A Quick and Dirty Guide to Your First Guest Post

This guest post is by Neil Patel of KISSmetrics. You can’t really turn anywhere these days and not hear somebody telling you that in order to grow your blog, you need to guest post. I know you’ve heard that before, but have you actually done it? Or are you looking for somebody to tell you [...]

How I Bumped My RSS Conversion Rate from 16% To 25%

How I Bumped My RSS Conversion Rate from 16% To 25%

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, of The Beginner’s Guide To Usability Testing. Want to find out how to boost RSS subscriber conversion? I did, but I hardly found any information about it online! Besides having an obvious call to action above the fold and getting to [social news site]‘s front page, the blogosphere [...]

Why You Should Wear The 6 Thinking Hats On Your Blog

Why You Should Wear The 6 Thinking Hats On Your Blog

This guest post is by Nischala Murthy of Wipro.com. Wearing the 6 Thinking Hats on your blog helps in generating valuable, interesting and diverse content. What are the 6 Thinking Hats? Dr. Edward de Bono’s 6 Thinking Hats is a simple, effective parallel thinking process that helps people be more productive, focused, and mindfully involved. [...]

5 Blogging Lessons from NaBloPoMo

This guest post is by Karen Andrews of Miscellaneous Mum. As problogger.net reported earlier this year, November is traditionally National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo). This year I decided to set myself a personal challenge by giving them a try. Yes, together. In the spirit of imparting some tales of [...]

No Matter What Your Blogging Goals for 2012 Are… We’ve got a 50% Off Deal For You

No Matter What Your Blogging Goals for 2012 Are… We’ve got a 50% Off Deal For You

Over the last week on Digital Photography School we’ve been running a 12 Deals of Christmas promotion where we’re offering some big deals on photography related products over 12 days (each lasting for 24 hours). A number of readers of both ProBlogger and dPS have asked whether we are going to run a similar promotion [...]

Whose Blog First?

This guest post is by Shakirah Dawud of Deliberate Ink. Writing for three blogs on a regular basis, with the odd request for a guest post elsewhere, my writing plans are already tight. But because I write for overlapping fields of interest, my  plans can also tangle. The most common: Snag A: The topic could [...]

What Process Do You Want to Lead Repeat Readers Through?

What Process Do You Want to Lead Repeat Readers Through?

Yesterday we looked at the strategic question of, “What do you want new visitors of your blog to do?” It’s a question that’s very powerful in helping you to achieve your goals as a blogger. Today I want to take the question and apply it to repeat readers—an exercise that I think is really important. [...]