Are You a Gutless Blogger?

The Art of Blogging

Let me know if this has ever happened to you: after sitting at your desk for what seems like hours, writing and rewriting, trying to communicate an idea, it downs on you that you’re feeling a bit… lost.

You write a paragraph, only to decide that’s not what you really want to say. So then you rewrite it to something you’re reasonably happy with, but then you can’t figure out what comes next.

You sit there thinking about it for a while, becoming increasingly frustrated with yourself. Finally, you just walk away, trying to find some perspective, but when you come back, instead of gaining some clarity, it seems like your ideas are even more muddled than before.

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Expect The Unexpected

Gareth Roberts

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from working in marketing for eight years, it’s that stuff happens.

Let’s face it.

No matter how prepared we are, we often end up thrown off guard.

When things happen differently to how we predicted.

When things don’t go to plan; even if they’re planned well.

It happens often in marketing.

I’ll explain.

Nearly 200 years ago, The Whitehouse was set on fire.

The British Army moved in on Washington DC, burning everything in sight.

Just before this attack, the British sieged the state of Maryland.

America’s last line of defense at Bladensburg was overthrown.

Paving the way for the British to invade the capital.

President James Madison had already left with the American Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.

The War of 1812 started two years before as the Americans declared war on the British.

But they weren’t really prepared for war. They…

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Is It That Bad to Fail?

“It is sometimes a mistake to climb; it is always a mistake never even to make the attempt. If you do not climb, you will not fall. This is true. But is it that bad to fail, that hard to fall?”Neil Gaiman

I think failure is not the opposite of success. No. Failure is a stepping stone to success. An integral part of success. We learn so much from failure, and not nearly enough from success.

And, yet, most people are afraid of failure. Are you one of them? Why?

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You’ve Read the Blog – Now Buy us a Coffee

The Art of Blogging

Remember a time when you were moved to tears by a piece you read on someone else’s blog? Or were inspired to take action in a certain area of your life?

Maybe this happened while reading one of the articles on this blog. Maybe this one, or this one here.

If you enjoy the blog, if you like the articles, find the helpful, inspiring, motivating, do consider buying us a coffee.
That way, maybe we’ll be able to afford giving Jordan a raise — he’s currently being paid $0/hour.
Click here to be transported to this cool, virtual coffee shop where you can buy us a coffee as a sign of gratitude.

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What’s Your Purpose?

The Art of Blogging

When you sit down to write a blog post, what’s your purpose?

Are you just trying to fill space so your blog doesn’t go more than 24 hours without being updated?

Are you interested in promoting a product, or convincing your reader to buy something?

Are you trying to express yourself through your blog, and make a meaningful statement?

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The Best Sale Ever™: Part Three

Another day, new discounts available on my e-store.

Have you ever thought of reaching thousands and thousands of people? Have you ever daydreamed about your words reaching a lot of people? How would that feel?

Well, with over 132,000 followers, this blog is one of the most popular blogs on art and culture on WordPress.com.

Sponsor a post… reach new people, find a new home for your words and ideas

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At the end of a post you’ll get a mention (short description of your blog or book or business) and a link towards that respective website.

That’s it. Quite simple.

Advertise your blog, or a book you self-published, and gain exposure to over 130,000 people.

You can purchase sponsored posts on my e-store here. All payments secured via PayPal, of course.

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10 Sponsored Posts – $79.99

Yes, you read that right. Ten posts, only eighty bucks. Reach a ton of new readers…

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The Best Sale Ever™: Part Two

The Best Sale Ever™ on this website continues with two new products:

The Art of Blogging: One on One Session

$99.99 $29.99

This is for those of you who do not want to commit to one of the longer programs, either because of lack of funds or time.

Doesn’t matter. This only takes about an hour of your time, on Skype. And the time required to read the written feedback you’ll receive about your blog.

First step: you receive a comprehensive analysis of your blog, everything from content (headlines, introductions, the conclusions of your posts) to the visual layout, social sharing, the way you interact with your readers, the navigation, all that.

Also, included there will be a nice list of pointers, advice you can follow (or not) and the best of this is that all of them will be tailored to your blogging style and the particular niche you’re following.

Second step: a one hour long one on one Skype coaching session, in which we’ll discuss the changes that should be made to your blog, how to do so, and how to best develop the right kind of mindset.

You want to know what’s even better?

A money back guarantee. No risks involved. Pay. Receive your feedback and pointers. Do the Skype chat with me. Don’t like it? You get your money back. No questions asked.

You can book a one-on-one coaching session with me here.

The Art of Blogging: Program

$699.99 $99.99

90 days of pep talks, coaching, offering feedback, motivating you, and telling you over and over again that rules don’t matter that much if you have passion. It’s intense stuff. Truly intense.

9 hour long one on one coaching sessions via Skype.

Courses, written material, detailed feedback on your blog, advice, tips and tricks, and a lot of stuff about developing the right kind of mindset.

Simply put, I’ll do everything for you except write your posts. But I’ll give you plenty of pointers on that as well.

This program is more about making you search deep inside your heart for the things that make you tick, and then provide you with enough energy to write about them in the best and most effective way.

You can purchase this program on my e-store here.