CategoryStart a Blog

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
4th of January 2024 Darren Rowse

Trust – Principles of Successful Blogging #2

Today I want to continue our series of posts looking at principles of building a successful blog by looking at the topic of “trust”. A fundamental principle in marketing and relationship building is that people tend to do business with individuals or companies they know, like, and trust. This is ...more
Build Community
14th of December 2023 Guest Blogger

From Miserable Telemarketer to Successful Entrepreneur: How Starting a Blog Changed My Life

This is a guest contribution from Joen Rude Falsner. Most of us have been there: we’ve all had this job where the financial compensation was the absolute single motivation to even show up. Luckily for most people this, usually, low-compensated, uninspiring and numbingly boring job is characterized by being temporary. Something we do only ...more
Blogging for Dollars
5th of October 2023 Guest Blogger

5 Blog Naming Basics

A guest post by Nathalie Lussier. Is your blog getting the attention you know it deserves? Maybe you haven’t started your blog yet because you can’t settle on the right name or theme. Perhaps you’re thinking of starting a second blog, but want to “do it right” this time… Whichever ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
24th of August 2023 Chris Garrett

Blogging in 2023: How To Start A Professional Blog And Make Money

How is blogging in 2023 different from being a blogger five years ago, ten years ago, or more? Is it still even worth starting a blog in 2023?
Start a Blog
2nd of February 2023 Darren Rowse

Blog Hosting, Domains and Blogging Platforms – What We Wish We Knew

This post is part of the ‘What we wish I knew when I first started Blogging’ Series. In this post I’ll share readers comments on the topic of Blog Hosting, Domains and Platforms as well as some of my own experiences and advice. There is always a diversity of opinion ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
10th of November 2022 Darren Rowse

What I Learned Starting My Newest Blog

Over the past 7 months, I’ve been doing a weekly challenge on a new blog called ‘Find Your Spark’. My goal with it is to write a new ‘prompt’ blog post every week for 52 weeks on the topic of helping people ‘find their spark’ (and to help me find ...more
Start a Blog
16th of December 2021 Darren Rowse

Evaluating Your Blog’s First Year: 12 Great Questions to Ask

  I originally wrote this review process for bloggers who had started a blog through our Start a Blog Course however this is the same process that I go through EVERY YEAR for my own blogs and I’m sure it will help you too!   Firstly … congratulations on making ...more
Start a Blog
7th of February 2021 Darren Rowse

International Start a Blog Day Class of 2021

Why would you start a blog in 2021? The past 12 months have shown us how important human connection is. Particularly when people have become physically isolated, blogging has brought people together, providing a space for ideas, conversations and community. In the new Covid-19 world, amidst crisis and fast changes ...more