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About Darren Rowse (@ProBlogger)

Thanks for clicking the URL in my Twitter profile – let me give you a little background on who I am and what I do.


My name is Darren Rowse and I’m the guy behind ProBlogger.net and the @problogger twitter account.

You can read more about my journey of blogging on the About ProBlogger page – but let me give you a bit of glimpse at who I am and what I do.

I’m a 41 year old Australian living in Melbourne. I am married to ‘V’ and together we have three boys (born in 2006, 2008 and 2011). I am a full time blogger making a living from the medium since 2004/5.

My Blogs

I’ve been blogging since November 2002 on a number of sites. I started out with just one at Livingroom – a site about Spirituality, Pop Culture, Life in Australia and miscellaneous topics that take my fancy from time to time. That site spawned a number of others including the two that I edit today:

ProBlogger the Blog

problogger-logos.pngProBlogger is a blog about…. Blogging. Millions of people around the world have started blogs over the last few years, many of them are personal blogs but an increasing number are looking to use blogs make an income.  

Unfortunately many bloggers don’t earn enough to buy themselves a coffee every day or two – ProBlogger is a blog that aims to resource these bloggers to make their blogs better and in doing so increase their potential earnings.

This blog covers everything from:

Reading it doesn’t guarantee you to make a full time living from your blog but it will hopefully help you to explore the world of blogging and improve your blog.

If you’d like to journey with me here at ProBlogger please subscribe to ProBlogger’s RSS feed.

ProBlogger on Twitter

You obviously have an interest in Twitter because you’ve clicked through on my Twitter Profile link. I’d love to connect with you there via my @problogger twitter account.

If you follow @ProBlogger you’ll get a variety of things. Firstly you’ll see a glimpse of the behind the scenes in my work, life and reading. I share a little of what I’m up to, share links of what I’m reading, talk about posts I’m working on and give insight into the life of a full time blogger. You’ll also get notifications of my latest posts on ProBlogger and TwiTip as well as new blogs on the ProBlogger Job Board.

Also on the topic of Twitter – don’t forget to check out my Twitter Tips blog – TwiTip. You can subscribe to it here.

My Book

problogger book.jpgI’ve also co-authored a book about blogging – ProBlogger the Book. This is a book that pulls together into one place a lot of the teaching that I’ve done on blogging. It is designed for the beginner to intermediate blogger who wants to take their blog to the next level and even earn a living from it.

Also check out 31 Days to Build a Better Blog workbook – a practical month long challenge for bloggers wanting to take their blog to the next level. There are also some other ProBlogger eBooks on a variety of aspects of blogging here.

Read My Story

I’ve just scratched the surface here – but I’ve written up an extended version of my story of becoming a full time blogger here which will hopefully fill in some of the gaps above.

Connect with Me

Thanks for visiting my about page – if you’ve not already don’t forget to follow me on Twitter so we can interact there.

I’m also relatively active on other social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.