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7 ways to start building an audience for your new blog
29th of August 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

7 Ways to Start Building an Audience for Your New Blog

It’s a problem every new blogger faces, and it can seem insurmountable. How do you build an audience when no-one knows who you are? There’s plenty of good advice out there (so much that it might seem a bit overwhelming). So in today’s post I’m sharing seven straightforward but effective ...more
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tom lodziak breakthrough
27th of August 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

258: How My Table Tennis Blog Helped Me Quit My Job

How a Table Tennis Blog Allowed This Blogger to Quit His Job This is the third episode in our Blogging Breakthroughs series, which features bloggers’ stories about breakthroughs in traffic, income, mindset and other aspects of blogging. Today we hear from Tom Lodziak, who has the Table Tennis Coaching blog. ...more
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Smart writing tips
20th of August 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

257: 3 Writing Tips That Helped Kelly Grow Her Readership by 500%

How One Blogger Grew Her Readership by 500% with Help from Three Practical Writing Tips In this episode we continue our Blogging Breakthroughs series, this time with a story from my friend Kelly Exeter. Kelly is a regular speaker at our events, has contributed ProBlogger content as a guest writer, ...more
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13th of August 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

256: How One Blogger Landed a Book Deal That Launched Her Career

How a Book Deal Launched the Career of a Blogger We’re kicking off our Blogging Breakthroughs series, where a variety of bloggers share their stories of breakthroughs they’ve experienced over the years with their blogs. We received submissions from numerous bloggers. And today I want to introduce you to Andrea ...more
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10 blogging 'firsts' to celebrate (from launch onwards)
30th of May 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

10 Blogging ‘Firsts’ to Celebrate (From Launch Onwards)

Do you ever look at other bloggers and feel you’ll never catch up to where they are? Perhaps they have hundreds – or thousands, or even hundreds of thousands – of subscribers to their email newsletter. Maybe they’re making a full-time living blogging, or even employing a whole team of staff. ...more
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Should your blog have a static homepage?
23rd of May 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Should Your Blog Have a Static Homepage (Whatever That Means)?

Open up a new tab in your browser and go to the homepage of your blog. What do you see? There’s a good chance you see your most recent posts. This is, after all, what most WordPress themes default do. And if you’ve been blogging for a long time, it ...more
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How to blog on a topic when you're not an expert
14th of May 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

247: How to Create a Blog on a Topic You’re Not an Expert In

Starting a Blog on a Topic Where You’re Not an Expert Can you start a new blog when you’re not an expert on the topic you’ll be writing about? Of course you can. You can blog about any topic you like. But should you blog about a topic you don’t have ...more
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WordPress WYSIWYG tutorial
28th of March 2018 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

How to Use the WordPress WYSIWYG Toolbar to Format Your Blog Posts Like a Pro

Are you using WordPress’ formatting features to their fullest? I expect you already know the basics of formatting your blog posts to make them more readable. (If you’re just getting started, you might want to check out 4 WordPress Formatting Tips to Make Your Posts More Readable for an overview of ...more
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Use collaborations to grow your blog instead of trying to juggle everything yourself
26th of February 2018 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

237: How Collaborations Can Accelerate Your Blog’s Growth

How to Use Collaborations to Grow Your Blog Have you ever felt that too many things need doing to build a successful blog? A student I spoke to this week who recently completed our Start A Blog course said they were a little overwhelmed by how much needed to be ...more
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