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Archive for June, 2014

Theme Week: Make Money on Your Blog by Partnering with Brands

For all of you who have considered (or are already) partnering with brands on your blog, this week is for you. We give you the lowdown on: advertising on your blog – whom to approach, what kind of advertising works best, where to put ads for best visibility, etc working with brands – staying professional, […]

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      How To Become A Writer

Do you want to know how to become a writer? Here is a fun view of the writer’s journey. First, there is the fear… You slowly start to get traction. But where are the readers?   You start to make friends online.   You meet amazing people.   But you still feel that you’re not […]

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How to Plan an Editorial Calendar: Webinar

Wondering what is the best way of setting up an editorial calendar? Itching to know what kind of posts work well, and what you should have more of? In this webinar (available in full on ProBlogger.com), you’ll see how Darren and the managing editors for both Digital Photography School and ProBlogger.net (that’s me!) prioritise content, […]

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Blogging Like a Shark: 10 Secrets to Bootstrapping Your Blog into a Business

This is a guest contribution from Matthew Capala of SearchDecoder.com. Shark bloggers are experts in their field of choice. However, they rarely call themselves experts or gurus. Skilled blogging pros, such as James Altucher, establish their authority on social networks and search engines by creating immensely authentic and valuable content, establishing strong connections with their […]

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9 Powerful Tips To Help Freelancers and Bloggers Sell Digital Products

This is a guest contribution from freelance writer and inbound marketer, Jawad Khan. Freelancing can be a liberating career choice. The number of freelancers all over the world has increased dramatically over the last few years, with more people choosing to work on their own terms. If you’re reading this with interest, chances are that […]

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How To Strike Creative Gold

Last week, your writing seemed fine. Well, maybe not fine, but at least okay. The plot and pacing in your story worked well enough. Your poetry flowed. You like where your nonfiction outline was headed. Then, whammo! Out of nowhere, your imagination runs dry. Today, nothing’s right when you write. You struggle with the blank page, […]

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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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Six Simple Steps to Optimize your Blog’s Video Content on YouTube

Image va Flickr user jonsson. This is a guest contribution from Praveenkumar Mavi, of Just2clik Blog YouTube is a widely-used search engine for videos its value shouldn’t be underestimated. There are millions of videos daily uploaded onto YouTube, so it is very important to optimize your videos at their top level to get more hits and […]

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Dragons, Mommy Rabbits, and the Terror of Fictional Improvisation

Does fear sometimes stop you from writing? You see, the problem is that writers need to improvise. And that can be terrifying. Because there is no map that can help us get our idea or story onto the page. Here’s how Charles Baxter described the process: Sitting in the dark of Gregory’s room, with a cigar […]

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Why Bloggers Need to Do More Than Just Trademark Their Blog Name

This is a guest contribution from trademark attorney Xavier Morales. Should you trademark your blog name? While the answer will vary from blogger to blogger, in general, modern bloggers will benefit from trademark registration. At the start, blogs were something of a personal communication medium. But today, they’ve evolved into businesses and brands. In other […]

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