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17 Statistics to Monitor on Your Blog [Day 30 – 31DBBB]
5th of May 2009 Darren Rowse 87

17 Statistics to Monitor on Your Blog [Day 30 – 31DBBB]

Today your task in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge is to spend some time looking at your blog’s statistics/metrics package to see what you can learn from it. I encouraged participants in 31DBBB to make sure they had a metrics package installed on their blog before ...more
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How to Use a Magazine to Improve Your Blog [Day 24: 31DBBB]
29th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 81

How to Use a Magazine to Improve Your Blog [Day 24: 31DBBB]

Are you looking for some fresh design, marketing and even story or headline ideas for your blog? Today’s task in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge that might just help with this. This is an off line activity – all you need to complete it is a ...more
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Pay Special Attention to a Reader [Day 22: 31DBBB]
27th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 87

Pay Special Attention to a Reader [Day 22: 31DBBB]

Today your task in the 31 Days to Build a Better blog is to Make a Reader Famous. The Task – Choose one (or more than one) of your current readers and do something out of the blue that acknowledges them, shows them that you see them as valuable and ...more
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Get Your Free Membership Site Masterplan Report
24th of April 2009 Darren Rowse 33

Get Your Free Membership Site Masterplan Report

Regular readers of ProBlogger will be familiar with Yaro Starak. He’s been a guest blogger here and I’ve linked up to his work many times. Many hundreds (it could be thousands by now actually) of you have also have also been a part of Blog Mastermind (a fantastic course for ...more
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How Sports Teach me to be a Better Blogger
29th of March 2009 Darren Rowse 34

How Sports Teach me to be a Better Blogger

This post was written by Seth Waite, an avid blogger who currently writes for Blogging Agenda. It’s my favorite month of the year as college basketball is in full swing and “March Madness” has got me thinking. I love sports and many of my best experiences have come from what ...more
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If Your Blog Died Today…. What Would It Be Remembered For?
18th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 77

If Your Blog Died Today…. What Would It Be Remembered For?

If your blog were to die today – how would it be remembered? Here’s a little 2 part exercise that might be fun (although slightly morbid) – and hopefully insightful. You’ll need half an hour or so to do it properly. 1. Write an obituary for your blog 10 years ...more
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Learning From Free Content… And why it’s Not Always Enough
6th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 33

Learning From Free Content… And why it’s Not Always Enough

Recently Sheryl Schuff contacted me to thank me for referring her to a paid course here on ProBlogger. Her email came a few minutes after I read a comment from another reader saying that they’d ‘never pay for information online’ because ‘everything is available for free already’. I thought that ...more
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5 Ways Blogging Can Make You a Better Writer
26th of January 2009 Darren Rowse 106

5 Ways Blogging Can Make You a Better Writer

Today freelance writer Jenny Cromie shares 5 areas in which blogging can help you to improve your writing. Several years back, a friend of mine started a blog and e-mailed the link to me and a bunch of her other friends. I didn’t *get* her blog or anyone else’s. In ...more
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10 Innovative Blog Business Models
22nd of September 2008 Skellie 42

10 Innovative Blog Business Models

Skellie wrote this post. For more advanced blogging tips and strategies, visit her blog, Skelliewag. When people think about making money with a blog, they tend to think about things like AdSense and affiliate links. You write good content, people come to your blog, people click on links, and you ...more
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