coward. It took me close to 20 years to step up to […]

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