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Archive for January, 2016

11 Quick Tips for Writing Compelling Blog Posts

How much time do you have? For today’s ProBlogger podcast, I challenged myself to create an episode that was packed full of useful, practical advice, but would take less than two minutes to listen to. At this time of year we are all busy with something, so I’m taking your to-do list and making it […]

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Earning an Income Online with Intentional, Mindful Blogging

The last thing you want to do when thinking about how to blog in the new year is make the same mindless mistakes you did in 2015. Those mistakes where you bit off more than you could chew, you let a project drag on that had seen better days, you dialled in your posts without […]

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Keep it Simple – How to Stand out in a Crowded Blogosphere

In late 2014, Amy Lynn Andrews shared the story behind her super-popular email blogging tips roundup The Useletter, and totally-trimmed down blog: their simplicity is a breath of fresh air in a cacophony of online noise. If you’ve been thinking of paring back and going slow, let her words inspire you. If you’ve been blogging for […]

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Writing Practice: What Happened Here?

It’s time for some writing practice. Whether you write fiction or non-fiction, we need to exercise our creativity. What is the story behind this image? Can you come up with a mini-story of not more than 350 words? Here’s how it works: We set the scene You make it your own, and Share your creation in […]

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How to Set Blog-Changing Goals for the New Year

For the first ProBlogger podcast of 2016, I wanted to get you all into the planning mood – to think long-term and broadly about where you and your blog are going in the years to come. The beginning of January is prime resolution-making time, but I’m a little different: I prefer to make goals. Goals are […]

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Start The New Year off Right with Jeff Goins’ Three Secrets to Full Time Blogging

Welcome to 2016 on ProBlogger! I hope you’re ready for an amazing year of blogging together. We at ProBlogger HQ are really looking forward to being able to help you achieve your online dreams! Last year, we heard from writer and blogger Jeff Goins about how he finally made the switch to full time blogging, […]

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Discover the Secrets of Productive Bloggers with 50% Off Our Blog Wise eBook

Greetings from ProBlogger HQ where I’m currently recovering from a fun Christmas with my family. I hope those of you who were celebrating this week had a happy time too and that your preparations for the end of year celebrations are going well too. Here in Australia many of us take time off for this […]

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How to Create a Successful Editorial Calendar

Well here we are – the final episode in the ProBlogger podcast #TodayNotSomeday series! Where we’ve taken a look at the things on our to-do lists that always get pushed back to “someday” and challenged ourselves to do them now instead. We’ve covered: Creating products Boosted our email subscriber lists Creating opt-ins to help grow […]

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Starting a Blog? Here’s Our Guide to Your First Week (Currently 50% Off)

The end of the year is fast approaching and I know this next few weeks is a time that many bloggers start blogging. If you’re among them this week I’ve got a little offer that might just help with that task. It’s 50% off my eBook – ProBlogger’s Guide to Your First Week of Blogging […]

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Get a Head Start on 2016 by Mapping Out your Promotional Calendar

Today’s challenge for the #TodayNotSomeday series is something I do regularly at the end of every year, and that’s to map out my promotional marketing calendar for the following year. It’s one of those things that can easily get lost in the crush of the busy end-of-year time (and also gets put on the backburner […]

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