Want to learn how to write the perfect blog post?
Seems like an unachievable goal, right?
What I’m going to do today is show you a very deliberate formula and list of inclusions that I follow with my posts in order to ensure that I get results.
I’m not saying that it works every time, but I can guarantee that if you start to add these elements to your own blog posts you’ll start to get wins a lot more often.
No one reads my blog.
That is one of the most common complaints I’ve heard since starting Blog Tyrant.
Even when you do all the right things (like long-form content that rocks) it still seems to amount to only small bits of traffic.
Why is that?
In this post I’m going to talk a little bit about why no one reads your blog and some tricks you can use to completely change things no matter what niche you’re in or how old your blog is.
Want to start a blog in 2015? You might like to read this first…
At the end of last year I did a post about the things you’d need to know before starting a blog in the year to come. It was a lot of fun predicting what I thought the next 12 months would look like for bloggers.
So, I thought we’d make it a bit of an annual tradition – this year involving freebies, rewards and encouragement for bloggers who want to make 2015 awesome.
Here are the 15 things I think you need to know before you go and start a blog in 2015. If you already have a blog, make sure you still see whether you can make any big changes.
This post is a summary of the most powerful tactics in blogging history.
Over the years I’ve seen some pretty cool blogging strategies. Some of them I’ve tested out myself, others have been tactics I’ve seen my friends successfully implement.
My goal with this post is not to completely detail the ins and outs of every method, but to give you a taster which will hopefully spark some original ideas of your own.
Ultimately I’d love to hear back from someone who reads this post and puts something into action on their own blog.
What should I blog about? It’s one of the most common questions I hear from bloggers (and soon to be bloggers). Experiencing it can be seriously frustrating…
Maybe it’s a fleeting moment of writer’s block, or perhaps a more terminal issue relating to the fact that you’ve nearly exhausted your chosen topic.
What if you really want to start a new blog but don’t know what topic to pick?
That’s annoying too.
In this article I’m going to show how I come up with ideas for things to write about. I’ll divide it into two section: existing blogs and new blogs.
As always, drop a comment if you have suggestions.
Fire up the computer and start typing words for today’s brilliant blog post, piece of copywriting or landing page.
You’re a writer, right?
Today I want to talk about why I think a lot of the people reading this might want to have a bit of a re-think about what it is that they do each day. I know it’s been hugely important for my own blog’s progress to ask some hard questions.
Let’s do it.
Everyone wants to build a popular blog.
But what if you also have a full time job, a bunch of kids to raise and a whole host of other family commitments to take care of?
Well, then it gets tricky.
I often get emails about this issue, but last week one of them really stood out and so I decided to try and do a big ol’ post about it.
Here are some tips and strategies that my mates and I have used to build successful blogs while holding down a job that pays the bills, or looking after kids at home.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
Knowing the culture of a place is extremely important when you travel the world. Something that is normal for you at home might get you in big trouble overseas.
The same is true for blogging.
Unless you know a bit about blog culture you might find yourself struggling to make inroads with important things like networking, landing guest posts, joint ventures, and much more.
In this post I’m going to show you a rough guide to blog culture and how to get it right.
Last Update December 12th, 2014.
This is a 9,000+ word guide on how to start a blog.
Yep, that’s nine thousands words!
Blogging still excites me so much and I absolutely love that I can roll out of bed and work from my couch or the local cafe instead of stressing out in an office.
This massive article came about because I wanted to show new bloggers how I did it – all the steps to in one place that can be accessed for free for the rest of time.
Hopefully one day you’ll be dominating your niche and making a good income from home. It might even change your life!
Let’s get started shall we?
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We’ve heard it a thousand times: content is king.
This is the mantra the the biggest marketing blogs (including this one) have been telling us for years.
But it’s simply not true.
Or to be more accurate, it’s not the whole story.
In this post I’m going to talk about why my thoughts on this have changed, and why I think it’s time this blogging myth disappeared forever – it is holding a lot of really smart people back.