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Starting from Scratch: A Writer’s Guide to Blogging | Goins, Writer

By on December 23, 2011 in Daily Pick with 2 Comments

Thanks to fellow blogger Heidi Nyline, I have been following an interesting writer, Jeff Goins. He talks about writing, and does it well. Like many, it is something I struggle with, and he says it’s ok! He even offers advice on how to nudge yourself. Here is a great opportunity, he is offering a 12 week course called Intentional Blogging. I signed up and the first email was chockful of good information, perfect for someone just starting out. Here is what he says,

“Do you want to know what I did that made all the difference?

It has little to do with technology and everything to do with people.

It should be no surprise by now that I think blogging is important for the modern writer. In fact, it’s essential to building a platform and creating an engaged audience. It can help you land a publishing contract, get speaking gigs, and even make money.

When I started this blog less than a year ago, I did a few things that really set me up for success. And you can, too. If you want.

This is a longer-than-usual post, but an important one. I don’t go too in-depth about the technicalities of blogging (but I include some helpful links at the end). What I do share are the disciplines I learned that helped me succeed.”

Here they are: via Starting from Scratch: A Writer’s Guide to Blogging | Goins, Writer.

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Chris Haught is the editor of Blogging Painters, the leading resource for paint contractors. Chris also works with contractors to improve their website and social media presence. When not blogging about the painting industry, she works in the educational sector as a media and technology mentor.
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