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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 7:00 am

Open up a new tab in your browser and go to the homepage of your blog. What do you see? There's a good chance you see your most recent posts. This is, after all, what most WordPress themes default do. And if you've been blogging for a long time, it ...more

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Monday, May 21, 2018 2:00 am

6 Places You Can Find Writers to Help with Your Blog As much as we’d all like to write posts for our blogs, it’s not always that easy. You may find you don’t have enough time to dedicate to your blog. Or you may lose your passion for the topic ...more

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 7:00 am

This post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke Do you wish more readers would comment on your blog posts? Some bloggers think commenting is dead. And while that's not the whole picture, there may be some truth in it. When I started blogging back in 2008, Twitter and Facebook were ...more

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Monday, May 14, 2018 2:00 am

Starting a Blog on a Topic Where You’re Not an Expert Can you start a new blog when you’re not an expert on the topic you’ll be writing about? Of course you can. You can blog about any topic you like. But should you blog about a topic you don't have ...more

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Sunday, May 13, 2018 9:04 pm

Every year thousands of bloggers buy The Genius Blogger's Toolkit because the value is just that good. And the 2017 Toolkit was no exception, with 91 blogging resources valued over $5,800 - for a limited time offer of just $97.For two days only, the offer is back on the table! ...more

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Monday, May 7, 2018 2:00 am

9 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging That Will Accelerate the Growth of YOUR Blog In today's episode I want to share my keynote at this year's Social Media Marketing World - 9 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging that Will Accelerate the Growth of YOUR Blog. Here ...more

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Thursday, May 3, 2018 3:31 am

I regularly get asked by new bloggers for blogging ‘rules’ or ‘blueprints’ for building a successful blog. What platform and tools should I use? How long should the posts be? Should I have comments switched on or off? What kind of opt-in should I use? In this short video I ...more

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 7:00 am

Today's post is a case study with Undercover Architect, Amelia Lee. Amelia attended the ProBlogger Evolve and Mastermind events in 2017, and adapted speaker Jadah Sellner's 7-Day Challenge model to boost her own lead generation and course enrollments. Here's how she did it. When I attended ProBlogger Evolve in 2017, I ...more

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Monday, April 30, 2018 2:00 am

Why Shiny Object Syndrome Can Be Good for Your Blog and Business Do you suffer from Shiny Object Syndrome? Are you easily distracted by something new - a tool, medium, tactic, or income stream? Whatever it is, it captivates and distracts you in the moment. And it can easily take ...more

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 7:00 am

Even if you haven't launched your blog yet, you've probably come across the term 'HTML'. You might know what it looks like. Or you might just have a hazy idea it has something to do with web pages - like I did when I started. My first experience with HTML ...more

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Monday, April 23, 2018 2:00 am

How to Promote Your Blog Offline Today I’m tackling questions from listener, Julianna Barnaby about whether it's important to spend time offline building your blog's personal brand and reputation. The answer is simple. "Yes." Offline promotion is worth it. Get creative, and get out and meet people. You may need to ...more

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 7:00 am

Have you ever written a series of posts for your blog - a set of posts that are deliberately linked together? If you haven't, I hope I can convince you to give it a try. Some bloggers feel writing a series of posts is more daunting than writing individual posts. But ...more

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Monday, April 16, 2018 2:00 am

Tools and Techniques for Blogging While Travelling Today I tackle a question from a listener about blogging on the road. Carmen Fellows asked about technicalities such as how to get content online and ways to access your blog. How can you balance blogging while traveling for work or vacation? It ...more

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 7:00 am

If you've been blogging for a year or more, you might feel like you're running out of ideas. There are plenty of great posts in your archive, but you've covered so many good topics already. Where can you go from here? Well, one place to go is... backwards. Instead of ...more

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 12:08 am

Today I wanted to share some tips on how you can make your content more compelling, whether it’s written, video or audio content. I’m mixing things up and testing out my new camera to create some video content for the blog. For those of you interested in the production aspects ...more

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Monday, April 9, 2018 2:00 am

Creating a Product Library for Your Blog In today's episode I'm tackling a question from a Facebook group member about creating products to sell on your blog. Kathy Farrokhzad of Horselistening.com is wondering how often she should create, sell, schedule, and roadmap new products on her blog. Is she doing ...more

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Monday, April 2, 2018 2:00 am

Social Media Trends - Where Should You Focus Your Energy In our last episode I covered seven trends in social media and blogging. In today's episode I want to discuss where you should focus your energy as a blogger. There's so much we could do.but what should we do? Don’t ...more

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018 6:00 am

Are you using WordPress' formatting features to their fullest? I expect you already know the basics of formatting your blog posts to make them more readable. (If you're just getting started, you might want to check out 4 WordPress Formatting Tips to Make Your Posts More Readable for an overview of ...more

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Monday, March 26, 2018 1:00 am

Key Themes and Trends from the Social Media Marketing World Conference In today's episode, I want to share seven trends people were talking about at the Social Media Marketing World mega-conference recently held in San Diego. Social Media Marketing World is probably one of the biggest social media conferences in ...more

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018 6:00 am

Today's post is a case study with sustainable living educator, Laura Trotta. Laura used her blog to crowdfund more than AUD 37,000 for sustainability initiatives, including the construction of her Self Sufficiency in the Suburbs membership site and her trip to Antarctica to participate in a global sustainability program. Here's ...more

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