How to Blog to Build Your Product Sales Business

This guest post is by Amy Harrison of Harrisonamy.com. This article is the final part of a three-part series on how your blog can feed different types of business models. In the previous two articles we looked at how blogging can attract customers who want to hire you to do your thing, or to be coached [...]

How to Blog to Build Your Coaching Business

This guest post is by Amy Harrison of Harrisonamy.com. This article is part of a three-part series on how your blog can feed different types of business models. In the previous article we looked at how blogging can attract the attention of clients who want to hire you directly, for the right price. In this article [...]

How to Blog to Build Your Service-based Business

This guest post is by Amy Harrison of Harrisonamy.com. Earlier this year, through emails with ProBlogger about upcoming guest post ideas, I thought about an article about how blogging fed my business model. This was the first time I’d really considered how my articles linked to the revenue I’d earned in the past three years. I’m [...]

SoundCloud: for Bloggers, Not Just Musicians

Have you tried podcasting on your blog? Not long ago, Carol Tice wrote a couple of posts on the topic for us, covering the benefits of podcasting and how to get your first podcast up and running. I know Carol advises against using a hosted service for your podcasts, but after listening to this podcast [...]

How Giving the Virtual Finger to the World Can Help You Succeed

This guest post is by Shelly Cone of beachbettypr.com. Every business person has those customers that they can’t stand working with but can’t away, because after all, those difficult customers have the duckets. They are offering you their money and you want to accept their money. Do you realize that there is a very simple [...]

How I Started Making $5,000 a Month With My Travel Blog [Case Study]

This guest post is by Marcello Arrambide of WanderingTrader.com. It has now been just over two years when I entered the world of blogging and I have started to make roughly $5,000 a month with my travel blog blogs. Blogs, with an “S” at the end—that is one of the main topics of this post. I [...]

Traffic Technique 3: Online Advertising

When bloggers think of online advertising, they usually think first of selling it, rather than buying it. But buying ad space can be a great traffic-generation technique if you’re careful in terms of how you go about it. There are really two types of advertising—brand advertising, and tactical or action-oriented advertising—and for traffic generation purposes, [...]

Should You Use a Third-Party Commenting System on Your Blog?

This guest post is by Syed Balkhi of WPBeginner. If you’ve been blogging for anything more than a few months, you probably have come across blogs using third-party commenting systems like Disqus, Livefyre, Facebook Comments, Intense Debate, and more. You may have asked yourself, “Why do other blogs use these systems? Are they helpful? Should [...]

Blog Comments: 3 Bloggers Discuss the Issues

One of the things I love about Problogger.net is the value of the comments my readers make here. Image courtesy stock.xchng user lusi Although the days when I could reply to many of those comments are now, sadly, long gone, I do read comments on the blog, and frequently get ideas and inspiration from them. [...]

Limitations: Your Key to Blogging Success?

This guest post is by Timo Kiander of Productivesuperdad.com. I know a blogger who tries to do everything he can to make his writing career successful. He posts multiple times a week on his own blog, writes guest posts for others and spends a lot of time researching affiliate marketing. On top of all this, he [...]