The Ultimate Guide to Blogging Your Ass Off


Warning: The post you are about to enjoy contains language that some might find offensive. If you prefer not to be subjected to such language, you are welcome to read the clean version of this post instead. You have a blog. Congratulations! We are all very excited that you have chosen to join the rest of the human population. With the exception of my Mom of course. She doesn't have a blog. Not … [Read more...]

How to Stop Being Such a Pussy

What part of this thing do you want in on? Do you want to be just another blogger? One of the 900 "whatever comes after a bazillion" blogs that are currently littering up the Internet? Or do you actually have something to say? Because, here's the thing... There are only a few hundred of those out there. And if you want to be one of them, you are going to have to do something much bigger than … [Read more...]

It’s a Blog with Sleeves!

We all know that Snuggies are pretty awesome but that's not really what this post is about. It's about seeing things a little different than everyone else. While the rest of us saw a blanket, Snuggles McSnuggleworth saw an opportunity. Yeah, in case you haven't figured it out, I have no idea who invented this thing and really couldn't justify spending more than about 3 seconds researching it so … [Read more...]

This Weeks 5 Best Reads: 100,000 Followers, $100 Startup, 6 Social Networks, 19 Ways and 8,634,718

Purely by coincidence, my favorite posts this week are all about numbers, which is a bit ironic when you read through the last post. This is now the second week I am writing about my 5 favorite posts of the week. I got such great feedback from the authors and readers last week that unless I hear otherwise, I'd really like to keep doing this once a week. After all, it's my job to spread good … [Read more...]

Is It OK to Say #%*+! on Your Blog?

I don't always have the most glamorous strategy when it comes to writing these posts every day. I generally start by verbally throwing up all over the page and then I go back a few times and shape it into the coherent masterpiece you see before you. Well, the other day while editing through my initial brain dump I found myself removing a curse from my post. Reading back what I had written, it … [Read more...]

This Weeks 5 Best Reads: Stealing Content, Social Snafu’s, E-Books, Link Building and Mitch Joel (Again)

Every morning I open up Google Reader and start rummaging through some of my favorite blogs and usually read around 25 or more posts a day. It's not just a chance to educate myself on what is happening within my industry, but it is a chance to start off the day inspired. To get in the right frame of mind. I highly recommend it to everyone...just make sure you include my RSS feed! So, today I … [Read more...]

9 Steps to Google Greatness: Step 4 – Blogging

I'm writing a blog post about writing a blog post. Creepy. There must be something within the space-time continuum that doesn't allow this sort of thing to go on, right? If you never hear from me again, you now know why. Today we're going to build off of step 3 where we talked about the importance of good quality content for your website. Nothing makes for a better opportunity to create good … [Read more...]