Finding Readers for Your Blog – What We Wish We Knew

(Thu, 26 Jan 2023 09:43:25 +0000)

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This post is part of the ‘What we wish we Knew’ Series. In this post I’ll share readers comments on the topic of finding readers for a blog as well as some of my own experiences and advice. We’ve talked about setting your blog up right (hosting, domains and platforms), ...more

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Your First Week of Blogging – Plan Your Future Blog Posts

(Thu, 19 Jan 2023 00:11:09 +0000)

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Update: this post has been updated and compiled with other similar posts into ProBlogger’s 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Course – a 31-day guide into getting your blog going on the right foot. Let’s look at another idea of what to do in your first week of blogging. Related to ...more

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Your First Week of Blogging – Write Compelling Content

(Thu, 12 Jan 2023 05:00:34 +0000)

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Update: this post has been updated and compiled with other similar posts into ProBlogger’s 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Course – a 31-day guide into getting your blog going on the right foot. Lets kick off our new series on what to do on the first week of ...more

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How to Blog: Choose a Niche for Your Blog [Why Niches are Important]

(Thu, 05 Jan 2023 06:02:54 +0000)

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While I get many questions from bloggers asking for advice on ‘how to blog‘ perhaps one of the biggest questions a new blogger needs to ask themselves before they move on to the HOW to blog question is ‘WHAT will I blog about?’ There is no real right or wrong ...more

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From Hobby Blog to Business Blog: a Plan of Attack

(Thu, 29 Dec 2022 08:43:27 +0000)

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Many—perhaps most—blogs start life as hobby blogs. We have a special interest, and we want to share our passion with others, so we start a blog. But then somewhere along the line, a large proportion of bloggers decide they’d really like to make some money from their blogs. This is ...more

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Avoid Blogger Burnout: 5 Tips to Save Your Sanity

(Thu, 22 Dec 2022 07:00:47 +0000)

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For the beginner, the blog learning curve can be steep. As well as all the technical and blog visibility issues, there are questions about focus, content types and research, and of course reaching readers. You’re plugging away, day after day, and getting little in the way of recognisable success. How ...more

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Looking to 2023: A Commitment to Blogging Smarter … With a Little Help

(Thu, 15 Dec 2022 05:12:09 +0000)

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Feeling a little run down? At this time of year, many of us are. It’s been a big 12 months, and I think most bloggers are looking forward to some down time over the coming weeks. If you’re like me, you might be thinking of using this time not just ...more

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Get Off the Plateau: Growth Tips for Mature Blogs

(Thu, 08 Dec 2022 02:00:12 +0000)

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Do you feel like your blog has reached a plateau? Maybe your readership has stalled, subscriptions seem to be maintaining momentum but not growing, and you’re having trouble squeezing more value out of your already-loyal customer base… What should you do? There are a number of ways to kick yourself ...more

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An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence in Blogging

(Tue, 06 Dec 2022 11:09:03 +0000)

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One of the most common questions I’ve had over the last six months is ‘Have you tested any Artificial Intelligence Tools for creating content?’ Until this week my answer was “not lately”. I have been using AI for image generation and posting my results on an Instagram account (and I ...more

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How to Write a Series for Your Blog (and Why You’ll Want To)

(Thu, 01 Dec 2022 04:50:36 +0000)

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Have you ever written a series of posts for your blog – a set of posts that are deliberately linked together? If you haven’t, I hope I can convince you to give it a try. Some bloggers feel writing a series of posts is more daunting than writing individual posts. But ...more

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Prepare Your Blog For the Festive Season: a Step-by-step Guide

(Thu, 24 Nov 2022 10:55:50 +0000)

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Over the past week or so, we ran a short series of interviews with bloggers of different types, to get a feel for how they’re preparing for the festive season. We spoke to the owners of: a product-sales blog a blogger-consultant-speaker a digital publisher a not-for-profit blog. If that series ...more

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Blogging the Festive Season: The Blogger-Consultant-Speaker [Case Study]

(Thu, 17 Nov 2022 06:02:39 +0000)

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Tara Gentile (now McMullin) is a blogger and business strategist whose online presence underpins her thriving consulting business at explorewhatworks.com. As part of our Blogging the Festive Season series, we asked her how the festive season affects her business and blog. What does preparing for the festive season mean for ...more

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What I Learned Starting My Newest Blog

(Thu, 10 Nov 2022 07:25:58 +0000)

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Over the past 7 months, I’ve been doing a weekly challenge on a new blog called ‘Find Your Spark’. My goal with it is to write a new ‘prompt’ blog post every week for 52 weeks on the topic of helping people ‘find their spark’ (and to help me find ...more

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Is Your Blog Ready for the Festive Season?

(Thu, 10 Nov 2022 06:00:36 +0000)

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There are only 45 days until Christmas! It’s that time of year: the silly season is almost upon us: there’s only 15 days until Black Friday and 18 days until Cyber Monday. If you start preparing your blog for Christmas in December you’re probably too late. The Christmas rush starts ...more

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How Link Building Can Help You Grow Your Blog

(Thu, 03 Nov 2022 01:00:53 +0000)

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This is a guest contribution from Sam Bowman (details below) Link building is one of the most popular and effective ways to expand your growth online. It is also considered an essential SEO step for bloggers.  Having other blogs linking back to your own is a way of convincing Google you’re ...more

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Creating Products: How to Launch Your Product

(Thu, 27 Oct 2022 02:41:35 +0000)

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Darren says: It’s been a big month here at ProBlogger as we’ve worked through a series of posts exploring the topic of monetizing blogs through creating products. I hope you’ve found it helpful and feel equipped to create your next product. Today in a final instalment from Shayne and myself, ...more

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Creating Products: How to Create Products for Your Blog

(Thu, 20 Oct 2022 03:59:15 +0000)

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  Today is part 4 in our ‘creating products’ series here at ProBlogger and now that we’ve done a lot of the ground work and decided on what product to create, we’re moving onto the all-important challenge of actually creating the product that we want to sell on our blog. This is ...more

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Creating Products: Which Product Should You Create?

(Thu, 13 Oct 2022 10:07:05 +0000)

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Darren says: Today Shayne Tilley continues our series on creating products for your blog by examining the important question of “what product should you create?” This is a question I know many ProBlogger readers are pondering because I get asked it many times. “Should I create an eBook, a course, a ...more

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Creating Products: Before You Even Think About Creating Products, Think About This

(Thu, 06 Oct 2022 08:54:11 +0000)

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Darren Says: Today we’re continuing our ‘creating products’ week here at ProBlogger by looking at some of the areas of groundwork you might need to do before or while creating a product. Our Marketing/Product Guru Shayne’s written this post but I’ll chime in along the way with some thoughts too.Over to ...more

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The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs

(Thu, 29 Sep 2022 07:02:16 +0000)

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If you’ve ever read a post, book or eBook, or listened to a webinar or conference session on the topic of ‘finding readers for your blog’ you’ll have heard the advice: ‘Leave comments on other blogs‘ It was the first piece of advice I remember reading about building readership and ...more

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