Goodbye Feedblitz, Hello WordPress Feed

Ari Herzog

I wrote in 2011 about paying Feedblitz to deliver my posts to your preferred reader. But, due to that company now charging pricing tiers that don’t fit my needs, and cognizant that WordPress has a built-in feed address, I’m leaving Feedblitz and you can add this feed instead. Thanks again for participating in my online community.

Goodbye Feedblitz, Hello WordPress Feed

Ari Herzog

I wrote in 2011 about paying Feedblitz to deliver my posts to your preferred reader. But, due to that company now charging pricing tiers that don’t fit my needs, and cognizant that WordPress has a built-in feed address, I’m leaving Feedblitz and you can add this feed instead. Thanks again for participating in my online community.

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10 Ways Strengthen Your Twitter Community with Commun.it

Kikolani

Today, I’m going to look at one that can help you find new people to connect with, identify the most valuable people in your community, cut through the noise, and strengthen relationships with those who are most important to your business or blog. helped me quickly identify the valuable people in my Twitter community that I was neglecting to engage with because of the noise in my Twitter stream. to make Twitter a more beneficial place for both you and your community.

PB125: How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers

ProBlogger

Let the Community Respond – Sometimes the community notices and responds. Building Community FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHandling Critical Comments and Attacks from Blog Readers. In my recent podcast on the characteristics of successful blogging , I touched on the topic a couple of times of putting yourself out there for public comment and critique.

180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money

ProBlogger

Building Community FeedSplice by FeedBlitzWays to Use Facebook Live to Grow Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about Facebook live video which is a technology that has been around for a while now on Facebook and that I think continues to be something that bloggers could get a lot of value out of. We’ve seen Facebook continue to develop it over the last 12 months.

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180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money

ProBlogger

Building Community FeedSplice by FeedBlitzWays to Use Facebook Live to Grow Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about Facebook live video which is a technology that has been around for a while now on Facebook and that I think continues to be something that bloggers could get a lot of value out of. We’ve seen Facebook continue to develop it over the last 12 months.

PB123: How Much Traffic Should a Blog Have Before Monetizing

ProBlogger

Engaged Readers (building community, building email list, social). Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzWhen is a Good Time to Monetize Your Blog. Welcome to episode 123. Today I am answering a question that I get asked a lot. The question is how early should I monetize my blog? I know a lot of you are starting or relaunching blogs or starting second blogs.

PB116: How to Snap Readers out of Passive Lurking to Become Engaged

ProBlogger

We need to be the community that we want to have. Finding readers Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzNote: this episode can be listened to in the player above or on iTunes or Stitcher. How to Move Readers From Passive Lurking to Engagement. Welcome to episode 116. I am working through a series that helps you to warm your blog readers up. In episode 112 , I introduced the four stages of warming your readers up.

PB116: How to Snap Readers out of Passive Lurking to Become Engaged

ProBlogger

We need to be the community that we want to have. Finding readers Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzNote: this episode can be listened to in the player above or on iTunes or Stitcher. How to Move Readers From Passive Lurking to Engagement. Welcome to episode 116. I am working through a series that helps you to warm your blog readers up. In episode 112 , I introduced the four stages of warming your readers up.

PB161: 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To

ProBlogger

People come from my emails with intent to either read content or to buy a product or to engage in a community discussion. Number two, we use it to drive people to community and to areas of engagement. Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzThree Things That Could Be Limiting the Potential of Your Blog.

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184: 2 Blog Monetization Strategies that Have Increased My Blogs Earnings by over 40%

ProBlogger

The responses that you, as a community, shared with me were fascinating. Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzStrategies to Increase Your Blog Earnings. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about two things I’ve been doing on my main blog to increase the profitability of the blog – both have been working really well!

PB162: How Lisa Took Action and Built a Six Figure Business

ProBlogger

She started a free 21 day challenge which really took off and then created a paid 8 week program to offer to her community called ‘Small Steps to Whole Food’. Off the back of that, she created a paid eight week program to offer to her community called Small Steps to Whole Food. And I have connected with Engrown, a community, very authentically, via video and Facebook Live is the s**t. I worked that out by showing up and getting to know my community.

