I knew I wanted to start a blog. I just didn’t know why anybody would want to read it.
I’m writing on the topic of building, engaging, and monetizing an online audience. I’m making my blog a live case study on how to build a massive online follow. My stratospheric goal is to get 5,000 visitors in my first month of blogging.
The problem is I’ve never built an online audience before. I don’t even have that many Facebook friends.
So how was I going to get people to visit my blog?
By interviewing people who had built online audiences! Continue reading “How I Landed Big Interviews with a New Blog”
Disclaimer: I’m a guy who has internally chuckled at mommy bloggers in the past. To say this blog post turned out much differently than I expected would be an understatement.
Over the last two years I have noticed a surprising trend among my friend circle. A large number of young mothers I know are starting “mommy blogs.” Some of them are blogging just for family and friends. A few have developed large audiences and seem to be having great financial success. I was curious; for most women, is it worth it to start a mommy blog? Continue reading “You Should Start a Mommy Blog (I’m Serious!)”
Time for a brother brag!
As I have been starting my blog, my bother Ezra has been launching an online business of his own. Continue reading “How my Brother Made $600 His First Month with an Online Course”
Or at least I do
Back in 2014 I started listening to a podcast called StartUp. Season one followed host Alex Blumberg as he attempted to start a “podcast business.” Each episode focused on an area of early entrepreneurship. Alex recorded himself pitching to investors, negotiating with potential co-founders, and sharing doubts with his wife. The show was transparent to a point Continue reading “Why Small Entrepreneurs Need Big Goals”
How I Picked the Perfect Domain Name
Choosing a blog name is a harrowing experience. It feels like your success as a blogger is being decided before you even publish your first post.
To make the situation even more difficult, Continue reading “Infographic: 6 Tips for Choosing a Wildly Successful Blog Name”