Darren Rowse
6 ways to boost your blog traffic in the new year
17th of January 2019 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

6 Ways to Boost Your Blog Traffic in the New Year

This post is based on Episode 177 of the ProBlogger podcast. Did your blog have a bit of a holiday slump? Many bloggers find they lose momentum with their traffic in January. So if it happened to you, you’re not alone. Your readers were probably online less than usual. A lot ...more
Creating Content
2019 Blogging Resolution
10th of January 2019 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

One (Surprising) Blogging Resolution You Should Make for 2019

It’s the start of a brand new year (give or take a week or so), and chances are that at some point you made some New Year’s resolutions. As a blogger, you may have set yourself some goals (something I recommend) such as: “I want to double my traffic.” “I ...more
Strategy & Planning
International Start a Blog Day 2019
1st of January 2019 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Best Way to Start a Blog in 2019

If you’ve been Googling how to start a blog, then I’m sure you’ve already come across many resources telling you how. And most of them are pretty much the same, as creating your first blog is just a matter of a few technical steps. We even have a “how to ...more
Start a Blog
How to Start a Blog When You’re Not an Expert: 11 Ways to Make it Work
27th of December 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Start a Blog When You’re Not an Expert: 11 Ways to Make it Work

Is it okay to blog about a topic you’re not an expert on? Definitely. I wasn’t an expert blogger when I started ProBlogger, or an expert photographer when I started Digital Photography School. Even now I don’t consider myself an expert, especially with photography. When I started ProBlogger in 2004 I’d ...more
Start a Blog
Tips for blogging on the road
20th of December 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Have Blog, Will Travel: Tips For Blogging On the Road

This post is based on Episode 243 of the ProBlogger podcast. If you’re travelling over the holidays – to see family and friends, or just for a vacation – then you might be worried about you’ll keep up with your blogging. (This can also be a challenge if you travel regularly.) Here ...more
Creating Content
Four realities of blogging every blogger should know
13th of December 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Four Realities of Blogging Every Blogger Should Know About

Does it look like other bloggers achieve success really easily? Maybe they’re content machines, pumping out great post after great post. Perhaps they’ve just launched yet another course, or have an amazingly swish new design for their blog. Or maybe they always reply to comments and emails really quickly. And ...more
Mindset + Motivation
13 key ways to lower your blog's bounce rate (and why it matters)
6th of December 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

13 Key Ways to Lower Your Blog’s Bounce Rate (and Why it Matters)

Bounce rate is a Google Analytics metric that tells you the percentage of people who “bounce” off your site (i.e. visit your site and leave from the first page they arrive on). To find out your bounce rate, log into your Google Analytics account. (If you haven’t set up Google Analytics ...more
Creating Content
Why bloggers should pay attention to Black Friday and Cyber Monday
22nd of November 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Why Bloggers Should Pay Attention to Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Did you know that last year’s Cyber Monday was the largest online sales day in history with $6.59 Billion spent?! (source Adobe Analytics). And from Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving - the third Thursday of November) through to Christmas, one third of all annual retail sales are made. For bloggers, in ...more
Pro Blogging News
10 tips to help you land a job as a freelance blogger
15th of November 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

10 Tips to Help You Land a Job as a Freelance Blogger

This post is based on Episode 185 of the ProBlogger podcast. Whether you’re looking to become a full-time blogger, want to supplement your blogging income, or simply want to make a bit of money to support your own blog as it grows, finding a paid blogging job can help you go further, ...more
Blogging for Dollars