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6th of May 2022 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Giving Underperforming Posts a Second Chance with Updates

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again…. Have you ever written a post that you thought would hit the spot with your readers, generate lots of interest and/or stimulate a great conversation and then find it fell flat on it’s face? I have – in fact it happens ...more
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21st of April 2022 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Seasonal Traffic and How to Capture It for Your Blog

Don’t Miss Seasonal Opportunities on Your Blog for Spectacular Traffic. Read to the bottom of this post for an example of how I used the same content three times in 18 months to generate 50,000 page views on one post. One of the skills that I encourage bloggers to develop ...more
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2nd of December 2021 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

Five Steps to Have Your Blog Run Without You Over The Holidays

  This is a guest contribution from The Suitcase Entrepreneur, Natalie Sisson. December is a special time of the year. It’s a time for reflection, for planning and for new beginnings. It’s also an excellent time to do some serious (but fun) overhauls of your existing blog and business, in ...more
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Why Blog Post Titles Are Crucial
22nd of September 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Why Blog Post Titles Are Crucial

One problem that I regularly saw in the days that I took on blog consulting work was bloggers who spent hours and hours slaving over the writing of quality posts only to take 5 seconds to slap a very ordinary title on them. While poor titles won’t have as much ...more
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9th of September 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Tips To Help Your Blog Stay ‘On Topic’

Updated post first published Jun 18, 2008 Letting Your Blog Go #2 One way that I see some bloggers ‘letting their blog go‘ is to become distracted and move off topic more and more. When I asked readers why they unsubscribed from a blog’s RSS feed they told me that ...more
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2nd of September 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

9 Tips to Help you Post More Frequently On Your Blog

Updated post first published Jun 17, 2008  Letting Your Blog Go #1 Problem: Perhaps the fastest way to let your blog go is to stop posting to it. It can happen for many reasons whether it be your life getting busy, suffering from a bout of bloggers block or becoming ...more
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26th of August 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How Inspiring Your Readers Drives them to Search for Information (and Interact)

One of my mantras that I’ve shared many times when speaking, and here in posts on ProBlogger, is to build blogs that: Inspire Inform Interact My experience is that a blog can really come alive when you not only provide readers with information, but also give them inspiration and a ...more
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The power of being vulnerable
6th of May 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Power of Being Vulnerable

This post is based on episode 255 of the ProBlogger podcast. A lot of bloggers feel that showing any sign of weakness will damage their reputation and weaken their authority . And so they talk only about their successes, and never about their fears, doubts, or mistakes. But I’ve learned from ...more
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11 Quick Tips for Writing Compelling Blog Posts
11th of March 2021 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

11 Quick Tips for Writing Compelling Blog Posts

This post is based on episode 78 of the ProBlogger podcast. The dictionary defines “compelling” as “demanding attention or interest”. Imagine if people thought your blog was compelling. Imagine if they read one of your posts and then immediately subscribed because they didn’t want to risk missing any more of them? ...more
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