A Simple Way of Beating Perfectionism

Okay, I’ve got to be honest with you. I’m the Anti-Perfectionist. Yeah, capitalized. I don’t worry about perfection, I don’t strive for it. I’m just having fun, writing my ideas into existence, and then clicking on the publish button. That’s about it. But I do have to tell you that my girlfriend, on the other […]

Your Unique Selling Proposition is The Value You Add to Your Readers

“Add value to your readers” is one of the imperatives of blogging. It’s vague, counterproductive at times, and difficult to implement. “Be original” is another sacred rule of blogging.  For your content to stand out, it’s got to add value to your readers and say something that no one’s ever thought about. In other words, […]

Go Through This Checklist Before You Publish Your Articles

You spend an insane amount of time hunched over your keyboard, punching those keys. You write your heart out, search for the perfect image that will compliment your article, rummage through your brain for a genius opening line, for an ending that will surely inspire and motivate your readers. Now, it’s time to hit the publish […]

15 Best Blogging Tools for Growing Your Blog

I have a confession to make. For most of my nine year career as a full-time blogger, I’ve been… well… kind of cheap. I didn’t want to invest more than the $15/year on a custom domain. The result? Spending eight hours a day growing my blog the old way: by commenting and engaging with as […]

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, […]

7 Unconventional Questions That Will Change Your Blogging Game

As the cliché goes, if you want better answers, you should ask better questions. The right questions at the right time can help you become aware of your mistakes, adjust your strategy, and begin your journey towards the blogging stratosphere. No, seriously. The right questions at the right time… Okay, let’s stop fooling around. Here’s […]

3 Creative Content Strategies to Grow Your Audience in 2021

What is the secret ingredient to success as a blogger? Is it inspiration? Motivation? Is it the ability to treat blogging as an art or as a business?  The answer is simple. The secret ingredient is strategy. What are the strategies you deploy to reach your goals, both in terms of audience and engagement and […]

5 Unconventional Tips From the Father of Advertising Guaranteed To Make You a Better Blogger

Time Magazine called him “the most sought-after wizard in today’s advertising industry.” He managed one of the most successful advertising firms in history for more than two decades, and he did it with the effortless charm of those we are so fond of calling talented. If you were to ask those who work in advertising […]

[Tools] The Art of Blogging’s Tech Stack

As bloggers, it seems to me that we constantly try to figure things out. Especially when starting out. What blogging platform to use? What email service provider? What plugins? What other tools? That’s why I am sharing with you all the tools I use to make The Art of Blogging happen.

[Free Guide] 15 Outside-the-Box Ways to Grow Your Audience in 2021

The most common question I get asked by fellow bloggers is, “How do I get more readers?”  Honestly, I’d like to tell you that building a community around your blog is as simple as writing great content, but the bitter truth is that growing a blog, especially in the years to come, will be a […]

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