How to Become a Better Article Writer
So you want to become a better article writer? Here is my simple three-step process to do just that! Read a lot Write a lot Read and write a lot OK, there you have it. Now go forth into the world and write your heart out! Right, there’s a bit more to it than that. […]
Once You Choose Your Blogging Niche, Can You Change It Later?
When you’re starting out writing online, the conventional wisdom is you must choose a niche right away. This niche isn’t only the general topic that you want to focus your writing on, but should also be the specific subjects at which you can write the best. Then, you pick a name for your blog or […]
Is Everything That is Written Literature?
As someone who has written on thousands of subjects in many different niches over the years, I’ve amassed quite a writing archive. It occurred to me recently that I wasn’t sure what was worthy of carrying forward into my present. Tending to be one to go down rabbit holes on a whim, I started digging […]
How to Create Magazine Quality Articles for Your Blog
Ever wonder how magazines and newspapers create quality articles for their publications on a regular basis? It turns out that much of the content that’s created online often draws from other online sources. After a while, that’s led to a lot of content that reads the same. In fact, some is even directly copied! So, […]
If You Blog, Will They Come?
In the “olden days” of blogging, it seemed you could start a blog about anything and everyone would love it. Nowadays, everyone and their dogs and cats are blogging. So, is the old saying “If you blog, they will come” little more than an artifact of blogging mythology now? Well, as with many myths, the […]
How to Write Blog Posts Effectively Through Storytelling
Effective blogging is best done through storytelling. By creating content that tells your story, you can better connect with your target audience. Hopefully, your stories will be relatable and turn readers into future loyal fans of both your blog and your business. Telling your story sounds like something that an “about” page on your website […]
Finding Time to Blog
For those about to blog, I salute you. However, don’t simply blog for the sake of blogging. Yes, a great many people are currently doing it. More than a handful are doing it well, albeit often with some outside help. But, before you begin blogging, you need to ask yourself: “Do I have time to […]
It’s Never Too Late (Or Too Early) To Start Writing Online
Writing online is a highly competitive game – that’s for sure! But if you think you have something new or unique to bring to the table, it’s never too late (or early) to start! It doesn’t matter how young or old you are! I see writers as young as 12 (and there may be even […]
Should I Take a Break from Writing?
Sometimes, I don’t consider myself a very good writer. At times, I won’t publish an article for even a month or two. Honestly, even though the common advice is to write every day, sometimes you do just need a break. If you feel like your writing is getting stale or is losing direction, it’s actually […]
Do I Have Something Worth Writing?
“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” – Benjamin Franklin If you think you have something that you should write about, chances are you probably should. Really, there is plenty worth writing about that hasn’t been written yet. What you learn as a writer is that the success of a written piece […]