Lost Your Blogging Groove? Kickstart it with this 2 for 1 Deal on ProBlogger eBooks

Lost Your Blogging Groove? Kickstart it with this 2 for 1 Deal on ProBlogger eBooks

Can you believe that it’s almost the middle of 2013 already? If you’re anything like me you started out this year with big dreams and intentions to deliver on some signficant goals with your blog. However along the way to reaching ones goals often comes a lot of distractions and challenges to get you off [...]

What If We Put As Much Effort into Writing Blog Posts as Public Speaking?

What If We Put As Much Effort into Writing Blog Posts as Public Speaking?

In just under 2 weeks I’ll be standing on this stage at the beautiful Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, giving a keynote at World Domination Summit in front of just under 3000 people. It is an incredible honour to be invited to speak at this event and I’m very grateful to Chris for the [...]

AdSense Turns 10 Years Old: Why I’m Grateful for it!

AdSense Turns 10 Years Old: Why I’m Grateful for it!

This week Google’s AdSense program celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a post on their blog and a G+ Hangout. While they launched AdSense in June of 2003, I first began to experiment with it on 7th October that year. I had been blogging for around 11 months by that point and had begun to [...]

3 Ways to Get More Subscribers for Your Blog

3 Ways to Get More Subscribers for Your Blog

“I have hundreds of readers coming to my blog every day – but nobody ever subscribes to my newsletter. Help!?!” This request came in via email today and I thought I’d share my reply with the 3 suggestions I offered. —– Thanks for the question – I suspect you’re not alone with this problem. While [...]

Blogger to Watch: Torre de Roche talks about her journey to big publishing deal

Blogger to Watch: Torre de Roche talks about her journey to big publishing deal

You’ve previously said that you put a lot of effort into developing your personal brand. Can you walk us through the process? Before I sold the book to publishers, I learned through my research that agents and publishers look for authors with platforms, like popular blogs. So I began brainstorming blog ideas that would: (a) [...]

Don’t Be Lazy: 9 Ways to Blog Smarter and Harder

This is a guest contribution from Eric Cummings who writes about art and philosophy for On Violence. I’ve been writing this post for three years. What can I say? I’m lazy. Or I should say, I used to be lazy. That’s not the case anymore. Four years ago, my brother and I started taking our writing [...]

Content Creation vs Content Promotion: Where is the Balance?

Content Creation vs Content Promotion: Where is the Balance?

A few days ago we published a post on ProBlogger titled ‘Forget about Marketing: Concentrate on Blogging‘, which led to some interesting discussion on Twitter and in the comments. I love the points author Nicholas Whitmore made in the post but I wanted to give a few thoughts, based on my own experience, on developing [...]

Discover The “Can’t Miss” Email Technique To Bring Attention To Your Blog

Discover The “Can’t Miss” Email Technique To Bring Attention To Your Blog

This is a guest contribution by Frank Angelone. It’s safe to assume that you want your blog to succeed, right? It’s easier said than done, but whenever you’re trying to market your blog to others, it can be a very discouraging process.  Not only that, as bloggers, we continually suffer from the inability to get in [...]

Forget about Marketing: Concentrate on Blogging

Forget about Marketing: Concentrate on Blogging

This is a guest contribution by Nicholas Whitmore. The title: What on earth does it mean? Well, recently it seems like a lot of bloggers fancy themselves as marketers. You can’t read a post on a blog without seeing a load of other bloggers commenting at the bottom, with a link back to their own site. [...]