Darren Rowse

Should you timestamp your blog posts?
6th of August 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Should You Timestamp Your Blog Posts?

This post is based on episode 58 of the ProBlogger podcast. As you know, I have two blogs – ProBlogger and Digital Photography School. But that’s about all they have in common. They cover different topics, and cater for different audiences. But there’s another way they differ from each other. ...more
Strategy & Planning
13 tips for promoting yourself without sounding like a jerk
30th of July 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

13 Tips for Promoting Yourself Without Sounding like a Jerk

This post is based on episode 55 of the ProBlogger podcast. So you’ve been blogging in your niche for a while now. And the more you’ve written about it, the more you’ve learned. You’re now considered somewhat of an expert in your field. And your archive backs that up, with lots ...more
Building Community
21 mistakes bloggers make (and how to avoid making them yourself)
23rd of July 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

21 Mistakes Bloggers Make (and How to Avoid Making Them Yourself)

 This post is based on episode 46 of the ProBlogger podcast. When people interview me about blogging, I’m often asked about mistakes I’ve either made myself or seen others making. And the hardest part about answering that question isn’t coming up with them, but rather deciding which ones I should mention. Because ...more
Start a Blog
9 ways to grow your blog faster
16th of July 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

9 Ways to Grow Your Blog Faster

This post is based on episode 246 of the ProBlogger podcast. As you may well know, I started blogging back in 2002. And over the years I’ve tried all sorts of things to grow my blogs and make them more profitable. Some of them worked. Some of them didn’t. And some ...more
Start a Blog
7 areas to focus on during your mid-year blog review
9th of July 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

7 Areas to Focus on During Your Mid-Year Blog Review

This post is based on episode 131 of the ProBlogger podcast. A lot of bloggers do an end-of-year-review, where they analyze how everything went in the previous year and set goals for the new one. But when you set such long-term goals, it’s worth checking in occasionally to see how you’re doing ...more
Strategy & Planning
Movie or miniseries: What's the best way to share information with your readers?
2nd of July 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Movie or Miniseries: What’s the Best Way to Share Information with Your Readers?

This post is based on episode 149 of the ProBlogger podcast. So you’ve come up with a great idea for a blog post. It’s a great topic, has plenty of depth, and will boost your reputation as an authority in your niche. But do it justice you need to cover a lot ...more
Creating Content
Final step to beating writer’s block: Finishing every blog post you start
25th of June 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Final Step to Beating Writer’s Block: Finishing Every Blog Post You Start

This post is based on episode 87 of the ProBlogger podcast. While it’s relatively easy to include images, audio and even video in posts these days, most blogs still rely heavily on written content. Which makes writer’s block a real problem when it hits. That’s why I’ve spent the past few ...more
Writing Content
Third step to beating writer’s block: getting the words flowing
19th of June 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Third Step to Beating Writer’s Block: Getting the Words Flowing

This post is based on episode 86 of the ProBlogger podcast. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been talking about beating writer’s block. I’m sure every bloggers faces it sooner or later, and to be a successful blogger you really need to know how to deal with it. We started off ...more
Writing Content
11th of June 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Second Step to Beating Writer’s Block: Coming Up With Fresh Ideas

This post is based on episode 84 of the ProBlogger podcast. In last week’s post I talked about the different types of writer’s block I’ve suffered from over the years, such as: having no ideas to write about having too many ideas to write about continually being distracted starting posts, but ...more
Creating Content