Author: Yomi

Genius, digital technologist, and storyteller

So you want to blog for a living (a must read)

Despite all of the great-sounding articles about how to write a winning blog post in 20 minutes and how to write a great blog post in 5 steps, did you know that the average new blog has a lifespan of 3 to 6 months, after which, it pretty much becomes a graveyard? No surprise actually.…
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January 21, 2020 0

Multi-speaker seminar panels are not effective for teaching or skills acquisition

A problem with many of the seminars being conducted these days is that they are packed with multiple speakers per session and so end up being largely pep talks. If you want people to learn something they can actually use, bring one or two speakers to flog one specific subject thoroughly at a full-day event.…
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December 31, 2019 1

Who wants to be a millionaire?

You are not a millionaire because you earn a million a month. You are a millionaire only if your networth is over a million naira (or whatever currency). There are people who earn a million monthly and are not millionaires. There are people who earn N250,000 monthly, yet are millionaires. People in the former category/class…
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November 2, 2019 0

Be an original content creator; or hire one!

Blogs used to be fun. Back in the day, long before blogging became boring, you could read multiple blogs in a field and you would enjoy rich, original content on each of them. These days, many blogs have no originality: read one and you have read exactly what you will find on other blogs in…
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October 31, 2019 0

This is the worst mistake you can make running your personal blog

If you want to run a personal blog that generates organic traffic, gets noticed, and grows, do not make this mistake. When I started blogging a little over 15 years ago, the field was not fashionable yet. The thing about something becoming fashionable is that a lot of the meaning tends to get lost in…
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October 26, 2019 0

So you think you are sexy in your 20s and 30s? LOL

So you are in your 20s and 30s and think you are super sexy? LOL. Wait till you are in your 40s, when sexy is taken to a whole new level. Wait till your hair begins to glitter from sprinkles of grey and white, and you look absolutely fabulous to behold. In your 40s, you…
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June 3, 2019 0

Face to face with a raging monster in the dead of night

Nobody saw it coming. A roaring monster in the dead of night. The time was around 10.30pm last night as I drove past a T-junction, when I heard a loud rumble from the side road on my right. I was on the cross street of the junction. I took a quick glance: an articulated vehicle…
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June 2, 2019 0

Why every woman should make her own money

“I want to use my money to scatter your brain”, said the man to the woman. Dear lady, make your own money, so a man doesn’t think this is valid toasting. It is drivel. If you earn your keep and the kind of man who says the above meets you, what does he say to…
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June 2, 2019 0

Make the transition from blogger to blogging business

The transition from being a blogger to running a blogging business is everything if you want to generate sustainable income. If you have it in you, being a blogger is an awesome thing. Like me, you will enjoy cranking out post after post. Fascinating posts! And your readers will love your writing. You can achieve…
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May 24, 2019 0

How to make money blogging: A detailed guide from scratch

In this article, I share it all – everything I have done to grow my blog and you can use them to grow your blog traffic too, and generate income as well. I started blogging in 2004. Since then, I have seen many bloggers struggle to grow their blog’s traffic and generate sustainable income. I…
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May 24, 2019 0