Have you ever stumbled upon someone’s blog and after reading a few posts ended up wishing your own blog had content that good?
Have you ever read a piece that was so wonderfully written that it made you feel like an amateur?
Now for the big questions:
- Why aren’t you writing content that good?
- Why isn’t your content profound?
- Why can’t you write thought-provoking content that will send your blog to the stratosphere?
Are you satisfied just to shake it a little instead? Continue reading “[Blogging Mindset] Take Your Time”
Let me know if this has ever happened to you: after sitting at your desk for what seems like hours, writing and rewriting, trying to communicate an idea, it downs on you that you’re feeling a bit… lost.
You write a paragraph, only to decide that’s not what you really want to say. So then you rewrite it to something you’re reasonably happy with, but then you can’t figure out what comes next.
You sit there thinking about it for a while, becoming increasingly frustrated with yourself. Finally, you just walk away, trying to find some perspective, but when you come back, instead of gaining some clarity, it seems like your ideas are even more muddled than before.
Every writer has been there. Some call it writer’s block. Others say they’ve lost their “creative direction.”
Personally, I think they’ve become gutless. Continue reading “Are You a Gutless Blogger?”
Truth be told, I could sum up this post with a simple sentence: Fight for your ideas!
We can get technical, we can list dozens of rules of writing, blogging, curating online content, sharing it on social media, we can talk about properly formatting your blog posts, or writing captivating introductions, but the truth is that if you do not believe in what you are writing, if you are not in this with all your heart, then it’s all for nothing.
Like those books on body language that teach you various trick on how to feel confident… well, it’s more like how to display confidence. The truth that they cannot admit because no one would buy such books is that if you are confident, truly feel at ease with yourself, then it does not matter how you stand, how you hold your hands, and all that. Continue reading “[Blogging Mindset] If You Stand for Nothing, You’ll Fall for Anything”
Odds are, no one knows who you are. And more than likely, they never will.
How can I say that with such authority? Easy.
There are millions and millions of blogs out there.
That’s a lot of noise, a lot of competition.
Lucky you, I’m more than happy to share my 10-step path to dominating online obscurity once and for all … Continue reading “Your Guide to Becoming Famous Online”
If you are passionate about your blog, if you want to reach more people, if you want to feel proud whenever you hit that publish button, then you most likely have spent hours upon hours searching the web for the secret to blogging success. Maybe you’ve invested in e-courses, books, and maybe even booked a one-on-one session with a blogging expert.
But, you know, the answer is simple. It’s straightforward. It’s so common sense that most folks mistakenly believe it’s bullshit.
Want to know what the best piece of blogging advice ever is? Well, read on. Continue reading “The Single Greatest Blogging Tip Ever”
What do you do in a world inhabited by well over 200 million blogs? Why’s anyone going to read yours?
Every niche, every topic, every angle has been covered. The competition for attention and traffic is fierce. But there’s still room for your blog . . . if it’s amazing.
A blog is trivially simple to start, but not so easy to keep rolling. There are so many factors — traffic, social media strategy, design, monetization. If you try to absorb everything at once, you’ll be too overwhelmed to keep going.
It’s important to learn and grow, but you also want clarity more than anything else. You need a plan.
If you make sure you don’t stray too far from these three points, your best path will get a lot easier to find. Continue reading “The 3 Step Guide to Amazing Blogging”
Believe it or not, being successful as a blogger does not mean blogging is somehow easy. Sometimes it can be fun, while other times it can feel like a daunting chore.
The truth is that we often focus obsessively on failure, but don’t realize that success has its own cons as well.
Curious to know how it feels to be a successful blogger? Read on. Continue reading “A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of a Successful Blog”
In case you do not have the time to read this entire post, then you should know that people usually work for years and years before becoming an overnight success.
And you must too.
Now, for the rest of this article.