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Darren Rowse (ProBlogger)
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We get a lot of questions on how to start a blog so put together this guide. Please pass it on to those who you think will find it useful. 
How to start a blog the ProBlogger way in 2016, with the original ProBlogger Darren Rowse.
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How to Get Lucky (in Life and Business)

I was in the right place at the right time back in 2002 when I started blogging and since that time serendipity has played a part in the building of my business.

Recently at the Inbound conference I spoke of my ‘lucky’ beginnings but also share some tips on how to cultivate ‘luck’ in your life by practicing 7 habits that I believe play a part.
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+Darren Rowse Can you teach me about blogging? My passion is Manga & Anime and I want to make a quality blog so I can put Google Adsense and Amazon Assosiate Products in to make money># Can you help??
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Today we hit 100,000 downloads of the ProBlogger podcast. Thanks everyone for tuning in. 

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+Darren Rowse How can i download all ProBlogger podcast  in 1 file if i dont have budget to buy
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The 15th episode of the ProBlogger podcast is up on iTunes.

I talk about my introversion, how I've discovered I need to work with other bloggers to improve my blogs (in many ways) and I challenge you to find a blogging buddy.

I also talk about 'breaking wind'.... you'll need to listen to find out why :-)

Listen in on iTunes or your favourite podcast listening app/tool.
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Darren Rowse (ProBlogger)

Introduce yourself, your Podcast  - 
Greetings from a wintery Melbourne. On the suggestion of +Des Walsh I came over here this afternoon and have enjoyed reading the latest threads.

I started my first podcast this last few days after a lot of encouragement from my blog readers and friends.

It went live in iTunes over the weekend and will cover similar topics to those on my ProBlogger Blog which is a blog about how to build an income around your blog.

The podcast sites on our site at

I'd LOVE any feedback or suggestions people have - I'm brand new at this and on a steep learning curve. Thanks all!
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From a fellow Melburnian, welcome, +Darren Rowse . 
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This exercise has the potential to significantly reduce your bounce rate and increase page views per visit.
Today's task is to create a Sneeze Page for your blog. What is a Sneeze Page? The term 'sneeze ...
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Hi Darren,
Looking forward to your helpful tips and advice with photography.

Thanks in advance!!!
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I brainstormed 180 ideas for content for your blog, podcast, youtube channel (or any other kind of content).

Grab them at
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The hottest challenge this week in #31DBBB has been this one on creating sneeze pages on blogs to drive people deep into their archives  
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Found your Problogger book in Chapters way up in Alberta, Canada Awesome! +Darren Rowse 
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loved being on this podcast with +Kate Erickson 
So honored to have my first ever #podcast  guest be +Darren Rowse . I've learned SO much from Darren over the past several years, and I'm very grateful for the knowledge he drops on Kate's Take today! If you're a blogger, you're going to want to hear this...
FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Darren has been blogging since 2002 and you can find his genius in two places: Problogger and Digital Photography School. Darren also recently launched the Problogger podcast, which starts out with 31 days to building a better blog. All of his content can be found in one convenient place:, and you can find …
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It’s been 10 episodes now since I started blogging and I’d LOVE your feedback.

Check out all 10 episodes (including the welcome episode which was episode 0) at

If you have a moment to review on iTunes (itms:// or Stitcher ( I’d be forever grateful!
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You mean podcasting? ;-)
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The first ever ProBlogger podcast is now live!

Find it on iTunes at

Show notes are at

I'd love to hear what you think and if you have a moment to leave a review on iTunes I'd be very grateful!
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After my last post on my 'project me' (getting my act together with my health) which I posted about at I've started a little Facebook group for bloggers, online entrepreneurs and other friends on the topic.   If you want a little accountability and inspiration to get healthy - join us at show less
Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know.
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This post of yours really made me think. I really need to exercise and have sort of given up. Maybe you've just given me the boost I need.
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Editor, Author and Speaker: Founder of ProBlogger and Digital Photography School
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 - and Digital Photography School where he's also published a growing library of eBooks. He has also founded - 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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