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, 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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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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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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