CategorySocial Media
2014 Reboot: Shake Up Your Social Media – Work Smarter, Not Harder
2nd of January 2014 Stacey Roberts 50

2014 Reboot: Shake Up Your Social Media – Work Smarter, Not Harder

We are mining ProBlogger content this week for super-useful information to kick-start your blogging year with gusto. Today we encourage you to take stock of your social media habits – are they working for you? What can you do better? How can you harness this amazing technology to drive more ...more
Social Media
How to Generate Post Ideas, Understand Your Readership and Build Community On Your Blog
13th of December 2013 Darren Rowse 33

How to Generate Post Ideas, Understand Your Readership and Build Community On Your Blog

This week was a busy one for me in the lead up to our big Christmas promotion over at Digital Photography School, that we will kick off later in the week. But in the middle of it all, I did something on the spur of the moment that I will ...more
Build Community
Good News for Publishers: Facebook Continues to Reward High Quality Content
5th of December 2013 Darren Rowse 41

Good News for Publishers: Facebook Continues to Reward High Quality Content

Earlier this week Facebook published a FYI update about more updates that they’ve been making (and are about to make) to what will show in users news feeds (thanks to Jen at FBAdslab for the tipoff). The information is particularly relevant to those of us with Facebook pages who are ...more
Social Media
Blogging, and Twitter, and Readers…Oh My!
29th of November 2013 Guest Blogger 41

Blogging, and Twitter, and Readers…Oh My!

This is a guest contribution from Courtney Gordner. If you want to maximise the potential of your blog, it’s essential that you interact with your followers. And if you want to interact with your followers, you need to know where to find them. When they’re online and not reading through your latest ...more
Blog Promotion
Disillusioned with Facebook: Here’s a Way Forward
8th of November 2013 Darren Rowse 48

Disillusioned with Facebook: Here’s a Way Forward

Are you disillusioned or frustrated with Facebook? I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve heard bloggers say that they are unhappy with the changes Facebook have made to their algorithm in the last 12 months – changes that make it harder for those who ‘like’ your page to ...more
Social Media
One Activity You Should Do On Your Blog Every Day
30th of October 2013 Darren Rowse 83

One Activity You Should Do On Your Blog Every Day

What’s the one thing that you should do on your blog every day (or at least regularly)? “Create new content!” Good answer! Without regular new content your blog isn’t really a blog is it? Another Great Daily Exercise for Your Blog But other than creating new content – what else ...more
Blog Promotion
Are You Leaving Yourself Open To Social Media Identity Theft?
29th of October 2013 Guest Blogger 11

Are You Leaving Yourself Open To Social Media Identity Theft?

This is a guest contribution from Amy Johnson. Social media has become incredibly popular.  Many people have accounts on sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, or LinkedIn, and many share information, photos, and other things with their friends through these sites. But they may not realise how much they’re sharing ...more
Social Media
Got a HOT Post on Your Blog? Here’s What to Do To Find and Optimise It
11th of October 2013 Darren Rowse 24

Got a HOT Post on Your Blog? Here’s What to Do To Find and Optimise It

Yesterday, I shared a post that analysed 5 posts I wrote in the first year of Digital Photography School, that went on to generate a lot of traffic for the site. Today, I want to build upon that post and share some tips on how to capitalise on such posts to help ...more
Blog Promotion
How I Increased Facebook Reach and Engagement by 200-300% This Week
25th of September 2013 Darren Rowse 55

How I Increased Facebook Reach and Engagement by 200-300% This Week

Note: This post has been updated with fresh examples including our most seen post ever. Over the last week I’ve been putting a renewed effort into working with Facebook after listening to a session by Amy Porterfield at our ProBlogger Training Event last week. While our Digital Photography School Facebook ...more
Social Media