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PB177: How to Build Traffic and Momentum on Your Blog After a Blogging Slump

ProBlogger

Creating Community Challenges and Content Events. Build it into a community challenge. It’s really about trying to identify where are your potential readers hanging out and how can I build some value in those places, either through leaving comments, writing content, or being useful in those types of communities. Name something big that you wanna have a big impact on as a community, and announce that to your readers – something that you wanna attack.

PB154: How to Grow Your Blogging Income

ProBlogger

Really work a lot in those first few years of your blog on the other things that I talked about; learning how to blog better, creating great content, building traffic, and building community. Are they there looking for information, are they there looking to learn something, are they there because they want community? Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzGrow Your Blogging Income.

PB151: How to Build Trust With Your Blog

ProBlogger

If you have a community of readers already interacting on your site, things can sometimes snowball a little bit faster. One of the things I would say about maybe helping people to be more open to you is to focus a lot of your attention on building community and engagement with your readers. When you’ve got that warm community, people will be more open to trusting you because they see other people doing that as well. Your questions answered FeedSplice by FeedBlitz

PB173: How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically

ProBlogger

My name is Darren Rowse, and I’m the blogger behind ProBlogger.com – a blog, podcast, event, job board, series of eBooks, and a real book, too – all designed to help you as a blogger to grow your blog to create amazing content, to build community and engagement with your readers, and hopefully to make some money from your blog as well. Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzUsing Quotes in Your Blog Legally and Ethically.

192: 3 Key Things Bloggers Do to Grow Their Blogs into Businesses

ProBlogger

Also, check out the Facebook group, the ProBlogger Community Facebook Group. Email is so important if you want to sell anything to your audience, if you want to build traffic to your blog, if you want to build community with your audience. I’m not saying that design and sexy interface are not worth doing, but don’t do it at the expense of the quality of your content and the serving of your community. Business Blog FeedSplice by FeedBlitz

182: How to Use MindMaps in your Blogging

ProBlogger

On ProBlogger, we write about content, we write about finding traffic, we find about building community, we find about monetizing blog, we talk about productivity. Increasing productivity FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHow to Create MindMaps for your Blogging. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about one of my favorite techniques in business for organising my thoughts, helping me to review, plan and organise my business and to think creatively and generate loads of ideas.

PB168: 7 Steps to Editing Your Blog Posts

ProBlogger

Some of the emails that I’ve had this week have been just mindblowing, the things that you as a community are doing. Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzEdit Your Blog Posts With Seven Simple Steps. A lot is taught about the importance of writing great blog posts, but it is in the editing of your writing that your post can really be made to shine. If left unedited, it can create a very different impression that can hurt people’s view of you and your blog.

PB153: How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger

ProBlogger

A membership site on ProBlogger – a closed community with webinars etc. Lastly, I worked on building engagement with my community and with my readership. I actually think it’s probably good for you to put a little bit of time into monetizing early but I think it’s much better for you to spend the bulk of your time really investing into those four areas; learning, content, traffic, and community. Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzMy Blogging Income Streams.

PB167: My Million Dollar Blog Post? (and How Procrastination Almost Stopped me Writing It)

ProBlogger

I said it will be a weekly show with tutorials on growing profitable blogs and then I named some of the categories, starting a blog, finding readers, building community, making money, creating content, then I said it would have some interviews but it would be mainly talking head, me, delivering the content which is actually how it turned out to be. Increasing productivity FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHow to Overcome Blogger Procrastination.

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193: How to Become a Prolific Content Creator (an Interview with Kelly Exeter)

ProBlogger

Prolific Content Creation With Kelly Exeter. In today’s episode, I want to explore the topic of prolific content creation by interviewing one of my favorite online buddies – Kelly Exeter about her experience of creating content online.

PB179: How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog

ProBlogger

How to Build a Culture of Community on Your Blog. I’ve got some further listening for you on the show notes on that particular topic of building community on your blog. Your questions answered Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitz11 Ways You Can Lower Your Blog’s Bounce Rate. Today I’m feeling slightly strange – my house is so quiet because my youngest son started school this week.

