Blog, XYZ

The Article Validation Canvas

Over the past nine years I’ve written well over three thousand articles, on topics ranging from art, blogging, creativity, personal development, motivation, books, inspiration, social media, and so much more. I wrote about life and death and all that happens in between. And even though I’ve always had this terrible itch to approach writing an […]

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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, 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

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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Blog, Writing

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 […]

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Blog, Writing

14 Unconventional Ideas to Help You Write a Killer Article

If you’re passionate about blogging odds are that you’ve read articles, guides, or enrolled in blogging courses. Now, most of the advice regarding content creation is rather lukewarm. After all, quality is subjective. But the road you have to take in order to produce quality content is not. That’s why I am going to share […]

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Blog, Social Media, Writing

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 […]

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