14th of March 2024 Darren Rowse

How to Schedule Time for Writing

Maintaining Momentum in Blogging Series I find it is very easy to get distracted by the many different elements of maintaining a blog and the allure of social media, to the point where I find it hard to do the core element – creating content. Here’s how dedicating specific times ...more
Be Productive
7th of March 2024 Darren Rowse

Engaging Your Audience: How Building on Reader Comments Can Fuel Your Blog’s Growth

Maintaining Momentum in Blogging Series Blogging thrives on conversation. It’s not just about broadcasting your ideas; it’s about sparking dialogue and engaging with your community. One of the most vibrant places for these interactions is often overlooked—the comment section. As we continue “maintaining momentum” on your blog, let’s explore a ...more
Building Community
29th of February 2024 Darren Rowse

Strategies to Maintain Blogging Momentum Through Life’s Ups and Downs

This week at ProBlogger, we’re diving deep into a topic close to every blogger’s heart: how to keep the momentum going, no matter what life throws your way. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned pro, maintaining your blog’s momentum is key to its success. Last week, we ...more
Be Productive
22nd of February 2024 Darren Rowse

3 Factors to Consider Before Starting a Blog – Maintaining Blogging Momentum

Originally posted by Darren Rowse, Updated for 2024 Starting a blog is an adventure—a journey I’ve embarked on more times than I can count. And along the way, I’ve learned a thing or two about what it takes to keep that momentum going. Today, I want to share some updated ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
16th of February 2024 Darren Rowse

How to Create a Sense of Anticipation on Your Blog

People read and then subscribe to blogs that they think will enhance their lives in some way in the future. Many bloggers create a sense of anticipation on a blog quite instinctively – but there are numerous things that you can do quite intentionally to create anticipation and increase the ...more
Blog Design
8th of February 2024 Guest Blogger

What do Gmail’s new Rules Mean for Bloggers?

This Guest Post is from email marketing expert Krystin Ruschman, owner of Email2Inbox. Gmail is implementing stricter email requirements for senders who send 5,000 or more messages per day. Maybe your mailing list isn’t quite at this volume yet, but bloggers with any size email list and/or just using Gmail ...more
General
1st of February 2024 Ali Luke

How to Write Faster, Better Blog Posts: 4 Techniques Top Bloggers Use

Is it taking you ages to write blog posts? You’re not alone… Whether you’re new to blogging or you’ve been running your blog for a while, the time commitment can be really overwhelming. Just getting one post published each week can be a struggle, especially if you’re focused on producing ...more
Creating Content
25th of January 2024 Darren Rowse

The Power of Being Personal on Your Blog

Over the last few weeks I’ve been exploring principles that are evident in many successful blogs. So far we’ve looked at Listening, Trust, Usefulness and Community. Today I want to get personal with you and share a story with you. The Day I Was Jumped On By a Reader Once, ...more
Other Income Streams
18th of January 2024 Darren Rowse

The Importance of Building Community on Your Blog

Today’s principle in our series on successful blogging is all about building community on your blog. Let me share how I discovered that community was possible in the online space with a story: I discovered the power of online community on the very first day that I went online (I ...more
Build Community