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PB156: Tips for Writing Great Blog Post Titles

ProBlogger

Share the knowledge a little with the rest of our community and hopefully we can all learn as a result. Finding readers FeedSplice by FeedBlitz11 Techniques for Writing Great Blog Post Titles. Today, I’m going to talk about crafting the titles for your blog posts. This is such an important topic, and I can’t believe I haven’t done a podcast about it in the last 155 episodes. This is a topic I get asked about quite a bit.

PB165: Interview with Daniel Flynn – Thankyou Cofounder

ProBlogger

This is amazing, so cool as a community. For me, it’s like Thankyou could go so much further if this community backs it. Uncategorized FeedSplice by FeedBlitzAn Interview with Daniel Flynn – Co-founder of Thankyou. In today’s episode, we hear from Daniel Flynn, co-founder and Managing Director of Thankyou a social enterprise that sells consumer products like water, nappies, hand sanitiser and much more here in Australia and soon to be New Zealand.

PB144: Challenge: Create a Link Post

ProBlogger

All week hundreds of bloggers have been creating some great posts and today I’m going to present you with a last post in the challenge that has the potential to share the love around our community a little. This is possibly for good reason, but I sometimes fear that perhaps in losing the link post that maybe we’ve lost something as a community and maybe our readers have too. Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzChallenge: Create a Link Post.

PB170: 9 Ways to Stay Inspired and Avoid Bloggers Burn Out

ProBlogger

I remember when I started blogging, I’ve discovered this whole community of people that I could connect with, and I became almost too virtual in my relationships. Increasing productivity FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHow to Stay Inspired and Avoid Bloggers Burn Out. In today’s lesson I want to talk about blogger burnout and how to avoid it.

PB167: How Procrastination Stopped Me Writing a Million Dollar Blog Post (and how I overcame it)

ProBlogger

I said it will be a weekly show with tutorials on growing profitable blogs and then I named some of the categories, starting a blog, finding readers, building community, making money, creating content, then I said it would have some interviews but it would be mainly talking head, me, delivering the content which is actually how it turned out to be. Increasing productivity FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHow to Overcome Blogger Procrastination.

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PB157: Perfection is a Fairytale – An Interview with Brian Fanzo

ProBlogger

I think the other thing I wish I really would’ve known early on was just that true value of community. Community takes so much to build and to invest in it. Now, I have a community that’s across all channels. I don’t even really look at one platform as where my community lives but it’s amazing when you invest in your community. Uncategorized FeedSplice by FeedBlitzAn Interview with Brian Fanzo – Perfection is a Fairytale.

PB169: Single Author Blog to Multi Author Blog – How to Make the Transition

ProBlogger

One of the best things I did, in terms of finding new writers for my blog down the track, was to start to build community because my first writers actually came from being readers. I did all the community management as well. It was really the blog post – this is what our community thinks on this particular topic. We also have a little Facebook group for our regular writers, where we build a bit of community.

PB134: How to Decide if You Should Start on a New Social Network or Medium

ProBlogger

Building Community? People can join it and they can share a photo just for the sake of sharing it or they can share with the question of can you critique my photo and then the community will critique their photo. Is it building community? Creating Content Increasing productivity FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHow to Decide if a New Social Network or Medium is Right for You.

PB136: The Ultimate Guide to Creating Evergreen Content for Your Blog

ProBlogger

This is what I would classify as now content, this was big news in our community, Lightroom is the biggest post processing tool that our readers use. Why Evergreen Content is the Best Investment of Time for a Blogger. “If you could only write one type of content on your blogs – what would it be?” ” I was asked this question while on a Q&A panel back in 2007 while at a conference in Las Vegas.

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PB136: The Best Investment of Time You’ll Ever Make as a Blogger

ProBlogger

This is what I would classify as now content, this was big news in our community, Lightroom is the biggest post processing tool that our readers use. Why Evergreen Content is the Best Investment of Time for a Blogger. “If you could only write one type of content on your blogs – what would it be?” ” I was asked this question while on a Q&A panel back in 2007 while at a conference in Las Vegas.

