800,000 Followers and Still Working Day Jobs (FS284)

Can losing your job be the best thing to happen to you? How do you convert social media followers to website traffic? Once you have a big social media audience is selling a product or service easy? These are the questions we are fielding today from our Fizzle Forums in the round up! Although quite…

260: How One Recipe Blogger Turned Her Blog Around with a Simple Mindshift

The post 260: How One Recipe Blogger Turned Her Blog Around with a Simple Mindshift appeared first on ProBlogger. How a Mindshift Changed One Blogger’s Perspective This episode of our Blogging Breakthroughs series features eight-year blogger Sarah Cook. Her blog Sustainable Cooks shares recipes, gardening tips, and real food for food people. Sarah describes how a…

What if You Can’t Find Your Niche?

The post What if You Can’t Find Your Niche? appeared first on ProBlogger. Are you struggling to stay motivated with your blog writing about the same thing again and again? Or are you flitting around between lots of different topics, trying and failing to find one thing you want to write about? In the old days…

Don’t Make These Web Hosting Mistakes! (FS283)

How much do you know about your website’s hosting? Has finding the right host been a challenge that you wish you could put to rest? What really is the best hosting platform for you and your business? Whether you are tech savvy or not, chances are you have had some issues with website hosting during…

Community Over Competition? (FS282)

Have you ever shared ideas with colleagues, a mentor or a student? Has this become a point of concern around originality, ownership or intellectual property? How do we go about navigating these potentially dangerous waters? We at Fizzle are all too familiar with the perils of these types of feelings but we are also here…

7 Ways to Start Building an Audience for Your New Blog

The post 7 Ways to Start Building an Audience for Your New Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. It’s a problem every new blogger faces, and it can seem insurmountable. How do you build an audience when no-one knows who you are? There’s plenty of good advice out there (so much that it might seem a…

258: How My Table Tennis Blog Helped Me Quit My Job

The post 258: How My Table Tennis Blog Helped Me Quit My Job appeared first on ProBlogger. How a Table Tennis Blog Allowed This Blogger to Quit His Job This is the third episode in our Blogging Breakthroughs series, which features bloggers’ stories about breakthroughs in traffic, income, mindset and other aspects of blogging. Today…

How Long Should Your Blog Post Be?

The post How Long Should Your Blog Post Be? appeared first on ProBlogger. Today’s post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke When I started blogging in 2008, there was a (roughly) agreed-on standard for blog posts: you should post around 500 words every weekday. Now that I look back on that, it seems pretty…

I Got Some Exposure, Now What? (FS281)

Are you dying to follow up on a surge of engagement that your business recently experienced? Does your writing or content need that extra bit of juice and personality? Is something in your life making focusing on your business particularly difficult at the moment? We go to the Fizzle forums and pick out these three…

257: 3 Writing Tips That Helped Kelly Grow Her Readership by 500%

The post 257: 3 Writing Tips That Helped Kelly Grow Her Readership by 500% appeared first on ProBlogger. How One Blogger Grew Her Readership by 500% with Help from Three Practical Writing Tips In this episode we continue our Blogging Breakthroughs series, this time with a story from my friend Kelly Exeter. Kelly is a…

Top Tips for a Clean and Healthy Blog Email List

The post Top Tips for a Clean and Healthy Blog Email List appeared first on ProBlogger. At ProBlogger, we talk a lot about the value and importance of using an email strategy to drive traffic to, and make money from, your blog. But if you don’t keep your email subscriber list clean, it can negatively…