Get More Comments: Know Which Posts Make Readers Talk

This guest post is by Caz Makepeace of y Travel Blog. As a travel blogger, there are many different types of articles that we write. We like to help people to get inspired, get informed, and to get going. We know that not every article we write will get the same response in regards to social [...]

Get More Comments: Focus on the First Comment

This guest post is by Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing. Remember the first time you realized that you’ve actually got traffic? Suddenly, you aren’t blogging to an empty void—real people are consuming and engaging with your content! Or are they? That’s when you begin to wonder … why isn’t anybody leaving a comment? This can [...]

Better Buttons Part 2: Buttons as Brand Engagement Tools

Earlier today, the Ninja made an important point about buttons on your blog: he said that users have an expectation about the kind of response they get when they interact with a button. In a world where engagement is the blogger’s ultimate goal, we can take this one step further. We can see buttons as [...]

The Brilliant Content Strategy Everyone Gets Wrong

This guest post is by James Chartrand of Men with Pens. For a long while (and on the Internet, a “long while” means about six months), there were dozens of posts telling you how to reuse content. Your content, other bloggers’ content, magazine content, brochures-from-that-stack-in-the-attic content. It didn’t matter. The point was that you didn’t [...]

NEW: 3rd Edition of the ProBlogger Book Available [Free Webinar for Early Birds]

In May of 2008 – ProBlogger the Book (yep, the real hard cover book) was released. it was a collaboration between myself and co-author Chris Garrett – published with Wiley Publishing. The goal of the book was to summarise much of the writing that Chris and I had been blogging on our blogs – to [...]

How to Convert Visitors from Your About Page

This guest post is by AJ Kumar of Single Grain. One of the most under-utilized pieces of website real estate out there is the About Us page.  While most webmasters treat it as a throw-away repository for a stock biography or company history, consider the mindset of the visitors who arrive on these pages.  They’re [...]