Imposter Syndrome: What It Is, and How to Overcome It
13th of February 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Imposter Syndrome: What It Is, and How to Overcome It

This post is based on episode 121 of the ProBlogger podcast. Today I’m going to talk about imposter syndrome. Do you ever fear you’re about to be found out? That it’s only a matter of time before everyone realizes you’re not as smart as they thought you were, or that you don’t ...more
Mindset + Motivation
International Start a Blog Day Class of 2020
7th of February 2020 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

International Start a Blog Day Class of 2020

How long have you been blogging? Is it days? Weeks? Months? Years? Or are you yet to start? Do you know that 2020 represents my third decade blogging? No, I haven’t been blogging for 30 years, but I started in the ‘Noughties’ and continued through the teen years of this ...more
General
How to Find Time to Create a Product For Your Blog
30th of January 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Find Time to Create a Product For Your Blog

This post is based on episode 118 of the ProBlogger podcast. Creating and selling products such as ebooks and courses can be a great way to monetize your blog. But where do you find the time to create them? A lot of bloggers already struggle with finding enough time to write ...more
Making money
How to Quit Your Job and Build an Online Business
16th of January 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Quit Your Job and Build an Online Business

This post is based on episode 175 of the ProBlogger podcast. Today I want to tell you some advice I received when I was starting out that I completely ignored completely but my friend took to heart. It’s a story about regret. And I hope it moves you to take more action ...more
Start a Blog
4 Reasons Why You Should Start a Blog in the New Year
9th of January 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

4 Reasons Why You Should Start a Blog in the New Year

At a recent Christmas party a friend asked me a series of rapid-fire questions about blogging. “Do you think I should start a blog this year? Or have I missed the boat with blogging? If blogging is still relevant, how could it benefit me? I guess I’m trying to work ...more
Start a Blog
Should You Blog Anonymously or Use Your Real Name?
26th of December 2019 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Should You Blog Anonymously or Use Your Real Name?

This post is based on episode 122 of the ProBlogger podcast. One of the decisions you face when starting a blog is whether or not to use your real name. It can be a tricky decision, because there are pros and cons to whatever you decide. You can choose anything from ...more
Start a Blog
How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers
19th of December 2019 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers

How do you deal with criticism? When you put yourself out there as a blogger, the feedback you get isn’t always as constructive as you’d like. It can even verge on being an aggressive or personal attack. While I’ve only experienced it a handful of times in my blogging career, it ...more
Writing Content
Are Blog Comments Still Worthwhile … Or Are They a Waste of Time?
12th of December 2019 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Are Blog Comments Still Worthwhile … Or Are They a Waste of Time?

A decade ago, new bloggers were often advised to leave comments on other blogs to start building traffic to their own blog. But is it still worth doing? For years, there’s been a lot of debate in the blogging world about comments. Plenty of big blogs have disabled (and sometimes ...more
Finding readers
How to Rekindle Your Blogging Enthusiasm
5th of December 2019 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Rekindle Your Blogging Enthusiasm

Have you hit a slump in your blogging? Perhaps you haven’t posted anything in weeks or even months because your enthusiasm for the topic has gone and you’re finding it hard to be consistent. Or maybe you have been posting regularly, but are now starting to feel fed up, exhausted, or ...more
Increasing productivity