How to Make a Blog that Makes a Difference

Learn how to make a blog that helps other people
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

You might want to blog so that you can tell your story, spread a meaningful message, and help other people.

For you, it’s not about the money or popularity, it’s genuinely about helping other people.

There’s only one small problem.

Many people that want to learn how to blog tend to obsess over all sorts of details.

They worry about things like using the right fonts and choosing the right colors. They spend days trying to get the background color of every page just right. They look at other people’s blogs and wonder what it would take to make a blog that looks similar.

In other words, they stress out about the technical details of running a blog.

Here’s the thing.

The technical side of blogging is important, however, it is not the ultimate critical factor that determines the success or failure of your blog. You can be an expert at hosting, word press, and content creation but still fail to receive any tangible success from your blog.

This is why, in this course, we leave the technical stuff behind. Instead, we focus on the components of blogging that empower you to make a difference and help others.

For example, you’ll learn

  • The hidden structure of the perfect blog post
  • How to make progress using the SPIN formula
  • How to make your blog more interesting
  • How to get readers for your blog
  • and so much more.
  • You can see a complete list of the lessons available to you by scrolling to the bottom of this page.

    Every lesson is filled with practical direction packaged in enjoyable, straight-to-the-point videos, worksheets, and quizzes. If something is unclear, you can even leave your question and get an answer almost immediately.

    The best part? You’re Already Making a Difference if you take this course today.

    The money you pay to take this course will help me continue to further my mission to help orphans all over the world.

    So far, I’ve touched Uganda, Congo, Nigeria, Haiti, UAE, and Mexico. My blog is an important part of this work and I have no plans of stopping anytime soon.

    If you want to help people, you can. If you want to make a difference, you can. If you have a message worth sharing, a blog is a pretty good place to start. Take this course.

    What are the requirements?

    • There is no prerequisite knowledge required. Jump right in

    What am I going to get from this course?

    • You will learn the structure of the perfect blog post
    • You will learn how to make progress using the SPIN formula
    • You will discover how to make your blog more interesting
    • You'll learn how to get readers for your blog
    • You will avoid getting tangled in the technical side of blogging
    • You will understand where to focus your efforts in blogging

    What is the target audience?

    • You will benefit most if your focus is not necessarily money or popularity but the desire to make a difference

    What you get with this course?

    Not for you? No problem.
    30 day money back guarantee.

    Forever yours.
    Lifetime access.

    Learn on the go.
    Desktop, iOS and Android.

    Get rewarded.
    Certificate of completion.

    Curriculum

    Section 1: Your Starting Point
    02:29

    This course is on how to make a blog that makes a difference. It was handcrafted with a lot of love specifically for those rare people that want to help other people. This lecture gives you a good idea of what to expect from this course. It will be FUN. It will be RELEVANT. It will be ENGAGING and it will be FREE from tech jargon! Take this course. You will love it.

    Make sure you send me a link to your blog when you do. I'd love to follow along :)

    03:38

    This lecture answers questions like
    "how can i make a difference with my blog?"
    "what is a blog?"
    "what is a blog post?"
    "what does a good blog look like?"
    "should i blog?"
    "what should i blog about?"
    "What is the benefit of a blog?"
    "can i get speaking engagements through my blog?"

    04:38

    This lecture will help you decide if you should blog. It explains exactly what you need in order to be successful as a blogger. Without the qualifications in this lesson, it can be difficult to achieve your goals with your blog.

    Section 2: Your Next Step
    15:49

    This lecture answers questions like
    "what is the perfect blog post?"
    "can i see examples of a great blog post?"
    "how do i write a good blog post?"
    "what makes a good blog post?"

    01:51

    This lecture sets the stage for the next section on how to make a difference with your blog. if you want to help other people through your background, experiences, and stories, this video will help you make sure you're starting in the right place

    Section 3: SPIN
    14:43

    This lecture will help show you, step-by-step, how you might use your blog to help other people and make a difference for them

    02:44

    This is step 2 of how to make a difference and help other people with a well thought out blog strategy

    03:14

    This is step 3 of how to make a difference and help other people with a well thought out blog strategy

    02:57

    This is step 4 of how to make a difference and help other people with a well thought out blog strategy

    Section 4: Avoid Mistakes
    Article

    Not all blog post titles are good. This lecture will show you the types of blog post titles to avoid. These 5 are notoriously ineffective blog post titles for blogs that are otherwise great!

    Article

    It is important for your blog to be interesting. This way, you can keep your readers and encourage them to share your blog posts with their friends. This lecture contains very handy tips on exactly how to make your blog more interesting.

    Article

    Some types of blog posts work better than others. The more of your blog posts people like, the more of them they will share. The more people share your blog posts, the easier it will be for you to raise awareness, help people, and make a difference with your blog.

    Section 5: Make an Impact
    Article

    Authenticity is the backbone of any blog that is set up with the intention of making a difference and helping others. Most people can smell in authenticity from a mile away and they don't like it. If you have a good blog and you want to make it great, make sure that you are authentic in everything you do.

    Article

    You can get more blog traffic from all sorts of places. This lecture on 15 interesting places to get more traffic for your blog is extremely important because there are many good blogs out there. Sometimes, you have great content but not enough people reading and sharing. This lecture will help you get more traffic for your blog so that you can more easily reach the people that you want to help.

    Article

    You should ask questions on Facebook on a regular basis (if you choose to set up a Facebook page for your blog). The reason is that when you ask good questions on Facebook, your audience cannot resist the urge to respond. When they respond, it increases the engagement on your facebook page. When you increase the engagement on your Facebook page, you reach more people more effectively. Freely use this list of great questions to ask on Facebook.

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    Instructor Biography

    Kola Olaosebikan, Online Business Owner

    Hi, I’m Kola (just like Coca-Cola). 

    I am an Online Business Owner of three lifestyle brands (Beta Motivation, Koboko Fitness, and Naija Chef). 

    Born and raised in Nigeria, I relocated to the United States out of a desire to make a difference. Over the years, I have been involved with orphan care initiatives in Uganda, Congo, Haiti, UAE, Nigeria, and Mexico. 

    My work has been featured in books alongside bestselling author, Leo Babauta and my media appearances include highlights in Pace Setters Magazine, Pick the Brain, Celebrating Progress – Africa, and Brazen Careerist to mention a few.

    Outside of orphan care travels, I have consulted with Fortune 500 companies in Paris, New York, Sao Paulo, Dallas, and China.

    I have been privileged to work with clients and partners such as the Washington Post, the National Society for Leadership and Success, the American Management Association, the Center for Leadership Development and others.

    I am a former Ambassador of the Monster Diversity Leadership Program, a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, and a Six Sigma Green Belt.

    More interestingly, one of my proudest accomplishments is that I've done my own finances and laundry since the age of 9. 

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