Blog, Writing, XYZ

How to Use the 10,000 Hour Rule to Become a Better Blogger

I’ve been blogging on a daily basis since April, 2012. I’ve been a full-time blogger since November, 2012. I have launched a number of different blogs, and have published well over 3,000 articles over the years. All in all, it’s safe to say that I did the “required” 10,000 hours of work. But all this […]

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Blog, XYZ

Eureka Moments Will Make Your Readers Fall in Love With You

Over 2,000 years ago, the ancient Greek scholar Archimedes reportedly proclaimed “Eureka! Eureka!” after he had stepped into a bath and noticed that the water level rose, whereupon he understood that the volume of water displaced must be equal to the volume of the part of his body he had submerged in the bath. Eureka […]

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Introducing: The Art of Marketing

A century ago a man walked into a building, climbed seven flights of stairs, put on a straightjacket, and threw himself out of a window. Dramatic? Yes. But the man wanted people to know what he was about. He didn’t jump out of just any building, he jumped out of the window of the newspaper offices. […]

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Are the Tutorials from The Art of Blogging Worth it?

The Art of Blogging was born in 2018, as a result of the lack of serious advice that would combine the ABCs of Blogging with the XYZs, the detailed frameworks, the strategies, the complete guides to the mechanics that often determine one’s success as a content creator. At the same time, knowing that most bloggers […]

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Blog, Infographics, Writing

[Infographic] The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post

The human body is a wonderfully complex mechanism, complete with gauges, systems, and a support structure. It is, in fact, so brilliant in its execution, that we can learn and use some of the same principles to help us on our quest to write the perfect blog post. The infographic below contains a breakdown of […]

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Blog, Writing

[Guide] The Art of Crafting an Irresistible Headline

What is the first thing you notice when browsing a blog’s front page? What grabs your attention when reading news articles? What makes you want to click on a link? Yes, headlines are that important. They act as a hook that attracts our readers, gets them to click on our articles, and give our words […]

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Blog, Motivation

Your Competition Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

If you have competition, now you have others helping you explain the category. With competition, you can say things like, “We’re like Uber, but without the scandals.” Seth Godin We often point to our competition as the source of all our troubles. It’s because of our competition that we have to work harder to get […]

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Free eBook: The Art of Blogging

Hey, In case you missed it, there’s a real eBook (not some 20 page “free” download) available for download. You can find it here. All of the Strategies and Tactics I Used to Build One of the World’s Most Popular Blogs, Distilled into Easy to Follow Rules and Checklists Everything you need to know about […]

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