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How to Develop the Right Plan to Grow Your Blog’s Readership
29th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Develop the Right Plan to Grow Your Blog’s Readership

We’re getting to the end of our time together, and in these last few days I like to look to the future and see how we can use what we’ve learned over the last few weeks on our blogs. Today’s challenge is a simple one, although it might take you ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
31DBBB Day 28 Writing Challenge: Write a Review Post
28th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

31DBBB Day 28 Writing Challenge: Write a Review Post

It’s writing challenge day! For some of you, this will be “business as usual”, as review posts are already part of your repertoire. For others, it will be something quite new. In today’s episode we discuss why review posts are even something to consider. They can be useful for many ...more
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31DBBB Day 25: Ask a Question
25th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

31DBBB Day 25: Ask a Question

Today is another writing challenge, but it’s one that need not take much time at all. In fact, it might be the shortest post you’ve ever written! Very simply, ask your readers a question. In the episode, I detail the benefits of writing this kind of post – things like ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Beginner Blogging Insights From Making My First $1000
24th of July 2015 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

Beginner Blogging Insights From Making My First $1000

This is a guest contribution from Hassan Ud-deen. I love blogging. But as a beginner, it’s made me feel like complete crap at times. When I started blogging, failure’s heavy blows hit me hard. Filling my stomach with angry butterflies that constantly questioned: “Will I ever be able to make money ...more
Blogging for Dollars
31DBBB Day 22 Challenge: Pay Special Attention to a Reader
22nd of July 2015 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

31DBBB Day 22 Challenge: Pay Special Attention to a Reader

Today’s podcast episode is all about your audience, and how to make them feel valued. If there’s one way to build a better blog, it’s taking care of the people who take the time to read and engage with you, therefore creating a space that both you and they love. ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
The ProBlogger Podcast How-To: Conduct a Policy Review
21st of July 2015 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The ProBlogger Podcast How-To: Conduct a Policy Review

I know – it sounds so technical. What blogger has a policy review and why would you even need one? Bear with me, I think you’ll find today’s challenge super useful even if you think it doesn’t apply to you. Of course, for some of you it’s a legal requirement ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
How and Why to Experiment with Opinion Posts on Your Blog
19th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How and Why to Experiment with Opinion Posts on Your Blog

Today’s challenge in 31 Days to Build a Better Blog should be easy for some of you – but terrify the rest! Opinion posts come easily to those who are happy to share and engage in the feedback that they get. For others, though, it might not come naturally to ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
31DBBB Day 18 Challenge: Create a Sneeze Page
18th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

31DBBB Day 18 Challenge: Create a Sneeze Page

Today is day 18 in 31 Days to Build a Better Blog and you can listen to it here. If you’ve never created a sneeze page on your blog – one of the single most useful ways to get readers to stick around and get to know you so well they ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Ask Yourself: How Do Readers See Your Blog?
17th of July 2015 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Ask Yourself: How Do Readers See Your Blog?

It’s time for day 17 in our 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge. Here’s a frightening reality – within just a few seconds of arriving on the blog that you pour hours and hours of time and energy into, a new reader will make snap judgements about what ...more
31 Days to Building a Better Blog