Weekend Project: Set Safe, Secure User Roles on Your WordPress Blog

Weekend Project: Set Safe, Secure User Roles on Your WordPress Blog

This guest post is by Karol K of ThemeFuse. One of the final steps of the famous five-minute WordPress installation is to set up an Admin account. This account, by default, is assigned to the role of Administrator, which is the most powerful user role in WordPress. But Administrator isn’t the only role available. You [...]

A Legendary Copywriter’s Secret to an Unending Stream of Ideas

This guest post is by Josh Sarz of Sagoyism.com. I’m in love with blogging. If you’re like me, you marvel that you have your own website. It may not be huge for a lot of people who’ve been in the blogging biz for years, but it’s huge for me. My first few months of blogging [...]

The Most Important Skill for Long-term Blogging Success

This guest post is by Amy Parmenter of ParmFarm.com. In the early stages of blogging, content is definitely king, but if you hope to be in it long-term, creativity must rule the day. It’s easy to think of new ideas when you’ve only been blogging a few months, but what will you write about next [...]

The Secret Stats Your Follower Numbers Hide

This guest post is by Courtney Mroch of Haunt Jaunts. Statistics and their interpretation is often a popular topic on ProBlogger. One of my favorites about the subject was a guest post by Mark Seall called Who Cares How Many Subscribers You’ve Got? I loved the way he pointed out that some, if not most, [...]

Attract 100,000 Pageviews in 1 Month Using Slideshare

This guest post is by Joel Runyon of Impossible HQ. How do you stand out and differentiate yourself online when more and more people are starting blogs every day? Sure, you need to write stuff that’s gong to stand out, but a lot of blogging advice focuses just on writing. Sometimes to really stand out, [...]

Optimize Your Health for Better Blogging

This guest post is by Joey and Chris of versatilehealth.com. So you want to be a blogger? Or maybe you’re already an established authority in your niche, with a great following and a nicely designed website—congrats! Your contribution to the wonderful world of sharing knowledge and information is much appreciated. There is no doubt that [...]

How to Source and Host a Guest Post Series

Yesterday, we published the second post in a series of guest posts written by author Greg McFarlane here at ProBlogger. And recently you’ll have noticed our multi-author series on generating blog comments. So today I thought it might be interesting to talk about the thinking behind trying out series, and step through some of the [...]

Use Video Testimonials to Increase Conversions

This guest post is by Annika Martins of AnnikaMartins.com. You think you want more traffic, but you don’t. You want I’m really interested in your stuff traffic that converts into social media sharing, new signups to your list and of course, sales. But how do you make that happen? How do you ensure that when [...]

How Writing Confidently, Quickly, and Effectively Saved my Blog

This guest post is by Kraig Stewardson of IT Manager HQ. My blog was failing. My subscribers were nonexistent. My posts were disjointed. My writing was awful. My confidence was shot. Honestly, I felt like giving up. I knew that I needed to make a change. I knew that I couldn’t continue this way. Sound [...]