Blog, Social Media, Writing, XYZ

This Five-Hundred Year Old Italian Word Can Teach You a Lot About “Effortless” Blogging

Great content is often fascinating because it seems effortless. It appears to be the collective effect of inspiration, genius, and eureka moments. There’s an old Italian word for this, sprezzatura, which blogger and marketer extraordinaire Seth Godin describes as, “a combination of elan and grace and class.” It is addictive, in part, because it seems […]

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ABC, Blog, Motivation, Social Media, Writing

The Best Medicine Always Tastes Bad

There’s a lot of blogging advice out there. A lot. I’ve written some of it myself. More than five hundred articles, tutorials, how-to guides, step-by-step guides, habits, lessons, case studies, books, and online courses. But the truth is that most of the stuff I wrote, most of the advice I’ve given, it’s not going to […]

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Blog, Social Media

The Most Underrated Way to Grow Your Audience

“I made a decision to write for my readers, not to try to find more readers for my writing.” Seth Godin Be honest. You spend a lot of time going through your stats, going through the numbers: how many views, how many likes, how many readers… You also spend a lot of time trying to […]

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ABC, Blog, Social Media

The Concise Guide to Building Relationships With Other Bloggers

Nurturing relationships with other bloggers within your niche is still one of the best ways to grow a blog. Just think of the options you have available once you begin to network with fellow bloggers: guest posting, interviews, collaborations, giveaways, selling a digital product together… But… how do you build relationships with other bloggers? Well, […]

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Blog, Social Media, Tools

5 Unconventional Ways to Promote Your Blog

Contrary to popular belief, a blogger’s job is not done the moment they click the publish button. In fact, it’s not even after they share their latest article across all their social media platforms, or after they’ve created a YouTube video based on the article, or even after they’ve recorded a podcast episode in which […]

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