CategoryStrategy & Planning

15th of April 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

10 Things You Should Know about Blogging (from Someone Who Didn’t)

This post is based on episode 100 of the ProBlogger podcast. As you probably know, when I first started blogging I was very much a novice. I knew nothing about design, domains, or setting up a website. (I didn’t even know to ‘bold’ a piece of text.) But in the 18-odd years ...more
Strategy & Planning
Why you should diversify your traffic sources
25th of February 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Why You Should Diversify Your Traffic Sources

This post is based on episode 62 of the ProBlogger podcast. If there’s one thing we can all learn from Facebook’s recent spat with the Australian Government, it’s that you should never rely on a single source for all your blog traffic. When Facebook decided to stop sharing news on its ...more
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How to create a content calendar for your blog
14th of January 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Create a Content Calendar for Your Blog

This post is based on episode 76 of the ProBlogger podcast. Can you believe we’re halfway through January already? Perhaps it’s because we were so keen to see the end of 2020. But whatever the reason, you need to get organised quickly for the coming year. And that means creating a ...more
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13 tips for building authority and influence
29th of October 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

13 Tips for Building Authority and Influence

This blog post is based on episode 235 of the ProBlogger podcast. Starting a new blog can be a bit of an uphill battle. You need to create lots of content, and then use that content to bring traffic to your site. But what’s even tougher is building authority and ...more
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The best way to brand your blog
22nd of October 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Best Way to Brand Your Blog

This post is based on episode 206 of the ProBlogger podcast. So you’re about to start a new blog. It might be first, or it might be one you’re setting up to try something new. And you’re just about to buy the domain name for it. But now you’re hesitating, because ...more
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How to decide where to spend your blogging time
24th of September 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Decide Where to Spend Your Blogging Time

This post is based on episode 65 of the ProBlogger podcast. A lot of people ask me how I manage to fit everything in – blogging, social media, speaking appearances, product development, family life, and so on. Well, the truth is I don’t get to do everything I’d like to. But ...more
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Should you timestamp your blog posts?
6th of August 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Should You Timestamp Your Blog Posts?

This post is based on episode 58 of the ProBlogger podcast. As you know, I have two blogs – ProBlogger and Digital Photography School. But that’s about all they have in common. They cover different topics, and cater for different audiences. But there’s another way they differ from each other. ...more
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7 areas to focus on during your mid-year blog review
9th of July 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

7 Areas to Focus on During Your Mid-Year Blog Review

This post is based on episode 131 of the ProBlogger podcast. A lot of bloggers do an end-of-year-review, where they analyze how everything went in the previous year and set goals for the new one. But when you set such long-term goals, it’s worth checking in occasionally to see how you’re doing ...more
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The pros and cons of having multiple blogs
7th of May 2020 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Having Multiple Blogs

This post is based on episode 188 of the ProBlogger podcast As you probably know, I have two main blogs – ProBlogger and Digital Photography School. And I’m very fortunate to be in a position where I could devote all of my time to either one of them and still earn ...more
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