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31 Days to Building a Better Blog

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31 Days to Building a Better Blog

This is the central page of the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog Project that I’m running here at ProBlogger.

What is the 31 Day Project About?

To put it most simply - it’s a month long series of posts here at ProBlogger designed to walk you through 31 tasks that you can do to make your blog better. You can read more about how the project works and how to participate in my introduction to the project.

The project is made up of two parts:

My Tips and Reader Tips

Below you’ll find a summary of both. To keep up to date with the project subscribe to ProBlogger’s RSS feed or to our daily email updates.

To participate with a tip of your own simply follow the steps outlined in this post.

The Posts So Far

Day 1 - Email a New Reader

Day 2 - Run a ‘First Time Reader Audit’ on your Blog

Day 3 - Search for and Join a Forum

Day 4 - Interlink Archived Posts

Day 5 - Conduct an ‘About Page Audit’

Day 6 - Email an Old Timer Reader

Day 7 - Plan Your Next Week’s Posting Schedule

Day 8 - Comment on a Blog You’ve Never Commented On Before

Day 9 - Run an Advertising Audit On Your Blog

Day 10 - Declutter Your Sidebar

Day 11 - Dig into Your Blog’s Statistics

Day 12 - Introduce Yourself to another Blogger

Day 13 - Search for an Affiliate Program that Fits Your Blog

Day 14 - Analyze Your Blog’s Competition

Day 15 - Make Your Most Popular Posts Sticky

Day 16 - Create a Heatmap of Where Readers Click on Your Blog

Day 17 - Run a StumbleUpon Campaign for Your Blog

Day 18 - Create a Sneeze Page and Propel Readers Deep Within Your Blog

Day 19 - Respond to Comments on Your Blog

Day 20 - Run a Reader Survey

Day 21 - Make a Reader Famous

Day 22 - Catch New Readers Up on the Basics of your Blog

Day 23 - Go on a Dead Link Hunt

Day 24 - Do a Search Engine Optimization Audit

Day 25 - Go Shopping and Improve Your blog

Day 26 - Link Up to a Competitor

Day 27 - Find a Sponsor for Your Blog

Day 28 - What is Your Blog’s Mission Statement

Day 29 - Email a Blogger that Linked to You to Say Thanks

Day 30 - Explore a Social Media Site

Day 31 - Run a SWOT Analysis on Your Blog

Reader Tips

Days 1-2

Days 3-5

Days 6-8

Days 9-13

Days 14-19

Days 20-23

Days 24-27

Days 28-31

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