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 […]

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 […]

Writing Quotes to Inspire You to Punch the Damn Keys

Who doesn’t love quotes? A good quote can uplift you. It can encourage you when you feel like giving up. It can inspire you to punch those damn keys. A good quote can even become your blog’s motto. That’s why I’ve compiled this list of quotes about writing. So you feel inspired and motivated to […]

How Does This Relate to Me?

This is the question your readers ask themselves all the time.  When they stumble upon your article, and they catch a glimpse of your headline. When they read your introduction. When they skim through your article. How does this relate to me? In other words, how does what they already know connects to what you […]

The War of Blogging: You Need a Strategy to Be Successful

What’s a content strategy? A content strategy is really just a plan of action for taking all the work and learnings you’ve already figured out up to this point—and translating them into real content that’ll be published on your blog over the coming weeks and months. If you know the niche you’ll be blogging about […]

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 […]

What Do Fishing Hooks Have in Common With Viral Articles?

A few months ago I read Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink, a book that examines how first impressions have a powerful effect on us on a subconscious level. Or in other words, we do judge a book by its cover. Now, let’s think about your article. The one you just published. When it went live, it was […]

New Podcast Episode: Keep It Simple

When it doubt, keep it simple. When you feel overwhelmed by the possibilities and opportunities and choices that are available in the blogging world, always go with the easiest and simplest choice. Click here to listen on all other platforms.

Would You Pay to Read a Blog Like Yours?

There’s so much information easily available for free right now that most aspiring bloggers struggle to attract enough readers. The issue? They are writing mediocre content that does not inspire, motivate, or add value. How to fix this issue? Simple. Write the type of content that others would pay to read, the type of content […]

How Do Blog Posts Go Viral?

If you want to have a successful blog, you not only need to get people to read your content (duh!) but also get them to comment on and share that content with others. So, what will make readers want to do that? It’s not about the facts. It’s not about the knowledge you share. It’s […]

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