Here on ProBlogger, we’ve always recommended self-hosted WordPress (aka WordPress.org) as the very best platform for blogging. And with good reason. Many of the world’s largest blogs and websites run on self-hosted WordPress. Thousands of plugins and themes are available – many for free, although there are lots of premium options too. And a self-hosted… Continue Reading When DIY Blogging isn’t for You: 5 Alternatives to Self-Hosted WordPress
There are 10 must-have ingredients your sales page needs to showcase. These 10 ingredients can make all the difference for your product launch because they help you get out of your head and into the decision maker of your customer. We’ve seen it happen so many times: a hopeful entrepreneur puts all sorts of work… Continue Reading The Ultimate 10 Step Sales Page Recipe
How to Use Collaborations to Grow Your Blog Have you ever felt that too many things need doing to build a successful blog? A student I spoke to this week who recently completed our Start A Blog course said they were a little overwhelmed by how much needed to be done. They said it felt… Continue Reading 237: How Collaborations Can Accelerate Your Blog’s Growth
Last month we launched our very first ProBlogger course. After a whirlwind few weeks (months, actually ), I thought I’d take the opportunity to share a bit of what happened behind the scenes while creating the Ultimate Guide to Start a Blog course. Why have we only started offering courses this year? To say it’s… Continue Reading Behind the Scenes of ProBlogger’s First Course Ever
It’s natural to compare yourself to others, but we want to teach you how to interrupt that pattern and use that habit to propel your business further and deeper into the results you actually want. Does your social media feed leave you feeling jealous, doubtful, isolated and unworthy, rather than inspired, motivated and connected? Often… Continue Reading How To Use The Comparison Game To Your Advantage Instead Of Just Feeling Like A Piece of Sh*t
Growing Your Blog’s Income In today’s episode, I want to talk about growing your blogging income, particularly when you’ve already started building some traffic and income streams on your blog. This one will be most relevant if you’re at an intermediate to more advanced level. If you’re just starting out you’ll learn things that may… Continue Reading 236: 5 Areas to Focus on to Grow Your Blogging Income
When I started my travel blog back in 2005, I never imagined I’d be selling it. After all, I just wanted to tell my family and friends what I was up to. I had no idea it would become a business that supported my family. Even when it became a central part of our lives… Continue Reading Case Study: What Happens When You Want to Sell Your Blog?
Many an entrepreneur knows the feeling… you’re sending the emails, making the calls, promoting the offer on the web and social media, but the sales just aren’t coming in. Are your missed sales telling you something about how you’re making your pitch? Maybe you can turn things around with a few quick corrections. How to… Continue Reading Not Making Any Sales? Here’s 5 Reasons Why (FS254)
How to Build Authority and Influence with Your Audience In today’s episode, I want to talk about building authority and influence. This topic came about from talking to a number of bloggers who’ve just completed our Start a Blog course. They’re starting from scratch (as we all did), and want not only to be found,… Continue Reading 235: How to Build Authority, Influence and Trust When Nobody Knows Who You Are
ProBlogger created International Start a Blog Day on February 7th to celebrate the achievements and diversity of new bloggers around the world launching their blogs at the beginning of the year. Please join us in supporting these new bloggers by checking out their sites, reading their stories, leaving them a comment and following them on… Continue Reading International Start a Blog Day Class of 2018
Are you considering a change of course in your entrepreneurial life? Have you had an idea that is just so much more exciting than what you have been working on? Is it time for you to switch everything up? These are really important questions that arise for all entrepreneurs from time to time. Some of… Continue Reading When to Burn it All Down & Start Work on Something New
How to Relaunch a Dormant Blog In today’s episode, I want to answer a question I get regularly from listeners: How do you relaunch a blog that has died or become dormant? I want to talk you through two scenarios for relaunching a blog, and give you 11 things to consider during a relaunch. Before I… Continue Reading 234: How to Relaunch Your Blog After It Becomes Dormant
We see a lot of entrepreneurs who have great ideas but they keep getting stuck in the ‘how’ of their business and losing sight of the most important elements. Here’s what I mean: Let’s say you wanted to make a book (for podcast or blog) on “mindfulness and parenting.” The common big mistake is to… Continue Reading Making a Book, Blog or Podcast? Start Here!
Have you started a blog this year? Every year between Christmas and New Year our enquiries for starting a blog skyrocket. It must be something to do with New Year’s Resolutions and setting new goals. Blogs still seem to be on everyone’s mind, even though they apparently died years ago. I know it’s only the… Continue Reading Last Chance to Start a Blog with Us Today
The Tools We’re Using in 2018 to Get More Subscribers and Customers In today’s episode, I want to introduce you to a suite of WordPress plugin tools we’ve been using on our blogs for the past six months or so that we’re really excited about. Today’s show is brought to you by two brand new courses from… Continue Reading 233: Tools We’re Using to Get More Subscribers and Customers in 2018