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Archive for August, 2015

What James Patterson Told Me About Writing

“Would you like to have lunch with James Patterson?” I would. So would many of you, I guess. I’ve been a James Patterson fan for quite some time. So when I had the opportunity to have lunch with the world’s bestselling author in Sydney, Australia in May this year, I immediately finalized my travel plans. […]

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10 Ways To Stay Productive as a Work-at-Home Blogger

This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. Working from home sounds like a pretty cushy job. You can wear whatever you like, eat as often as you want, text your friends, run errands, and be at home with your family, all while being employed. However, that list of things can often make it difficult […]

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How One Couple Drastically Changed Their Life by Blogging

This is a guest contribution from Gina Horkey. Two years ago, my husband and I were just like any other American couple. We were both working in Corporate America, had a one and a half year old and another on the way. Our work schedules and commutes weren’t bad, we just weren’t doing work that […]

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How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog Through Your Archived Material on Facebook

This is a guest contribution from Jonathan Goodman. I love discovering systems that work in the background so you can focus on your blog. What I’m going to detail is like the concept of compound interest. At the beginning, the effects will be small  – but over time, as the system continues to work and […]

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Grow Traffic to Your Blog Through Guest Posting and Creating Content for Other Blogs, Forums, Media and Events

Today’s episode is the fifth in this series we’ve been exploring on the ProBlogger Podcast about finding readers. To get you up to speed, you can find the first four here: Two Questions to Ask to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog Two Types of Content to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog […]

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9 Habits of Bloggers Who Have Huge Audiences

This is a guest contribution from Jeff Foster. If you’re just starting out as a blogger, you’re probably wondering how to grow your audience. The good news is that there’s a lot you can learn from bloggers who have already built an enormous following – no matter what they blog about, great bloggers share a […]

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Find Readers for Your Blog Through Commenting and Relationships

In the last episode of the ProBlogger podcast we talked about how to build a sticky blog to keep readers on your site. Today, we’re going to talk about how to find them in the first place by building community, strengthening relationships, and commenting on other blogs. It’s important that not only you build great content […]

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3 Growth Hacking Strategies for Bloggers to Quadruple Their Blog Traffic without SEO

This is a guest contribution from Anil Agarwal. Who else wants more blog traffic? Hands down, everyone wants it. Unfortunately getting traffic to a blog is not easy. Every single visitor counts. One of the hardest things for most bloggers is boosting their blog traffic. If you have a fairly new blog, it’s definitely a […]

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How to Write a Bio That Will Turbocharge Your Guest Posts

Your guest post is about to go live. You know it’s packed with value, and the host blogger absolutely loves it. Seems like your hard work has finally paid off. There’s only one thing left to do. It’s a small thing, but to you, it’s the most important one: You need to craft a persuasive […]

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ProBlogger Podcast: Turn Blog Surfers into Loyal Readers by Building a Sticky Blog

When someone lands on your blog for the first time, you want them to stay as long as possible. In he last two ProBlogger Podcast episodes, I’ve shared some tactics for finding readers by first asking yourselves some really important questions, and by discussing two types of content that you need. In today’s episode, I talk about […]

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