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Archive for February, 2015

How Compassion International Uses Blogging to Save Lives

This is a guest contribution from Caitlin Gustafson.I imagine a dirt road with boys playing with a lonely old soccer ball in the warm sunshine. A little boy with dark brown curls chases the ball, his worn sneakers kicking up dust from the street. I don’t know if that’s what life is really like for […]

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Are You a Full Time Blogger with Small to Medium Traffic? Let’s Chat

One of the biggest misconceptions that many bloggers have is that you need MASSIVE traffic to become a full time blogger. We often hear how many hundreds of thousands or even millions of visitors this or that blog has but the reality is that I’ve met many bloggers over the years who don’t have massive […]

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Top 15 FREE Internet Marketing Tools To Boost Your Online Business

This is a guest contribution from Kulwat Nagi. Today, Internet marketing is evolving at a greater pace than ever. Companies are pulling out all the stops to get more online exposure and, eventually, more customers. Using premium services for all the tools necessary for Internet marketing is not feasible for every business – that’s when free […]

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Why You Should Join us at the next ProBlogger Training Event

Have you ever considered coming to a ProBlogger training event? We hear from a lot of bloggers around Australia (and internationally) that they’ve thought about it but were a little unsure if it was for them. So at last year’s event we filmed this little video with the help of our mate Mick Russell to […]

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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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How to Create Your Guest Blogging Strategy [with a 5 step template]

This is a guest contribution from My business partner Adam Franklin attended the ProBlogger Event on the Gold Coast in 2014, and returned fired up and with a whole heap of take-homes.  At the ProBlogger Event, Darren spoke of success being a matter of doing the ordinary things. Specifically, to start, put readers first, be useful, […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Blogging Life Easier

Blogging. It goes a little something like this: Think of idea Write a post Take/source/edit a photo for the post Format the post Schedule or publish the post Push the post to social media Respond to comments But that is just the beginning, right? That doesn’t include planning, goal-setting, editorial calendars, blog design, design tweaks, […]

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10 Quick Tips for Going Viral

This is a guest post from Jerry Low. If you’re on the web, your site and blog are likely unique – but one thing all blogs have in common is the drive for new subscribers and increased traffic. In the past few years, we’ve learned about the power of going viral – every blogger’s dream. […]

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How to Build an Efficient Social Media Workflow to Increase your Traffic

Recently I shared a video on my Facebook page about how I structure social media updates each week. I have been asked frequently about how much content to share, what times to share, and what I do personally for each of my sites. I take a pretty proactive approach on the Digital Photography School Facebook […]

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Setting Goals: Why You Need Them, and How to Write Them

Image via Startup Stock Photos     “How can you get where you’re going if you don’t know where that is?” Surprisingly to me, the topic of goals seems to divide bloggers into two camps: the ones who think goal setting in any situation is of vital importance, and the ones who think that blogging […]

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