Blog, Motivation, Writing

The Blogger in the Arena

On April 23, 1910, a crowd of over 3,000 people gathered at the Sorbonne in Paris to listen to former President of the United States, Teddy Roosevelt. One particular passage from his speech would forever be remembered as The Man in the Arena. This passage vividly captured the most elusive yet strangely obvious fact of […]

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Blog, Email Marketing, Tools

Why I Switched from MailChimp to MailerLite

Starting a blog today is synonymous with starting, growing, and reaching out to an email list of potential fans, but when I started my first blog in 2012 I did not think it was that important. After all… in the age of social media and apps and clever marketing techniques, email felt archaic. Big mistake. […]

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Blog, Motivation, Social Media, Writing

All the Blogging Advice You Read Is Wrong

It seems to me that bloggers, especially when they’re starting out, have a hunger for two types of advice: The how-to, step-by-step guides towards fame and glory The case study, the “I’ve Earned $XXXXXX in 5 seconds” or the “I’ve got a billion new email subscribers in 10 days.” There are two big problems with […]

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