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How to Write a Blog Post in 2021 (Free Blog Post Template): The Ultimate Writing Guide for Bloggers

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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 and captivate your existing ones, you can get started on that—and make significant progress—right here today. I’ve been blogging here for 8+ years, and in that

How to Write a Headline (That Captures Attention) for Your Blog Posts in 2021: 26 Blog Headline Writing Tips

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Believe it or not, there’s a true art and science behind writing effective blog headlines. It’s a skill that can make the difference between whether your blog succeeds or fails in the long run—because if your blog headlines fail to attract readers… you’ll have a difficult time making meaningful progress in your traffic growth. 👋 

How to Write an eBook (and Sell 1,328+ Copies) in 2021: From eBook Idea to Generating Your First Sales

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

Based on my own experience learning how to write an eBook (and selling those eBooks) both here on my own blog for the past 8+ years to an audience of 500,000 monthly readers—and as a hired consultant for brands like Adobe, Zendesk, Gusto & Close… this is my ultimate guide about how to write an

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62 Best Remote Jobs Websites to Find a Great Remote Job (Fast) in 2021

62 Remote Jobs Websites to Get Great Remote Jobs This Year

Over the past several years, I’ve held multiple different remote jobs working for forward-thinking, fast-growing companies that realized they didn’t need employees shuffling into a physical office every single day. But, I don’t need to tell you that… if you’re here, then you’re already convinced that finding the best remote jobs is your best next

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)

You’ll learn how to start a blog today in 6 easy steps that’ll take about 10 to 15 minutes. Click right here to jump straight down to step #1 and begin now. Follow these 6 steps to learn how to start a blog and make money today: How to Start a Blog (and Make Money)

How to Write a Blog Post in 2021 (Free Blog Post Template): The Ultimate Writing Guide for Bloggers

How to Write a Blog Post That Drives Traffic Graphic Hero

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 and captivate your existing ones, you can get started on that—and make significant progress—right here today. I’ve been blogging here for 8+ years, and in that

How to Write Faster: 10 Proven Strategies for Becoming a Prolific Blogger

How to Write Faster (10 Tips to Get Over Writer's Block) and Be a Prolific Blogger

Learning how to write faster is essential to becoming a successful blogger, because you’ll need to create a consistent stream of content in order to attract (and retain) an audience. It’s not enough to just write a post from time to time, when inspiration strikes, and when you happen to have a couple of hours

201 Best Blog Post Ideas That’ll (Actually) Help Drive Massive Traffic in 2021

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

If you’re looking for inspiration on how to come up with your best blog post ideas that’ll actually bring in more of your target readers (and customers), then you’re in the right place. Blogging remains one of the most powerful ways to connect with your audience and drive them to action today—making the blog post ideas

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

25 Ways How to Be Productive (Intuitive Productivity Tips)

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 tips. 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

5 Steps How to Write a Freelance Proposal (Free Template Download) in 2021

How to Write a Freelance Proposal (Free Downloadable Freelance Proposal Template)

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

How to Write for Publications (and Contribute to Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc and More) in 2021

How to Write for Publications (Become a Contributor to Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc and More)

Let’s talk about how to write for publications that get millions of readers. But first, it’s important to make clear that getting published on highly popular publications (like Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc, Business Insider and Fast Company) will take a ton of upfront work. However, there’s a basic formula you can follow—and the rewards are well

How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog (32 Best Ways to Increase Blog Traffic) in 2021

How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog and Increase Website Traffic

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 right place. How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog (32 Best Ways to Increase Blog Traffic) in

101 Best Online Business Courses for Entrepreneurs, Creatives and Professionals (Free & Cheap) in 2021

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I know first-hand that ultimately when you’re taking an online business course—you should be paying for results. Sure, you have to show up and do the work, but the system needs to be there too. I’ve also explored the countless free, cheap & affordable online business courses on other top educational platforms like Skillshare and Udemy. I’ve

How to Create a Blog Post Structure That Engages Readers (and Why Structure Matters So Much)

How to Create a Blog Post Structure (that Engages Readers) in 4 Easy Steps

Want solid proof that blog post structure matters a lot? Let’s do a little thought experiment… have you made it part of the way through reading a blog post and just felt a bit lost? Perhaps you’ve had the thought… “hurry up and get to the point already!” Or maybe you’ve wondered whether or not

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

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

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