The Magician and the Art of Blogging

A hundred years ago a man walked into a building, climbed all the way to the top floor, put on a straightjacket, and threw himself out of a window. There are two things that are remarkable: The man didn’t die. The building he jumped out off “happened” to be the newspaper office. The next day, everyone in […]

15 Best Blogging Tools for Growing Your Blog

I have a confession to make. For most of my nine year career as a full-time blogger, I’ve been… well… kind of cheap. I didn’t want to invest more than the $15/year on a custom domain. The result? Spending eight hours a day growing my blog the old way: by commenting and engaging with as […]

[Free Guide] 15 Outside-the-Box Ways to Grow Your Audience in 2021

The most common question I get asked by fellow bloggers is, “How do I get more readers?”  Honestly, I’d like to tell you that building a community around your blog is as simple as writing great content, but the bitter truth is that growing a blog, especially in the years to come, will be a […]

50 Ways to Become a Better Blogger

Do you want to improve your game as a blogger?  I know, silly question. Well, in that case, there’s some good news. Well, about 50 of them. Fifty ways that will help you become a better blogger.

How to Use Ikigai to Figure Out Your Blog’s Niche

Figuring out what to blog about is one of the most difficult parts of starting a blog – it seems almost impossible to stick to a few topics. Also, how do you stand out anymore? Whatever topic you choose to blog about, there are at least a thousand or so blogs that are already sharing […]

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That’s how many people enrolled in the Blogging 101: Crash Course in the last 24 hours. The response has been genuinely amazing. I honestly thought I’d just get a dozen or so people to enroll, and I’d send out a few invites to friends and such, but… well… Thank you! It’s not as easy as […]

The #1 Thing You Need to Succeed As a Blogger

With a headline like that, you’re probably wondering what is this most important, phenomenally crucial, aspect you need to make it as a blogger. If you’re like most people, you probably think it’s: creating fantastic content understanding SEO networking a lot with other bloggers being aware of some shortcut or growth hack Nope, it’s neither […]

Introducing: The 0 to 5,000 Readers Program

What if I told you there’s this cool one-on-one program that tells you what to do in order to grow your blog? We’re talking about someone to guide you every step of the way. So you don’t have to waste time reading through tons of outdated blog posts. If you want to build a genuine community around […]

7 Key Differences Between an Artist of Blogging and an Amateur

Do you sit around waiting for the muse to inspire you? Do you have trouble punching the damn keys? Do you often struggle to stay consistent? Are you looking for that magic trick that will turn you into a blogging superstar? What about your content? Is it good enough? Why isn’t it great? Depending on […]

Once in a While, Write an Article No One’s Ever Going to Read

During my nine and a half years of blogging, I’ve been asked thousands of questions by other bloggers.  About content, about networking, about selling stuff. I’ve been asked about my success, about my failures, about my headlines, about my introductions, and about the way I choose the photos I place at the top of my […]

Personality Archetypes and the Art of Blogging

Do you ever think about what people say about you when you’re not around? If you were to use just one word to define it, what word would you use? If it’s “good,” maybe you’re an Innocent. If it’s “awesome,” maybe you’re a Hero. If you know that people will say good and bad things […]

The Art of Writing a Fantastic Article per Week

Tell me if this has ever happened to you: it’s Monday morning, and you’re ready to get some writing done. In your head, you’re already publishing a blockbuster article. The only thing that’s missing is the red carpet. But then you sit at your desk. That damn blank page reflects the image of a creatively […]

[Infographic] The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post

The human body is a wonderfully complex mechanism, complete with gauges, systems, and a support structure. It is, in fact, so brilliant in its execution, that we can learn and use some of the same principles to help us on our quest to write the perfect blog post. The infographic below contains a breakdown of […]

The Art of Crafting an Irresistible Headline

What is the first thing you notice when browsing a blog’s front page? What grabs your attention when reading news articles? What makes you want to click on a link? Yes, headlines are that important. They act as a hook that attracts our readers, gets them to click on our articles, and give our words […]

How to Write a Blockbuster Article

Be honest. You often dream of writing an epic blog post, the kind that gets shared thousands of times, liked, tweeted, and pinned, commented on by hundreds of other bloggers… in other words, you wish to write the type of blog post that goes viral. Unfortunately, you have yet to manage writing such an article. […]

[Freebie] The Stages of Writing a Blog Post: Quick Guide

Hey guys, I’ve got a surprise for you. A quick and visual guide to help you go through the various stages of writing a blog post, from punching those keys to write the first draft to clicking the publish button and sharing it on social media. It’s got some really cool info, and you can […]

Lovin’ It

Yeah, I had no idea what headline to use. In any case, the Blogging 101: Crash Course has received its first review (less than 24 hours after its re-release.) This course is something I’ve worked hard on, and if you’re fast, it’s yours forever for only $9.99. Tomorrow, the price goes up to $19.99. Click […]

The Blogging Crash Course is Back!

Heya! The most popular (by far) course is back! Double the content. New modules (on monetization and networking). Join hundreds of other bloggers who decided to upgrade their blogging with this course (and didn’t regret it.) We’re talking about well over 60 different lessons, tutorials, guides, frameworks! Detailed graphics offer you a clear perspective of […]

10 Best Ways to Get More Email Subscribers in 2021

Believe it or not, email is still one of the best ways to reach people directly. You get far better engagement, it’s not as intrusive or obnoxious as SMS marketing or push notifications, and it doesn’t have the limitations in terms of reach of social networks (we all know that it’s become mandatory to “boost” […]

How To Figure Out Your Ideal Reader

You’ve heard the term “target audience” a few times by now, but what exactly does it mean? Well, your target audience is the group of people you’re writing to. They are the ones who are most likely to: engage with your content self-identify as having a strong interest in your blog’s main topics have the […]

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