Professional Blogging: A Step-by-Step Blueprint

Learn how to build a loyal audience with interviews, product reviews, guest blogging, email marketing, and more.
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  • Lectures 42
  • Length 5.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

*Updated October 2016*

Do You Want To Make Money Blogging?

In this course I've created a 4 week step by step blueprint that covers starting your blog, building a mindset for success, and promoting your blog to generate income.

It's easy to get overwhelmed with all of the information out there today. I've made this course simple and broke it down into 4 weeks of lectures.

Each week includes homework and assignments for you to complete as you progress through the course.

Week 1

I teach you how to get your blog setup with hosting, a domain, a quality theme and how to build your first Wordpress website. I explain how you can make money from your blog.

Week 2

I discuss the importance of mindset, focus, consistency and sacrifice in order to build a successful blog over time. This week sets you up for success so you are ready to conquer the world with your blog!

Week 3

In this week I show you how to expand on your blog by creating important core pages and show you how you can build a high quality blog.

Week 4

I show you how I've leveraged interviews to build powerful business relationships, form joint ventures, launch products and much more.

Exclusive Interviews

Throughout the course I also include interviews with successful entrepreneurs such as Ramsay Taplin of Blog Tyrant and Corbett Barr of Fizzle Co.

You will learn how to generate traffic to your blog, build relationships with other entrepreneurs, guest blog and much more!

Why should you enroll in this course?

I've been blogging for over 5 years. I've taken everything that I've learned and shared it in this course.

Most of my success has been from building relationships with other entrepreneurs and turning these relationships into joint venture business opportunities such as product launches, and services we offered together.

I show you exactly how to leverage these same types of opportunities to build wealth with blogging!

What are the requirements?

  • A domain for your blog
  • High Quality Wordpress Theme (Optional)
  • Website Hosting
  • A willingness to learn and stay focused!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand how to start a Wordpress Blog
  • Setup a domain, find a quality theme, setup Wordpress plugins etc.
  • Learn basic concepts of blogging such as SEO, Email Marketing, and Guest Blogging
  • Learn how to leverage interviews to create powerful relationships
  • Create a positive mindset through sacrifice, discipline and hard work
  • Find ways to make a blog profitable

Who is the target audience?

  • If you are interested in making additional income with a blog or even building a large business with your blog this course is for you.
  • This course is not for those looking for an over night solution to success, it will require hard work and consistency

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.


Section 1: Week 1 - Introduction To Building a Blog

In this video I explain what to expect in this course.


In this video I discuss some of the ways you can actual make money blogging and include a good article on the topic.


In this video I explain how I got started blogging.


The next couple of lectures are a couple of interviews I did with a successful blogger, definitely worth listening to!


In this interview with Victor we discuss general blogging topics.


In this interview we discuss getting started with your blog the right way.

The Blog Artist Handbook

In this video I talk about determining what it is you want to write about.


In this video I talk about a post someone wrote about not copying others with your blog, I thought it would be important for you to read.


In this video I show you how you can easily grab a domain and setup a blog with BADNET.


I use ThemeForest for a lot of my themes and they have tons of options to choose from.


In this video I walk you through the basics of setting up your blog.


In this video I show you multiple plugins that are good for your Wordpress blog.


This contains all of the links for plugins mentioned in the last video.


In this video I talk about securing your website and why it's important.


You can use sites like Fiverr to make some small cash to start out with your blogging investment.


This is your homework for week 1.

Section 2: Week 2 - Organization & Mindset

I show you how to use tools like Evernote to get organized.


At this point you should definitely be ready to create your first blog post.


Take a discipline challenge such as the 30 days of discipline and use this as something you can document on your blog.


In this video I discuss making sacrifices to achieve success.


Staying focused on one thing at a time is crucial for success. If you truly want to build a business with your blog you must focus and stay consistent.


In this video I talk about why you shouldn't subscribe to a ton of email lists and how this will drag you down.


In this episode I discuss some positive books you can read to help you build a better mindset for yourself.


This is your homework for week 2.

Section 3: Week 3 - Building Out The Core Structure Of Your Blog

Creating an awesome about us page is a great way to show people what you are all about. I show you some examples in this lecture.


A lot of popular marketing blogs create resource pages with all of their favorite tools using affiliate links. This is a great way to generate revenue by mentioning products you use and recommend.


In this video I talk about different ways you can generate traffic for your blog.


SEO is something you should at very least spend some time learning about if you are running a blog. I've included a link for some helpful resources.


Guest blogging is a great way to generate authority links to your site, build relationships and drive traffic back to your site.


Email marketing is really powerful once you build an audience. In this video I discuss why it's important and show you some ways you can get started.


Once you have started to learn a skill or topic you could potentially turn this into an eBook or even a Kindle book.


This is your homework for week 3.

Section 4: Week 4 - Leveraging Interviews for Success

Interviews are a really powerful way you can leverage making money with your blog, building relationships, partnerships and more.


I show you some examples of how to go about reaching out to other entrepreneurs and bloggers for interview opportunities.


This is part 1 of a 3 part series where I interview Ramsay Taplin of Blog Tyrant on the topic of guest blogging.


This is part 2 of a 3 part series where I interview Ramsay Taplin of Blog Tyrant on the topic of guest blogging.


This is part 3 of a 3 part series where I interview Ramsay Taplin of Blog Tyrant on the topic of guest blogging.


This is an interview with Corbett Barr where we discuss traffic generation and building quality relationships with other bloggers.

Interview with Corbett Barr on Traffic & Building Relationships - Part 2

This the conclusion to the course and your final homework.

Bonus: My Success With Freelancing on UpWork

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Instructor Biography

John Shea, Owner of No Shame Income

I run the online blog No Shame Income where I share what's working for me in the world of online marketing.

I started learning about online marketing as a way to generate additional income, I enjoy connecting with others and helping people achieve their goals.

I have experience with Amazon, eBay, eCommerce, Social Media, SEO, Affiliate Marketing, Podcasting, Lead Generation, Landing Page Design, Wordpress & More.

I have created all kinds of courses on different topics such as Amazon, SEO and starting your own Podcast.

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