One Essential Characteristic of a Pro Blogger [Not Your Everyday Blog Writing Advice]

Each week, my Content manager Georgina turns away around 20 or so posts for publication at ProBlogger. She tells me that maybe 5-10% of those are of a publishable standard, but they just don’t fit our audience or purpose. The rest aren’t pro-level pieces. Image courtesy stock.xchng user Valsilvae Forget for a moment that these [...]

Set a Posting Schedule that Encourages Shares and Pageviews

This guest post is by Lindsey Dahlberg of Bloggingtips.com. We’ve all heard the saying, “great content gets shared.” But what happens if yours isn’t getting shared? Does that mean you don’t have great content? Not necessarily. It could mean you have top-notch content, but you’re not posting it at the most opportunistic times of day. [...]

The Shocking Truth about Consistent Blogging Success: How to Find Your Voice

This guest post is by Bill Zipp of billzipponbusiness.com/. It’s one of the greatest feelings in the world! You write something on your blog that goes viral. Likes explode, comments go crazy, tweets multiply, and open rates are off the charts. That’s what’s great about blogging. So when the dust settles and the warm feelings [...]

Curate a Best-Of Post that Gets Read, Used, and Shared

One of the posts I’m featuring in the carousel on Digital Photography School at the moment is the Best of dPS. If you haven’t compiled a best-of list of your most-loved posts yet, you should. It’s very sharable: Take your best posts, make them into one post, and you can be sure that your readers—current [...]

How to Blog In the Moment (or What Acting School Taught Me About Being a Better Blogger)

This guest post is by Tommy Walker of Inside The Mind.  Editor’s note: We’ve broken ProBlogger’s ban on offensive language for this post, as we feel it’s necessary in this particular piece. If harsh language offends you, you may want to skip this one.    In the Summer of 2005 I graduated from The New York Conservatory of [...]