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PB177: How to Build Traffic and Momentum on Your Blog After a Blogging Slump

ProBlogger

Creating Community Challenges and Content Events. Build it into a community challenge. It’s really about trying to identify where are your potential readers hanging out and how can I build some value in those places, either through leaving comments, writing content, or being useful in those types of communities. Name something big that you wanna have a big impact on as a community, and announce that to your readers – something that you wanna attack.

PB151: How to Build Trust With Your Blog

ProBlogger

If you have a community of readers already interacting on your site, things can sometimes snowball a little bit faster. One of the things I would say about maybe helping people to be more open to you is to focus a lot of your attention on building community and engagement with your readers. When you’ve got that warm community, people will be more open to trusting you because they see other people doing that as well. Your questions answered FeedSplice by FeedBlitz

PB154: How to Grow Your Blogging Income

ProBlogger

Really work a lot in those first few years of your blog on the other things that I talked about; learning how to blog better, creating great content, building traffic, and building community. Are they there looking for information, are they there looking to learn something, are they there because they want community? Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzGrow Your Blogging Income.

PB165: Interview with Daniel Flynn – Thankyou Cofounder

ProBlogger

This is amazing, so cool as a community. For me, it’s like Thankyou could go so much further if this community backs it. Uncategorized FeedSplice by FeedBlitzAn Interview with Daniel Flynn – Co-founder of Thankyou. In today’s episode, we hear from Daniel Flynn, co-founder and Managing Director of Thankyou a social enterprise that sells consumer products like water, nappies, hand sanitiser and much more here in Australia and soon to be New Zealand.

PB168: 7 Steps to Editing Your Blog Posts

ProBlogger

Some of the emails that I’ve had this week have been just mindblowing, the things that you as a community are doing. Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzEdit Your Blog Posts With Seven Simple Steps. A lot is taught about the importance of writing great blog posts, but it is in the editing of your writing that your post can really be made to shine. If left unedited, it can create a very different impression that can hurt people’s view of you and your blog.

PB153: How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger

ProBlogger

A membership site on ProBlogger – a closed community with webinars etc. Lastly, I worked on building engagement with my community and with my readership. I actually think it’s probably good for you to put a little bit of time into monetizing early but I think it’s much better for you to spend the bulk of your time really investing into those four areas; learning, content, traffic, and community. Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzMy Blogging Income Streams.

177: How to Build Traffic and Momentum on Your Blog After a Blogging Slump

ProBlogger

Creating Community Challenges and Content Events. Build it into a community challenge. It’s really about trying to identify where are your potential readers hanging out and how can I build some value in those places, either through leaving comments, writing content, or being useful in those types of communities. Name something big that you wanna have a big impact on as a community, and announce that to your readers – something that you wanna attack.

179: How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog

ProBlogger

How to Build a Culture of Community on Your Blog. I’ve got some further listening for you on the show notes on that particular topic of building community on your blog. Your questions answered Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitz11 Techniques for Lowering the Bounce Rate on Your Blog. In today’s lesson I want to talk about a statistic or metric that is in Google analytics that I see bloggers talking about a lot – that of ‘bounce rate’.

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Why, How and When to Quit FeedBurner

SocialFish

If your Feedburner feed is not working anymore, you’re not alone and you basically have two choices – switch to your blog platform’s atom feed for free (no analytics), or switch to the best alternative, Feedblitz for a small fee. So when I got an introduction to Phil Hollows at Feedblitz, I asked if he would write up a post to explain how to switch. In other words, you want FeedBlitz. FeedBlitz isn’t free – a nominal monthly fee of $1.49

184: 2 Blog Monetization Strategies that Have Increased My Blogs Earnings by over 40%

ProBlogger

The responses that you, as a community, shared with me were fascinating. Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzStrategies to Increase Your Blog Earnings. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about two things I’ve been doing on my main blog to increase the profitability of the blog – both have been working really well!