Who Else is Struggling to Come Up With Ideas for Blog Posts?

Writer’s block. The most dreaded words in all existence by creatives. Also known as creative bankruptcy, writer’s block is all about a single four-letter word. One that we rarely even want to mention. It’s an “F word” that is frowned upon by people from all areas of life. And this word is keeping you from writing, editing, formatting, and publishing your next blog post. Fear. Fear affects us all more than we care to admit,…
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How to Write Your Best Article Ever With One Genius Exercise

You want to be a true original. All bloggers do. But you feel everything has been written about already. At least once or twice, and by people who are a lot more knowledgeable, better writers, and more charismatic than you are. Every topic worth writing about has been written about from every angle, every perspective imaginable, and by authority figures in your niche. Nothing feels right. Is this creative bankruptcy? Is this a mental wall…
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90 Super Easy Tips That Will Turn Even a Novice Blogger into an Expert

It’s not pleasant being the new guy. There’s always a bit of discomfort, a bit of friction when starting something new. And the truth is that, most times, the advice that is out there on the web is kind of confusing. Which advice do you follow? That’s why I am going to offer you some real simple tips. Ninety of them. Super easy. Super cool. Super useful. Especially if you’re a novice, struggling with readers,…
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How to Use Ikigai to Figure Out Your Blog’s Niche

Figuring out what to blog about is one of the most difficult parts of starting a blog – it seems almost impossible to stick to a few topics. Also, how do you stand out anymore? Whatever topic you choose to blog about, there are at least a thousand or so blogs that are already sharing information about it. Or maybe that’s not your issue. Maybe you have too many ideas bouncing around in your head.…
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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 a bit of time and attention. Yet, most bloggers work hard on a post, and only before they hit that…
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The Art of Writing a Fantastic Article per Week

Tell me if this has ever happened to you: it’s Monday morning, and you’re ready to get some writing done. In your head, you’re already publishing a blockbuster article. The only thing that’s missing is the red carpet. But then you sit at your desk. That damn blank page reflects the image of a creatively bankrupt blogger; your fingers are stubborn, the muse is shy. You want to write brilliant articles. But you just can’t……
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Introducing XYZ: For Bloggers Who Aspire To Go Beyond the ABCs

Let’s be real for a sec. The blogger’s journey is often filled with loneliness, self doubt, and about four different kinds of fear. There’s a lot of contradictory advice out there. And when you’re just starting out, there’s virtually no one supporting you, no one holding you accountable. That’s why the beginner blogger’s journey feels like a maze, their hearts filled up with unrealistic expectations. This lack of focus and clarity often leads to a…
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11 Things to Do When You Don’t Feel Like Writing a Blog Post

Here’s a secret I am kind of ashamed to admit. Even though I write at least 100 blog posts every month, I never feel like writing. I’d much rather scroll the day away on social media. But I don’t. How do I do it? How do I write two articles before everyone in my neighborhood wakes up? I have a system. Here’s what I do when I don’t feel like writing a blog post… Sorry,…
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Trends #1: Paywalled Content

The gatekeepers have been replaced with paywalls “Thank you, Mario! But our princess is in another castle!” This is what goes through my mind whenever I click on an article and receive a message that looks like this: Sorry, but the content is on the other side of this paywall. The first reaction is one of outrage. We expect content to be free. That’s the model that has worked for the Internet in the past…
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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 successful blogger, the truth is that the real ABC of blogging can be defined by these 3 words…
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