Group Writing Project: Write a ‘Discussion’ Post

Over the last week here on ProBlogger we’ve been digging deeper into the topic of ‘building community’ on a blog. See the series at: 9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog The 5 Stages of Building a Culture of Community on a Blog [A Case Study] 7 Strategies for Growing Community [...]

How to Build Community on a Blog: 24 Must Read Articles from around the Web

This week we’ve published a series of posts on the topic of building community on a blog with these posts: 9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog The 5 Stages of Building a Culture of Community on a Blog [A Case Study] 7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog Today [...]

The 5 Stages of Building a Culture of Community on a Blog [Case Study]

Yesterday we looked at some of the benefits and costs of building community on a blog – today I’d like to move onto some of the ‘how to’ by examining the stages of building community that I went through on Digital Photography School. Build a CULTURE of Community – Not Just Engagement Let me start [...]

9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog

Do you ever feel – as you blog – like you’re talking to an empty room? Day after day you publish posts only to have them greeted by…. If that is how you feel – then you’re not alone. In fact one of the most common questions that I hear from bloggers is: “How do [...]

84 Must Read ‘How to’ Blog Posts (and 3 Winners Announced)

Last week here on ProBlogger I ran a ‘Group Writing Project‘ where I invited readers to go away and write a ‘How To‘ Post on their blog and then to come back and show us a link to it. The response was fantastic (we’ll do it again in the weeks ahead) – 84 people wrote [...]

The Wave System: How to Get Your Facebook Page Updates Seen By More People

Did you just write a killer blog post? Or do you have an event/product to promote? The Problem of Sharing Links on Facebook If so, you probably rely, at least partially, on linking to your webpage through Facebook. But lately Facebook is showing outbound links to such a small percentage of your page followers, that [...]

I’m not Technical Enough to Blog [Misconceptions New Bloggers Have #4]

A couple of years ago I wrote a series of posts here on ProBlogger that looked at ‘Misconceptions New Bloggers have’. We covered: Blogging Takes Super Human Effort vs Blogging is Easy You MUST post Every Day! You Have to Write About Making Money Blogging to make Money Blogging Today I’d like to add another [...]

7 Simple Steps to Writing Great ‘How To’ Content on Your Blog

Yesterday I announced our ‘How To…’ group writing project and issued readers of ProBlogger with the challenge to go away and write a ‘How to‘ post for their blog. On Twitter a number of people told me that they were having a little trouble with writing a ‘how to…’ post because it wasn’t their normal [...]