Writing Your First Blog Post

To this day, blogging remains one of the most effective ways to teach, inspire, and engage an audience.

So what’s a blogger to do in today’s world?

After spending hours analyzing my most successful blog posts (articles that have been read millions of times), I’ve put together this step-by-step guide about how to write a blog post that will help you find your target audience, engage first-time visitors, and better understand the mechanics of content creation.

With the help of this in-depth tutorial, you will be able to write phenomenal articles that inspire, entertain, and educate.

The Basics of Marketing and Selling a Self-Published Book

So, you’ve just published a book. Congratulations!

Now, what?

Now, you need to figure out a strategy to get it into as many hands as possible.

In this tutorial, we’ll go over the basics of book marketing and develop a simple yet effective framework we can deploy in order to sell as many books as possible

Let’s get started.

The Basics of Writing a Blog Post

70 million, 3 and a half hours, and 37 seconds.

Keep in mind these numbers as you go through this guide, and think of these numbers before you sit down to write your next article.

What do they mean?

70 million. That’s how many articles are being published every single month by WordPress.com hosted blogs alone.

3 and a half hours. That’s how long it takes the average blogger to write, edit, format, add images, and publish an article.

37 seconds. That’s how much time the average reader spends going through an article.

I know what you’re thinking—only 37 seconds?! That’s heartbreaking, especially with the average blog post length weighing in at 1,151 words.

There’s a race to the top in providing genuinely helpful, well-researched, transformational content for readers today.

That’s why learning how to write a blog post that stands out from the crowd in providing immense reader value is essential.

10 Powerful Frameworks To Help You Punch the Damn Keys

Writing is a simple process. It’s writers who make it seem so terrifying.

After all, we stare at a blank page long enough that we feel this inexplicable urge to transform it, and we do so through sheer power of will.

But what if the will isn’t strong enough? What if we get lost along the way? What if we somehow succumb to the critic within, or worse, to friendly advice, and we’re tempted to give it all up?

The following frameworks will be more than enough to help you punch those damn keys and never worry about going creatively bankrupt.

90 Ways to Turbocharge Your Creativity

Believe it or not, creativity is like a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it becomes.

At the same time, strengthening this creative muscle requires that we step outside our comfort zone, go beyond the limitations of a particular medium/style, and do our best to show up, no matter what.

That’s why I’ve compiled a list of 90 ways to help you turbocharge your creativity.