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What to Blog About: 3 Steps to Mapping out Your Ideas in a Logical Way

What to Blog About: 3 Steps to Mapping out Your Ideas in a Logical Way

It’s hard, right?

You have so many things you could say, so many different topics, so many different stories, so many different tidbits of wisdom to pass on to the world.

How are you supposed to choose what to blog about? How are you supposed to narrow it down to one thing?

One day, you think you know the answer, and the next, you’re uncertain again. It’s maddening! Almost like your mind is one of those squirrels trying to figure out which way to run across the road.

And I have news for you:

It’s also completely normal. We hear it from our students all the time, and we’ve learned exactly how to deal with it.

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Why You Shouldn’t Start a Podcast or YouTube Channel (Seriously)

Why You Shouldn’t Start a Podcast or YouTube Channel (Seriously)

You’ve seen it for yourself. These days, there are a gazillion different ways to broadcast your thoughts online.

Blogging, podcasting, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat — the options are overwhelming. Are you supposed to do all of them? If not, which ones are most important? What if you are talented in one medium and terrible in another?

ARGH! It’s so confusing.

Well, here’s the good news:

In this post, I’ll do my best to answer those questions. Even better, I’ll give you answers that include taking things off your plate, not putting more things on.

In other words, everything is about to get a whole lot simpler. Let’s jump in.
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How to Make Money Blogging: The $5.3 Million Case Study

How to Make Money Blogging: The $5.3 Million Case Study

There are lots of guides out there about how to make money blogging, but here’s what makes this one different:

I’ve taken three different blogs to over $1 million per year. In fact, the blog you’re reading right now has made a total of $5.3 million.

And in this post, I’m going to give you a step-by-step case study showing you exactly how I did it, starting from nothing.

Let’s jump in.
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WordPress Hosting: A Brutally Honest Guide That’ll Save You Money

WordPress Hosting: A Brutally Honest Guide That’ll Save You Money

This is painful to say, but…

Most of what’s published out there about WordPress hosting is total BS.

Not just incomplete information. Not just half-truths.

I’m talking outright lies and boldfaced scams.

You can’t even get straightforward answers to basic questions like…

  • Should you go to the trouble of setting up a WordPress site or just start a blog for free on Medium?
  • Which company is good? Who can you trust?
  • What’s the difference between all the different options?

It’s infuriating, but listen…

I’ve helped build and run some of the most popular blogs in the world, scaling them from nothing to millions of visitors per month. During that process, I learned a lot of valuable lessons — often the hard way — about what makes a good WordPress host.

And today, I’m publishing the guide I wish somebody had given me.

It’s brutally honest. It’s full of technical details (that I do my best to explain). It’ll also save you tons of time and money.
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595 Power Words That’ll Instantly Make You a Better Writer

595 Power Words That’ll Instantly Make You a Better Writer

Looking for a quick way to give your writing more punch?

Maybe a little personality or pizzazz – that extra little “oomph” that makes your reader pay attention?

Well, good news:

“Power words” are the answer, and you can put them in place in a matter of minutes. This post gives you a reference lists of power words, examples of power words being used — everything you need to hit the ground running.

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