To Be Successful as a Blogger in 2021, You’ve Got to Use at Least 4 of These 7 Strategies

There’s an awful lot of content out there, and I’m afraid we’re just getting started. As more and more people become enamored with the idea of being content creators, the information overload we now experience will turn into a literal flood of blog posts, podcasts, YouTube videos, and social media posts. That’s why you have to use a couple of unconventional tactics and strategies in order to stand out from the crowd, grow your audience,…
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Let’s Have Coffee Together

Imagine this! Each of us with a cup of coffee in their hands, talking over Skype. Brainstorming strategies for your blog. Me offering you valuable feedback you can then apply the moment we end our call. Having a bit of fun. Truth be told, I do enjoy one-on-one interactions with people. And the way they feel as I present them with answers to their most burning questions, or give them advice that shatters their objections.…
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The Fragile Relationship Between Content and Audience

“Building an audience” is one of those anxiety-inducing terms, especially when you’re just starting out. As a matter of fact, most bloggers feel the need to constantly produce new content, as a way of increasing social shares and also better promote and distribute their content. It makes sense, right? The more lottery tickets you buy, the more chances to win. But at the same time, this path often leads to creative bankruptcy, while failing to…
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10 Essential Blogging Tips from Stephen King’s “On Writing”

In 2002 Stephen King temporarily gave up on writing bestselling novels and wrote a little book chronicling his rise to fame and discussing exactly what he believes it takes to become a good writer. Since then, it’s become the most popular book about writing ever written, which is understandable. On Writing is not only about the basics of writing, and something that you should approach as a craft, but also a passion. Other writing books are focused on…
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Trends #4: Hyperniche Blogs

Welcome to Trends, where we discuss the trends that are going to shape the world of blogging in the next 5 to 10 years. Today’s topic is all about topics and niches. Specifically, hyperniche blogs. We now live in a world of constant information overload. Content creators are sharing millions and millions of articles, podcasts, social media posts, and videos every single monthThis, in turn, changes the dynamic of how we create content, how we distribute it, how we…
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How to Run a SWOT Analysis of Your Blog

A SWOT analysis is a strategic technique used by many businesses and organizations to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, and develop a proper course of action. Though primarily used during the initial stages of a business, I believe a SWOT analysis is such a simple and straightforward tool, that we can use it to assess our current situation and adjust our strategy in the short to medium term. A couple of things to keep in mind…
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Don’t Want to Bore Your Readers to Sleep? Follow These 7 Simple Rules

When it comes to blogging, holding your reader’s attention is everything.  On average, only 1 out of 10 visitors will read past your headline. You want to engage your audience, you want your writing to have a certain flow and style that makes them want to read until the end? Here are a few tips that are going to help you accomplish that. 1. Write about what your readers want to read. This is something…
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99 Percent of Bloggers Aren’t Aware of This Simple Rule

There’s this fascinating story about Pablo Picasso being able to produce a work of art in a few minutes. Apparently, a woman once asked Picasso (who was either at a café or in a market) to do a drawing for her. Picasso did what she asked, and then demanded some ridiculously high amount of money. Let’s say ten thousand dollars. Of course, the woman protested, “But it only took you a couple of minutes to…
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Would You Pay to Read a Blog Like Yours?

There’s so much information easily available for free right now that most aspiring bloggers struggle to attract enough readers. The issue? They are writing mediocre content that does not inspire, motivate, or add value. How to fix this issue? Simple. Write the type of content that others would pay to read, the type of content that provides actionable steps towards solving certain issues, or the type of content that is so engaging as to make…
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