Darren Rowse
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
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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
How to approach influencers in your niche
8th of November 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Approach Influencers in Your Niche: Twelve Crucial Tips

Do you want to connect with influencers in your niche? Most bloggers do. But many of them go about it the wrong way. Forming relationships with influencers is something you really want to get right. Done well, it’s one of the best ways to grow your audience and brand. And hopefully ...more
Blog Promotion
What to do when someone steals your blog content
25th of October 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What to Do When Someone Steals Your Blog Content

This post is based on Episode 108 of the ProBlogger podcast. One day, you come across someone else’s blog online that has surprisingly familiar content. Very familiar content. Yours, in fact! In most cases, they’ll have taken entire posts for your blog – images, links and all – by “scraping” your blog’s ...more
Writing Content
Admin tasks to do when launching a new blog
19th of September 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

8 Important Admin Tasks to Do When Launching a New Blog

When you launch a new blog (especially if it’s your first), there’s so much to do it can feel overwhelming. Having spent so much time and effort selecting your theme, pre-writing posts, and maybe even setting up your email list, you probably just want to make it live as soon as possible so you can ...more
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