Darren Rowse

  • Introducing the ProBlogger Job Board 2.0

    Today I’m pleased to announce that we’ve given the ProBlogger Job Board a complete overhaul. It now has new features those advertising to hire bloggers, writers, editors and more, and also makes it easier for those who are applying for jobs. The Back Story Back in 2006 I started to notice two emerging types of questions from readers of ProBlogger: From bloggers – How do I g ...

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  • What Happened at Problogger Training Event 2016

    “Your life will be better if you take action on the things you avoid.” These were the words I kicked off the 7th annual ProBlogger Training with – by quoting my mum who when I was a kid realised that I have a tendency to procrastinate and watch life pass me by. I shared them because sometimes as bloggers it’s easy to procrastinate – and to avoid doing those important things ...

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  • My Blogging Income Breakdown for the First Half of 2016

    It’s been a few years since I did an income report here on ProBlogger for my business, and so while I was pulling together some reports for the end of our financial year I thought it might be good to give a little insight into where the income on my blogs comes from. As in previous years I don’t want to get into specifics of exact dollar amounts, and instead will keep this to ...

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  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Give Facebook Live Video a Go

    Have you tried using Facebook Live Video to communicate with your audience? If not – you might like to give it a go, because right now it’s a pretty hot medium that I’m seeing quite a few bloggers use with great benefits. This week I want to explore Facebook Live in a little more depth than I’ve done before. Here’s what to expect.

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  • How to Start a Blog the ProBlogger Way

    In this post I want to walk you through the basics of how to start a blog, and while I do, I want to answer some of the basic technical questions that many pre-bloggers need to answer to get their first blog up and running. There are many reasons to start blogging, but the challenge that faces all aspiring bloggers (including me back in 2002) is: how to start a blog? 5 Steps t ...

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  • I Brainstormed 180 Blog Post Ideas for You [Free Download]

    Have you ever found yourself stuck for ideas on what to blog about? If so, you’re not alone. Today I want to give you a gift to help you with that challenge. One of the most common challenges I see bloggers tackling is creating fresh ideas for their blogs. Recently, I spoke with a blogger facing this issue.

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  • Is Blogging Really Dead? Here’s Why You Should Still Blog!

    There’s plenty of other ways to spend your time, and certainly easier ways of making money – so why blog? What are the benefits, really? Isn’t everyone moving toward social media anyway? The questions all boil down to one thing (encapsulated by Marcus Boswell): what does the modern blogger get out of blogging? Even if you love blogging, you probably still have wondered once or twice what fut.

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  • A Quick way to Get More Facebook Likes for Your Facebook Page

    Recently while on Facebook I came across a quick technique for growing your Facebook page likes that was shared in a private Facebook group that I’m a part of. It came from Helen Edwards from Recycled Interiors (thanks Helen) and I think would be particularly useful for anyone with a smaller to medium-sized Facebook page.

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  • 5 Ways Bloggers and Content Creators Could Use Anchor

    Last week I noticed a number of people that I followed on Twitter had started using a new way of creating and sharing content using the Anchor App. For those of you who have not seen it here’s an example of an update I created on it earlier in the week: The idea is that one person records a short audio clip (under 2 minutes) on their smart phone (iPhone only I think at the m ...

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  • How to Differentiate Yourself Through the Art of Listening

    This post was inspired by some brief thoughts I shared on my new Instagram Account – InfluenceTalks – this week. Before I started blogging, I worked as a part-time youth minister at a local church. As part of that role, I occasionally had the honour of conducting weddings and to meet with couples before their big day to talk about their relationship.

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  • Discover the Secrets of Productive Bloggers with 50% Off Our Blog Wise eBook

    Greetings from ProBlogger HQ where I’m currently recovering from a fun Christmas with my family. I hope those of you who were celebrating this week had a happy time too and that your preparations for the end of year celebrations are going well too. Here in Australia many of us take time off for this summer period between Christmas and New Year so things will be a little quiet ...

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  • How to Increase your Amazon Affiliate Earnings for the Holidays

    If you’re anything like most of the western world at the moment, you’ve got shopping on the brain. Chances are, so do your readers! The peak consumption time around Christmas is usually a peak earning time for those of us who are affiliate sellers. I always have a spike of income around December (and to a lesser extent, November and January), because people are always on the ...

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