Trends #1: Paywalled Content

“Thank you, Mario! But our princess is in another castle!” This is what goes through my mind whenever I click on an article and receive a message that looks like this: Sorry, but the content is on the other side of this paywall. The first reaction is one of outrage. We expect content to be […]

Turbocharge Your Blog with the Blogging 101: Crash Course

This introductory course is a great place to learn the basics of building and launching a blog.  These lessons will give you an overview of blogging, the basic structure of a blog, and the best process for writing articles on the web.  Over 60 different lessons, tutorials, and visual guides to help you design, build, […]

A Simple Way of Beating Perfectionism

Okay, I’ve got to be honest with you. I’m the Anti-Perfectionist. Yeah, capitalized. I don’t worry about perfection, I don’t strive for it. I’m just having fun, writing my ideas into existence, and then clicking on the publish button. That’s about it. But I do have to tell you that my girlfriend, on the other […]

7 Unconventional Questions That Will Change Your Blogging Game

As the cliché goes, if you want better answers, you should ask better questions. The right questions at the right time can help you become aware of your mistakes, adjust your strategy, and begin your journey towards the blogging stratosphere. No, seriously. The right questions at the right time… Okay, let’s stop fooling around. Here’s […]

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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 Real ABC of Blogging

When we talk about ABCs, we talk about the basics of a particular skill.  When it comes to blogging, the ABCs that often get shared with aspiring bloggers are: Understanding the platform you are using. Figuring out a profitable niche. Becoming a prolific content creator. While all of these aspects are crucial to becoming a […]

Would Hemingway Have Been a Successful Blogger?

“It wasn’t by accident that the Gettysburg address was so short. The laws of prose writing are as immutable as those of flight, of mathematics, of physics.”  Ernest Hemingway, in a letter to his editor, Maxwell Perkins The average age of a Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature is 63. The youngest writer to ever be […]

New Platform

Hey, So, if you were ever enrolled in one of our courses or purchased an eBook or tutorial, odds are you received an email to set up an account on a new platform. Yes, we switched platforms for a number of reasons: To build a community around certain types of content. To give folks the […]

The Honest Truth About What It Takes to Earn a Living Blogging

I don’t write about making money as a blogger that often, mostly because I believe there’s a lot of misinformation (and some downright counterproductive advice) out there, and aspiring bloggers tend to build some unrealistic expectations. For instance, the notion that blogging is a source of passive income. There’s nothing passive about making money as […]

[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 […]

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