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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
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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
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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
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How to find your niche
6th of September 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What if You Can’t Find Your Niche?

Are you struggling to stay motivated with your blog writing about the same thing again and again? Or are you flitting around between lots of different topics, trying and failing to find one thing you want to write about? In the old days of blogging, bloggers were often advised to be ...more
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How long should your blog post be?
23rd of August 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

How Long Should Your Blog Post Be?

Today’s post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke When I started blogging in 2008, there was a (roughly) agreed-on standard for blog posts: you should post around 500 words every weekday. Now that I look back on that, it seems pretty silly. Some topics can be adequately covered in ...more
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Insert image
1st of August 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know About Inserting and Editing Images in WordPress

Do you feel confident using images in your blog posts? While there’s no absolute rule that bloggers need to include images, most bloggers will include at least one eye-catching image in each post (normally at or very near the start). However, it’s easy to make mistakes with images. We’ve already covered how ...more
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Ways to annoy a blog editor
19th of July 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

Seven Sure-Fire Ways to Annoy a Blog Editor (and What to Do Instead)

This is a post by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke. Are you (inadvertently) annoying bloggers you want to impress? If you’re hoping to build a great relationship with a blog editor – maybe so you can land a guest post, or interview them on your blog – then this post ...more
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Find legal blog images
21st of June 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Find Images for Your Blog That Won’t Get You Sued

At some point (probably soon after you launch your blog) you’ll want to start using images. You probably already have some of your own images you can use: a photo of yourself for your About page, or a photo of your workspace, home, garden, or whatever’s relevant for your blog. ...more
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7 easy ways to write better titles for your blog posts
14th of June 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

Seven Easy Ways to Write Better Titles for Your Blog Posts

Today’s post is by ProBlogger Writing Expert Ali Luke The most important words in your post are the 6–10 words in the title (also known as the headline). These words determine whether or not the rest of your post ever gets read. They can guarantee failure, or give your post ...more
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