Beginners Essentials, Blog, Motivation

[Blogging Mindset] A Balancing Act

The first rule of writing anything worth reading? Write what you want. Write what you know. Write about stuff that sets your soul on fire. No matter how you word it, the truth is that one should write about the stuff they’re passionate about. But… There are at least a dozen articles on this blog […]

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Beginners Essentials, Blog, Social Media

Want More Traffic? Here’s How.

Sometimes I ask myself if there’s more to this blogging thing than being addicted to traffic. You start a blog, or a YouTube channel, create a podcast, whatever your passion may be. You put some content out there, and a few people stop by and compliment your work. That’s when the madness starts. You start […]

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Beginners Essentials, Blog

The Secret to Building a Popular Blog

Does this sound familiar? You’ve chosen a topic that you know for sure your readers are dying to know more about. You can write about the topic with authority. You’ve even chosen an interesting angle. In short, you’ve got a killer post that should bring your blog thousands of new readers. You’re also smart enough to realize that you […]

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Beginners Essentials, Blog, Motivation

Why Should We Read Your Blog?

There are 32,537,634 blogs indexed on WordPress.com. Wait a sec. Make that 32,538,122. And there are a lot more self-hosted blogs, or on different platforms. About a million blog posts get published every 24 hours. Every topic, every theme, and every subject has been exhaustively covered by hundreds of blogs. So why should anyone read […]

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Beginners Essentials, Blog, Motivation

What to Do About Haters

“Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain… and most fools do.” – Dale Carnegie Blog long enough and at some point someone’s going to have something to say about something you’ve written, and they might strongly disagree with your views, or your sense of humor, or even the way you write. Depending on the way […]

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