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
Coins
16th of October 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

215: Simplify Your Business and Make More Money Blogging

Ways You Can Simplify Your Business and Increase Your Blogging Profitability Today, I want to share two big lessons I learned this year at our Australian ProBlogger events. They were lessons I think apply to many aspects of blogging and online business. It’s all about simplifying what you do while ...more
Making money
Two people having a conversation
13th of October 2017 Ali Luke 0 Comments

3 Simple Ways to Make Your Blog Posts More Conversational

This post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke You’ve probably heard that your blog posts need to be “conversational”. You may also have been told why: to create a sense of connection with your reader, keep them engaged, and make your blog sound less like a lecture and more ...more
Writing Content
Pitching a sponsored post
11th of October 2017 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

One Screenshot You Must Include When Pitching a Sponsored Post

If you’re familiar with sponsored content as an income stream, chances are you’ve been asked for a media kit or a proposal to do a sponsored post. Unfortunately, the world of sponsored post rates and assessing the value of your site is a bit like the wild, wild west. It ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Realities of blogging
9th of October 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

214: 4 Realities of Blogging All Bloggers Need to Talk About

4 Difficult Realities All Bloggers Face During a conference last year I was invited to have dinner with three other bloggers who had all been blogging for 5-10 years and were now doing it full-time. It was a fun dinner, and we covered a lot of ground in terms of ...more
Mindset + Motivation
Professional development for bloggers
6th of October 2017 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

How do Bloggers Continue Their Professional Development?

I have a confession to make: I was a bit of a geek at school. I was the kid who asked questions all the time. What can I say? I loved learning. And I still do. Every part of the process is exciting for me – learning new things, meeting ...more
Strategy & Planning
Plan your blog post
4th of October 2017 Ali Luke 0 Comments

How to Plan Your Blog Post from Start to Finish

This is a post by ProBlogger expert Ali Luke Do you plan your blog posts? Or do you dive straight into the writing? A lot of bloggers barely plan their posts (if they plan them at all). They’re either too eager to get started, or feel rushed and see planning ...more
Writing Content
2nd of October 2017 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

213: Blogging and Content Marketing: 10 Things To Know

10 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging and Content Marketing When I Started Today, I want to share the audio of a keynote I gave at a conference early last year about 10 things I wish I’d known about blogging and creating content for content marketing when I started. ...more
Mindset + Motivation
29th of September 2017 Jim Stewart 0 Comments

9 Tips for Recovering Your Google Rankings After a Site Hack

This is a post by ProBlogger SEO expert Jim Stewart While WordPress is a relatively secure platform, it can still be hacked. In fact, out of the 11,000 hacked websites Securi analyzed in 2016, 75 percent of them were running WordPress. If your WordPress site has been hacked, fear not. ...more
Finding readers