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According to one source, there are more than 164 million blogs… Whatever it is, it’s low, and at that rate, you might get 1 new loyal reader. The secret lies in your ability to promote the content you already have, because if you’ve got something that was only seen by 100 people, chances are there are at least 10,000 or 100,000 other people in the world that can benefit from what you wrote. “You don’t have to create content, day in, and day out. Fess up :-P) [Face Palm] Newsflash: Sharing your content to your small (and inactive) social media accounts ISN’T PROMOTION. And the sad truth is, most blogs out there don’t warrant it. The question is, “How can YOU stand out when there’s more than 164 million blogs?
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(Nieman Storyboard on why the classic narrative nonfiction stories work) Excellent online examples of narrative journalism Accuracy, honesty, and truth in narrative nonfiction Characters in narrative nonfiction Narrative nonfiction goes under many names, including creative nonfiction, literary journalism, and fact-based storytelling.
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Some men love sports, other men couldn’t care less about sports. Some men love fitness, some love leisure, some love humor.
In short form, it's an alternative to the traditional newspaper pyramid structure (in which, if you lopped off the bottom part of the story, the reader would still have all the key information).
With narrative nonfiction you don't present the main point in the first paragraphcompelling narrative keeps the reader reading to find out what happens, and the journey to the epiphany is half the point.
(Whether it's called narrative nonfiction, literary nonfiction, long-form journalism, creative nonfiction, or narrative journalism true stories, well-written and compelling) What is narrative nonfiction?You stick to the truth--the storytelling is fact-based--but you adapt some of the features of fiction (creating a narrative persona, setting scenes, presenting interesting characters, creating the look and feel of a setting, telling a story) to the purposes of journalism.Basically, it's fact-based storytelling that makes people want to keep reading.Most of these blogs get less than 1,000 visitors per month, and the harsh reality is, the majority of those blogs are, for lack of a better word, failures. When I asked bloggers, “How do you spend time on your blog? Going from 100 readers to 101 readers isn’t how you build a blog readership. You just have to work on getting the content you already have… And doing it regularly is often a waste of time You’ll NEVER build a blog that fuels your business by following that method of promotion. What you MUST do is convince people who have readers… Most blogs, in fact, are what I call “Me Too” blogs. ” I go into detail about this in my online training “Start Your Blog Right,” but the SECRET behind standing out today is as simple as “GETTING REAL SPECIFIC” with what your blog stands for. Write about fitness for 45 year-olds who want to do cross-fit.What’s unfortunate is, in that group of people, I’m betting there’s someone just like you…. So I have a question for you: Are you worried that the same thing will happen to you? Here’s why: In my Free Ebook: How to Get 5,000 Subscribers, I’ll show you how to build a profitable blog (including the “behind the scenes” strategies that allowed me to attract more than 200,000 (yes, 200,000) subscribers). And what’s better is, when you eliminate these time-wasters from your blogging schedule, I believe YOU CAN BEAT THE ODDS. ”, they said “I spend about 80-90% of my time on creating content.” This makes ZERO sense. What are the chances that one of those people will love your content so much that they tell ALL of their friends about it? To build a blog readership, you’ve got to go from 100 readers… Now what really grinds my gears, is right about now, people always say “Okay, what do I do then, smarty pants? You’ve got to understand what good promotion is, and how it works… So, here’s what you need to know: The easiest way to get readers for your blog is to convince another blog that has readers to send readers your way. Or, as a personal example, when I wanted to break into the marketing space (one of the most crowded blog spaces on the net), I didn’t just write about marketing.