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 […]

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 […]

How to Be a Phenomenal Blogger According to the Greatest Writers of All Time

In the history of the written word, blogging is relatively new. Yet, most of the same old rules and principles still apply. It wasn’t bloggers who invented clickbait, but rather newspapers. Guess it was called differently back them, but still… If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration, or some rules to act as framework […]

The Most Underrated Blogging Technique Ever

Today I realized that it’s become a task of epic proportions to read all the content I wrote about blogging. All the steps, the habits, the guides, the shortcuts and growth hacks. I’m not saying it can’t be done, I’m just saying it would take a lot of time. And then there’s the billion other articles from all the other bloggers […]

3 Creative Content Strategies to Grow Your Audience in 2021

What is the secret ingredient to success as a blogger? Is it inspiration? Motivation? Is it the ability to treat blogging as an art or as a business?  The answer is simple. The secret ingredient is strategy. What are the strategies you deploy to reach your goals, both in terms of audience and engagement and […]

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 […]

9 Reasons Why Successful Bloggers Are Different

What makes the difference between a successful blogger and one who struggles to get readers, earn an income, and find true fulfillment in the work that they do? Quite the question, right? After all, if we’re being honest, we all blog because we want some level of success. For a lot of different reasons. Maybe […]

9 Things You Should Know About Blogging (Before You Decide if It’s Worth It)

I believe that an aspiring blogger should, above all else, work towards building the sort of clarity of purpose that enables them to figure out if they should invest a lot of time and energy into creating content and sharing it on the web. Wow. That was quite a mouthful, but true nonetheless. That’s why […]

7 Questions You Should Answer if You Want to Be a Full-Time Blogger

I’ve been lucky enough to be a full-time blogger for the past nine years. But… it’s not a walk in the park, not unless that park is somehow called, “Jurassic Park.” It’s not. The bottom of the food chain is overcrowded, but all the alpha predators are at the top. It’s an ultra-competitive environment, which […]

Go Through This Checklist Before You Publish Your Articles

You spend an insane amount of time hunched over your keyboard, punching those keys. You write your heart out, search for the perfect image that will compliment your article, rummage through your brain for a genius opening line, for an ending that will surely inspire and motivate your readers. Now, it’s time to hit the publish […]

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