Everything About Blogging
Updated on March 27, 2020
Guides, tutorials, reviews and authentic blogging advice
This is everything I know about blogging.
For the past 6+ years, I’ve been blogging here about the nitty gritty details behind growing this blog from zero to $450,000+ in annual revenue and more than 500,000 monthly readers. If you’re here to learn about blogging, then you’re in the right place.
Consider this a table of contents to all of my best content that’ll teach you everything you need to know about about blogging. I update this page frequently, every time I publish a new in-depth guide, so be sure to check back often!
If don’t have a blog yet, then you’ll want to start with my guide about how to start a blog. It’ll walk you (step-by-step) through the entire process of quickly setting up your blog—the right way.
I also recommend checking out my breakdown of the best ways how to make money blogging, a detailed case study of exactly how and where my blog earns over $450,000 per year.
Starting a Blog
There are many different ways you can go about launching a blog. These guides will walk you through every step of starting your blog, positioning it to attract readers and eventually make money. Yes, it’ll take work—but it’s worth it.
Guides to Read Before Starting Your Blog
These are the three most important guides to read before creating your blog. They tackle the most significant components of what it’ll take to grow a profitable blog: starting, writing and monetizing.
Writing Great Blog Content
Creating content that stands out from the crowd, rises in Google search rankings, goes viral on social media (and brings you readers) isn’t impossible.
It is difficult, though. But with the right foundation, a regular writing practice and a lot of perseverance—you can reach thousands of readers in a relatively quick period of time after starting your blog.
My Best Guides on Creating High-Impact Blog Content
In order to attract readers, you’ll need to write blog content that solves real reader problems. That means doing your homework to figure out which topics your readers want content about, structuring a winning article on that subject and writing the post.
Here are my three essential guides to creating amazing blog content:
These two guides will also help you come up with research-backed content that stands out:
Growing Your Blog: Getting Traffic and Email Subscribers
Once you’re publishing great content on your blog, it’s time to shift much of your efforts over to working hard on getting traffic (bringing readers in to consume your content). The only thing better than a reader… is a repeat reader that wants more and subscribes to your email list.
Driving Traffic to Your Blog and Building an Audience
This is one of my most comprehensive guides, which breaks down many ways to drive traffic to your blog:
You’ll also find these guides immensely helpful as you grow your blog and subscriber base:
Making Money From Your Blog
The necessary foundation for a profitable blog, is great content that positively impacts the lives of your readers. If you can do that well—and start driving traffic to your blog—then it’s time to monetize your content.
Earning a Win-Win Income From Your Blog
This is my comprehensive guide to making money from your blog (featuring my real numbers):
These guides will also help significantly as you start to monetize your blog:
My Best Advice About Blogging
There are 25+ guides here that cover everything there is to learn about blogging—from starting, to writing, growing, marketing and monetizing your blog content.
And no matter where you’re at in your blogging journey, it can be overwhelming to think about getting to the next milestone ahead of where you’re at today. Trust me, I know. My advice is to be kind to yourself.
Growing a profitable blog takes a lot of time and effort. Focus on the things that matter most. Create smart habits, publish great content as often as possible, experiment with ways to use your own unique strengths to drive traffic to your blog—and eventually monetize your readers in win-win ways that benefit everyone.
Blogging is an investment in yourself. Consistently show up and it’ll make all the difference in the world.