Seven Sure-Fire Ways to Annoy a Blog Editor (and What to Do Instead)

The post Seven Sure-Fire Ways to Annoy a Blog Editor (and What to Do Instead) appeared first on ProBlogger. This is a post by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke. Are you (inadvertently) annoying bloggers you want to impress? If you’re hoping to build a great relationship with a blog editor – maybe so you can […]

253: I Guarantee This Will Improve Your Blog

The post 253: I Guarantee This Will Improve Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. What You Can Learn From the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Course From a blog post series to an eBook and now a course, 31 Days to Build a Better Blog has certainly evolved. And in doing so it […]

How to Find Images for Your Blog That Won’t Get You Sued

The post How to Find Images for Your Blog That Won’t Get You Sued appeared first on ProBlogger. At some point (probably soon after you launch your blog) you’ll want to start using images. You probably already have some of your own images you can use: a photo of yourself for your About page, or […]

Seven Easy Ways to Write Better Titles for Your Blog Posts

Today’s post is by ProBlogger Writing Expert Ali Luke The most important words in your post are the 6–10 words in the title (also known as the headline). These words determine whether or not the rest of your post ever gets read. They can guarantee failure, or give your post a great shot at success. […]

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 might be how you expect […]

248: 6 Places to Find Writers to Hire for Your Blog

6 Places You Can Find Writers to Help with Your Blog As much as we’d all like to write posts for our blogs, it’s not always that easy. You may find you don’t have enough time to dedicate to your blog. Or you may lose your passion for the topic after writing about it for […]

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 any expertise in? I think […]

246: 9 Ways to Accelerate the Growth of Your Blog

9 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging That Will Accelerate the Growth of YOUR Blog In today’s episode I want to share my keynote at this year’s Social Media Marketing World – 9 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging that Will Accelerate the Growth of YOUR Blog. Here are the slides from my […]

Tons of Traffic, but Few Conversions? Three Ideas for Repurposing Blog Traffic

Traffic to your site is a great thing, right? But what if visitors to your search engine optimized content aren’t converting to leads or newsletter signups or however else you’ve defined conversion? Check out these three ideas for what to do. Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Search Engine Marketing

244: How to Find More Traffic for Your Blog Offline

How to Promote Your Blog Offline Today I’m tackling questions from listener, Julianna Barnaby about whether it’s important to spend time offline building your blog’s personal brand and reputation. The answer is simple. “Yes.” Offline promotion is worth it. Get creative, and get out and meet people. You may need to step out of your comfort […]