5 Ways to Write Faster

Running a business is a time suck of epic proportion. Planning, administration, product development, sales, delivery, email, bookkeeping, social media, marketing. It takes time. Throw in a family and you flit from demand to crisis without a moment to reheat that cup of tea you made three hours ago. Your blog post – that important but not urgent task – is often…

3 Email List Building Techniques You Need To Use in 2017

This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan. If you’re serious about blogging, I’m sure you’re already building an email list (or planning to do so) Since you’re a Problogger reader, I’m also assuming your knowledge and expertise in blogging is significantly higher than most newbies. So you’re well-aware that “Get Free Email Updates”, that…

5 Steps to Creating a Productive Blogging To Do List

I have always been a to do list writer, but I haven’t always used a to do list productively. See if any of the following sound familiar, you: Write things on your to do list after you have done them, just so you can cross them off. Add so much on your to do list that it…

The Complete Guide to HTTP Codes and Redirects

HyperText Transfer Protocol, or HTTP codes and redirects, are vital to your SEO efforts. Status code 400 and 500 errors can derail your web traffic, and cause Google Panda penalties. HTTP codes and redirects can be caused by DNS errors, server errors, and robots failure. “Sitemaps that contain bad URLs are called “dirty sitemaps”, and…

5 Blogging Tips From A Social Entrepreneur

This is a guest contribution from James Aschehoug. While the modern social entrepreneur may be heavily focused on ideals — whether they be ideological, concrete, or hopefully a mixture of both — it is necessary to use all of the relevant tools and technologies available to help your dream become a professionally sustainable reality. Your company…

Has Google’s ‘Fred’ Update Left Your Rankings Dead?

Recently, Google’s ‘Fred’ ranking update hit the search pages. While Google hasn’t confirmed the update, it’s certainly live. Webmasters across the board have been impacted by Fred, but not every page is created similarly. Low-value content and poorly configured sites are taking a heavy blow. Meanwhile, SEO-jammed pages prioritising revenue over quality material are running…

10 Excellent Niche Business Examples to Learn From (FS209)

Listen, there is a TON of competition in business today. The internet, which enables all of our personal businesses like never before, also makes it so now you compete with the entire world. But, we have a powerful tool at our disposal: specialization, focus, narrowing our target market, aiming at a smaller business niche. Now,…

Why Medium is the Best Marketing For Your Blog

Photo Credit: Pineapple Supply Co This is a guest contribution from Tiffany Sun of Rabbut. It’d always frustrate me after I publish a post on my blog. Simply because no one would respond or share it. Did I pick a boring topic? Did I not provide enough value to readers? Did I publish at the…