How to Make a Creative Breakthrough With Your Blog

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Do you remember what anyone wrote in your middle school yearbook? I do. Ms. Barton, the toughest, best teacher I had in eighth grade, wrote in my yearbook that I was the most creative student she had ever taught. I’ll never forget that. Yet…

How to Write Content That Both You and Your Audience Love

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Bloggers must walk a delicate tightrope. On one hand, you started blogging because you had something important to say. Your blog topics must feel relevant to you and tied in to what you care about the most. Otherwise, you won’t want to…

How to Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas

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One of the hardest parts of blogging is coming up with consistent blog post ideas. When you’re new to blogging, it’s hard to know what people want to read about. And when you’ve been doing it for a long time, you start to feel like…

How to Make People Fall in Love With Your Blog

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  At its core, blogging is about wanting to be loved. Before you roll your eyes, hear me out. When you blog, you put yourself and your ideas out there for the world, and that means you want to be seen and heard. You want people to read…

It’s not the size of your email list that matters. It’s how you use it.

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Who else is tired of hearing about the size of people’s email lists? Maybe it’s just me, but it almost feels like being told the size of someone’s…ahem…you know what. It’s just TMI. And it’s also TLI (too little information),…

How to Write for Your Audience Without Losing Your Voice

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How do you stay authentic, but also write for your audience? How do you write what really matters to you, but also stick to a specific focus with your blog? How do you tell your stories, while still making your blog useful to your readers? Blogging…

60 Ways to Grow Your Blog in an Hour or Less

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If I’ve learned one thing about blogging, it’s this: Blogging is a longterm game. It’s thousands of tiny actions that, when put together, make a huge difference. It’s not just about writing blog posts and hoping that people will…

7 Reasons Recycling Ideas Makes Your Blog Better

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Did you know that writing multiple blog posts on the same narrow topic will help you teach your readers better, keep your audience on your blog longer, sell more stuff, and build authority? Many bloggers avoid writing about the same topic…

How to Brainstorm a Year’s Worth of Blog Topics in Under an Hour

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Do you ever feel like you are too close to your business to effectively write about it? I've talked to a number of business owners recently who have told me that they have gotten to such a high level of expertise in their business that it's…

6 Common Blog Illnesses, Symptoms, and Cures

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Do you feel stuck with your blog? Most bloggers go through icky phases when they struggle to blog consistently, feel unmotivated, or get frustrated. These bloggers have been struck down with a blog disease. It's like a temporary cold that…

4 Fantastic Tools To Keep You Writing Consistently

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I hear so many bloggers say they struggle with writing consistently. It's hard to sit down and write day after day. That's why we need support, and tools, to keep us going. Here are 4 that I've found enormously helpful in my writing and blogging…

Do you struggle with blogging consistently? Time for a plan.

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It's easy to write a single blog post, but not so easy to continue writing on a regular basis. It's much easier, however, when you create a blogging plan before you start. If you already have a blog but are struggling to stay consistent,…