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Darren Rowse (ProBlogger)
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Just an FYI - I've been publishing all our new content to G+ pages for my blogs at:

+ProBlogger (for blogging tips etc)
+Digital Photography School - dPS (for photography tips)

So if you're looking to keep up with our latest content then check out those pages.

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If you're selling anything online here is how to be more effective in the sales copy you produce.
How Being a Good Listener Can Help You Write Effective Sales Copy Today, I want to talk about writing great sales copy. Whether that would be blog post, sales emails, creating a sales pages, or even selling on social media. A lot has been writte...
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Up for a challenge? The first one of this week of them is to write and publish a list post.

Details of how to join 1200+ other bloggers on this #BloggingGroove challenge at http://problogger.com/podcast/138-2/
Challenge: Create a List Post This is part 1 of our 7 Days to Getting Your Blogging Groove Back Challenge that we kicked off in the last episode of this podcast. To recap - Every day for the next week, I’m going to suggest a particular sty...
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Our weekly reading round up is live and as usual it has some of the best content for bloggers from around the web.
I almost squealed with glee this week reading this stuff – my notebook is packed with awesome tips. Enjoy! New Feature Alert: Facebook’s Latest Live Video Upgrades | Edgar Targeting! *applauds* So You Think You Chose to Read This Article? | BBC Holy cow. The technology keeping up with social ...more
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Hi I am Sofia from Germany.I'm a blogger outreach dservice provider. We only outreach to high quality authority blogs in the target niche and contribute exceptional content that not only earns organic backlinks but also builds your brand and floods you with referral traffic. We guest post on authentic blogs who have a tight screening process on the guest articles and care about what they share with their audience.
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In this podcast (with transcript) I:

- reveal the type of content I spend 95% of my time creating
- feature +Tim Ferriss opinion (thanks Tim!)
- give tips on how to create this type of content for your own blog
- and much much more. This is a meaty podcast with lots of examples so make yourself comfy and listen with the show-notes open.

http://problogger.com/podcast/136-2/
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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If you're in Australia we're opening our even Masterclasses up to the public (ie you don't need to attend the full event to attend these).

Details at http://probloggerevents.com/2016/04/12/pbevent-masterclasses/
PBEVENT Masterclasses. April 12, 2016 By Darren Rowse. If you want expert-led training in smaller groups focusing on a specific topic, our Masterclasses are for you. You don't need a ticket to the main ProBlogger Event to buy a seat at one of these strictly limited, half-day intensive training ...
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I'm interested it a class on what subject?
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What is the bravest thing you've ever done?

I'm collecting brave stories (of all kinds) for a podcast at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdKryz1etz-QgFxyg9ib23VmAq0Q6Zv1K5QeRMNMPsIi2Ro7g/viewform#responses
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What is the Bravest Thing You've Ever Done?As we research and prepare for an upcoming podcast project we're interested in hearing stories of bravery and courage. Stories can be of brave moments from any aspect of your life (eg. work, relationships, adventure, service, personal growth, overcoming challenges etc). Part of this project is to explore facing fear and showing courage in many aspects of life). We'd love to hear your story whatever it is. Please note: Your responses will be ke...
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To tell my family of origin that i would no longer tolerate what was happening. I told them, i will not allow you to abuse me and i will not allow me to abuse me by being with you. I am ending this relationship, now, and pernanently. I do not want to speak to any of you again, for the rest of my life. What i did was an extreme step - and necessary. The extreme abuse nearly cost me my life. It was only after recovering from a viscious attack that i saw what they were doing - and more importantly, what i was doing to myself. When i saw that, i ended the relationship.
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Overwhelmed by Lightroom? Check out our brand new resource that is all about mastering it!

http://learn.digital-photography-school.com/lightroom-mastery/
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If you feel like you're in a bit of a blogging slump - this week at ProBlogger is for you.

Join over 1000 others and take this challenge.

The introduction went live at http://problogger.com/podcast/137-2/ last night and the first challenge goes live in 4.5 hours
Challenge: 7 Days to Getting Your Blogging Groove Back Have you lost your blogging groove? It’s easy to do - particularly in the middle of a year when so many other aspects of life compete for your attention and where motivation can sometimes go...
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If you don't have much traffic you might think you couldn't attract the attention of brands to work with. All is not lost - here's some advice just for you.
A common question from new bloggers is “How big do I have to be before I can start working with brands?” - but it's not always about the audience size.
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Next week on ProBlogger we're doing a week long series of challenges to help people get their blogging GROOVE back.

We set up a Facebook Group to help and it's already got over 400 signed up. Join the fun (it's completely free) at https://www.facebook.com/groups/737221239714666/
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All this week's best tips and tutorials on how to blog and do social media better from around the web. 
Still shaking my head over that WordPress tip I HAD NO IDEA EXISTED. This changes everything – and means my workload is lighter. AWESOME. Have a great week! How to Discover Your Customer’s Favourite Social Media Platforms | Copyblogger We say be where your audience is, and these are some great ...more
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Editor, Author and Speaker: Founder of ProBlogger and Digital Photography School
Introduction
Blogging was a medium that Darren Rowse stumbled upon by accident in 2002 as he was researching a new project - little did he know that just 18 months later he'd be one of the world's first professional bloggers and making a living from his blogs.

Out of writing a popular personal blog that covered everything from politics, to religion, to cultural observations Darren launched Digital Photography Blog in 2003. This quickly became a commercial success and the launching pad for many other blogs in the coming years.

These days Darren works mainly on two blogs - ProBlogger.net and Digital Photography School where he's also published a growing library of eBooks. He has also founded ProBlogger.com - a private educational community for bloggers.

He is also a co-founder of 'Third Tribe Marketing', 'b5media blog network' and the co-author of ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six Figure Income (Wiley).

Darren also consults world wide with bloggers and companies interested in the medium, speaks on the topic of blogging and new media and is regularly featured in articles and interviews in both online and off-line media.

He also runs blogger training events in Australia.

He lives in Australia with his wife 'V' and 3 sons.
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Another great restaurant from the same group as Maha and Press Club. I held my 40th birthday party here in one of the upper room sand am still getting guests tell me it was the best night out that they'd had in years (given... we are all parents of little kids and don't get out much... but it was great). The staff were attentive, the food was plentiful and delicious and the atmosphere was great. There was a hens party in the next room and we didn't hear a thing and all had a great time. We also eat regularly here and Shane and his team do a remarkable job.
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I love Maha - it is our go to restaurant for a celebration in our family and never disappoints. The staff are friendly and helpful. the food is amazing and I always come away feeling happy with the experience and looking forward to my return.
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It's always great to find a cafe that becomes your regular hang out - Jam for Joe has become that for me. You can find me there most mornings. The Coffee is great, the food is exceptional (the baked eggs is my favorite) and the service goes beyond friendly. It only took the staff 2 visits to know my name and order and when they installed Wi-Fi - they had me!
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