7 Hot Posts on My Blog this Month, and Why They Were Successful

I always find it fascinating to look at which posts go viral (or at least, which get shared the most) on my blogs. It isn’t always the ones that you expect! Here are a few of the recent posts on dPS that have done better than others over the last month, along with some reflections [...]

Use Monroe’s Motivated Sequence to Call Your Readers to Action

This guest post is by Sean Davis of SDavisMedia.com. Blogs do not produce income. Simply writing and publishing content does not increase your bank account balance. The idea that money is a direct result of blogging is a myth that the best bloggers have dismissed, but most choose to treat it as a law of [...]

Video Starting Points: Make and Share Your First Video

This guest post is by Neil Davidson of My Web Presenters. In November of 2011 David Hsieh, VP of Marketing at Cisco famously stuck his neck out by proclaiming that 90% of internet traffic will be viewing video in three years’ time. iframe src=”http://blip.tv/play/goRrgtq7MQI.html?p=1″ width=”480″ height=”390″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen/iframeembed type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” src=”http://a.blip.tv/api.swf#goRrgtq7MQI” style=”display:none”/embed The actual figure is [...]

What Blog Tasks are You Embarrassed to Admit You’ve Overlooked?

Over the last few days we’ve been talking about taking your blog to the often-elusive “next level.” We’ve seen tips for developing your voice and message, creating stronger calls to action, and increasing traffic. If you’re already working on those aspects of your blog, and are happy with your approach, you’ll probably be hungry for [...]

5 Effective Tricks to Create a Killer Call to Action

This guest post is by Greg Digneo of Sales Leads in Thirty Days. Here’s the dirty little secret: there are actually two steps to building an extremely popular blog. The first and most popular step is to drive traffic by guest posting, social media, and SEO. The far less sexy step is to convert that [...]

Get Obsessed with Your Message

This guest post is by Danielle LaPorte of DanielleLaPorte.com. Blog = up? Posts = rolling? It’s time to get obsessed with your message. A quick dictionary moment, to differentiate between your voice, your topics and your message. Your voice is what makes your writing distinctive, compelling, unmistakably you. You’ll carry your voice from your blog, [...]

Grab Your BWE Virtual Ticket for $100 Off—24 Hours Left

Wish you could get to Blog World Expo this year, but can’t make it to New York? Me too. I’ll be in Queensland with the winners of my blogging competition, but I know there are plenty of bloggers from other countries, as well as within the States, who won’t be able to attend Blog World [...]

How to Select the Perfect WordPress Theme for Your Blog

This guest post is by Karol K of ThemeFuse. Selecting a WordPress theme is one of those tasks that seem fairly easy at first How hard can it be? you ask yourself. You simply go to Google, type in “best free WordPress themes” and you’re good to go, right? I’m sure you already know where [...]

Early Bird Tickets On Sale for Melbourne ProBlogger Event – #PBEVENT

Over the last few years I’ve hosted 2 events here in Melbourne for bloggers. What started in 2009 as a quickly pulled together and very cramped and crowded event for 150 bloggers has grown considerable. Today tickets have gone on sale for our October Event and it is going to be big – both in [...]