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How to Write a Blog Post in 2020 (Free Blog Post Template): The Ultimate Writing Guide for Bloggers

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Learning how to write a blog post that people will actually want to read (and still drives meaningful traffic to your blog) doesn’t need to be difficult. Sure it takes time, effort and practice to become a strong writer. But if you want to learn how to write a blog post that’ll bring you new readers

How to Write a Headline (That Captures Attention) for Your Blog Posts in 2020: 26 Blog Headline Writing Tips

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Learning how to write a headline for your blog posts (that’ll actually capture reader attention) is a rite of passage for every blogger and content marketer. Believe it or not, the art and science behind writing good blog headlines—is a skill that can truly make the difference between whether your blog succeeds or fails in

How to Write an eBook (and Sell 1,328+ Copies) in 2020: From eBook Idea to Generating Your First Sales

How to Write an eBook and Sell 1,328 Copies of Your eBook

If you want to learn how to write an eBook, it pays dividends to learn from someone with experience writing (and successfully selling) multiple eBooks in the real world. Based on my own experience writing and selling eBooks both here on my own blog for the past 6+ years to an audience of 500,000 monthly readers—and

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How to Start a Blog (and Make Money) in 2021: Ultimate Guide to Start Blogging Today

How to Start a Blog and Make Money in 2020 (Free Easy Guide to Start Blogging)

This is my easy, step-by-step guide to learn how to start a blog and make money from it. For 10+ years, I’ve been blogging & making money online—this is the best way to start blogging (and soon make money from your blog). You’ll learn how to start a blog today in 6 easy steps that’ll

35 Marketing Skills You Can Turn into a Profitable Side Hustle (This Weekend)

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Choosing to invest a significant amount of my time (and money) into building my marketing skills has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Not only have I been able to transition a number of my marketing skills directly into side hustles (freelance content marketing being #1), but my marketing skills have also gone on

5 Steps How to Write a Freelance Proposal (Free Template Download) in 2020

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It pays to learn how to write a freelance proposal, whether you’re new to the world of freelancing, a seasoned veteran in your field or freelancing while working a full-time job. Convincing potential clients that you’re the best fit for the job (with a strong freelance proposal) is an invaluable skill to learn early on. Writing

101 Best Online Business Courses for Entrepreneurs, Creatives and Professionals (Free & Cheap) in 2020

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Over the past 10 years, I’ve gotten to work with and participate in hundreds of the best online business courses in the world. During my time leading the marketing for daily free online business courses with the world’s top entrepreneurs on CreativeLive, I learned a thing or two about what it takes to produce high quality online business

201 Best Blog Post Ideas That’ll (Actually) Help Drive Massive Traffic in 2020

201 Best Blog Post Ideas That'll Drive Traffic (Ideas to Blog About)

Coming up with the best blog post ideas that’ll bring the right kind of readers to your blog is a challenge many bloggers, marketers and website owners face. But landing on the right blog post ideas doesn’t need to be so difficult. If you’re looking for inspiration on how to come up with your best blog

62 Best Remote Jobs Websites to Find a Great Remote Job (Fast) in 2020

62 Remote Jobs Websites to Get Great Remote Jobs This Year

Whether you’re searching for the best remote jobs in order to unlock a more flexible schedule void of the daily commute, or to land the kind of remote job that’ll empower you to leave home behind in exchange for traveling the world, then you’re in the right place 😊 Over the past several years, I’ve held

Freelancers: 5 Steps to Write a Cold Email That Converts New Clients (Free Cold Email Templates)

How to Write a Cold Email (and Free Cold Email Templates for Freelancers)

Like it or not, there’s both an art and science to learning how to write a cold email template that predictably converts new freelance clients. Today, we’re talking about both. And we’re using my real cold email templates, case study examples and screenshots of the actual cold emails that generated  $110,500+ for my own freelance side business last

How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog (32 Best Ways to Increase Blog Traffic) in 2020

How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog and Increase Website Traffic

So you’ve launched a blog. Now it’s time to learn how to drive traffic to your blog. It’s easy to hit publish on your website (or first blog post), kick back and wonder… where is everyone? If you want proven strategies for how to drive traffic to your blog—or company website—then you’ve come to the

How to Write a Blog Post in 2020 (Free Blog Post Template): The Ultimate Writing Guide for Bloggers

How to Write a Blog Post That Drives Traffic Graphic Hero

Learning how to write a blog post that people will actually want to read (and still drives meaningful traffic to your blog) doesn’t need to be difficult. Sure it takes time, effort and practice to become a strong writer. But if you want to learn how to write a blog post that’ll bring you new readers

25 Ways How to Be More Productive: Genius Productivity Hacks (Crowdsourced) from Top Entrepreneurs

Be More Productive (Best Productivity Hacks)

How big is your to-do list? If you’re anything like me, it’s probably huge and you’re looking for ways to be more productive. Enter: Productivity Hacks. This year, my to-do list has turned into a growing mountain of “important” tasks that always seem to lead to something else (of course equally as important) that needs to

The $5,000 Freelance Writing Challenge: How to Start a Freelance Writing Business (on the Side of Your Day Job)

Start Freelance Writing $5,000 Challenge

Final update! April 2nd: The past couple of weeks have been a blur for sure, but… WE DID IT! After sending 22 outreach emails/messages… Having 11 meetings with prospective clients… And submitting 5 proposals for review… I ended the 30 day challenge with 3 booked clients for $9,000 in revenue. It was a lot of

How to Become a Freelance Writer on the Side (and Land Your First Freelance Writing Client)

How to Land Freelance Writing Client

Becoming a freelance writer on the side of your day job can be one of the best ways to augment your income & work towards being your own boss. Landing your first freelance writing client is a major milestone on that path. Something to be extremely proud of. To get excited about. To celebrate. The affirmation

The 6 Personal Development Stages That Took Me from Secretary to Self-Employed

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One of the most incredible (unexpected) side effects of starting this blog and deciding to share my experiences with starting businesses, dealing with crushing defeats, and going through painful personal development stages, has been the revelation that I’m not alone in my failures. And you know what? Neither are you. None of us are. Through my blog, I’ve been