Darren Rowse
How to create a blog reader avatar
18th of October 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Create a Reader Avatar for Your Blog

For several years, I’ve been using Reader Avatars (also called Reader Profiles or Personas) on my blogs – and I’ve found them very effective and helpful.To create your first reader avatar, you’ll need to spend some time thinking and writing about a type of reader that you’re either attempting to ...more
Blog Promotion
20th of September 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

7 Common Newsletter Problems Solved

Over the past few weeks, we’ve looked at why email newsletters are so important, what your email newsletter might look like, and how to choose the right service for you. So is your newsletter up and running yet? If the answer is “Yes”, is it working as well as you’d ...more
Writing Content
Email Service Providers for Bloggers
13th of September 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Comparing Email Service Providers for Bloggers

This is the third post in our Email Newsletter Series. One major sticking point for most bloggers who are setting up a newsletter is deciding what email service to use. There are lots of different, competing, options out there, and there’s no one perfect solution. Just in case you were thinking ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
6th of September 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

3 Examples of Content You Can Include in Your Email Newsletter

This post is part of our Email Newsletter Series So we’ve convinced you that you need a newsletter, Or maybe you already have a mailing list set up and ready to go. Now, what should you send your readers? A lot of bloggers struggle with what to include in their newsletter. ...more
Writing Content
6 reasons why your blog needs an email newsletter
30th of August 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

6 Reasons Why Your Blog Needs an Email Newsletter

Do you email your blog readers regularly? Maybe you put ‘set up email newsletter’ on your ‘someday’ list ages ago, but still haven’t done it. Or maybe you have a newsletter list, but you haven’t sent one in months. You might think it’s optional – something you can do once you ...more
Building Community
23rd of August 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How To Achieve Your Goals – Hint #1

Friend – ‘Darren, I never seem to reach any of my goals.’ Darren – ‘What are your Goals?’ Friend – ‘…ummm….. ‘ Darren – ‘Do you have any goals?’ Friend – ‘Yes – at the start of the year I worked some out’ Darren – ‘So what are your goals?’ ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
11th of August 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What you Missed Last Week at ProBlogger Evolve

ProBlogger training events have been something I’ve been running for bloggers here in Australia (and the region) since 2010. They started that first year with a hastily arranged event (in just a few weeks) for 120 bloggers who crammed themselves into a little suburban hotel here in Melbourne. The day ...more
Pro Blogging News
GUEST POST FOLLOW UP STRATEGY FOR MAXIMUM SUCCESS
19th of July 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

A Guest Post Follow Up Strategy for Maximum Success

Once you’ve understood why guest posting is important, got your pitch accepted, and written the post … you might think you’re done.A lot of the success of your guest post, though, comes from what you do after it’s published. There’s plenty you can do to get the most out of ...more
Blog Promotion
How to craft an outstanding guest post
12th of July 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Craft an Outstanding Guest Post

Last week, I explained why guest posting is so valuable (and not just for link juice). Then, one of our regular contributors, Ali Luke, wrote about how to find opportunities and pitch your post.Today I want to dig further into coming up with an idea and writing your post itself.As ...more
Writing Content