Ali Luke

Find work as a paid blogger
7th of November 2019 Ali Luke 0 Comments

Five Places to Find Work as a Paid Blogger

If you’re interested in paid blogging, you might be wondering where to find work. Do you need to know the right people? Should you hang out at conferences, hoping to be noticed? Or do you apply to loads of blogs in the hope that one of them is looking for ...more
Making money
Lessons learnt from freelance blogging
31st of October 2019 Ali Luke 0 Comments

Seven Important Things I’ve Learnt from Eleven Years of Freelance Blogging

Have you ever thought of giving paid blogging a go? Maybe you see it as a means to an end, or perhaps a handy way to make some extra money to support your own blog. But paid blogging can also be a great way to super-charge your growth as a ...more
Writing Content
Freelance blogging
25th of October 2019 Ali Luke 0 Comments

Is Your Blog Draining Your Bank Account? Here’s How Freelance Blogging Could Help

Blogging can get expensive pretty fast. Buying a domain name is relatively cheap – often no more than $10. But after that the costs start adding up. You may need hosting. An email service provider. Security or technical help. A logo. A premium theme. Sure, your blog may eventually bring ...more
Making money
Should you use 'he', 'she' or 'they' in your blog posts?
4th of April 2019 Ali Luke 0 Comments

Should You Use ‘He’, ‘She’ or ‘They’ in Your Blog Posts?

This is a post by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke You probably already know you should use “I” and “you” in your blog posts. But how do you use “he”, “she” and “they” in your blogging? It’s an important issue, and one bloggers don’t always think about. Let’s say you’re ...more
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Lists and Parallelism
26th of February 2019 Ali Luke 0 Comments

How to Make Your List Items and Bullet Points Super Smooth

This is a post by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke Do you ever use lists in your blogging? They might be bullet points, tips that you’re sharing in a list post, or even a simple list of three or four items in a sentence. If you’ve been writing blog posts ...more
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How to write short sentences and paragraphs (and why it matters)
24th of January 2019 Ali Luke 0 Comments

How to Write Short Sentences and Paragraphs the Right Way (and Why It Matters)

This is a post by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke If you’ve been blogging for a while, I’m sure you’ve come across the advice to write short sentences and paragraphs. There are good reasons for this. And it has nothing to do with “dumbing down” the language or short attention ...more
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What do your blog post titles say about your brand?
29th of November 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

What Do Your Blog Post Titles Say About Your Brand?

This is a post by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke If you’ve been reading ProBlogger for a while, you probably know the basics about writing blog post titles such as: Be clear and specific Use numbers where appropriate Use powerful words and phrases such as “how to”, “easy”, “quick”, “great”, “little-known”, and ...more
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Give your readers a fresh take on a well-worn idea
11th of October 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

3 Ways to Give Your Readers a Fresh Take on a Well-Worn Idea

Today’s post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke Whatever topic you write about, you’ve probably seen a lot of ideas that have already been done to death. If you’re in the weight loss niche, you might have seen a dozen posts on “How to beat the weight loss plateau”. ...more
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How long should your blog post be?
23rd of August 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

How Long Should Your Blog Post Be?

Today’s post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke When I started blogging in 2008, there was a (roughly) agreed-on standard for blog posts: you should post around 500 words every weekday. Now that I look back on that, it seems pretty silly. Some topics can be adequately covered in ...more
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