Hi! I’m Darren Rowse

Speaker, Author, Blogger, Podcaster & Founder of ProBlogger & Digital Photography School. Ambassador for WorldVision Aus. Father of 3 boys & husband to Vanessa.

Tips for increasing your luckiness

How to Get Lucky

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. A few years back 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. I’d love to hear your thoughts — what habits…

5 Steps to Great Ideas

How to Have a Light-Bulb Moment

I have been thinking a lot today about where great ideas come from. More specifically I’ve been pondering where my ‘best’ ideas in business have come from (I’m not sure any are truly ‘great’ but they’ve served me well). The beginning of this thought process when someone asked me in an interview recently to describe a ‘light-bulb moment’. Light-bulb moment: a moment of sudden realisation…

7 Things I Know About Making Money from Blogging

Can You REALLY Make Money Blogging?

Can You REALLY Make Money Blogging? 7 Things I Know About Making Money from Blogging Every now and again I am pulled aside at a conference or am emailed and/or tweeted by someone wanting to get the “real” scoop on whether it is possible to make money blogging. Is it really possible to make a living from blogging? Is it just a small number of people making money from blogging? Is it only really…

Writing tips from a professional blogger

20 Quick Tips on Writing Great Blog Posts

Tell your story — it is what makes your content unique Share how you feel — it will take your readers to a deeper place You’ll never please everyone — the sooner you come to peace with this, the better Write about things that matter to you — passion is infectious Inform, Inspire and Interact — aim to do these things every week! Experiment with different styles of writing — it will help you find…