Punch The Damn Keys!

“If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.”Jack Kerouac

Different keyboards provide different typing experiences. It’s all about the keys themselves: their size, the materials they’re made from, the key travel…

I’d say that you should, at least once in your life, use a loud keyboard. The one that you’d be ashamed to use in a public space, for fear of annoying folks.

Yes, use one of those keyboards. Mechanical. Feel the weight of each key as you press it. Write a few sentences, trying to reduce the clutter in your mind to neat rows of characters.

Now, punch the damn keys.

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Psychological Tricks to Get More Readers

Admit it. You’ve asked yourself, time and time again, how do your favorite bloggers manage to attract so many followers?

Be honest – you’d love to inspire people on that level.

You try to emulate them, but nothing seems to work.Your visitors might check out an intriguing headline once in a while, but they hardly ever stick around for more.

In other words, the folks who visit your blog don’t turn into loyal followers.

What to do about it? What to change, what to improve upon? You feel defeated, destined to remain a small-time blogger.

But what if you could use the secrets of psychology to mesmerize your visitors and dazzle them into becoming devoted followers?

What if all it took where these three psychological triggers to turn one-time visitors into fiercely loyal readers? Continue reading “Psychological Tricks to Get More Readers”

How Confident of a Blogger are You?

Every morning I watch a few motivational speeches. I mostly listen to them, but this morning I took extra care to watch (and try to analyze) the body language of various speakers. Body language accounts for the majority of your communication – not your words.

I know what you’re thinking: “That’s cool, Cristian, but what does this have to do with blogging?”

Read on if you want to find out. Continue reading “How Confident of a Blogger are You?”

Persuasive Blogging

Let’s admit it: Blogging is one of the best ways to grow a business, promote a certain cause, or spread new ideas, because you offer people crucial insights, and thus you gain their attention and trust.

Blogging is less about converting random people into customers, but more about making friends. Establishing the kind of connections that might, just might, last forever.

While there are as many ways to approach blogging as there are blogs, some things are more effective when it comes to gaining influence.

Here are five essential laws of persuasive blogging to keep in mind: Continue reading “Persuasive Blogging”