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Don't Quit Your Job To Chase Your Dreams... Until You've Read This

"I'm quitting my job to chase my dreams!" When I hear someone say those words I experience two feelings simultaneously. 1. Excitement. You can't help but admire someone with that kind of passion. Exciting things often happen when people step out of their comfort zone and make space to go for their dreams! 2.

How to Make the Switch Between Monetizing with Ad Network to Selling Ads Directly on Your Blog

Over on Reddit today someone asked for some advice on switching from monetizing a blog using just ad networks (like AdSense) to selling advertising directly to advertisers. I found myself writing a rather long response and thought it might also be of some use to readers here.

How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True [Part 2]

Written on at 1:48 am by Choose one small thing to start with that will move you toward your dream and do it to the best of your ability ( tweet this). I issued that challenge in a post How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True just over a month ago.

Magic 5-Step Plan To Writing a Post That Will Easily Win Pulitzer Prize

Written on at 1:53 am by This is a guest contribution by Tim Soulo. I bet the next sentence will totally blow your mind! Ready? Though... I think a bit of preparation wouldn't hurt. No really, when I told this to my friend the other day he had a heart attack and I had to drive him to the hospital (he's ok now btw).

Help! My Baby is Sick and Someone is Stealing My Money!

Two weeks ago I made a shocking discovery. I found out that my youngest child, barely out of nappies, has been infected by a terrible virus with the sinister name of SASS. SASS spreads at an alarming rate and is highly contagious.

How to Deal with a Firestorm of Controversy on Your Blog (Before it Suffocates You)

You've just hit Publish. You don't know what will happen from here, but at the moment, you feel relieved. You've just written one of the most controversial, eye-opening, highly-polarizing posts on your blog. You know it's ripe for debate and there are going to be readers who take your perspective personally - as if you secretly wrote it for - and about - them.

7 Surprising Skills Blogging is Teaching You

Blogging can take you on a whirlwind journey. It can have you running around at events, losing sleep, and sitting in front of your computer for hours and hours (and hours...). The end result is a great blog with stellar posts, and a myriad of experiences that you get to embark on and incredible people you get to meet.

The Power of Personalisation

A year back, a new cafe sprung up in our area. At the time, I didn't really pay much attention to it as I was satisfied with the 2 cafes I already went to each week. But last Christmas morning, I was desperate for a coffee and it being Christmas Day, no cafes were open in our area - except this one.

How we Built our 2 for 1 Sale

You might have stumbled across the 2-for-1 sale we're currently having on Problogger. We're also having one over on dPS too if you're interested in Photography! As soon as we launched this mid-year sale, we received a heap of requests from people who had picked up a bargain and wanted to know the logistical side of making the sale happen.

How to Produce Great Content Fast - in Five Simple Steps

Great content, posted on a regular basis, is vital to your blog's success. But most bloggers, especially those new to writing, struggle to produce high-quality posts as quickly as they'd like.

How We Increased Organic Blog Traffic by 203.5% in Less Than 3 Months - And You Can Too

Over the past couple of months my team at AdEspresso has increased our organic blog traffic by 203.5% and I'm going to share the secret of exactly how we did it! Step 1: Conduct Keyword Research When we first started working on driving (more) organic traffic to the AdEspresso blog our team began with keyword research.

9 Ways to Keep You Fresh, Inspired and Creative

How do you keep yourself fresh, inspired and creative as a blogger? I was asked variations of this question three times this week, so thought I'd put my mind to giving a public answer. There are certainly times when I don't feel overly 'fresh', 'inspired' or 'creative'.

An Offer that isn't too Good to be True

Written on at 2:43 am by Recently, Darren shared an amazing bundle of blogger training available for just 72 hours. As someone who is very selective about what training and personal development I participate in I wanted to put my own perspective forward as to why I think is something very much worth considering.

5 Ways to Prepare Your Blog for Affiliate Selling

Using your blog to earn a passive income through affiliate sales is something many bloggers aspire to. Isn't it? But you won't make money if you don't get visitors to your site and you won't get that consistent traffic until you have a blog worth visiting.

Check out This Amazing Bundle of Training for Bloggers and Online Entrepreneurs [72 Hours Only]

Written on at 2:37 am by A few minutes ago an amazing bundle of great hand picked teaching for online entrepreneurs was made bundle at a great discount from some guys I've come to know and respect. Check it out - it's called Only 72 and as the name suggests it's a once off bundle that lasts for just 72 hours.

What Mistakes Did You Make When You Started Blogging? What Would You Do Differently?

Written on at 2:07 am by This morning, a new blogger asked me to name 3 mistakes I made when I started blogging so he could avoid the same pitfalls. I thought this might make a good discussion starter and something that might help new bloggers. So...

My Experiment with Early Morning Free Writing Sessions

Written on at 2:10 am by Lately, I've found myself settling into a slightly different blogging workflow to my usual one. I've been getting up at 6.30am to write. In the morning, our kids have to stay in their rooms until 7am. I'm not quite sure how we managed to get them to do that but it works...

Lost Your Blogging Groove? Kickstart it with this 2 for 1 Deal on ProBlogger eBooks

Written on at 2:37 am by Can you believe that it's almost the middle of 2013 already? If you're anything like me you started out this year with big dreams and intentions to deliver on some signficant goals with your blog.

Social Media: What's it Good For?

Written on at 2:12 am by Does social media drive sales? I've been asked this question quite a few times lately from business owners trying to get their head around how to use social media in their online marketing mix.

What If We Put As Much Effort into Writing Blog Posts as Public Speaking?

Written on at 2:33 am by In just under 2 weeks I'll be standing on this stage at the beautiful Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, giving a keynote at World Domination Summit in front of just under 3000 people.

Blogger to Watch: Torre de Roche talks about her journey to big publishing deal

Written on at 2:48 am by This is an guest interview by Jade Craven. It is my honour to share the story of Torre De Roche, and her journey from blogger to author with an impressive publishing deal. I first mentioned her on Problogger as one of the bloggers to watch in 2012.

3 Ways to Get More Subscribers for Your Blog

" I have hundreds of readers coming to my blog every day - but nobody ever subscribes to my newsletter. Help!?! " This request came in via email today and I thought I'd share my reply with the 3 suggestions I offered. -- Thanks for the question - I suspect you're not alone with this problem.

AdSense Turns 10 Years Old: Why I'm Grateful for it!

Written on at 2:37 am by This week Google's AdSense program celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a post on their blog and a G+ Hangout. While they launched AdSense in June of 2003, I first began to experiment with it on 7th October that year.

Content Creation vs Content Promotion: Where is the Balance?

Written on at 3:08 am by A few days ago we published a post on ProBlogger titled ' Forget about Marketing: Concentrate on Blogging ', which led to some interesting discussion on Twitter and in the comments.

Don't Be Lazy: 9 Ways to Blog Smarter and Harder

I've been writing this post for three years. What can I say? I'm lazy. Or I should say, I used to be lazy. That's not the case anymore. Four years ago, my brother and I started taking our writing career seriously. I now write. A lot.